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: 57 min 41 sec ago

Cyclist, 15, killed in stab murder

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:00
A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death when three men attacked him while he was cycling with friends, police say.

'Mad chicken woman' sells round egg

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:35
A "perfectly spherical" chicken egg, thought to be "one-in-a-billion" sells online for £480 with the money going to charity.

Supreme India crush outclassed UAE

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:20
India bowl out United Arab Emirates for 102, the lowest total yet at the World Cup, before racing to victory in 18.5 overs.

Pedestrian dies in M8 accident

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:19
A man has died after being struck by a car on the M8 between Livingston and Bathgate, police confirm.

Missing girl's family continue search

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:05
Family and friends of missing teenager Rebecca Watts gather again to look for her as police continue to search lakes and rivers.

Obama leads Leonard Nimoy tributes

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 10:55
President Obama is among those paying tribute to Leonard Nimoy, the Star Trek actor who has died aged 83, saying: "I loved Spock."

Pegida UK stages first demonstration

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 10:54
Protestors gather to demonstrate against the first rally in Britain by a group opposed to what it calls the "Islamisation of Europe".

'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 10:54
UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space.

NI applies to EU over cattle disease

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 10:12
Stormont's Department of Agriculture is to apply to the European Union for Northern Ireland cattle to be declared free of the disease brucellosis.

The rise of Yemen's Houthi rebels

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 10:11
Ansar Allah, or the Houthi movement, began as a defence of the Zaidi religious tradition but experienced several major transformations in arriving at its current dominance of Yemeni politics, Charles Schmitz writes.

Driver quizzed over boy's death

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 10:02
A 25-year-old man is still being questioned on suspicion of causing the death of a boy by dangerous driving.

VIDEO: Mariupol's volunteer defence force

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 09:19
Fighting has died down in Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions in recent days, after a ceasefire agreed between the government and pro-Russian rebels.

Lesotho votes in snap elections

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 09:12
People in Lesotho are voting in polls aimed at resolving political tensions following an attempted coup last year.

VIDEO: Samurai prince escapes wig ordeal

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 08:52
Prince William was transformed into a samurai warlord, but escaped the ordeal of wearing a wig, as he visited Japan's public broadcaster NHK.

England set for key Sri Lanka clash

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 08:48
Ex-spinner Graeme Swann on who England should drop and how to stop Kumar Sangakkara in Sunday's "must-win" group game.

England women win NZ ODI series

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 08:17
England's women defeated New Zealand by five wickets in the final ODI between the sides, and sealed the series victory.

Funeral held for Bath crash victim

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 08:16
The funeral is due to take place for one of the victims of a crash involving a 30-tonne tipper truck in Bath that killed four people.

NZ scrape to victory over Australia

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 08:07
New Zealand survive a late collapse to beat Australia by one wicket in a thrilling climax to their World Cup Pool A game.

William dressed as samurai warrior

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 08:05
The Duke of Cambridge dresses as a famous samurai warrior during a visit to the set of a long-running historical drama in Japan.

Nyong'o stolen dress 'recovered'

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 08:02
A dress "resembling" the $150,000 (£97,000) outfit worn by Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Oscars has been found, Los Angeles police say.

Pages