The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 9 min 42 sec ago
Villagers are left with their neighbours' phone numbers following repair work by BT Openreach engineers.
Tory MP Bernard Jenkin claims David Cameron watered down union reforms to ensure their support the EU referendum, telling MPs "this stinks".
Claims against the Sun newspaper by phone-hacking victims can go ahead, a High Court judge rules.
James Bond director Sam Mendes will head the jury at this year's Venice International Film Festival.
Twelve current and former Volkswagen managers will be paid about £49m for 2015 despite record losses.
A passenger plane thought to have been struck as it approached Heathrow airport was probably not hit by a drone after all, the government says.
Tata Steel UK's chief executive says the government needs to do more to help it find a buyer.
Lego's decision to reject Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's request for a bulk order of its bricks last year was a "mistake", the toy company admits.
Staff joining the BBC are to be asked if they qualified for free school meals, in a drive to increase diversity.
A couple living near Bristol are told to restrain their cat or face having their mail deliveries suspended.
Shirley Bassey and Gary Barlow join the line-up of stars performing for the Queen as part of her 90th birthday celebrations at Windsor Castle.
Why the internet is still crazy for a five-year-old tweet
Russia has launched the first rocket from its new Vostochny cosmodrome.
The campaign of US Democrat Bernie Sanders starts laying off staff members, after a series of losses to Hillary Clinton in key states.
A group of eight influential economists have thrown their support behind the Leave campaign in the UK's referendum on EU membership.
Scientists describe the processes that drive "ice sails" - a rare and somewhat esoteric feature of debris covered glaciers.
UK house price growth slowed in April, following the surge of buying in March, according to the Nationwide Building Society
UK Sport asks British Cycling to investigate "as a matter of urgency" claims official Team GB kit is being sold online for profit.
The head of advertising giant WPP, Sir Martin Sorrell, defends his pay package as company revenues rise.
A new report, Degree of Debt, looks at where in the English-speaking world students can rack up the highest amount of debt, and BBC News asks: "Is it worth it?"