BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. UK's in-out vote rules facing changesWed, 02 Sep 2015 01:29:40 GMT
The government is set to announce "significant" changes to its planned rules on an in-out EU referendum, Whitehall sources tell the BBC.
NHS staff offered Zumba to keep wellTue, 01 Sep 2015 23:44:54 GMT
NHS staff will be offered exercise classes in a bid to keep them fit and in work, NHS England's chief executive is set to announce.
Transfer spending at record highTue, 01 Sep 2015 22:03:22 GMT
The summer transfer window is the richest ever at £870m, as total spending for the calendar year reaches £1bn for the first time.
Umunna urges Labour to back new leaderWed, 02 Sep 2015 04:15:02 GMT
Former Labour leadership contender Chuka Umunna urges his party to unite around its new leader, whoever wins the contest.
Alarm bells over no-siren police carsWed, 02 Sep 2015 02:26:49 GMT
Police cars with no sirens are being used for emergency responses, delaying officers and potentially helping criminals escape arrest, the Police Federation says.
Murray sees off Kyrgios in US OpenWed, 02 Sep 2015 02:39:00 GMT
Britain's Andy Murray wins a pulsating night match against Nick Kyrgios to reach the US Open second round in New York.
Learning difficulties 'over-medicated'Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:55:56 GMT
People with learning difficulties in the UK are being inappropriately over-medicated, patient records reveal.
Last Shoreham victim set to be namedWed, 02 Sep 2015 01:11:26 GMT
The identity of the last unnamed victim of the Shoreham air crash is set to be revealed later as the inquests open into the deaths of the 11 people who were killed in the disaster.
Cameron launches wave of free schoolsWed, 02 Sep 2015 00:16:28 GMT
David Cameron is announcing the latest wave of free schools in England, as a step towards his manifesto pledge of 500 more over the next five years.
Man charged over pianist murderTue, 01 Sep 2015 17:34:00 GMT
A man is charged with murder after concert pianist Natalia Strelchenko was found with fatal injuries at a house in Manchester.
Family 'heading for Syria' detainedTue, 01 Sep 2015 19:09:50 GMT
A mother and her four children, who were believed to be travelling from London to Syria, are detained in Turkey.
DUP asks PM to suspend NI assemblyTue, 01 Sep 2015 19:52:01 GMT
First Minister Peter Robinson asks Prime Minister David Cameron to suspend the Northern Ireland Assembly to try to resolve the current political crisis.
House rises from ashes in MinecraftTue, 01 Sep 2015 23:24:05 GMT
One of Scotland's grandest country houses is recreated in the video game Minecraft to mark Doors Open Day.
Favourite Agatha Christie book namedTue, 01 Sep 2015 20:10:06 GMT
And Then There Were None is named the world's favourite Agatha Christie novel in a poll to mark the 125th anniversary of the author's birth.
Inquiry hears sectarian abuse claimsTue, 01 Sep 2015 10:40:33 GMT
Staff at a state-run training school subjected some residents to sectarian abuse, the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry is told.
Priest condemns disabled man attackTue, 01 Sep 2015 21:31:12 GMT
A priest condemns attack on an elderly disabled man at his home in Bessbrook, County Armagh.
Ex-PC jailed for child sex bidTue, 01 Sep 2015 15:35:58 GMT
A former North Wales Police constable is jailed after he was caught by an undercover officer trying to arrange sex with a child.
Cardiff Bus strike set to go aheadTue, 01 Sep 2015 16:03:50 GMT
Talks between Cardiff Bus management and union officials end in deadlock with the first in a series of planned strikes due to start at midnight.
Sturgeon unveils tests plan for schoolsTue, 01 Sep 2015 16:52:44 GMT
A new system of national testing is to be introduced in Scotland's primary schools, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
Whyte and Green held in Rangers probeTue, 01 Sep 2015 20:16:54 GMT
Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte and ex chief executive Charles Green arrested over alleged fraudulent takeover of the club in 2012
E-fit issued after car park rapeTue, 01 Sep 2015 20:33:25 GMT
Police investigating the rape of woman in the car park of a John Lewis store release an e-fit of a man they want to talk to.
Union suspends planned Tube strikesTue, 01 Sep 2015 20:12:31 GMT
London Tube strikes planned for 8 and 10 September are suspended by the Rail, Maritime and Transport union.
Man Utd complete £36m Martial dealTue, 01 Sep 2015 16:58:20 GMT
Manchester United complete the £36m signing of Monaco's France Under-21 forward Anthony Martial.
Barritt and Parling in for EnglandTue, 01 Sep 2015 16:39:11 GMT
Brad Barritt will return from injury and Geoff Parling will feature in the second row as England host Ireland on Saturday.
What next for Manchester United?Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:17:14 GMT
David De Gea's deadline day disappointment and signing a £36m teenager, BBC Sport unravels a frantic transfer window at Man Utd.
EU vote question 'should be changed'Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:08:57 GMT
The Electoral Commission recommends changing the question for the EU referendum, saying the existing wording could be seen as biased.
Farage: Migration key to EU campaignTue, 01 Sep 2015 09:50:40 GMT
Nigel Farage says immigration will be central to the EU referendum as he insists UKIP will launch its own No campaign instead of joining other groups.
Bigger fines for not paying Living WageTue, 01 Sep 2015 07:23:16 GMT
Employers who do not pay workers the national minimum wage and the National Living Wage will face tougher penalties under plans outlined by the government.
VIDEO: Health CommitteeWed, 22 Jul 2015 13:40:51 GMT
The Health Committee heard from key figures in NHS England.
VIDEO: Row over Newhaven Ho Chi Minh statue planTue, 01 Sep 2015 23:38:15 GMT
Plans for a monument celebrating cultural links with Vietnam and its former Communist leader Ho Chi Minh divide an East Sussex town.
VIDEO: Drinkers 'stealing hospital hand gel'Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:14:20 GMT
A man who nearly died from drinking hand gel containing alcohol, says he was part of a group which systematically raided London hospitals for a drink.
VIDEO: Drones to be used to tackle crimeTue, 01 Sep 2015 20:37:58 GMT
Cumbria Police has been testing drones ahead of being them used to tackle crime.
VIDEO: 'I'm not radical, I speak truth'Wed, 02 Sep 2015 01:36:18 GMT
What should the British authorities do with people they consider to be radical? Catrin Nye meets two people not deemed potentially violent but considered by some as very offensive.
VIDEO: NHS money spent on 'treats' for patientsTue, 01 Sep 2015 19:58:14 GMT
Thousands of pounds from NHS "personal health budgets" are spent on "treats" such as holidays and clothes, a Freedom of Information request has found.
VIDEO: Cyclist shock at view from the cabTue, 01 Sep 2015 09:56:37 GMT
Cyclists in London are being invited to swap places with lorry drivers to see how difficult it can be to spot them on the road.
VIDEO: Apiarists stung as bee thefts increaseTue, 01 Sep 2015 07:07:01 GMT
Thefts of bees are increasing as their population decreases due to environmental change and disease.
VIDEO: Wolves pay tribute to Beverley SisterTue, 01 Sep 2015 17:47:45 GMT
Flags are flying at half-mast at Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club in memory of singer Joy Beverley who was married to the club's legendary player, Billy Wright.
VIDEO: The stick figures on London's streetsWed, 02 Sep 2015 00:36:16 GMT
The watchful eyes on Britain's streets
Demand to open doors to Syrians spreading onlineWed, 02 Sep 2015 00:27:04 GMT
Is sympathy for Syrians spreading online?
Why don't people talk about their dreams?Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:35:09 GMT
Have people stopped telling each other about their dreams?
What impact will migrant crisis have on UK's EU deal?Tue, 01 Sep 2015 22:28:28 GMT
What impact will it have on UK's EU negotiations?
What happens to information you give to charities?Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:40:44 GMT
What happens to your info if you fail to tick the box?
The man who is being deradicalisedTue, 01 Sep 2015 14:10:21 GMT
How do you bring back a man from thoughts of jihad?
Coin marks Queen's record-breaking reignTue, 01 Sep 2015 10:01:34 GMT
New coins to mark longest reign