BBC News - World 8 January 2018

Sanchi: Burning tanker off Chinese coast 'in danger of exploding'

The 32 crew are still missing and there are fears of an environmental disaster.

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Golden Globes 2018: Sexual harassment scandal dominates ceremony

Powerful speeches and shows of unity dominate the agenda at the Hollywood awards ceremony.

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Gaza conjoined twins survive separation surgery

Baby girls Farah and Haneen, joined at the abdomen, are separated after surgery in Saudi Arabia.

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Apple investors urge action on 'smartphone addiction'

Two major shareholders are urging Apple to address the growing issue of smartphone addiction among youngsters.

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Deniz Naki: Shots fired at Kurdish footballer's car in Germany

Footballer Deniz Naki suspects his car was fired on because of his pro-Kurdish campaigning.

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Chinese dating apps closed after women revealed to be robots

Thousands in China have been defrauded on dating websites after sending money to robots they believed to be women.

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Iran protests: Demonstrator, 22, dies in Tehran prison

Sina Qanbari was one of more than 1,000 people arrested during anti-government protests.

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Vietnam energy executives stand trial on corruption charges

The ex-head of a PetroVietnam subsidiary is among 22 people charged in a wider anti-corruption blitz.

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Mindy Kaling: US army deletes Twitter like 'mocking Donald Trump'

An army Twitter curator "inadvertently" flagged up the offending tweet, a source is quoted as saying.

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Mahathir Mohamad: Ex-Malaysia PM, 92, to run for office

The opposition alliance picks him as its prime ministerial candidate for the next general election.

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Syria war: Explosion and air strikes in rebel-held Idlib 'kill 40'

Several children are among those killed in an explosion and a series of air raids in Idlib province.

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Borussia Dortmund bus bombing suspect 'did not intend to kill'

The bombing last April was allegedly a plot to profit from a fall in Borussia Dortmund's share price.

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Firefighters tackle Trump Tower blaze in New York

The New York City Fire Department says it was caused by a fault with an electrical box.

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US Marines rescue their helicopter... with a bigger one

US Marines have rescued one of their helicopters after it made an emergency landing on a beach in Okinawa, Japan. The aircraft was air-lifted using an even bigger helicopter

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Has Lana Del Rey copied Radiohead's Creep?

Lana Del Rey has been accused of copying Radiohead on her song, Get Free. Compare the two songs here.

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Out of power

If countries are able to survive without elected leaders in place, do we actually need politicians?

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