BBC

Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 27 min 52 sec ago

Dragons 9-11 Blues

Thu, 2015-01-01 06:56
Cardiff Blues hold on to win 11-9 in their Pro12 festive derby at Rodney Parade against Newport Gwent Dragons.

Thomas Piketty rejects France award

Thu, 2015-01-01 06:55
Economist Thomas Piketty, author of a much-lauded book on capital and inequality, turns down France's Legion D'Honneur and criticises the government.

VIDEO: Students create healthy snack range

Thu, 2015-01-01 06:28
Six teams of students from University College, Birmingham, competed to create healthy snacks which will be sold in hospital vending machines.

Are the US and UK ready to raise interest rates?

Thu, 2015-01-01 06:05
After years of lows, 2015 could well see the US and UK begin to raise interest rates, writes Linda Yueh.

Crowds join London's New Year parade

Thu, 2015-01-01 05:59
Thousands of people take part in London's New Year's Day parade, which this year is celebrating "London on the Move".

Goldman Sachs UK staff get top bonus

Thu, 2015-01-01 05:59
US investment bank Goldman Sachs paid the highest bonuses to senior staff among banks operating in the UK in 2013, according to research by Reuters.

Jeb Bush 'clears decks for 2016 run'

Thu, 2015-01-01 05:58
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush, brother of ex-president George W Bush, reportedly scales back his commitments as he considers a White House run.

Stoke City 1-1 Manchester United

Thu, 2015-01-01 05:50
Manchester United look likely to lose ground on the Premier League's top two after battling to a draw at Stoke.

VIDEO: Counting the cost of bridge tolls

Thu, 2015-01-01 05:46
Renewed calls are made to scrap the Severn Bridge and Second Severn Crossing tolls on the day prices go up.

Transfer deals - January 2015

Thu, 2015-01-01 05:38
Track all the latest signings day by day throughout January in England, Scotland and across Europe.

Tram delays New Year fireworks

Thu, 2015-01-01 05:17
Manchester's New Year fireworks are delayed for several minutes - after a tram pulled into a safety area on the stroke of midnight.

Dundee United 6-2 Dundee

Thu, 2015-01-01 05:13
Gary Mackay-Steven scores twice as Dundee United thrash city rivals Dundee 6-2 in the New Year's Day derby.

Man dies in 'axe and knife attack'

Thu, 2015-01-01 04:55
One man dies and several are injured in an alleged axe and knife attack in Plymouth, police say.

New Year welcome for new babies

Thu, 2015-01-01 04:54
Parents at hospitals around Scotland have been welcoming the first new babies of 2015.

Taser used after woman is stabbed

Thu, 2015-01-01 04:14
A Taser is used by police after a woman is stabbed at a house in Lisburn, County Antrim.

Partick Thistle v Celtic postponed

Thu, 2015-01-01 04:13
The Scottish Premiership game between Partick Thistle and leaders Celtic is postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.

Ex-Taiwan president's parole delayed

Thu, 2015-01-01 03:16
Chen Shui-bian was hoping to be released from prison on medical grounds - but a courier carrying documents relating to the parole got stuck in traffic.

Deal to reveal cheapest rail tickets

Thu, 2015-01-01 03:15
Rail passengers must be told if they can get cheaper tickets for their journeys, following an agreement by rail companies.

New year celebrations: Your pictures

Thu, 2015-01-01 02:30
How you captured the start to 2015

Doping bans doubled to four years

Thu, 2015-01-01 02:04
Drug cheats in sport face a minimum four-year ban - up from two years - under new rules which came into effect from 1 January.

Pages