BBC

Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 37 min 5 sec ago

Ginola 'to run for Fifa presidency'

Thu, 2015-01-15 14:00
Former France international David Ginola says he will run against Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency.

Robertson faces O'Sullivan in semi

Thu, 2015-01-15 13:51
World number one Neil Robertson defeats Ali Carter 6-1 in the quarter-finals of the Masters in London.

Winds reignite council offices fire

Thu, 2015-01-15 13:17
Gale force winds help reignite a fire at council offices hit by a suspected arson attack.

Lawro's predictions v Seann Walsh

Thu, 2015-01-15 12:57
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on comedian and QPR supporter Seann Walsh.

Hospital ban for whistleblower medic

Thu, 2015-01-15 12:43
A paramedic-turned-whistleblower says he is banned from entering two Worcestershire hospitals after speaking out about A&E overcrowding.

Real Madrid 2-2 (agg 2-4) Atl Madrid

Thu, 2015-01-15 12:25
Fernando Torres scores his first goals since returning to Atletico Madrid as they beat Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey.

Palace bid for Swansea's Taylor

Thu, 2015-01-15 12:17
Crystal Palace have made a £3m bid for Swansea City left-back Neil Taylor, BBC Wales Sport understands.

VIDEO: Tesco urged to 'get out of town'

Thu, 2015-01-15 12:08
A council urges Tesco to sell land it owns in a Kent town after it pulled out of building a supermarket with restaurants and more than 200 flats.

Ebola case suspected in Edinburgh

Thu, 2015-01-15 12:01
A person suspected of contracting Ebola is tested at a hospital in Edinburgh after returning from Africa and complaining of a fever.

Uncertain future for wind power in Australia

Thu, 2015-01-15 11:52
South Australia leads the way on wind power

Hendry hopes O’Sullivan retires

Thu, 2015-01-15 11:51
Stephen Hendry jokes that he wants Ronnie O'Sullivan to retire so he doesn't beat his record of seven world titles.

Speed dating Neanderthals wanted

Thu, 2015-01-15 11:07
A "Neanderthal speed dating" event at a science centre in Bristol is seeking two actors to play "early hominids" in its blind date booth.

Italian aid worker hostages freed

Thu, 2015-01-15 10:33
Two young Italian aid workers who were taken hostage in Syria more than five months ago have been freed, Italy confirms.

Highest bird migration tracked

Thu, 2015-01-15 10:02
The mystery of the highest bird migration - the flight of bar-headed geese over the Himalayas - has finally been solved by scientists.

VIDEO: 'I never ever dreamed I'd get to go'

Thu, 2015-01-15 09:42
Eddie Redmayne told the BBC's Ben Brown it was "extraordinary" he would be attending this year's Oscars following his nomination for best actor.

'Two die' in Belgian anti-terror raid

Thu, 2015-01-15 09:30
Two people have been killed in an anti-terrorism operation in the Belgian town of Verviers, officials say.

NHS chief: 'More cancer cuts likely'

Thu, 2015-01-15 09:25
The head of a special NHS fund for cancer medicines in England has said there will need to be further cuts to the treatments it funds.

VIDEO: Davos explained in 90 seconds

Thu, 2015-01-15 09:22
BBC News explains the history and shifting focus of the World Economic Forum in Davos - in 90 seconds.

Freedom of speech has limits - Pope

Thu, 2015-01-15 09:19
Pope Francis defends freedom of expression after the Paris attacks but says it has to have limits, as the funerals of four victims are held.

Google calls end to Glass experiment

Thu, 2015-01-15 09:00
Google ends sales of its Glass eyewear saying it wants to concentrate on developing future versions of the wearable device.

Pages