The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 4 min 14 sec ago
Ministry of Defence land could be made available to help relieve traffic problems in Kent caused by the migrant crisis in Calais, the BBC understands.
BMC Ecology's 2015 competition winners
Justice Secretary Michael Gove is exploring ideas on 'earned release' for prisoners, first mooted in 2008, as Danny Shaw explains.
Helping homeless women access sanitary towels and tampons
How dangerous is laughing gas?
Is it fair to ban smoking in mental health hospitals?
The first waves have peeled across an artificial surf lagoon built on the site of an old aluminium works on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park.
The AA joins green groups in warning that recent changes in energy policy will harm the climate.
Days lost to stress-related sickness by doctors at a hospital trust increases by more than 430% in five years, it is revealed.
Friday's press is full of reports of fresh chaos in the Calais "war zone" as migrants try to reach the UK. There are also tributes to one of The Apprentice's most memorable contestants.
A large pay gap between men and women solicitors has been found by research from The Law Society of Scotland.
Black Tulip an organisation working in Ukraine to find and identify the bodies of missing soldiers might have to stop because of funding
The world's longest man-made surf wave has been unveiled in North Wales.
Roubles dry up for millions of Russians
Why was a Satanic statue unveiled in the US?
We told the king we had HIV - and taught a country not to fear
Motorists crossing the Channel are confused about which three-digit number to dial in an emergency, the RAC is claiming.
HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show.
The tough US cop's YouTube challenge to wanted criminals
A team of robotic developers has built an interactive robotic climbing frame, that can roam designated play areas, ready for children to play with it.