The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 5 hours 38 min ago
A four-and-a-half month-old baby girl looked 'like something from Auschwitz' when found at her home in east London, a court is told.
Police appeal for witnesses after a bin lorry was left balanced on the edge of a pier following a road accident in South Queensferry.
Ireland back up their win over South Africa as they hold off a determined Australia fight-back to edge victory in Dublin.
Colombia's Farc rebels will release five captives, including Gen Ruben Dario Alzate, next week, President Juan Manuel Santos says.
The widow of the murdered British aid worker Alan Henning told his memorial service that he was killed "for being what we should be, selfless and caring".
Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine are aimed at forcing regime change in Moscow, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.
Artist Howard Barry explains how the mass demonstrations in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson inspired him.
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel are excluded from qualifying at the Abu Dhabi GP for driving illegal cars.
Ed Miliband is insisting that Labour is still the party of working people, despite finishing third in the Rochester by-election.
A man is to appear in court charged with having a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life, after police recovered an assault rifle in west Belfast.
Scotland's new first minister Nicola Sturgeon follows in the footsteps of pop stars Beyonce and Lady Gaga by appearing at Glasgow's Hydro arena.
Thousands of Catholic pilgrims are converging on Goa in India to see the relics of Saint Francis Xavier, a 16th Century Spanish missionary.
Premier League leaders Chelsea establish a seven-point lead as goals by Diego Costa and Eden Hazard see off 10-man West Brom.
Celtic make it five successive Premiership wins but are made to work hard for the victory over Dundee.
Non-emergency police and medical phone lines are now working, Vodafone says, after technical problems disrupted services for a number of hours.
Nico Rosberg takes pole position for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi GP following mistakes by championship leader Lewis Hamilton.
The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.
Tesco and Waitrose are to change the way they display newspapers because of concerns that children are being exposed to sexualised content.
A billion pounds raised from banking fines in the UK should be spent on the NHS, Labour's shadow chancellor Ed Balls says in a speech.
The former prime minister of Portugal, Jose Socrates, has been arrested in Lisbon as part of an investigation into money-laundering and bribery.