BBC News

Subscribe to BBC News feed BBC News
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 2 hours 30 min ago

SA level series despite Root ton

12 February 2016 - 8:07pm
Joe Root's 109 is in vain as Chris Morris hits 62 to help South Africa beat England by one wicket to level the ODI series 2-2.

VIDEO: Greg James finishes his five triathlons

12 February 2016 - 7:39pm
Radio 1 DJ Greg James finished five triathlons in five days in five cities.

Bellfield denies Milly murder confession

12 February 2016 - 7:34pm
Serial killer Levi Bellfield has denied confessing to the abduction, rape and killing of 13-year-old Milly Dowler.

VIDEO: Surfers take on 'hazardous' competition

12 February 2016 - 7:16pm
Surfers in northern California compete in what has been dubbed one of the world's most dangerous sporting competitions.

Is Syria's 'truce' worth the paper it's printed on?

12 February 2016 - 7:02pm
World powers have agreed to seek a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria, but with so many competing interests at work, what does this deal really mean?

'Mechanical doper deserves long ban'

12 February 2016 - 5:59pm
British cyclo-cross star Evie Richards says a six-month ban would be too short for mechanical doper Femke Van den Driessche.

Superdry share sale to fund divorce

12 February 2016 - 5:46pm
The founder of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton, sells just under £50m worth of shares to fund his divorce.

Manifesto tracker: Economy

12 February 2016 - 5:39pm
How is the government doing on its manifesto commitments?

Froch set to play Statham's 'wing man'

12 February 2016 - 5:36pm
Former world champion super-middleweight Carl Froch hopes to play Jason Statham's "wing man" in a new crime series.

VIDEO: Drone films flood town bridge opening

12 February 2016 - 5:32pm
A North Yorkshire town split in two by the Christmas floods has finally been reunited by a footbridge.

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

12 February 2016 - 5:31pm
The week's best reads

Coldplay sales surge after Super Bowl

12 February 2016 - 5:30pm
The band's A Head Full Of Dreams tops the album chart for the first time after their performance at the Super Bowl.

10 things we didn't know last week

12 February 2016 - 5:24pm
Horses can tell when you're angry, and more news nuggets

Go Figure: The week in numbers

12 February 2016 - 5:24pm
The week's big numbers, visualised

VIDEO: Who is Russia's Patriarch Kirill?

12 February 2016 - 5:19pm
The Russian Orthodox Church leader is in Cuba for an historic meeting with Pope Francis. BBC Monitoring profiles Patriarch Kirill.

Saturday's Championship previews

12 February 2016 - 5:18pm
Team news and match stats for Saturday's 11 games in the Championship.

Eight children injured in car collision

12 February 2016 - 5:18pm
Eight girls aged between 11 and 17 are injured in a collision with a car in Liverpool.

Assad vows to retake all of Syria

12 February 2016 - 5:05pm
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad vows to retake "the whole country", but says the involvement of regional powers means it could take "a long time".

Paedophiles use Facebook to swap images

12 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Paedophiles are using secret groups on Facebook to post and swap obscene images of children, a BBC investigation finds.

Streetmap loses Google court challenge

12 February 2016 - 4:48pm
A website that accused Google of abusing its "dominant position" in the online search market by "driving traffic" to Google Maps has lost its High Court action.

Pages