Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 27 min 29 sec ago

Man's body found at recycling site

Wed, 2015-04-29 03:05
A man's body is found at a Birmingham recycling plant.

Briton among Nepal quake dead

Wed, 2015-04-29 03:04
A Briton living overseas is among more than 5,000 who died in the Nepal earthquake, the Foreign Office confirms.

Armitage absence would be 'cop-out'

Wed, 2015-04-29 02:52
Drew Mitchell says not picking Steffon Armitage in England's World Cup squad over fears it would harm morale would be a "cop-out".

School evacuated after bomb alert

Wed, 2015-04-29 02:44
Over 600 children have been moved from a Lisburn primary school after a bomb warning

Downey discusses interview walk-out

Wed, 2015-04-29 02:42
Actor Robert Downey Jr labels Channel 4's Krishnan Guru-Murthy "a bottom-feeding muckraker" in his first remarks about walking out of a Channel 4 interview earlier this month.

North Korea 'executed 15 people'

Wed, 2015-04-29 02:35
South Korean intelligence services say that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ordered the execution of 15 people this year, including several senior officials.

Chile volcano prompts new evacuation

Wed, 2015-04-29 02:25
As the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile again spews ash following two eruptions last week, people are evacuated from the surrounding towns.

France increases defence spending

Wed, 2015-04-29 02:16
French President Francois Hollande says defence spending will rise by nearly 4bn euros to tackle extremist threats "at home and overseas".

Surrey school pupils abused by Savile

Wed, 2015-04-29 02:05
At least 22 pupils and a visitor at Duncroft Approved School in Surrey were abused by Jimmy Savile in 1970s, police say.

Protest-hit Burundi blocks social media

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:52
Messaging services including Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter are cut off in Burundi amid protests over the president seeking a third term.

French boss forced out over taxi bill

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:52
Agnes Saal resigns as head of France's National Audiovisual Institute after spending some €40,000 in taxi journeys in 10 months.

Gazprom profits hit by weak rouble

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:47
Russia's largest energy company, Gazprom, reports a plunge in annual profits after being hit by the fall in the value of the rouble and lower energy prices.

E. coli restaurant fined £110,000

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:32
At least 140 people contracted E. coli in an outbreak at Flicks restaurant three years ago

Trump beats Ding to reach semi-final

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:30
Judd Trump completes a crushing 13-4 win over Chinese third seed Ding Junhui to reach the semi-finals of the World Championship.

Timber lorry crashes into house

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:26
A lorry carrying timber crashes into the side of a house on the A831 in the Highlands.

Farage: EU could let in extremists

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:23
Nigel Farage claims that EU plans to deal with the migrant boat crisis could allow in Islamist extremists.

Lil' Chris's death caused by hanging

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:20
Singer Lil' Chris's death was caused by hanging, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: Is Britain's housing market working?

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:20
New research by the charity Shelter suggests that eight out of ten houses on the market are not affordable for working families.

National park appeals for Nepal aid

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:14
A national park with strong links to the British Army's Nepalese Ghurkha soldiers makes an appeal to gather aid to take out to the earthquake-hit country.

NZ church ejects tai chi group

Wed, 2015-04-29 01:07
NZ church gives tai chi group the boot