Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 38 min 3 sec ago

Exotic pets and the risks to health

Sat, 2014-11-15 05:42
Are the health risks for owners on the rise?

Russia under pressure at G20 summit

Sat, 2014-11-15 05:39
Russia has faced rebukes from Western leaders about its role in the Ukraine crisis, as a G20 summit gets under way in Brisbane, Australia.

VIDEO: Napoleon collection to be auctioned

Sat, 2014-11-15 05:27
Around a thousand items relating to Napoleon Bonaparte are being auctioned near Paris this weekend.

Band Aid 30: In pictures and quotes

Sat, 2014-11-15 05:22
Geldof, Bono and more reunite for Band Aid 30

Train fans experience maglev speed

Sat, 2014-11-15 04:24
Super-fast train reaches the eye-watering speed of 500km/h (311mph) during test run in central Japan.

VIDEO: Japan's levitating train tops 310mph

Sat, 2014-11-15 04:23
Train fans have experienced the speed of super-fast maglev trains, during test runs for members of the public in central Japan.

Iraq 'expels IS from oil refinery'

Sat, 2014-11-15 04:22
Iraqi troops say they expelled Islamic State from the country's main oil refinery, as a top US officer flies in for talks.

VIDEO: GWR's new trains unveiled in Japan

Sat, 2014-11-15 03:37
Great Western Railway's new trains have been unveiled at a ceremony in Japan.

VIDEO: Sculptors create icy wonderland

Sat, 2014-11-15 03:31
Sculptors in Belgium have created a frozen winter wonderland full of characters from various Disney films

Ecclestone doubts double points plan

Sat, 2014-11-15 03:22
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone doubts if the award of double points at the final race of the season will continue in 2015.

Motorcyclist dies after car crash

Sat, 2014-11-15 03:14
A motorcyclist in his 20s dies after he was involved in a car crash in Lisburn, County Antrim.

Flood threatens pensioners' homes

Sat, 2014-11-15 02:57
Firefighters are working to protect pensioners' homes from flood water after the river Corcrain burst its banks in County Armagh.

SNP coalition role 'not ruled out'

Sat, 2014-11-15 02:47
Former SNP leader Alex Salmond says it would be "foolish" for his party to rule out entering into a coalition at Westminster.

VIDEO: Rooney reveals best England moment

Sat, 2014-11-15 02:46
Captain Wayne Rooney reveals his favourite England moment as he prepares to win his 100th cap in Saturday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia.

VIDEO: Fitball: Is it netball, is it football?

Sat, 2014-11-15 02:41
A school in Luton introduces a new sport to the curriculum, Fitball, with the aim of making school sport more inclusive.

Union warning over £32m council cuts

Sat, 2014-11-15 02:23
Industrial action "not ruled out" by a union after it warns that £32m of cuts by Cardiff council will have "devastating consequences".

VIDEO: Bob Geldof: 'I just feel gratitude'

Sat, 2014-11-15 01:37
Stars including Ed Sheeran and One Direction have been arriving in Notting Hill for the recording of the new Band Aid charity single.

Woman is rescued from sinking car

Sat, 2014-11-15 01:17
Members of the public are praised for saving the life of woman who was trapped in a sinking car in the River Bann, County Armagh.

HK protesters denied China flight

Sat, 2014-11-15 00:54
Three Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leaders are stopped from boarding a plane to Beijing, as authorities say their travel permits are invalid.

NI raises more than £700k for Pudsey

Sat, 2014-11-15 00:48
People in Northern Ireland donate more than £700,000 to Children in Need during the annual BBC fundraiser.