The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 16 hours 12 min ago
A Detroit man feared for his life before he shot an unarmed black woman standing on his porch, his lawyer says at the start of his murder trial.
The Colombian armed forces kill eight rebels from the left-wing National Liberation Army in an operation in eastern Arauca province.
Changes in the Antarctic climate are showing up in the fur seal population, say scientists who have studied the animals for 30 years on the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia.
Paul Adams sees a Red Cross evacuation mission come under attack by local people in Gaza City's Shejaiya neighbourhood
Remembering the talented character actress
The story of the watch that survived Hiroshima
MH17 crisis exposes EU's own troubles
Two planes carrying bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands.
Remy has Liverpool medical, Martinez working on Lukaku deal, Messi sounded out Arsenal, Campbell set for Palace switch, plus more.
Indian and Kenyan school pupils explain what they understand about the Commonwealth Games and tried to identify the Royal family.
A pair of Amur leopards, which are said to be the rarest big cats in the world, have been born in Leicestershire.
US Secretary of State John Kerry was stopped and scanned for weapons in Egypt.
Schools in England could be allowed to offer priority places to the poorest children in their area under proposals put forward by the government.
Concept designs by famous manufacturers on show in US
BBC Click's Spencer Kelly goes behind the scenes of the TV programme The Secret Lives of Students.
Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.
Two MPs say they will seek a judicial review of emergency legislation on phone and internet data.
A 13-year-old girl is injured during a spate of shootings in the space of two hours in Sheffield.
An "aggressive Islamist agenda" was being pursued in some of the so-called Trojan horse schools in Birmingham, says a report commissioned by the Department for Education.
Parents will face prosecution if they fail to prevent their daughters undergoing female genital mutilation or forced marriage under new measures being announced.