BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. MI5 'approached Woolwich suspect'Sat, 25 May 2013 09:03:53 GMT
Murder suspect Michael Adebolajo was asked by MI5 to work for them six months ago, a friend claims in a BBC Newsnight interview, before he is arrested on BBC premises.
Tiger attack wildlife worker diesSat, 25 May 2013 00:25:01 GMT
A woman attacked by a tiger at the Cumbria wildlife park where she worked dies of her injuries.
Warnings over flagship projectsSat, 25 May 2013 04:16:02 GMT
More than 30 of the coalition's flagship schemes, including the West Coast Main Line scheme, are at serious risk of failure, a government report warns.
Two held after plane alert over UKFri, 24 May 2013 17:24:47 GMT
Two men are held on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft after RAF jets were scrambled to escort a Pakistan Airlines plane in UK airspace.
PC accused of police station assaultFri, 24 May 2013 21:37:07 GMT
A Metropolitan Police officer is charged with assaulting a person at a north London police station.
Oil air deaths memorial unveiledSat, 25 May 2013 00:58:12 GMT
A memorial dedicated to 79 people who lost their lives in four oil industry-related air accidents around Shetland is due to be unveiled.
Biker dies in crash on Severn BridgeFri, 24 May 2013 20:28:11 GMT
A motorcyclist dies in a crash on the second Severn Crossing, which closed the M4 eastbound, causing long tailbacks.
Two held in hospital gun alertSat, 25 May 2013 04:57:07 GMT
A man and a woman are arrested at Salford Royal Hospital on suspicion of possessing a gun.
Big rise in medical trial volunteersFri, 24 May 2013 16:57:21 GMT
The number of people volunteering to take part in clinical trials in England has trebled in the past five years.
Heathrow back to normal after 'fire'Sat, 25 May 2013 05:02:13 GMT
Heathrow operator BAA says it is expecting business as usual on Saturday after a British Airways plane had to return to the airport to make an emergency landing on Friday morning.
Arrest follows motorway closureFri, 24 May 2013 18:59:21 GMT
Suspected fuel thieves closed a stretch of the M6 in Warwickshire after police were called to reports of a "suspicious vehicle" in Warwickshire.
Shakespeare's signature goes on showFri, 24 May 2013 20:23:42 GMT
A "priceless" signature by William Shakespeare is to go on display at an exhibition at the London Metropolitan Archives.
Calvin Harris headlines Big WeekendFri, 24 May 2013 23:47:05 GMT
Calvin Harris headlines day one of Radio 1's Big Weekend in Londonderry.
Families return home after explosionSat, 25 May 2013 08:41:35 GMT
A security alert in south Belfast has now ended after reports of an explosion in the area late on Friday evening.
City's historic windows protectedSat, 25 May 2013 08:29:24 GMT
Belfast City Hall's historic stained glass windows are protected as a precaution during the G8 economic summit next month.
Factory fire crews dampen downSat, 25 May 2013 08:42:47 GMT
Firefighters remain at the site of a large blaze at a factory in Flintshire dampening down.
Last drop-in MMR clinic is heldSat, 25 May 2013 08:38:58 GMT
The last drop-in MMR vaccination clinic is being held on Saturday as figures in the Swansea measles epidemic suggest a slowing down of new cases.
No Whyte-Green link over RangersFri, 24 May 2013 16:45:29 GMT
Former chief executive Charles Green is cleared of having close links with former Rangers owner Craig Whyte.
Man injured in house fire escapeSat, 25 May 2013 08:52:17 GMT
A man suffers burns to his hands and face, and a broken leg, as he escaped from a house fire in East Lothian.
Two questioned after UK plane alertSat, 25 May 2013 05:46:26 GMT
Two men are questioned on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft after RAF jets were scrambled to escort a Pakistan Airlines plane in UK airspace.
Daughter criticises murder inquiryFri, 24 May 2013 20:42:40 GMT
The daughter of a man killed on his way home from a Birmingham mosque says she believes his death was racially-motivated and criticises the police inquiry into his death.
Townsend faces FA gambling chargeFri, 24 May 2013 18:36:37 GMT
Andros Townsend pulls out of the England Under-21s European Championship squad following FA betting charge.
Blackburn appoint Bowyer as managerFri, 24 May 2013 20:19:59 GMT
McIlroy & Donald miss Wentworth cutFri, 24 May 2013 17:52:24 GMT
Rory McIlroy and Luke Donald miss the cut at the PGA Championship at Wentworth as Francesco Molinari leads by one shot.
What do radical Islamists actually believe in?Fri, 24 May 2013 10:34:21 GMT
After a British soldier was killed in south London, apparently by Islamist fundamentalists, Dr Usama Hasan explains how to tackle their beliefs.
How to speak FranglaisFri, 24 May 2013 15:54:55 GMT
Bonjour, mes amis antiques, let's parler Franglais, as le late grand auteur and smith des bonnes mots, Miles Kington, used to dire.
The Loop: Kulture KlubFri, 24 May 2013 15:48:01 GMT
Welcome to the Loop, the Magazine's weekly letters column, including the best of your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook.
Calls grow for 'snoopers' charter'Fri, 24 May 2013 09:51:27 GMT
London Mayor Boris Johnson adds his voice to suggestions the Communications Data Bill could be revived after the murder of a soldier in a London street.
Bercow's McAlpine tweet libellousFri, 24 May 2013 15:16:53 GMT
Sally Bercow says she is "surprised and disappointed" after the High Court rules a tweet she published about Tory peer Lord McAlpine was libellous.
BBC abandons £100m digital projectFri, 24 May 2013 11:51:25 GMT
The BBC is to close its Digital Media Initiative, with director general Tony Hall saying it had "wasted a huge amount of licence fee payers' money".
VIDEO: House of CommonsTue, 21 May 2013 19:06:34 GMT
MPs approve same-sex marriage plans at third reading despite significant opposition.
VIDEO: Yachtsman saved by call to JewsonsFri, 24 May 2013 19:50:27 GMT
A yachtsman who went overboard off the French coast is saved after his colleague called builders' store Jewsons.
VIDEO: Zoo worker dies after tiger attackSat, 25 May 2013 07:30:14 GMT
A zoo keeper has died after being attacked by a Sumatran tiger in the big cat enclosure at South Lakes Wild Animal Park in Cumbria.
VIDEO: Cheese-maker warned over hill rollSat, 25 May 2013 07:36:30 GMT
The woman who has supplied the wheel of cheese for Gloucester's famous annual cheese-rolling event has been told by police she may be liable for legal action.
VIDEO: Flintshire fire 'stay indoors' warningFri, 24 May 2013 18:39:48 GMT
Residents have been urged to stay indoors as fire crews tackle a large blaze at a factory in Flintshire.
VIDEO: Bercow 'surprised' over tweet rulingFri, 24 May 2013 18:13:39 GMT
The wife of the Speaker of the House of Commons, Sally Bercow, has said she is "surprised and disappointed" after the High Court ruled she had libelled Lord McAlpine.
VIDEO: Heathrow: 'Flames were coming out'Fri, 24 May 2013 09:02:41 GMT
Eyewitness Steve Fryer told the BBC, "I saw the right engine was on fire, flames were coming outside of it".
VIDEO: 'Pilot said there had been a threat'Fri, 24 May 2013 15:00:49 GMT
Police have arrested two men after RAF jets were scrambled to escort a passenger plane travelling from Pakistan to the UK.
VIDEO: Big rise in medical trial volunteersFri, 24 May 2013 18:28:29 GMT
The number of patients taking part in clinical trials in England has trebled in five years.
Screen queen: The many faces of MarySat, 25 May 2013 01:02:27 GMT
The many faces of Mary, Queen of Scots
How easy is it to hack a smart meter?Sat, 25 May 2013 00:58:20 GMT
How easy is it to hack a smart meter?
VIDEO: The Queen and her passion for horsesFri, 24 May 2013 23:05:20 GMT
The Queen and her passion for horses
Out-of-date law halts grooming casesSat, 25 May 2013 01:03:07 GMT
How an out-of-date law is thwarting sex abuse victims
VIDEO: Five Minutes With: Brian MooreSat, 25 May 2013 00:17:08 GMT
Rugby legend Brian Moore on praise, fear and the front row
Autism rock band go on Spanish tourSat, 25 May 2013 07:08:04 GMT
A rock band whose members all have autism are touring Spain.
Restarted direct debits investigatedSat, 25 May 2013 07:18:22 GMT
The customers who found old direct debits had been restarted
Radical Islam issues in the pressSat, 25 May 2013 06:23:30 GMT
Papers report on moves to tackle radical Islam