BBC World News

The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
  1. Search for S Korea ferry passengers

    Emergency services continue to search for nearly 300 people unaccounted for after a ferry carrying more than 470 sank off South Korea.
  2. Key Geneva talks over Ukraine crisis

    Senior officials from the US, Russia, the EU and Ukraine meet in Geneva as differences over the crisis in eastern Ukraine deepen.
  3. Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'

    Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.
  4. Busiest Easter day on roads expected

    Motorists are braced for what is set to be the busiest day of the year on the roads so far, with up to 16m cars expected to be used over Easter.
  5. Catholic Church refuses poll request

    The Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales turns down a request by members for the results of a sexual ethics survey to be made public.