BBC World News

The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
  1. 'Record number' of low-paid Britons

    A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests.
  2. Police in central Edinburgh incident

    An area in central Edinburgh has been cordoned off as police officers deal with an incident.
  3. Labour row: Salmond blames Miliband

    Ed Miliband is to blame for Johann Lamont quitting as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Alex Salmond has claims.
  4. Most UK profit warnings since 2008

    Profit warnings by UK-listed firms rise to the their highest summer level for six years, according to forecaster EY.
  5. Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria

    A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State is believed to have been killed.