Aleppo battle: ‘Forgotten’ civilians moved from Syria frontline
BBC News: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:11:27 GMT
The Red Cross evacuates 148 disabled and injured civilians from the frontline in Aleppo.
Trump picks climate sceptic Pruitt for environment chief
BBC News: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:04:48 GMT
Donald Trump picks an outspoken critic of Obama climate policies to head the environment body.
Marine Le Pen: No free school for illegal migrants in France
BBC News: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:01:11 GMT
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen calls for an end to free education for illegal immigrants.
US life expectancy declines for first time in 20 years
BBC News: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:37:15 GMT
Heart disease and dementia deaths contribute to the first drop in US life expectancy for 20 years.
Glencore and Qatar buy $11.3bn stake in Russia's largest oil company
BBC News: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:42:27 GMT
Glencore and Qatar buy a 20% stake in Rosneft, Russia's biggest oil company, despite US and EU sanctions.
France tax case: Jerome Cahuzac, ex-budget minister, jailed for fraud
BBC News: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:21:22 GMT
French ex-minister Jerome Cahuzac, appointed to clamp down on tax evasion, is jailed for tax fraud.