The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 1 min 19 sec ago
What do the Scottish gifts given to Games medallists symbolise?
Administrators have imposed a ban on Wikipedia alterations from the US House of Representatives, following "persistent disruptive editing".
24 hours of news photos: 25 July
How odd is it for three planes to crash in eight days?
Sir Tom Jones is performing at a Colwyn Bay music festival which is expected to boost the local economy by £400,000.
Ed Miliband hits back at critics of his image and leadership style, insisting voters want "big ideas" not photo opportunities.
India's Ravindra Jadeja has been fined 50% of his match fee following an incident with England's James Anderson.
John Brown, the brother of Eurovision winner Dana, is cleared of two charges of indecently assaulting a young girl.
More items are found on the A47 by police investigating the death of a Lithuanian couple, but officers say they are still "puzzled" by it.
A 39-year-old man who stabbed his partner to death then stayed with her body for five days is jailed for life.
The airline Jet2 says it is creating 86 new jobs at Belfast International Airport with flights to new destinations.
Azerbaijan will host a Formula 1 Grand Prix in 2016, the former Soviet state has announced.
Former Doctor Who star Karen Gillan has denied rumours that her hair was donated to the new Star Wars film.
Welsh 400m hurdler Rhys Williams says he is "utterly devastated" after an anti-doping violation rules him out of the Commonwealth Games.
Sound-portraits of the residents of Carrick-on-Suir
A Moscow court jails two anti-government protest leaders - Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozzhayev - over clashes with police in May 2012.
Lewis Hamilton beats Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in first practice for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.
James Murdoch’s master plan comes closer to fruition
Tory MP David Tredinnick speaks of his belief in astrology and his desire to incorporate it into mainstream medicine.
Ulster Bank made a profit of £55m in the first six months of 2014, compared to a loss of £381m in the same period last year.