BBC News Feed

Subscribe to BBC News Feed feed BBC News Feed
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 22 min 58 sec ago

Macedonia police fight 'terrorists'

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 19:21
Police in Macedonia are fighting a heavily-armed group from an unidentified neighbouring state, say officials.

Labour leadership search begins

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 18:58
Senior Labour MPs take soundings as the party begins its search for a new leader to replace Ed Miliband following the Conservatives' election victory.

Pole vital for title bid - Rosberg

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 18:40
Nico Rosberg says beating Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Spanish GP is important for his title challenge.

UK student killed in Nepal earthquake

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 18:39
Tributes are paid to British backpacker Matthew Carapiet by his family as they confirm he was killed in the Nepal earthquake.

Indonesia frees political prisoners

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 18:30
Indonesian President Joko Widodo orders the release of five political prisoners in restive Papua province and lifts travel restrictions on foreign journalists.

Dominant Kvitova wins Madrid Open

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 18:15
Petra Kvitova blends power and precision to crush Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1 6-2 in the Madrid Open final.

VIDEO: V Day celebration outside Bolshoi Theatre

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 18:15
Russians took to the streets outside the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow to celebrate 70 years since the end of World War Two.

Hull City 0-1 Burnley

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 17:08
Burnley are relegated from the Premier League after one season despite a first win in seven games, over Hull.

NHS trust 'sorry' for cancer scare

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 16:50
Hospital bosses in Sussex apologise after about 850 patients were sent leaflets in error suggesting they might have cancer.

UKIP takes control of first council

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 16:29
UKIP wins control of its first council in the UK, gaining overall control of Thanet District Council in Kent.

Parade for 100 years since WW1 march

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 16:14
Thousands of people turn out for a parade to mark 100 years since soldiers marched through Belfast city centre before leaving for World War One.

Farron 'determined to play big role'

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 16:10
Tim Farron, one of the favourites to replace Nick Clegg as Liberal Democrat leader, says he will decide whether to put himself forward "in the next few days".

Moores sacked, Strauss gets ECB job

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 16:08
England coach Peter Moores is sacked after former captain Andrew Strauss is appointed as the new national director of cricket.

Move to decommission oil platform

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 15:59
Fairfield Energy announces plans to decommission its Dunlin Alpha platform in the North Sea.

Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 15:33
Lewis Hamilton is beaten in qualifying for the first time this season as Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg takes pole in Spain.

Ennis-Hill third in comeback race

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 15:29
Jessica Ennis-Hill marked her return to competitive athletics with third place in the 100m hurdles at the Great City Games in Manchester.

'Moores a good man treated badly'

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 15:22
It might be right to remove Peter Moores as England coach, but it has been handled disgracefully, says Jonathan Agnew.

Charlotte Church joins city protest

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 15:15
Singer Charlotte Church joins a rally in Cardiff, protesting against austerity cuts, after attacking Tory "bogey men" on Twitter.

Voters 'influenced by TV debates'

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 15:13
More than a third of voters were influenced by the TV debates between the political leaders in the run-up to the general election, a survey finds.

Everton 0-2 Sunderland

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 15:06
Danny Graham and Jermain Defoe score as Sunderland drag themselves out of the relegation zone with a vital win at Everton.