BBC

Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 36 min 34 sec ago

VIDEO: Pentagon shows anthrax safety precautions

Wed, 2015-06-03 14:57
The Pentagon has confirmed that live samples of anthrax have been sent to 51 laboratories across the US and to three foreign countries.

Petricola dies in Isle of Man crash

Wed, 2015-06-03 14:49
French rider Franck Petricola dies following an accident during a qualifying session on Wednesday at the Isle of Man TT Races.

Migrants 'surge' and social care cuts

Wed, 2015-06-03 14:43
It's a day of news staples making headlines, with issues relating to migrants and the NHS on the front pages.

Argentine marchers condemn femicide

Wed, 2015-06-03 14:30
Thousands attend a march in Buenos Aires calling for action against domestic violence.

Russians looking for the exit

Wed, 2015-06-03 13:55
The Russians who have had enough and want to leave

VIDEO: Ukraine fighting 'heaviest in months'

Wed, 2015-06-03 13:54
Fierce fighting has broken out between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, officials on both sides say.

VIDEO: Watch commemorates Tiananmen Square

Wed, 2015-06-03 13:53
How China rewarded its veterans of brutal 1989 crackdown

Two adults and baby hurt in crash

Wed, 2015-06-03 13:50
Two adults and a baby are taken to hospital after a minibus crash on the A74M motorway near Moffat.

Murray to 'forget' Djokovic defeats

Wed, 2015-06-03 13:49
Andy Murray goes into his French Open semi-final against Novak Djokovic in confident mood despite recent losses to the Serb.

VIDEO: 'Thousands killed in Nigeria army custody'

Wed, 2015-06-03 13:42
Amnesty International is calling for the Nigerian army to be investigated for war crimes, saying 7,000 men and boys have died in military custody.

Canada committed 'cultural genocide'

Wed, 2015-06-03 13:19
A study has found rules that required Canadian aboriginals to attend state-funded church schools led to abuse and isolation.

Big drop in Pakistan polio cases

Wed, 2015-06-03 13:00
Polio cases in Pakistan have dropped by 70% this year as troops advance against militants opposed to vaccination programmes, officials tell the BBC.

Burundi announces delay to elections

Wed, 2015-06-03 12:40
Burundi postpones both parliamentary and presidential elections due this month, following recent political upheaval.

Libor trader: Rigging 'widespread'

Wed, 2015-06-03 12:36
Manipulating the Libor interest rate was 'widespread', former trader Tom Hayes tells the court.

Jubilee barge designer found dead

Wed, 2015-06-03 12:20
A naval architect who designed the Queen's Jubilee barge is found dead at his home, police confirm.

Beckham critical of 'despicable' Fifa

Wed, 2015-06-03 12:20
David Beckham labels revelations about Fifa as "despicable, unacceptable and awful" and calls for change.

Ex-Fifa man Blazer details bribes

Wed, 2015-06-03 12:07
Details are released in the US of former top Fifa official Chuck Blazer's admission of bribe-taking, racketeering and money laundering.

Fed says economy returned to growth

Wed, 2015-06-03 11:37
The US Federal Reserve says the economy expanded between April and May in its latest assessment of the economy, rebounding from a contraction in the first quarter.

Scots 'frozen out of wind debate'

Wed, 2015-06-03 11:13
Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing complains to his UK counterpart that Scotland is being frozen out of key decisions on green energy.

Corbyn in surprise Labour leader bid

Wed, 2015-06-03 10:59
Veteran left-winger Jeremy Corbyn, an MP for Islington North since 1983, is to join the race to become the next Labour leader.

Pages