Login for Bowdoin-only view | ?
The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 9 min 23 sec ago
The World Health Organization has declared its South East Asia region polio-free, so 80% of the world is now officially free of the disease.
Dozens of people in Bolivia clash with police in a protest against the construction of a military anti-drugs base in a coca-growing area.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage stands by his attack on the EU's actions in Ukraine after criticism from Nick Clegg.
The UN General Assembly declares Crimea's Moscow-backed referendum illegal, as the IMF and US back loans for Ukraine.
Education Secretary Michael Gove's concession that teachers deserve more pay was among the headlines from School Report's interviews with leading politicians.
Education Secretary Michael Gove says teachers should be paid more, in an interview with 12 pupils as part of School Report's biggest annual News Day.
The US Air Force sacks nine mid-level nuclear commanders and will discipline dozens in a widening test cheating scandal, officials say.
A 48-year-old man is charged with the murder of two Catholic workmen in north Belfast in May 1994.
Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville agree a deal to purchase non-league Salford City.
Autism and healthy eating, selfies and samba are among the subjects covered by more than 30,000 students from over 1,000 schools on the BBC News School Report News Day.
Scientists have created the first synthetic chromosome for yeast in a landmark for biological engineering.
Former deputy speaker Nigel Evans enters the witness box at his trial and tells a jury he did not rape or sexually assault anyone.
The sound of an underground explosion at a Swansea Valley pit where four men died was "like a jet engine", a court is told.
Stuart Broad says Alex Hales' century for England against Sri Lanka in the World T20 is one of the best he has seen.
El Salvador's Arena party finally accepts the defeat of its candidate to former rebel leader Salvador Sanchez Ceren in a tight vote earlier this month.
Stress tests will look at the ability of banks to withstand a shock from the housing market, says the Bank of England.
The police watchdog identifies 13 "suspects" among retired and serving officers at the centre of the probe into the Hillsborough investigation.
Five scandals involving the US Secret Service
A coroner records an open verdict at the inquest into the death of Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky.
Politicians and well-wishers gathered at Westminster on Thursday to bid an emotional farewell to former Labour minister Tony Benn.