BBC

Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 4 min 17 sec ago

Nevilles' father's funeral under way

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:44
The funeral is taking place of Neville Neville, the father of ex-England and Manchester United footballers Gary and Phil.

Government plans steep cuts in solar

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:42
The government says it plans to significantly reduce subsidies paid to small scale green power installations.

VIDEO: Teacher who hid cameras in walls

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:30
A former teacher has been jailed for more than three years, after admitting to 36 counts of taking, making and possessing indecent images of children.

In pictures: Agatha Christie: Unfinished Portrait

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:14
Previously unseen and rare photographs of the author

How 'MacGyver' became a verb

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:14
How did 'MacGyver' become a verb?

Ohuruogu comes last in 400m final

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:06
Great Britain's Christine Ohuruogu finishes last in the 400m final behind Allyson Felix, who wins her ninth world title.

US economic growth revised up sharply

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:05
The US economy grew by far more than previously thought between April and June, revised figures show.

Primary pupils' results edge upwards

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:05
The performance of children in England in tests at the end of primary school edges upwards, the government announces.

Burgess earns World Cup call-up

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:04
Rugby league convert Sam Burgess is named in England's 31-man squad for the World Cup, which starts next month.

Knut polar bear death riddle solved

Thu, 2015-08-27 05:02
Scientists say Knut, the famous polar bear that drowned at Berlin Zoo in 2011, had a type of autoimmune inflammation of the brain that is also recognised in humans.

Bolt beats Gatlin to complete double

Thu, 2015-08-27 04:57
Usain Bolt beats rival Justin Gatlin to win the 200m and complete the sprint double at the World Championships.

VIDEO: Inside the world of pirate radio

Thu, 2015-08-27 04:48
Pirate radio is still going strong despite the rise of internet radio, as Dan Freedman reports for Newsnight.

VIDEO: On-air silence for shot reporters

Thu, 2015-08-27 04:35
Colleagues of two journalists who were shot dead live on TV in the US state of Virginia have held a moment's silence in their memory.

VIDEO: How thousands watched murder video without choosing to

Thu, 2015-08-27 04:26
Thousands unintentionally saw the murder of two US journalists because of autoplay on Facebook and Twitter

Ashley Madison hack changing lives

Thu, 2015-08-27 04:06
The BBC has spoken to two women who say their lives have been dramatically affected by the hacking of infidelity dating website Ashley Madison.

'These planes deserve to be seen'

Thu, 2015-08-27 04:03
How spectators at next major air show feel about safety

Asher-Smith eases into 200m final

Thu, 2015-08-27 04:01
Briton Dina Asher-Smith books her place in Friday's final of the 200m with a stunning performance in her semi-final.

Grim find in Austria migrant lorry

Thu, 2015-08-27 03:57
The bodies of between 20 and 50 migrants have been found in a lorry in eastern Austria, near the Hungarian border, police say.

Taylor and Lisa Kudrow sang Smelly Cat

Thu, 2015-08-27 03:36
Phoebe from Friends, AKA Lisa Kudrow, is the latest person Taylor has welcomed to the stage.

VIDEO: Gatlin agent v Cram & Johnson

Thu, 2015-08-27 03:19
Watch as Michael Johnson and Steve Cram hit back at an interview with Justin Gatlin's agent Renaldo Nehemiah in which he accuses the BBC of being biased against his athlete.

Pages