Subscribe to BBC feed BBC
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 59 min 41 sec ago

PM concern over poppy seller death

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:30
David Cameron urges fundraising regulators to look at how they could have helped poppy seller Olive Cooke, who was found dead last week.

VIDEO: Spending the night with robots

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:29
The BBC's Zoe Kleinman stays overnight at a home packed with different types of robots and sensors in London.

Why India’s government is targeting Greenpeace

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:24
Some fear that PM Narendra Modi may compromise India's core values in his effort to transform the country's economy, writes Justin Rowlatt.

Take N Korea tales with a bucket of salt

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:23
What should we make of the reports that North Korean Defence Minister, Hyon Yong-chol, was purged and executed by anti-aircraft gunfire?

Powers struggle and leadership turmoil

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:19
The question of the extent of extra powers for Scotland, and leadership developments for both Labour and UKIP, are the main stories on the front pages.

Nadal loss hurts French Open seeding

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:16
Rafael Nadal loses to Stan Wawrinka at the Italian Open as Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer reach semis.

Should doctors be allowed to nap on the job?

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:15
Why some medical students aren’t ashamed of snoozing

VIDEO: Pregnant woman who survived the quake

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:13
Few stories from the Nepal earthquake are more dramatic than that of a pregnant young woman trapped in the ruins of her house.

Leader contenders set for debate

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:09
Prospective leaders of the Labour Party will face questions from the public later, in the wake of news that Chuka Umunna has bowed out of the leadership contest.

Inside world's most remote film festival

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:08
World's most remote film festival keeps struggle alive

The metal that brought you cheap flights

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:04
Air travel is affordable partly because jet engines are efficient - and for that the world must thank a cheap dull metal that helps makes some superalloys.

Hamburger icon: How these three lines mystify most people

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:02
The hamburger button has become a common symbol on our smartphones, tablets and computers. But what is it?

New Budget planned for July

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:00
Chancellor George Osborne says he will deliver a new Budget on 8 July which will "entrench stability and security".

Kerry to urge China 'sea restraint'

Fri, 2015-05-15 14:57
US Secretary of State John Kerry is in China to urge Beijing to halt what is seen as its increasingly assertive actions in the South China Sea.

Tuilagi actions 'disgust' Dawson

Fri, 2015-05-15 14:17
Ex-England players Matt Dawson and Jeremy Guscott say they are "disappointed" by Manu Tuilagi's assault conviction.

Farage should 'take break' - Carswell

Fri, 2015-05-15 13:42
UKIP leader Nigel Farage "needs to take a break now", the party's only MP Douglas Carswell says.

Man Utd have De Gea replacement list

Fri, 2015-05-15 13:30
Manchester United have already drawn up a list of replacements for keeper David De Gea in case he opts to leave the club.

Homeless families forced out of town

Fri, 2015-05-15 13:04
Social housing tenants moved as London boroughs struggle with costs

Middlesbrough 3-0 Brentford

Fri, 2015-05-15 12:43
Middlesbrough ease past Brentford 5-1 on aggregate to book their place in the Championship play-off final.

Unused Chinooks to return from Nepal

Fri, 2015-05-15 12:15
Three RAF Chinook helicopters sent to Nepal to help the aid effort in the country to return to the UK having without being used, the government says.