BBC News - World 18 January 2018

Trump denies view on Mexico wall changed

The president fires off tweets after his chief of staff had said campaign promises had evolved.

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Deadly storm causes Dutch and German transport chaos

A fierce storm sweeping across northern Europe kills three people and halts Dutch and German trains.

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Facebook selfie showing murder weapon helps convict killer

Police discovered the weapon used to murder a Canadian teen in a photo she took with her friend.

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Turpin case: Parents of captive children due in court

David and Louise Turpin will be asked whether they admit charges of torture and child endangerment.

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French 'MeToo' creator Sandra Muller 'sued for defamation'

Sandra Muller says the former television boss she accused of harassment is taking her to court.

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US plans open-ended military presence in Syria

The US wants to ensure the enduring defeat of IS, counter Iran's influence and help end the civil war.

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Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52 with few survivors

Five people survived the accident on the bus, thought to have been carrying many Uzbek nationals.

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Child pregnancies reignite sexual abuse debate in Turkey

115 underage girls giving birth at a single hospital in five months has reignited sexual abuse debate in Turkey.

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Fire and Fury: Trump exposé to become television series

Michael Wolff's exposé on Trump's White House is bought in a seven-figure deal.

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Italy arrests 33 'Chinese mafia' members

Police say the group was controlling the transport of Chinese-made goods across Europe.

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Swimmers rescued by drone in Australia

Lifeguards were being trained how to use the drone when the drama unfolded in what's being called a world first rescue.

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Bayeux Tapestry explained... by kids

The 11th Century artwork tells the story behind one of the most famous battles in English history.

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Drone saves two Australian swimmers in world first

Lifeguards in Australia interrupt a drone training session to save two stricken boys.

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