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

Data law breaches by Companies House

Sat, 2015-02-14 08:33
Confidential and personal details have been sent to the wrong people by staff at Companies House in Cardiff, BBC Wales learns.

Derby County 1-2 Reading

Sat, 2015-02-14 08:31
Yakubu came off the bench to score his first Reading goal and secure an FA Cup fifth-round victory at Derby.

Blackburn Rovers 4-1 Stoke City

Sat, 2015-02-14 07:58
Josh King scores a hat-trick as Championship side Blackburn shock 10-man Premier League side Stoke in the FA Cup fifth round.

Yarnold wins World Cup gold in Sochi

Sat, 2015-02-14 07:44
Britain's Olympic and European champion Lizzy Yarnold wins the final World Cup event of the season in Sochi.

West Ham apologise for FA Cup defeat

Sat, 2015-02-14 07:38
West Ham chairman David Gold and keeper Adrian apologise to the club's fans following their 4-0 FA Cup defeat at West Brom.

Search launched for woman in river

Sat, 2015-02-14 07:36
A search and rescue operation is launched after a motorist reported seeing a woman fall from a bridge, possibly carrying a child.

Shooting at Danish blasphemy seminar

Sat, 2015-02-14 07:03
Danish police have said three officers were shot outside a blasphemy debate in Copenhagen attended by the French ambassador and a controversial cartoonist.

VIDEO: YouTube celebrates tenth anniversary

Sat, 2015-02-14 06:59
Video sharing site YouTube celebrates its tenth anniversary.

Unlabelled nuts in food prompts probe

Sat, 2015-02-14 06:40
The discovery of almonds in two products not advertised as containing nuts prompts a wider investigation by the Food Standards Agency.

Camera seeks dark energy clues

Sat, 2015-02-14 06:33
California scientists have given details of a telescope camera they are assembling to study "dark energy".

Passengers get 'romantic' send-off

Sat, 2015-02-14 06:03
Train passengers are given a romantic send-off by Valentine's Day-themed messages on departure boards.

Sherwood named new Aston Villa boss

Sat, 2015-02-14 06:02
Tim Sherwood is appointed the new manger of Aston Villa, replacing Paul Lambert who was sacked last week.

Warning of oil contractors strike

Sat, 2015-02-14 05:42
Offshore contract workers are to be balloted on possible industrial action in a row over changes to working conditions.

Pope appoints 20 new cardinals

Sat, 2015-02-14 05:39
Pope Francis appoints 20 new cardinals at a Vatican ceremony, boosting the number of men from developing countries in the group that will elect his successor.

West Bromwich Albion 4-0 West Ham

Sat, 2015-02-14 05:36
Record buy Brown Ideye strikes twice as West Brom ease past 10-man West Ham to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Umpiring error denies Taylor century

Sat, 2015-02-14 05:23
The ICC admits that an umpiring error cost James Taylor a century opportunity in England's World Cup defeat by Australia.

Australia gave England a lesson - Agnew

Sat, 2015-02-14 05:23
England fielded poorly, lacked conviction and were guilty of muddled thinking in their World Cup opener, writes Jonathan Agnew.

Ex-HSBC boss quits banking body

Sat, 2015-02-14 04:55
Former HSBC chairman Lord Green resigns as chairman of the advisory council for the banking industry body, The City UK.

Fine wine 'made US judge doze off'

Sat, 2015-02-14 04:44
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg admits that fine wine was to blame for her nodding off at the president's State of the Union address.

Irish bosses defend Sexton inclusion

Sat, 2015-02-14 04:29
The IRFU strongly reject claims that Jonathan Sexton's selection for Saturday's game against France is a "big mistake".