Year: 2017

Iran protests: Citizens have right to criticise, not destroy – Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani breaks silence after four days of angry demonstrations across Iran. BBC News – Home

Liverpool Echo Arena car park fire disrupts horse show

Horses have been moved to safety due to the fire in a car park next to the Liverpool Echo Arena. BBC News – Home

The year in business

The year saw optimism among US investors, despite the turmoil of President Trump’s first year in office. BBC News – Business

New Year’s Eve 2017: UK prepares to celebrate despite storm and strikes

Fireworks and parties are planned but bad weather and rail disruption threaten to spoil it for some. BBC News – Home

Foreign aid to be shifted to support UK policy, Johnson says

Money will now support aims such as denying safe havens to terrorist groups, Boris Johnson says. BBC News – Home

Iran protests: Telegram and Instagram restricted

Telegram and Instagram were used to organise three days of anti-establishment protests. BBC News – Home

What to watch

What’s behind stock growth in 2017 and what factors to consider in 2018. BBC News – Business