Climate deal agreed to implement Paris accord
Delegates reach consensus on single set of rules. Also: US Interior Secretary to step down, Prada accessories recalled over blackface controversy and rare insight into reclusive musician, Kate Bush.
Report says Johnson & Johnson knew about asbestos
Shares in the US pharmaceutical giant plunged by more than ten per cent following the claims made by Reuters. The company's lawyers say its baby powder is safe and asbestos-free and the allegations are "one-sided, false and inflammatory". Also: sporadic violations of the ceasefire in the Yemeni port of Hodeidah; and Egypt's Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year.
Saudi Arabia and Iran welcome Hodeidah ceasefire
The Hodeidah agreement, sponsored by the UN, was reached during talks in Sweden. Also: proposals for an army in Kosovo enrages Serbia, and the jazz singer, Nancy Wilson, dies aged 81.
Strasbourg Christmas market gunman shot dead by police
After 2 days on the run the suspected gunman, Cherif Chekatt, who killed three people at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg, was shot dead after a brief gun battle with police. Also: A Russian woman accused of infiltrating conservative groups in the US pleads guilty to conspiracy, and what blinking can really mean.
Truce breakthrough in Yemen talks
The United Nations says it hopes this is the starting point for ending Yemen's war and humanitarian crisis. Also: The British PM is seeking new assurances from the EU over the Brexit deal and Dracula Ant's snap-jaw makes it the fastest animal in nature.
British PM survives confidence vote
Conservative MPs voted 200 to 117 to keep Theresa May as Prime Minister but there are still calls for her to resign from within her own party. Also: President Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has been jailed for three years for lying to Congress and violating election laws and in California fears that dwindling winter snowfall will cause a fresh water shortage.
British PM Theresa May faces no confidence vote
The prime minister vows to fight for her job and warns that a change would put Brexit at risk. Also: Strasbourg gunman shouted 'Allahu Akbar', and Japan picks 'disaster' character to define 2018.
Strasbourg Gunman Hunted After Two Killed
The man opened fire near a Christmas market in the French city causing widespread panic. Also: Reports of a new challenge to British PM Theresa May and the exhibition that uses blocks of ice to highlight global warming.