The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 42 min 45 sec ago
Microsoft shifts its entry-range tablets to Intel processors, allowing them to run a wider range of software.
An additional $300m is being put aside to deal with possible costs arising from the Germanwings plane crash, Lufthansa officials say.
Models with a BMI of less than 18 could be fined or sent to prison, under legislation being considered by France.
Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh's live-action remake of the Disney animation, tops the UK box office in its first week of release.
Giant slides by the artist Carsten Holler are returning to London this summer, this time at the Hayward Gallery on London's South Bank.
Islamic State militants kill at least 30 people, including women and children, in a government-held village in central Syria, activists say.
Even though the public do not like it, politicians are bound to turn the election campaign personal, says Gavin Hewitt.
A woman is airlifted to hospital after being hit by a bus on Swansea's Kingsway.
Britain's leading clubs are set for a huge financial boost for competing in the Champions League and Europa League.
A UN donors' conference set up to raise billions of dollars for Syria opens in Kuwait with the host country, the EU and US among those pledging aid.
Armed men take hostage a Turkish prosecutor heading an inquiry into the death of a boy during anti-government protests in 2013.
After a lengthy battle, the two firms have said they will seek talks in future disputes and leniency for each other in existing ones.
The Sony World Photography Awards reveals the winners of its first mobile phone category, alongside winners of 2015's open and youth competitions.
How winds have been battering parts of Britain
A 33-year-old man admits killing an 11-year-old girl in a hit-and-run in Glasgow's Maryhill area last November.
McDonald's plans to test all-day breakfast in the US. Why can't you buy an Egg McMuffin after 10:30?
Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says he has asked for permission to end martial law, replacing it with new curbs.
According to Martha Lane Fox, the role the internet can play in the UK should be one of the key issues in the upcoming election.
Open and Youth winners in Sony World Photo Awards
A huge power cut hits several cities in Turkey, including Istanbul's public transport network.