BBC World News

The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
  1. IS 'not America's fight alone'

    President Obama hails the support of Arab nations in air strikes which reportedly killed dozens of Islamic State and jihadist militants in Syria.
  2. Miliband £2.5bn pledge 'to save NHS'

    Ed Miliband tells the Labour conference he wants to recruit 36,000 NHS doctors, nurses and other health staff - partly funded by a tax on tobacco firms and expensive homes.
  3. Hostage family receive plea for life

    The family of British hostage Alan Henning say they have received an audio file of him pleading for his life.
  4. PM: Queen purred over Scotland vote

    The Queen "purred" when David Cameron told her about Scotland's rejection of independence referendum, he apparently reveals.
  5. DJ Travis guilty of indecent assault

    Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but cleared of two further charges.