BBC

Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 41 min 42 sec ago

VIDEO: Could Horseball gain Olympic glory?

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:33
Horseball, a mix of rugby and basketball, was invented in France in the 1970s, and now there are attempts to get it into the Olympics, as the BBC's Ollie Williams reports.

Google 'discourages' old browser use

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:28
Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of web browsers.

VIDEO: 'Hero' cat saves owner from fire

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:16
A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she woke up her owner to alert him to a fire which destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.

Libya militias 'seize ministries'

Mon, 2014-09-01 06:06
Libya's militias capture most government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the government says, as the prime minister is reappointed.

VIDEO: Dog rescued after 10 days on a cliff

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:28
A dog was rescued by the RNLI on Sunday after going missing for nearly 10 days in a chance sighting close to Foreland Point, in North Devon.

VIDEO: Cabbies clamp down on illegal taxis

Mon, 2014-09-01 04:39
Some black cab drivers have formed 'hit squads' to track down and block illegal minicab drivers in London, according to the BBC's Inside Out programme.

British Wildlife Photography Awards

Mon, 2014-09-01 04:23
Winners of the 2014 British Wildlife Photography Awards

VIDEO: Turning internet radio into art

Mon, 2014-09-01 03:38
LJ Rich looks at how one artist is using computer code to turn internet radio from across the globe into a unique piece of music.

Germany arms Iraqi Kurds against IS

Mon, 2014-09-01 02:25
Germany will send enough weapons to equip 4,000 Kurdish fighters defending areas of northern Iraq against Islamist militants.

VIDEO: Andy Murray's dress sense questioned

Mon, 2014-09-01 01:21
Will Ferrell has a playful jibe at Andy Murray's fashion sense during the US Open in New York

Pages