The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Labour makes "no sense whatsoever" on Europe, David Cameron says, after Ed Miliband casts doubt on whether his party would hold an EU referendum.
3/12/2014 5:44:48 PM
Two women die and 18 others are injured as a gas leak sparks an explosion which levels two buildings in East Harlem, New York City.
3/12/2014 5:14:41 PM
Oscar Pistorius was not wearing prosthetic legs when he broke down a door to reach his girlfriend, his murder trial hears from a forensic expert.
3/12/2014 5:43:29 PM
A second alleged victim tells the Max Clifford trial that she wanted to kill herself following repeated sexual abuse by the publicist.
3/12/2014 5:50:41 PM
The G7 group of industrial nations calls on Russia to stop moves to "annex" Crimea, as Ukraine warns of a Russian military build-up at the border.
3/12/2014 4:50:37 PM
Malaysia says the last message from a Malaysia Airlines plane suggests everything was normal on board before it vanished over the South China Sea.
3/12/2014 1:40:17 PM
A former Conservative councillor tells a court he saw a man "thrashing around" trying to free himself from MP Nigel Evans on a night out in Blackpool.
3/12/2014 4:31:07 PM
The attorney general's decision to block publication of letters written by the Prince of Wales to government ministers is ruled unlawful.
3/12/2014 12:22:55 PM
A survivor of a serious motorbike accident has pioneering surgery to reconstruct his face using a series of 3D printed parts.
3/12/2014 10:09:19 AM
David Cameron says his belief in Israel is "unbreakable" as he urges the country's MPs to pursue a deal with Palestinians to end all conflict.
3/12/2014 5:49:26 PM
Troubled security firm G4S pays the UK government £108.9m for the tagging scandal, and admits that 2013 was "an extremely challenging year".
3/12/2014 3:03:17 PM
Broadcaster Chris Tarrant had a "mini-stroke" while flying from Bangkok to London earlier this month from which he is now recovering in hospital, his manager confirms.
3/12/2014 11:43:42 AM
Reclusive British street artist Banksy reworks one of his most celebrated pieces to mark the third anniversary of the ongoing conflict in Syria.
3/12/2014 10:53:07 AM
Peacocks make fake sex sounds to attract females’ attention, say scientists.
3/12/2014 7:48:36 AM
Sire De Grugy wins a Cheltenham race for the first time as he cruises to the Queen Mother Champion Chase.
3/12/2014 5:34:42 PM
England coach Ashley Giles insists sacking Kevin Pietersen was correct despite the T20 series defeat in West Indies.
3/12/2014 4:38:57 PM
The family of former F1 racer Michael Schumacher says he is showing "small, encouraging signs" in his fight for recovery after a skiing accident.
3/12/2014 8:12:47 AM
Song open to Man Utd move, Rooney admits to Old Trafford frustration, Hernandez to exit Old Trafford, plus more
3/12/2014 2:16:53 PM
As the great Brian O'Driscoll prepares for his final Test, which other centres make up Jeremy Guscott's own top 10?
3/12/2014 2:38:16 PM
The national minimum wage will increase by 19p an hour to £6.50, the government has announced.
3/12/2014 12:07:45 PM
Chinese teachers would help English students become more confident with maths, a CBI executive has claimed.
3/12/2014 11:32:07 AM
The Home Office says border checks are still a priority after an official reveals its key e-Borders programme has been "terminated".
3/12/2014 4:30:23 PM
Some MPs make the headlines at Prime Minister's Questions for their behaviour, and not just what they say.
3/12/2014 1:24:50 PM
Cuts to mental health services in England will put lives at risk, as funds are reduced for schemes aimed at reducing suicides, ministers are warned.
3/12/2014 12:38:46 AM
A long-running court case set to be heard in the Court of Appeal has reignited the debate over drinking while pregnant.
3/12/2014 7:58:19 AM
Up to 60 Chinese maths teachers are to be brought to England raise standards in schools - as a campaign is launched to improve numeracy levels.
3/12/2014 12:38:04 AM
A robotic companion is helping children with autism learn and develop communication skills.
3/10/2014 9:25:54 AM
Google has bought up much of Green Throttle Games, a firm that created gaming peripherals, for an undisclosed sum.
3/12/2014 3:51:09 PM
Inventors at the South by Southwest festival show how to print smartphone photos onto old Polaroid film.
3/10/2014 11:30:04 AM
Light pollution is having an impact on the regeneration of tropical rainforests because it disrupts the behaviour of seed dispersing bats, a study suggests.
3/11/2014 2:50:05 PM
Dr Paolo Bombelli, a biochemist at the University of Cambridge, discusses how moss was used to power a radio.
3/10/2014 11:32:44 AM
Long-running US sitcom The Big Bang Theory is extended for a further three series, broadcaster CBS announces.
3/12/2014 5:09:18 PM
Actress Marcia Gay Harden talks about playing Christian Grey's mother in Fifty Shades of Grey
3/12/2014 12:50:45 PM
Mary Berry has caused consternation among the dinner party-giving classes by suggesting that cheese should come before dessert.
3/11/2014 1:13:37 PM
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was elected to the rubber-stamp parliament with 100% votes on Monday. He's not the only leader to win an election with ease.
3/11/2014 11:27:34 AM
Some papers say Labour's Ed Miliband will declare an in/out EU referendum "unlikely" under Labour, while others mark the death of union boss Bob Crow.
3/12/2014 6:20:52 AM
Two police officers face a gross misconduct hearing after an officer was shot dead in a training exercise.
3/12/2014 5:09:22 PM
Passengers using Heathrow's new Terminal 2 are warned to expect early teething problems.
3/12/2014 4:22:03 PM
The size of Scotland's public spending deficit has risen, according to the latest Scottish government estimates.
3/12/2014 5:02:23 PM
Hampden Stadium has been unveiled as an athletics arena as work to transform it nears completion ahead of Glasgow 2014.
3/12/2014 2:29:48 AM
Patients raise serious concerns about how people with eating disorders are treated in Northern Ireland.
3/12/2014 5:58:07 PM
The final bill for settling hearing loss claims by former RUC officers could be almost a quarter of a billion pounds.
3/12/2014 5:40:22 PM
Cardiac services face a shake-up at four district hospitals in mid and west Wales after a critical review by a panel of UK leading heart specialists.
3/12/2014 4:58:23 PM
A tribunal involving a charity worker sacked after his bosses saw footage of him wrestling a shark while he was off sick, is not going ahead after a settlement.
3/12/2014 2:01:41 PM
South Africa accuses three expelled Rwandan diplomats of links to the murder and attempted murder of dissidents living in South Africa.
3/12/2014 3:10:18 PM
Former Libyan PM Ali Zeidan has left the country, reports say, despite a travel ban being imposed after he lost a confidence vote in parliament.
3/12/2014 10:39:44 AM
Prosecutors in Switzerland open a money laundering investigation into Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of the president of Uzbekistan.
3/12/2014 1:32:40 PM
Australia's foreign minister says there is "no great demand" to change the national flag, after New Zealand announced a referendum on its flag.
3/12/2014 5:10:28 AM
Turkish police fire tear gas and water cannon at protesters in Istanbul after the funeral of a teenager wounded in anti-government clashes last year.
3/12/2014 5:30:29 PM
European states outside the eurozone help the EU's slow industrial recovery at the start of the year.
3/12/2014 1:24:31 PM
Conservative Salvadorean presidential candidate Norman Quijano demands a new election after preliminary results suggest he has lost.
3/12/2014 1:44:33 PM
Mexican vigilante leader Hipolito Mora is detained as a suspect in the killing of two fellow vigilantes in Michoacan
3/12/2014 10:53:30 AM
Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired more than 30 rockets at southern Israel, officials say, the heaviest barrage since November 2012.
3/12/2014 5:53:26 PM
Israel's parliament approves legislation that will end exemptions from military conscription for ultra-Orthodox Jewish seminary students.
3/12/2014 1:51:05 PM
A man who spent more than 25 years on death row in the US state of Louisiana walks free from prison after his 1988 murder conviction is overturned.
3/12/2014 5:30:53 AM
The Hollywood actress plans more surgery to reduce her chances of getting cancer.
3/12/2014 12:08:25 PM
Emergency crews respond to an explosion
3/12/2014 4:46:13 PM
Thousands join funeral of a Berkin Elvan
3/12/2014 3:39:28 PM
Readers' photos on the theme of delicate
3/12/2014 5:00:34 PM
24 hours of news photos: 12 March
3/12/2014 12:55:06 PM
RMT general secretary Bob Crow dies
3/11/2014 12:04:49 PM
24 hours of news photos: 11 March
3/11/2014 1:12:27 PM
A student's portraits of Cornish Bards
3/10/2014 11:05:30 AM
Harry Hook's photos of tribes in Africa
3/10/2014 12:20:19 AM
MPs take evidence from the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney.
3/11/2014 3:16:07 PM
3/12/2014 10:02:15 AM
The Commonwealth Games athletics venue at Hampden Park in Glasgow has been officially unveiled.
3/12/2014 1:02:48 PM
A man who spent nearly three decades on death row in a Louisiana jail has walked free.
3/12/2014 6:36:18 AM
On day eight of the trial of Oscar Pistorius, a forensics expert is asked to demonstrate how the bathroom door could have been hit with a cricket bat.
3/12/2014 11:01:50 AM
A Metropolitan policeman has been sentenced to a community order after punching a suspected shoplifter at a shop in Regent Street, London in November 2012.
3/11/2014 9:24:23 PM
The brother of a British man who blew himself up in Syria has told Newsnight he should be regarded as a hero who combated the regime, not a terrorist.
3/11/2014 11:39:31 PM
In Nigeria, Central Bank governor Lamido Sanusi was suspended after he accused the state oil company, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), of failing to account for $20bn in oil revenues.
3/12/2014 6:45:57 AM
Up to 60 Shanghai maths teachers are to be brought to England to raise standards, in an exchange arranged by the Department for Education.
3/12/2014 10:04:53 AM
The Briton who drove a truck bomb into a prison
3/12/2014 12:43:16 AM
How do you track a plane?
3/12/2014 4:59:53 PM
How dangerous can domestic cats be to humans?
3/12/2014 12:15:12 PM
Rock duo The Pierces share a photo diary of their new album
3/12/2014 8:03:39 AM
Do certain words stop young girls being ambitious?
3/12/2014 3:08:14 PM
The dark side of life in a US boomtown
3/12/2014 12:47:44 PM
How one man's "boring" game became unlikely smash hit
3/12/2014 12:22:19 PM
Did a viral video help Obamacare?
3/12/2014 5:42:43 PM
Labour and Europe - is that clear now?
3/12/2014 9:58:58 AM
Building on the suburban dream
3/12/2014 4:15:15 PM