BBC

Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 54 min 5 sec ago

Delhi hires first woman bus driver

Mon, 2015-04-20 05:07
Delhi's first woman bus driver takes the wheel - with messages of support and malfunctioning doors.

Why is EU struggling with migrants and asylum?

Mon, 2015-04-20 05:02
What are the current pressures on Europe from non-EU migrants fleeing war and poverty? The BBC's Laurence Peter explains.

VIDEO: Migrant boat capsizes off Greek island

Mon, 2015-04-20 05:01
Another boat packed with migrants has run aground - this time off the Greek Island of Rhodes.

Language school ditches 'Isis' name

Mon, 2015-04-20 04:58
A leading UK English language school, called Isis, is having to change its name because of the associations with the extremist group.

Veteran Labour politician dies

Mon, 2015-04-20 04:49
Former Labour MP Lord Mason of Barnsley has died at the age of 91, it is announced.

Baltimore man dies after arrest

Mon, 2015-04-20 04:47
A 25-year-old man dies after he was taken to hospital with spinal injuries after being arrested by police.

VIDEO: Mediterranean migration in numbers

Mon, 2015-04-20 04:46
BBC News looks at the number of migrants trying to reach Europe.

999 call overload for mountain fire

Mon, 2015-04-20 04:35
Fire fighters are tackling a 100 hectare mountain fire in Caerphilly county, which has seen hundreds of calls to the emergency services.

FBI admits forensic evidence errors

Mon, 2015-04-20 04:23
The FBI admits "errors" over many years in evidence provided by its forensics lab to US courts to secure convictions, including in death penalty cases.

Six men face trial over jewel raid

Mon, 2015-04-20 04:21
Six men are to stand trial later this year over a £229,000 jewellery raid at the Argyll Arcade in Glasgow.

Google search changes favour mobile

Mon, 2015-04-20 04:20
Google is updating its search tools to favour websites that work well on mobile devices above those that fail its criteria

Venezuela 'receives $5bn from China'

Mon, 2015-04-20 04:18
Venezuela has received $5bn (£3.4bn) in Chinese funding for "development", Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says.

Ferrari to delay new Raikkonen deal

Mon, 2015-04-20 04:16
Ferrari hold off signing a new contract with Kimi Raikkonen to ensure the Finn stays motivated and does not "fall asleep".

Distress call from 'sinking boat'

Mon, 2015-04-20 04:08
The International Organization for Migration says it has received a distress call from a sinking boat carrying 300 migrants in the Mediterranean.

Migrant deaths a dark day - Cameron

Mon, 2015-04-20 04:06
David Cameron has described the latest boat disaster in the Mediterranean as a "dark day" for Europe and called for a "comprehensive" approach to the problem.

Plaid welcomes SNP backing on parity

Mon, 2015-04-20 04:05
Plaid Cymru welcomes support from the Scottish first minister for Wales to have parity of funding and power with Scotland.

I'm staying at Bayern - Guardiola

Mon, 2015-04-20 03:57
Pep Guardiola insists he will see out the remaining year of his Bayern Munich contract, despite being linked with Man City.

Windsor Park stand to be demolished

Mon, 2015-04-20 03:53
The damaged West Stand at Windsor Park is to be demolished but Northern Ireland's crunch Euro 2016 qualifier against Romania will go ahead there in June.

Lost bronze found at house valuation

Mon, 2015-04-20 03:48
A bronze sculpture valued between £100,000 and £150,000 is discovered during a "routine house valuation" in the Borders.

VIDEO: England's Scott sent off for headbutt

Mon, 2015-04-20 03:39
England international Jill Scott headbutts Arsenal defender Jade Bailey as her Manchester City side lose 1-0 at home to the Gunners.

Pages