BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Don't derail gay marriage - CleggMon, 20 May 2013 12:40:26 GMT
Nick Clegg warns against attempts to "hijack" proposals to legalise same-sex marriage in England and Wales amid opposition from some MPs.
Second body found after house blastMon, 20 May 2013 11:55:51 GMT
A man and a woman are found dead at the scene of a suspected gas explosion at a Nottinghamshire house.
Cleric Abu Qatada refused bailMon, 20 May 2013 14:35:44 GMT
Radical cleric Abu Qatada is refused bail by an immigration tribunal in his latest bid for freedom.
April 'never been to suspect's home'Mon, 20 May 2013 14:42:27 GMT
A man accused of murdering April Jones told police he did not believe the five-year-old had ever been in his house, a jury hears.
Police search MP Nigel Evans' officeMon, 20 May 2013 14:34:57 GMT
Police search the Commons office of Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans in relation to a "serious arrestable offence".
Three generations in plane crashMon, 20 May 2013 12:05:53 GMT
Police say a father was killed and a grandfather and grandson, five, are in a critical and serious condition in hospital after a plane crash at Caernarfon Airport.
UK astro Peake given station dateMon, 20 May 2013 08:26:51 GMT
UK astronaut Tim Peake is to fly to the International Space Station, launching on a Soyuz rocket in November or December 2015.
Briton in court over child killingsMon, 20 May 2013 13:16:59 GMT
A 47-year-old British man living in France has been arrested and could soon be charged with killing his two children, aged five and 10.
Sex abuse priest jailed for 10 yearsMon, 20 May 2013 14:43:18 GMT
An Anglican priest who abused children in the 1960s and 70s is found guilty of 36 separate sex offences and jailed for 10 years.
Neville brothers' father chargedMon, 20 May 2013 13:56:19 GMT
The father of former England footballers Gary and Phil Neville is charged with sexual assault.
Pupils 'need early porn warnings'Mon, 20 May 2013 10:27:00 GMT
Young children should hear about the dangers of pornography as soon as they have access to the internet, head teachers say.
'Energetic' storm warning issuedMon, 20 May 2013 12:17:21 GMT
Slow-moving thunderstorms with the risk of flash flooding are forecast for parts of eastern, central and southern Scotland.
Police child DNA swabs 'excessive'Mon, 20 May 2013 13:18:09 GMT
Police in England and Wales have taken DNA samples from children every 10 minutes, new figures from the Howard League for Penal Reform show.
Cancer risk gene testing announcedMon, 20 May 2013 14:42:31 GMT
A pioneering programme to test cancer patients for nearly 100 risk genes is to start in London and could represent the future of treatment in the NHS.
Man jailed for Cambodia sex offencesMon, 20 May 2013 14:19:54 GMT
A Bournemouth fish and chip shop owner who admitted having sex with a 15-year-old boy in Cambodia is jailed for 21 months.
Film shows Hillsborough PC was rightMon, 20 May 2013 10:06:10 GMT
Crucial evidence from the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster, which was undermined at the original inquest, was true, BBC Panorama finds.
Rolf Harris returns to the stageMon, 20 May 2013 11:41:21 GMT
Rolf Harris receives several standing ovations as he performs his first live show since his arrest over sexual assault claims.
Millais painting acquired by museumMon, 20 May 2013 12:37:56 GMT
A celebrated Pre-Raphaelite painting that led to a marriage breakdown is acquired by the Ashmolean museum.
First crane egg in 400 years laidMon, 20 May 2013 13:22:51 GMT
Nesting cranes lay the first egg in southern Britain in more than 400 years.
Police talks should make NI 'safer'Mon, 20 May 2013 07:42:01 GMT
A senior PSNI officer says talks in Cardiff over the weekend between police, politicians and community representatives should help make Northern Ireland safer this summer.
Victim's daughter describes attackMon, 20 May 2013 12:21:43 GMT
The daughter of a murdered pensioner, who died two months after he was stabbed, describes seeing her father just moments after he was attacked.
Ex-Wales player's cancer battleMon, 20 May 2013 11:42:21 GMT
Former Wales rugby international Matthew J Watkins is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in his pelvis.
Concern over cost of rental changesMon, 20 May 2013 12:28:45 GMT
The Welsh government launches plans to make renting homes simpler but a landlords' group argues the money could be better spent elsewhere.
No punishment for Hearts, says SPLMon, 20 May 2013 14:29:22 GMT
The SPL says it does not have enough information to punish Hearts for their parent company's financial problems.
Gay ministers top Church agendaSun, 19 May 2013 23:13:51 GMT
The issue of gay ministers will top the agenda at the Church of Scotland's General Assembly, four years after the first openly homosexual minister was appointed by the Kirk.
Cregan's 'bizarre' murder denialsMon, 20 May 2013 14:40:09 GMT
Dale Cregan's denial of killing two men is "bizarre" even though it is the talk of the prison where he is on remand, the prosecution says.
Pregnant woman refused on ferryMon, 20 May 2013 14:17:20 GMT
A heavily pregnant British woman is refused permission to board a cross-Channel ferry from France to England.
Di Canio: 'Pathetic' players must goMon, 20 May 2013 09:30:55 GMT
Paolo Di Canio admits some players may have played their last game for Sunderland following discipline problems.
Moyes meeting Man Utd backroom staffMon, 20 May 2013 11:40:48 GMT
Incoming Manchester United manager David Moyes is holding talks with a number of the club's coaching staff on Monday.
Vettori in line for NZ Test returnMon, 20 May 2013 12:42:33 GMT
New Zealand's Daniel Vettori could play in the second Test against England after Bruce Martin is ruled out with injury.
How do you scrap an aircraft carrier?Mon, 20 May 2013 09:21:34 GMT
HMS Ark Royal is to be towed to a breakers' yard in Turkey. But how exactly do you scrap an aircraft carrier?
Do white South Africans have a future?Sun, 19 May 2013 23:54:51 GMT
World Affairs Editor John Simpson examines the growing crisis faced by South Africa's white communities.
Tom Ripley and a talent for evilFri, 17 May 2013 16:01:18 GMT
The view of evil in Patricia Highsmith's Tom Ripley novels - as expressed through her amoral title character - fascinates John Gray.
PM warns overseas territories on taxMon, 20 May 2013 01:41:17 GMT
David Cameron has called on British overseas territories to "get their house in order" and sign up to international treaties on tax.
Business leaders attack EuroscepticsMon, 20 May 2013 04:25:00 GMT
A number of prominent business leaders accuse those calling for Britain to leave the European Union of "putting politics before economics".
Clegg leader plot claim 'ridiculous'Sun, 19 May 2013 16:39:20 GMT
Lib Dem minister Danny Alexander dismisses claims that Deputy PM Nick Clegg could face a Lib Dem leadership challenge from Vince Cable.
VIDEO: House of CommonsSun, 13 Jan 2013 19:49:39 GMT
The foreign secretary is making a statement on Syria.
VIDEO: Father faces child death chargesMon, 20 May 2013 08:19:32 GMT
A British man who is reported to have confessed to killing his two young children is expected to appear before a French prosecutor on Monday to be formally charged with their murders.
VIDEO: Ark Royal makes final journeyMon, 20 May 2013 14:28:38 GMT
The Royal Navy's former flagship, the Ark Royal, leaves its home port of Portsmouth for the final time, bound for a scrap yard in Turkey.
VIDEO: Princes open Help for Heroes centreMon, 20 May 2013 13:57:33 GMT
The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have opened a new recovery centre for Help for Heroes in Wiltshire.
VIDEO: Celebrity gardeners at Chelsea Flower ShowMon, 20 May 2013 13:03:58 GMT
The Chelsea Flower Show celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.
VIDEO: Morecambe & Wise get memorial plaqueSun, 19 May 2013 14:46:46 GMT
A memorial plaque dedicated to Morecambe & Wise is unveiled at Teddington Studios
VIDEO: Propaganda: Art or political rhetoric?Sun, 19 May 2013 10:28:25 GMT
Governments have long used newspapers, posters and leaflets to try and influence what people think, but a new exhibition is showing that there could be much more to it.
VIDEO: River Thames speeding crackdownSat, 18 May 2013 17:44:58 GMT
BBC London joins the Environment Agency during a crack down on anti-social behaviour on the River Thames.
VIDEO: David Beckham's emotional farewellSun, 19 May 2013 02:42:55 GMT
Emotional David Beckham plays last home match at Paris Saint-Germain.
Shifting arguments for the New BusMon, 20 May 2013 10:58:34 GMT
Shifting arguments for London's new bus
The secret colonies of graffiti artists and skateboardersMon, 20 May 2013 10:45:18 GMT
The hidden places where graffiti artists and skaters gather
Our love-hate relationship with gnomesMon, 20 May 2013 11:06:19 GMT
Our love-hate relationship with gnomes
Puppetry Festival's 50th anniversaryMon, 20 May 2013 10:43:44 GMT
International Puppetry Festival at Colwyn Bay - 50 years ago
Could RBS stay in an independent Scotland?Sun, 19 May 2013 23:06:17 GMT
Could RBS and Bank of Scotland keep their homes there?
Broad and Anderson back to their bestSun, 19 May 2013 16:32:11 GMT
Broad and Anderson back to their best in England win
Tory discontent continues to enthralMon, 20 May 2013 05:19:35 GMT
Tory discontent continues to enthral