BBC News

Subscribe to BBC News feed BBC News
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 1 hour 45 min ago

VIDEO: More UK medics travel to Ebola area

21 October 2014 - 6:49pm
International development secretary Justine Greening travels with soldiers from the Royal Army Medical Corps to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.

ICC warns Kenya on Kenyatta leaks

21 October 2014 - 6:26pm
The International Criminal Court warns the Kenyan government against leaking information from President Uhuru Kenyatta's case to the media.

VIDEO: Polish MEP on joining UKIP group

21 October 2014 - 6:18pm
The BBC's Damian Grammaticas speaks to Robert Iwaszkiewicz about joining the UKIP grouping in the European Parliament

Ambassador demands Top Gear apology

21 October 2014 - 5:55pm
The Argentine ambassador to the UK calls for the BBC to make a public apology following the row over an edition of Top Gear filmed in the South American country.

Canada attacker's passport 'seized'

21 October 2014 - 5:47pm
Man who attacked two Canadian soldiers in deadly hit-and-run was radical who had had passport seized, police say.

Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence

21 October 2014 - 5:46pm
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

My Man Utd not antiquated - Ferguson

21 October 2014 - 5:21pm
Sir Alex Ferguson defends himself against suggestions David Moyes inherited an "antiquated" structure at Manchester United.

Man guilty of hotel hammer attacks

21 October 2014 - 5:19pm
A man who beat three sisters with a claw hammer in a London hotel while their children slept alongside them is found guilty of attempted murder.

Door still open for Jones - Gatland

21 October 2014 - 5:16pm
Wales coach Warren Gatland says the "door is not closed" for Adam Jones after omitting him from the squad for the autumn Tests.

NHS reputation 'dragged through mud'

21 October 2014 - 5:15pm
Health Minister Mark Drakeford launches a stinging attack on the Conservatives for trying to drag the reputation of the Welsh NHS "through the mud" for "partisan political purposes".

Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

21 October 2014 - 5:08pm
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

Hillsborough officer 'not leant on'

21 October 2014 - 4:51pm
A former police inspector who was on duty during the Hillsborough disaster denies he was "leant on" to ensure his statements "toed the party line".

Egypt 'sets appeal' for journalists

21 October 2014 - 4:46pm
An appeal against the sentences of three jailed al-Jazeera journalists will be heard by an Egyptian court on 1 January, relatives say.

Timberlake settles Heat legal action

21 October 2014 - 4:38pm
Celebrity magazine Heat apologises to actor and singer Justin Timberlake and his wife Jessica Biel after publishing a "false and unfounded story" questioning their marriage.

Tributes paid to ex-Australian PM

21 October 2014 - 4:25pm
Tributes have been paid to Australia's controversial former prime minister Gough Whitlam who died on Tuesday at the age of 98.

Who are the Kurds?

21 October 2014 - 4:22pm
Between 20 and 30 million Kurds make up the fourth-largest ethnic group in the Middle East, but they have never obtained statehood.

What about the pro-European Conservatives?

21 October 2014 - 4:15pm
Where have all the pro-European Conservatives gone?

Police hunt links to Indiana killings

21 October 2014 - 4:11pm
Authorities in two US states are reviewing unsolved cases for links to an Indiana man being held on suspicion of killing seven women.

NHS drafts in extra A&E doctors

21 October 2014 - 4:06pm
The NHS is recruiting about 260 extra doctors in an effort to ease pressure on accident and emergency units in England, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says.

Activists talk Hong Kong over canapés

21 October 2014 - 3:59pm
Activists discuss Hong Kong protests over champagne

Pages