BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Teachers vote for strike in JuneMon, 21 Apr 2014 10:49:36 GMT
National Union of Teachers' conference votes for a summer-term strike over pay and workload.
Huge fire on Leeds industrial estateMon, 21 Apr 2014 09:33:48 GMT
An inferno on an industrial estate in Leeds sends flames and a large plume of smoke up over the city.
Sir Bob to pay tribute to PeachesMon, 21 Apr 2014 11:26:16 GMT
Sir Bob Geldof will pay tribute to his daughter Peaches later, as her funeral is held in Kent.
Skin cancer rates 'surge since 70s'Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:03:38 GMT
The incidence of the most serious skin cancer is now five times higher than it was in the 1970s, figures show.
Three arrested over street murderMon, 21 Apr 2014 10:11:37 GMT
Three people are arrested after a man was found with fatal stab wounds in Bradford.
Police investigate toddler's deathMon, 21 Apr 2014 11:57:21 GMT
Detectives say they are treating the death of a two-year-old girl at a property in the town of Kelty in Fife as 'suspicious'.
Truck 'deliberately driven at house'Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:46:57 GMT
The driver of a flatbed truck who "deliberately" crashed it into a house in Derby leaving it seriously damaged is hunted by police.
PM's Christianity remarks 'divisive'Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:43:57 GMT
David Cameron risks causing "alienation" in society by saying Britain is a "Christian country", a group of public figures has warned.
Teen told 'too young' for cancerMon, 21 Apr 2014 10:27:41 GMT
A teenage girl is told she had a yeast infection by doctors who failed to spot she had cervical cancer.
Freedom parade for military medicsMon, 21 Apr 2014 07:33:20 GMT
Army medics granted the Freedom of Cardiff will march through the city to celebrate the honour on Monday.
Pub attack death suspect chargedMon, 21 Apr 2014 08:09:19 GMT
A man is charged with manslaughter following the death of a man in hospital after disorder outside a pub.
Gun salute to mark Queen's birthdayMon, 21 Apr 2014 11:15:52 GMT
The Queen's 88th birthday is being marked across the UK with the traditional gun salutes.
Victoria Coren makes poker historyMon, 21 Apr 2014 08:59:05 GMT
Journalist and broadcaster Victoria Coren Mitchell becomes the first two-time winner of the European Poker Tour.
Bottle kicking 'attracts thousands'Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:43:14 GMT
A traditional "bottle kicking" event that involves a "ferocious" rugby scrum is expected to attract thousands to Leicestershire on Easter Monday.
Legal bid over murdered man's diaryMon, 21 Apr 2014 12:02:52 GMT
Lawyers for the family of high profile Sinn Féin official and republican informer Denis Donaldson want Irish police to hand over his secret journal.
Feeder parade passes Catholic churchMon, 21 Apr 2014 12:03:23 GMT
An Apprentice Boys feeder parade past St Patrick's Catholic Church on Belfast's Donegal Street passed off without incident.
Huge increase in serious skin cancerMon, 21 Apr 2014 11:17:23 GMT
Wales has seen a dramatic increase in the number of people diagnosed with the most serious form of skin cancer since the 1970s, says a cancer charity.
Crash death man was 'devoted son'Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:42:58 GMT
The family of a motorbike rider who died after a crash describe him as "irreplaceable".
CBI head defends referendum moveMon, 21 Apr 2014 09:52:04 GMT
The head of the CBI defends its registration with the Electoral Commission as a backer of the "No" campaign in the Scottish independence referendum.
Kelpies sculptures on public displayMon, 21 Apr 2014 10:53:21 GMT
The Kelpies, Scotland's largest art installation, has opened to the public at the Helix Park in Falkirk.
Flood defences mended for thousandsMon, 21 Apr 2014 00:21:56 GMT
Flood defences and other protections are restored for more than 100,000 properties left at risk after this winter's severe weather.
Four hurt in pub garden tree fallSun, 20 Apr 2014 17:21:36 GMT
Four people, including two children, are taken to hospital after a large tree falls in a pub beer garden in Greater Manchester.
'Hillsborough words inspired us'Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:23:43 GMT
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Hillsborough campaigner Margaret Aspinall inspired his team to victory at Norwich.
Man Utd are rebuilding, says MoyesSun, 20 Apr 2014 20:03:52 GMT
Manchester United manager David Moyes says he is "on track to make changes" after their defeat at Everton.
France's silent tea revolutionSat, 19 Apr 2014 23:10:58 GMT
Tea-drinking is becoming ever more popular in France, although history shows that the beverage has long been taken on the continent.
Invented tradition and the religion of the ancientsSun, 20 Apr 2014 23:06:58 GMT
A lot is known about the Indian election - the world's biggest exercise in democracy - but there are plenty of surprises on the campaign trail.
Shannon Airport: A curious history of celebrity visitorsSat, 19 Apr 2014 01:26:49 GMT
Shannon Airport in the Irish Republic has long been the unlikely host to celebrities and US presidents making the transatlantic crossing, writes Christine Finn.
Quango chair resigns over bankruptcySun, 20 Apr 2014 17:13:52 GMT
A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.
Archbishop highlights sufferingSun, 20 Apr 2014 14:56:03 GMT
The Archbishop of Canterbury highlights the suffering of people in conflicts around the world during his Easter Sunday sermon.
Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan HorseSun, 20 Apr 2014 16:58:40 GMT
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.
VIDEO: House of CommonsWed, 09 Apr 2014 11:55:29 GMT
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.
VIDEO: 'Mice, snails and damp' in rental homesMon, 21 Apr 2014 06:53:08 GMT
Rising house prices mean that the number of people living in privately-rented accommodation has doubled in the last decade, but there are growing concerns over the quality of housing that is being offered to tenants.
VIDEO: Welsh on book inspired by fitnessMon, 21 Apr 2014 08:51:01 GMT
Author Irvine Welsh has said his latest novel, which is written from a woman's perspective and set in Miami, had its genesis when he saw a fitness trainer berating a woman.
VIDEO: 'I had 2cm deep hole in my leg'Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:31:30 GMT
New figures show that malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, is now five times more common than it was in the 1970s.
VIDEO: 'Surprising fun at 4mph'Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:57:23 GMT
The Disabled Ramblers Association wants to make it easier for people who use a wheelchair or have other mobility issues so that more people can enjoy routes and trails all over Britain.
VIDEO: Hospital's special egg deliverySun, 20 Apr 2014 20:29:41 GMT
Young patients at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth have received a special delivery of Easter eggs - from a recently treated teenager.
VIDEO: 'Luckily we couldn't see the lions'Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:30:17 GMT
A driver has been talking about the moment her car caught fire - while in the middle of the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.
VIDEO: Archbishop highlights global sufferingSun, 20 Apr 2014 11:13:12 GMT
The Archbishop of Canterbury has highlighted the suffering of people facing conflict around the world during his Easter sermon.
VIDEO: Baby prince meets a Bilby at the zooSun, 20 Apr 2014 06:51:06 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo accompanied by their son Prince George.
Why the army took over Charles's chocolate factorySun, 20 Apr 2014 23:40:07 GMT
Why the Army took over Charles's chocolate factory
Did removing lead from petrol spark a decline in crime?Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:05:43 GMT
Did removing lead from petrol spark a decline in crime?
Rare airing for Heller's Catch-22 stagingSun, 20 Apr 2014 23:37:48 GMT
The story of Joseph Heller's 'forgotten' Catch-22 theatre script
Liverpool closer to Premier League heavenSun, 20 Apr 2014 16:32:49 GMT
Can Liverpool win their first league title for 24 years?
How Hamilton found edge again over RosbergSun, 20 Apr 2014 14:35:56 GMT
Lewis Hamilton builds edge in F1 championship
Smiling Queen and two takes on skin cancer - papersMon, 21 Apr 2014 04:59:37 GMT
Two newspapers' differing takes among Monday's front pages