BBC World News

The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
  1. Ashya brother defends arrested parents

    A boy with a brain tumour whose parents took him from a hospital against medical advice had everything he needed to be safe, his brother says.
  2. Coalition locked in terror aim talks

    Negotiations between Conservatives and Lib Dems are to continue ahead of the unveiling of a new plan to tackle the threat of Islamic extremists.
  3. Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

    Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.
  4. Russia urges Ukraine ceasefire talks

    An "immediate ceasefire" in Ukraine must be the priority for key negotiations taking place on Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.
  5. Xenon and argon banned for athletes

    Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.