BBC

Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 9 min 15 sec ago

Growing fear among Jewish Londoners

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:41
Are Jewish people in London afraid for their safety after Paris attacks?

VIDEO: 'We had to melt snow for water'

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:39
Eilish Doyle and her family who live outside Draperstown, Northern Ireland, have been without water for six days.

Tractor hanging off bridge closes A5

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:34
A major road in north Wales is closed as a tractor is left hanging off a bridge following a crash.

Tanzania reward for missing albino

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:28
Tanzania offers a reward for information leading to the recovery of a missing albino girl feared to have been kidnapped for her body parts.

Doctor 'performed FGM on new mother'

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:15
A UK doctor performed female genital mutilation on a young mother after she gave birth in hospital, a court has heard, in the first prosecution of its kind in the UK.

James Blunt in 'posh spat' with MP

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:12
Singer James Blunt is in a war of words with Labour MP Chris Bryant about the public school background of leading performers.

Mons Meg cannon to have an MOT

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:00
Mons Meg, the world's most famous medieval gun, is removed from display at Edinburgh Castle in order to have an MOT.

Many care leavers 'are teen mothers'

Mon, 2015-01-19 05:47
Almost a quarter of girls in care in England become teenage mothers, according to figures obtained by a think tank.

Sampdoria close in on Eto'o deal

Mon, 2015-01-19 05:42
Serie A side Sampdoria hope to complete the signing of veteran Everton striker Samuel Eto'o on Tuesday.

Crash victim about to be a father

Mon, 2015-01-19 05:39
A pedestrian killed when he was hit by a car with a learner driver at the wheel was about to become a father, his widow says.

7/7 widow jailed for theft from son

Mon, 2015-01-19 05:37
The widow of a victim of the 2005 bombings in London is jailed for stealing compensation money awarded to her son.

VIDEO: Moment tear gas fired at Kenya children

Mon, 2015-01-19 05:09
Police in Kenya fire teargas at school children and parents protesting over a 'land-grab' of their playground by a private developer.

'Human cannonball' safety net failed

Mon, 2015-01-19 05:08
A "human cannonball" stuntman was killed when the safety net intended to break his fall when he was fired from the back of a lorry, collapsed, an inquest hears.

Did King John actually 'sign' Magna Carta?

Mon, 2015-01-19 05:05
Did King John actually 'sign' Magna Carta?

Golf at a crossroads - sponsor

Mon, 2015-01-19 05:04
Golf's leaders are warned that they must not squander the opportunity of Rio 2016 to broaden the appeal of the sport.

VIDEO: Talks as 6,500 left without water

Mon, 2015-01-19 04:59
Thousands of homes in Northern Ireland are without water after industrial action by a local supplier.

VIDEO: Freezing weather hits the UK

Mon, 2015-01-19 04:57
Temperatures dropped to -13C in some part of Scotland on Sunday night.

Allotment body is missing Sameena

Mon, 2015-01-19 04:55
Police say a body found on an allotment site in Leicester is that of missing Cardiff woman Sameena Imam.

VIDEO: Movers and shakers at Davos 2015

Mon, 2015-01-19 04:46
BBC News outlines some of the movers and shakers at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Will 1%'s wealth overtake the rest?

Mon, 2015-01-19 04:44
Is Oxfam right to predict that the wealthiest 1% of the world's population will have more wealth than the other 99% at some point next year?

Pages