BBC

Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 33 min 31 sec ago

Two 'most wanted' fugitives arrested

Fri, 2015-04-17 10:01
Two suspected drug traffickers, who featured on the UK's most wanted list of fugitives, are captured within 24 hours of each other.

VIDEO: Amateur footage of Oxford hotel blaze

Fri, 2015-04-17 09:36
Firefighters have been battling the flames at The Randolph, a grand gothic hotel in the centre of Oxford.

VW boss to stay despite divisions

Fri, 2015-04-17 09:34
The chief executive of Volkswagen, Martin Winterkorn, wins the backing of the company's top bosses, following a clash with the chairman.

VIDEO: Spending the day queuing in Venezuela

Fri, 2015-04-17 09:25
Venezuela has the biggest oil reserves in the world, yet its economy is in crisis.

Body of hillwalker found in search

Fri, 2015-04-17 09:18
The body of missing hillwalker Kyle Knox is found by a Royal Navy helicopter conducting a search of the Glen Nevis area.

Thousands show interest in pay-offs

Fri, 2015-04-17 09:16
Over 7,200 civil servants register for a new voluntary redundancy scheme aimed at saving £90m annually

Brothers have jail terms increased

Fri, 2015-04-17 09:14
Two brothers from Enniskillen received unduly lenient sentences for beating a man unconscious in a bar in 2013, the Lord Chief Justice rules.

Rosberg beats Hamilton in practice

Fri, 2015-04-17 08:46
Nico Rosberg beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to fastest time in second practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

CBC sackings after Ghomeshi inquiry

Fri, 2015-04-17 08:38
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has let go two executives after an independent report found that management condoned the actions of former radio host, Jian Ghomeshi.

Gothic city centre hotel on fire

Fri, 2015-04-17 08:37
A hotel in the centre of Oxford is ablaze, sending a huge black smoke cloud across the city.

What is misconduct in public office?

Fri, 2015-04-17 08:28
Misconduct in public office is an ancient common law offence, created by judges, which can be traced back to the 13th century.

King of Clubs Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri: Saddam's ally and enforcer

Fri, 2015-04-17 08:25
Profile of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Saddam Hussein's right-hand man, who later became a fugitive and a leading Sunni insurgent.

UN makes $275m appeal for Yemen aid

Fri, 2015-04-17 08:21
The UN launches an appeal for nearly $275m to help civilians after fighting and air strikes worsen the country's humanitarian crisis.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2015-04-17 08:01
The week's big numbers, visualised.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

Fri, 2015-04-17 07:53
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Abandoned arcade baby's mother found

Fri, 2015-04-17 07:53
The mother of a newborn baby girl, abandoned inside an amusement arcade toilet block, is found.

Charges dropped for nine journalists

Fri, 2015-04-17 07:49
Charges against nine journalists accused of making illegal payments to public officials are dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service.

Boy, 13, detained for woman's murder

Fri, 2015-04-17 07:42
A 13-year-old boy is given a life sentence for murdering a woman he punched and then stamped on.

Anderson equals Botham wicket record

Fri, 2015-04-17 07:34
James Anderson draws level with Sir Ian Botham as England's highest Test wicket-taker with his 383rd dismissal.

Djokovic beats Cilic to reach semis

Fri, 2015-04-17 07:12
Novak Djokovic progresses to the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters after beating US Open champion Marin Cilic 6-0 6-3.

Pages