BBC

Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 25 min 46 sec ago

Denmark cuts interest rates again

Thu, 2015-02-05 07:06
Denmark's central bank cuts its interest rates in order to keep the krone pegged to the euro.

Golf champ guilty of benefit fraud

Thu, 2015-02-05 07:00
A champion golfer who said he was too ill to walk but played the sport regularly is found guilty of a £26,000 benefit fraud.

Husband attacked ICU nurse on ward

Thu, 2015-02-05 06:58
A jealous husband tried to murder his nurse wife as she tended to patients on an intensive care ward, a court hears.

Interest rates explained - interactive video

Thu, 2015-02-05 06:55
Interactive video on the number affecting your daily life

Rejected cancer drug 'extends life'

Thu, 2015-02-05 06:49
The drug abiraterone can add four months to the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer if given before chemotherapy, evidence suggests.

VIDEO: Taxi pair survive Taipei plane hit

Thu, 2015-02-05 06:48
John Sudworth takes a look at the taxi hit by the TransAsia plane that crashed into a river shortly after take-off from a Taipei airport.

Grand jury 'chokehold' records sought

Thu, 2015-02-05 06:48
A New York judge is hearing arguments over whether to disclose records of the secret grand jury proceedings in the case of a man killed by police.

Children freed from Indian factories

Thu, 2015-02-05 06:35
Hundreds of children who were forced to work in factories amid "inhuman conditions" are reunited with their parents.

Possible link to three car attacks

Thu, 2015-02-05 06:34
Police say they are investigating a possible link between three objects found under cars in different parts of Belfast, but are keeping an "open mind".

Twenty men charged with sex crimes

Thu, 2015-02-05 06:34
Police investigating rape and child prostitution allegations in Tyneside charge 20 men.

Mugabe's tumble mocked in memes

Thu, 2015-02-05 06:20
Internet parodies of the Zimbabwean leader's fall

Remaining Caterham assets to be sold

Thu, 2015-02-05 06:11
The assets of the collapsed Caterham team have been put up for sale, apparently ending hopes they could return to Formula 1 this season.

Japan child star in coma after stunt

Thu, 2015-02-05 05:55
A 12-year-old member of a Japanese pop group has lapsed into a coma after inhaling helium during a TV stunt.

E-cigarettes 'may harm the lungs'

Thu, 2015-02-05 05:14
E-cigarettes generate toxic chemicals similar to those found in tobacco and may harm the lungs and immune system, new research suggests.

Planck puts new date on first stars

Thu, 2015-02-05 05:08
Observations of the oldest light in the sky suggest the first stars in the cosmos burst into life about 100 million years later than previously thought.

Police release murder suspects pair

Thu, 2015-02-05 04:56
Two men arrested on suspicion of murdering Kyle Vaughan, who vanished more than two years ago, are released without charge.

BB-gun handed to care home boys

Thu, 2015-02-05 04:49
A care worker allowed a young boy with a history of "extreme violence" to shoot a ball-bearing gun near a home for children with behavioural problems, a disciplinary panel hears.

Mother charged with murder of baby

Thu, 2015-02-05 04:46
The mother of 10-month-old Chloe Sutherland appears at Edinburgh Sheriff Court charged with her murder.

Car ploughs into 300-year-old hotel

Thu, 2015-02-05 04:42
A car careers off the road and smashes into a 300-year-old hotel owned by the National Trust.

Snow traps motorists in Spain

Thu, 2015-02-05 04:39
Spanish emergency services rescue at least 220 people trapped by snow on roads in northern Spain, as snow storms hit the rest of the country.

Pages