Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 9 min 36 sec ago

Grandfather 'did not squeeze' baby

Mon, 2015-04-20 02:44
The grandfather of a baby girl from Cwmbran tells a murder trial jury he did not squeeze or pull the child.

Mortgage rates 'getting cheaper'

Mon, 2015-04-20 02:30
Competition among mortgage lenders has intensified, brokers say, with a greater willingness to lend to those without huge savings.

Yemen rebel head vows to defy Saudis

Mon, 2015-04-20 02:24
The leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels vows to resist a Saudi-led bombing campaign that has been targeting his forces since late March.

Norway in Arctic dispute with Russia

Mon, 2015-04-20 02:20
Norway summons the Russian ambassador after a top Russian official defied a travel ban by visiting Svalbard in the Arctic.

VIDEO: Upper vortex circles UK

Mon, 2015-04-20 02:15
High pressure dominates the current weather pattern, so why did some of us see rain over the weekend? John Hammond explains

Motorway closed after major crash

Mon, 2015-04-20 02:00
A crash, involving at least five cars and a lorry, closes the westbound M8 motorway in central Glasgow.

VIDEO: Live: Cameron speech in Cheshire

Mon, 2015-04-20 02:00
David Cameron is giving a speech in Cheshire in which he is expected to raise concerns about the impact of SNP policies on the rest of the UK.

Stranded funfair riders rescued

Mon, 2015-04-20 01:45
Fire crews help rescue riders left stuck on a ride at a funfair.

Cricketer dies in fielding collision

Mon, 2015-04-20 01:44
Indian cricketer Ankit Keshri dies after colliding with a team-mate as they attempt to take a catch in a club match.

Election 2015: The Cameron dilemma

Mon, 2015-04-20 01:43
The Tories have to choose whether to continue to stand on their economic record or take a risk and change the dynamics of their campaign, says Gavin Hewitt.

'Flambe work' sparked hotel fire

Mon, 2015-04-20 01:37
A blaze that damaged the five-star Randolph Hotel in Oxford appears to have been caused by flambe work in the kitchen, bosses say.

Police stage mayor's disappearance

Mon, 2015-04-20 01:18
Russia police stage mayor's disappearance

India cricketer in fatal match clash

Mon, 2015-04-20 01:15
A young cricketer dies in the Indian city of Kolkata after an on-field collision with a team mate during a club match.

VIDEO: The drones that can float on water

Mon, 2015-04-20 01:06
Researchers from MIT have created a drone that can float on water and communicate with other drones

Spain teacher 'killed with crossbow'

Mon, 2015-04-20 01:06
Pupil kills teacher with a crossbow at school in Barcelona, Spain, reports say

Boy bailed after McDonald's incident

Mon, 2015-04-20 01:03
A 15-year-old boy who was arrested after a primary school girl was sexually assaulted at a McDonald's is bailed.

Man held over women's murders

Mon, 2015-04-20 01:01
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a mother and daughter whose bodies were found on Merseyside, detectives say.

Boy, 14, held over Australia 'plot'

Mon, 2015-04-20 00:58
A 14-year-old boy from Blackburn has been arrested over an alleged terror plot in Australia, Greater Manchester Police say.

Why SNP matters to whole of UK

Mon, 2015-04-20 00:29
What are the consequences of the SNP's decision to campaign for the end of austerity in the whole of the UK?

Greek far-right leaders go on trial

Mon, 2015-04-20 00:20
Leaders of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party are among 69 people now on trial on charges including murder and belonging to a criminal group.