Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 21 min 51 sec ago

Gala concert to launch Ryder Cup

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:42
A gala concert featuring contemporary and classical music is to welcome the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament to Scotland.

VIDEO: The show that launched the YBAs

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:41
The one show that made Britain's most famous artists

'Excessive' care home fees claim

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:41
Glasgow City Council accuses private care homes of demanding "excessive fees" and thwarting plans aimed at limiting the cost of care.

Sturgeon to run for SNP top job

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:40
Nicola Sturgeon will launch her bid to replace Alex Salmond as SNP leader and first minister of Scotland, making clear she still backs independence.

Demanding justice for Irish abused by nuns

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:39
Demanding justice for thousands abused by Irish nuns

Seattle to fine for food in rubbish

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:30
The Seattle city council votes to fine businesses and residents that waste too much food, in an effort to boost composting and recycling.

VIDEO: The world's first '3D printed band'

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:24
Professor Olaf Diegel claims to have formed the worlds first '3D printed band'

Minecraft map of UK adds houses

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:23
More than 83 billion Minecraft blocks have been used to create a digital version of Britain complete with rivers, roads and railway tracks.

How technology is changing disaster relief

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:21
How technology is changing disaster relief

Book restriction 'harms prisoners'

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:16
Restrictions on the number of books prisoners in England and Wales can have in their cells is inhibiting their ability to learn, a charity warns.

Jessica Chastain's Biblical leap

Tue, 2014-09-23 14:55
How playing Salome changed Jessica Chastain's life

Day out at the gallows and other Victorian photographic oddities

Tue, 2014-09-23 14:40
Forgotten snaps show clowning around and day trips to gallows

Uni boss 'kissed student reps'

Tue, 2014-09-23 14:36
A university boss is accused of abusing his power by kissing and embarrassing female colleagues, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: UN adviser on 'alarming climate change'

Tue, 2014-09-23 14:34
US economist and UN adviser Jeffrey Sachs has told the BBC he thinks governments are still not working hard enough to take care of climate change.

VIDEO: Henning's wife receives plea for life

Tue, 2014-09-23 14:22
The wife of the British hostage Alan Henning released a statement on Tuesday pleading with the militants who are holding her husband to release him.

Black managers stat shocks Roberts

Tue, 2014-09-23 14:19
Former striker Jason Roberts says not enough is being done to employ black managers and claims the situation is getting worse.

Teenager hurt in power line incident

Tue, 2014-09-23 13:59
A teenage boy is taken to hospital after being injured in an incident involving overhead lines at a railway crossing in Ayrshire.

Liverpool 2-2 Middlesbrough

Tue, 2014-09-23 13:48
Liverpool beat Middlesbrough 14-13 in an extraordinary penalty shootout to progress to the fourth round of the Capital One Cup.

Charges in Philadelphia 'hate crime'

Tue, 2014-09-23 13:47
Philadelphia police are seeking three people in connection with the beating of a gay couple in the city centre.

Hostage family receives plea for life

Tue, 2014-09-23 13:46
The family of British hostage Alan Henning receives an audio file of him pleading for his life.