The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 2 hours 37 min ago
An Indian woman dies and 15 others are in hospital following sterilisation surgery - a day after 13 women in the same area died after similar operations.
Archaeologists in northern Greece find a skeleton inside a tomb from the time of Alexander the Great, and believe it belonged to a general.
Dramatic CCTV footage is released of a shopkeeper using a pole to fight off a masked man who was attacking him with a machete.
British actor Warren Clarke, best known for TV role in Dalziel And Pascoe, has died aged 67, his agent confirms.
Growth in average earnings for UK workers overtakes inflation for the first time in five years, while unemployment falls again, official figures show.
Car bombs are detonated in the eastern Libyan cities of Tobruk and al-Bayda, with at least five people reported killed.