The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 19 min 17 sec ago
Experts have come up with their most accurate estimate yet for the impact of melting ice sheets and glaciers on sea level.
A deadly blast outside a hospital in the Libyan city of Benghazi may have been an accident caused by men transporting explosives, ministers say.
Trying to understand the adolescent brain
A German federal court tells Google to make sure the auto-complete results its search engine suggests are not offensive or defamatory.
A search is launched for a hillwalker who was reported to have fallen in the Torridon area of Wester Ross.
A computer programme that parents believe could be a lifeline for sick children who cannot attend school is hardly being used, the BBC has learned.
At least 50 people are feared drowned after boats carrying Rohingya Muslims capsize while fleeing a powerful cyclone off western Burma.
David Cameron is "profoundly relaxed" as MPs prepare to vote on amending the Queen's Speech over the EU.
Blackberry is expanding its BBM chat app to rival platforms, initially offering free texts on devices running Android or Apple's iOS operating systems.
Concerns that changes to AS-levels in England will harm university admissions are unfounded, the schools minister David Laws has argued in a letter to Labour.
Team Sky's Rigoberto Uran wins stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia to overtake Sir Bradley Wiggins in the general classification.
Guilty verdicts in sex grooming case
A former BBC producer is "greatly relieved" to be facing no further criminal action by police investigating sex abuse claims against Jimmy Savile, his solicitors say.
A Cornwall councillor who said disabled children should be put "down" is being investigated by police.
About 100 people are feared trapped after a four-storey building collapsed in north-eastern Rwanda, the government says.
Fifty-three people are killed and 13 villages burnt in a series of attacks by cattle herders on a farming community in Nigeria's Benue state, a local MP tells the BBC.
Uncomfortable truths of child exploitation
Video footage has emerged of an alleged CIA agent being detained in Moscow.
Strathclyde University photo competition
Measles cases in the Swansea epidemic rise by 20 over the last five days to 1,094 as health chiefs warn the uptake of vaccine is still too low.