The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 20 min 36 sec ago
A decision not to renew the UK's Trident nuclear submarines could threaten "the survival of our nation", 20 ex-military officials say in a letter to The Times.
Lawyers representing a group of people who claim they were sexually abused by former Labour MP Lord Janner say they are to seek a review of the decision not to prosecute him.
At the epicentre of the earthquake, in Gorkha near Nepal's border with China, almost all of the buildings have been flattened.
Rotherham beat Reading 2-1 to secure their Championship survival and relegate Millwall and Wigan.
Two men and a woman are arrested in connection with the death of a man in Ballymena, County Antrim.
AP photographers mark 40th anniversary of fall of Saigon
Manny Pacquiao is "100% confident" of beating Floyd Mayweather in their super-fight in Las Vegas on Saturday.
A 15-year-old girl dies after a fall at her north Belfast home.
The Chinese families revealing their internet shopping habits
A rare bird egg is due to be auctioned at Sotheby's in London and it is thought it might fetch up to £50,000.
Ferguson and Baltimore are not the only cities that have seen protests over police violence - so why do we most pay attention when things are burning?
Nigeria's army says it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women but has not confirmed whether the schoolgirls abducted from Chibok are among them.
President Barack Obama says police violence against African-Americans is a "slow-rolling crisis" after riots in Baltimore he blames on "criminals".
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar pass a combined 100-goal mark as Barcelona pile the pressure on title rivals Real Madrid.
Hull City take a big step towards Premier League survival with a win which severely damages Liverpool's top-four hopes.
Firefighters battle blaze in woods near Ukraine's disused Chernobyl nuclear plant, the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history.
Next Friday, the votes will be in and we will know who the country's MPs are. But we might not be closer to knowing who the government is.
Twitter has reported lower than expected revenue for the first three months of the year, saying that new products sold less well than forecast.
The owner of a local pharmacy shows the BBC the damage done to his business. Meanwhile, residents try to clean up the destruction.
The boss of British Grand Prix venue Silverstone questions the quality of the entertainment Formula 1 provides for its fans.