Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 3 min 11 sec ago

Tesco drops plans for new NI stores

Thu, 2015-01-08 01:53
Tesco cancels plans to build to two new stores in Northern Ireland as it announces cutbacks to its supermarket chain across the UK.

'Cruel' teaching assistant sentenced

Thu, 2015-01-08 01:44
A teaching assistant who taped a seven-year-old girl to a chair at a West Yorkshire school is given a 12-month community service order.

Your pictures: Something new

Thu, 2015-01-08 01:39
Readers' photos on the theme of "something new"

Baby born to freed Cuban agent

Thu, 2015-01-08 01:26
A baby girl is born to recently a released Cuban spy after US authorities allowed him to send his sperm to Cuba to have his wife artificially inseminated.

VIDEO: On board ship recovering AirAsia tail

Thu, 2015-01-08 01:20
Efforts to rescue the tail of the AirAsia flight which crashed into the Java Sea are being hampered by poor weather conditions.

Wife of escapee D-Day veteran dies

Thu, 2015-01-08 01:17
The wife of a World War Two veteran who left his nursing home to go to France for D-Day commemorations dies days after her husband.

Eurozone deflation threat to UK

Thu, 2015-01-08 01:15
Falling prices in the eurozone, deflation, may actually be good news for them across the Channel but seriously bad for us here in Britain.

VIDEO: Meet Scotland's tallest horse

Thu, 2015-01-08 01:14
Shire horse Lincoln weighs the same as a small car, eats more than 30 kilos of food every day and is groomed with a pressure washer.

Man jailed for brutal robbery murder

Thu, 2015-01-08 01:00
A man is jailed for life for brutally murdering a woman during a robbery at her home in Glasgow.

VIDEO: Poor weather hampers ship salvage

Thu, 2015-01-08 00:58
The operation to salvage the Hoegh Osaka, which was beached in the Solent, continues.

What's wrong with Barcelona?

Thu, 2015-01-08 00:53
Second in the table, into the last 16 of the Champions League - so what's the problem with Barcelona?

VIDEO: Work and Pensions Committee

Thu, 2015-01-08 00:49
The Work and Pensions Committee takes evidence on the benefits sanction policy.

Good day for Tesco, grimmer for M&S

Thu, 2015-01-08 00:42
While Tesco is being turned around, Marks & Spencer still faces problems.

Stricken cargo ship to be assessed

Thu, 2015-01-08 00:42
A full assessment of the cargo ship that ran aground in the Solent on Saturday is due to be carried out by the salvage team.

More time to quiz murder arrest pair

Thu, 2015-01-08 00:41
Police are given more time to question two men on suspicion of murder after the disappearance of 34-year-old Sameena Imam on Christmas Eve.

Is it harder to run in the Sahara Desert or the North Pole?

Thu, 2015-01-08 00:37
Sir Ranulph Fiennes is to run the Marathon des Sables, but is that harder than his polar challenges?

VIDEO: Syrian refugees in flip flops in snow

Thu, 2015-01-08 00:36
Thousands of Syrian refugees are spending their fourth winter in tents in Lebanon as heavy snow continues to fall in the area.

Cosby receives standing ovation

Thu, 2015-01-08 00:35
The Cosby Show received a standing ovation in Canada, at the end of his first live performance since November, despite protests outside the venue.

Poor wages behind housing slow-down

Thu, 2015-01-08 00:27
The Halifax is blaming poor growth in wages for a continuing slow-down in house prices.

Kohli sets Test century record

Thu, 2015-01-08 00:14
India captain Virat Kohli makes history, while 'spiderman' is blamed for a dropped catch on day three of the fourth Test.