BBC News

Syndicate content BBC News - Home
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 3 hours 17 min ago

Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years

3 hours 25 min ago
Ex-singer Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years for historical sex abuse against three girls between 1975-1980.
Categories: International News

'Ukraine's eastern threat to stay'

3 hours 29 min ago
Ukraine's president says a "military threat from the east" will remain even if a truce with rebels holds, a warning seen as a reference to Russia.
Categories: International News

Stamp prices set to increase by 1p

3 hours 31 min ago
The cost of first and second class stamps are each to rise by 1p from 30 March, Royal Mail announces.
Categories: International News

Dress colour debate goes global

3 hours 36 min ago
Gold and white or black and blue? A debate about dress colour becomes an internet sensation.
Categories: International News

Lake searched in missing teen hunt

3 hours 36 min ago
A lake is to be searched as police attempt to locate a teenager who has been missing for more than a week.
Categories: International News

'No barriers' to income tax poll

3 hours 36 min ago
A new devolution package for Wales removes "the last remaining barriers" to an income tax referendum, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
Categories: International News

Man who raped boy at nursery jailed

3 hours 41 min ago
A man who was found guilty of raping a young boy at a nursery and of sexually abusing a girl is jailed for eight years.
Categories: International News

#TheDress - What's behind it all?

3 hours 45 min ago
What colour is this dress? It's a question that's been trending on Twitter for hours. How?
Categories: International News

Third arrest in Copenhagen shootings

3 hours 49 min ago
Danish police arrest a third man suspected of aiding a gunman who killed two people in attacks in Copenhagen earlier this month.
Categories: International News

Ugandan police 'abuse gay people'

3 hours 56 min ago
Ugandan police harass and physically abuse gay people in custody, including subjecting them to intrusive examinations, a rights report says.
Categories: International News

Police win right to Boston tapes

4 hours 2 min ago
Police have won the right to listen to Boston College interviews by loyalist Winston 'Winkie' Rea but tapes remain secret in case of another appeal.
Categories: International News

Start date for 'Devo Manc' NHS plan

4 hours 8 min ago
Greater Manchester will begin taking control of its health budget from April after a devolution agreement is signed by the Chancellor George Osborne.
Categories: International News

US-Bangladesh writer hacked to death

4 hours 15 min ago
Attackers hack to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger who campaigned for a secular society, sparking a protest by hundreds of students.
Categories: International News

German MPs back Greek loan extension

4 hours 26 min ago
German MPs vote overwhelmingly to extend financial aid to Greece by another four months, despite public scepticism.
Categories: International News

Widow wants 'Jihadi John' alive

4 hours 27 min ago
The widow of a man killed by "Jihadi John", the masked Islamic State militant identified on Thursday as a man from London, says she wants him caught alive.
Categories: International News

England starts for Nowell and Goode

4 hours 31 min ago
Jack Nowell and Alex Goode are named in England's starting XV to face Ireland in the Six Nations on Sunday.
Categories: International News

De Villiers sets record in SA win

4 hours 33 min ago
AB de Villiers hits the fastest 150 in ODIs as South Africa condemn West Indies to a World Cup record-equalling 257-run defeat.
Categories: International News

Account data stolen in TalkTalk hack

4 hours 35 min ago
TalkTalk customers are being warned about scammers who managed to steal account numbers and names from the company's computers.
Categories: International News

Harrison Ford back for Blade Runner

4 hours 35 min ago
Harrison Ford will reprise his role as police officer Rick Deckard in the forthcoming Blade Runner sequel, it is confirmed.
Categories: International News

Labour to reveal tuition fee cut plan

4 hours 40 min ago
Ed Miliband is to say £9,000 tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and will set out how Labour would fund a reduction.
Categories: International News