The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 19 hours 24 min ago
Russian military planes flew near UK airspace, causing "disruption to civil aviation" and prompting RAF jets to "escort" them, the Foreign Office says.
European Parliament President Martin Schulz says Greece will seek "common ground" with its European partners after meeting Alexis Tsipras.
Tommy Thompson appears in court after two years on the run, accused of cheating investors out of proceeds from a 19th century shipwreck haul.
At least seven people, including four babies, are killed and many wounded in a gas tank explosion outside a maternity hospital in Mexico City.
Microsoft's founder says we should worry that AI escape our control, despite claims to the contrary by a Microsoft Research chief.
Wintry images of UK's most widespread snow so far this year
Government school league tables are branded a "nonsense", after numerous changes to the way grades are recognised left more schools failing.
Discs containing information from three of the UK's most sensitive inquiries have gone missing after being put in the post.
An abandoned micro-pig, thought to be an unwanted Christmas present, has a new home after an RSPCA appeal.
A Canadian ice climber stuns visitors to Niagara Falls by climbing up a frozen section of the famous gorge.
A neo-Nazi is jailed for five years for a racially motivated attack on an Asian man on the day of Fusilier Lee Rigby's funeral.
Snowstorms bring travel chaos to northern England, closing more than 300 schools, roads and airports.
Snow showers are continuing to affect the road network across Northern Ireland on Thursday and there is also the risk of ice on roads.
Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is "anxious and excited" as he prepares to return from five months out injured.
The NHS is under intense pressure, yet public satisfaction appears to be at a record high.
A man who was found stabbed to death in Belfast may have been involved in a row in a nearby flat that spilled out onto the street, police say.
Chelsea's Diego Costa will contest the violent conduct charge he faces over an alleged stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can.
Israel says it has received a message from Lebanese militant group Hezbollah indicating it opposes military escalation after lethal clashes.
The funeral of Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who was found dead in his home on 18 January, is held in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.