Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 16 min 41 sec ago

Harrison Ford back for Blade Runner

Fri, 2015-02-27 01:42
Harrison Ford will reprise his role as police officer Rick Deckard in the forthcoming Blade Runner sequel, it is confirmed.

Ugandan police 'abuse gay people'

Fri, 2015-02-27 01:30
Ugandan police harass and physically abuse gay people in custody, including subjecting them to intrusive examinations, a rights report says.

Farage: UKIP backs Tories on deficit

Fri, 2015-02-27 01:21
Nigel Farage says UKIP will back Conservative efforts to eliminate the deficit by 2018 but only if they stick to their plans.

#TheDress - What's behind it all?

Fri, 2015-02-27 01:11
What colour is this dress? It's a question that's been trending on Twitter for hours. How?

VIDEO: Are Greeks happy with government?

Fri, 2015-02-27 01:09
Mark Lowen speaks to business owners in Athens about the government's anti-austerity stance.

England starts for Nowell and Goode

Fri, 2015-02-27 01:08
Jack Nowell and Alex Goode are named in England's starting XV to face Ireland in the Six Nations on Sunday.

UCI wants Astana licence withdrawal

Fri, 2015-02-27 01:07
The International Cycling Union requests that Astana, the team of Vincenzo Nibali, has its World Tour licence withdrawn.

Corporation tax 'could drop to 12.5%'

Fri, 2015-02-27 00:55
The first minister tells business leaders in west Belfast that corporation tax could fall to 12.5% in April 2017.

Fungus plays 'biomusic' duet

Fri, 2015-02-27 00:52
Scientists at Plymouth University play improvised pieces of music with the help of slime mould.

Police withdraw "brutality" image

Fri, 2015-02-27 00:51
Devon and Cornwall Police withdraws a tweeted image which appears to show a riot officer hitting a person on the ground.

'Ukraine's eastern threat to stay'

Fri, 2015-02-27 00:50
Ukraine's president says a "military threat from the east" will remain even if a truce with rebels holds, a warning seen as a reference to Russia.

VIDEO: Nevin: Why has Kane become prolific?

Fri, 2015-02-27 00:34
BBC football analyst Pat Nevin looks at how Harry Kane has achieved success this season, and asks if the Tottenham striker will be a one-season wonder.

Iraq minorities 'wipeout threat'

Fri, 2015-02-27 00:22
Iraqi minority groups are subject to a "systematic strategy" by IS to drive them out of the country, human rights groups warn.

Your pictures: Gardens

Fri, 2015-02-27 00:13
Readers' photographs on the theme of gardens

New rail bidders 'must scrap Pacers'

Fri, 2015-02-27 00:00
Companies wanting to run rail franchises in the north of England must scrap Pacer trains, the Department of Transport confirms.

Halfway in 24-year photo project

Thu, 2015-02-26 23:50
Photographers recording the first 24 hours of each year

Banana thrown during Feyenoord game

Thu, 2015-02-26 23:40
Feyenoord's Europa League game against Roma is suspended for more than 10 minutes when an inflatable banana is thrown from the stands.

Madonna 'suffered whiplash' at Brits

Thu, 2015-02-26 23:30
Pop star Madonna says she suffered whiplash as a result of her "nightmare" accident at Wednesday's Brit Awards.

Van Dijk blames referee after defeat

Thu, 2015-02-26 23:08
Celtic's Virgil Van Dijk describes the referee as "horrible" after his red card during the 1-0 loss to Inter Milan.

VIDEO: Playing for keeps: Castle in Lego

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:59
An entire north Wales castle is painstakingly constructed brick-by-brick by an American enthusiast - captured frame-by-frame on film.