BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Street dog fighting crackdown urgedTue, 24 May 2016 06:03:21 GMT
Campaigners call for tougher penalties to deal with dog fights, which they say are taking place on Britain's streets among young men looking for status.
Fracking approval reignites rowTue, 24 May 2016 06:57:40 GMT
Approval for fracking in North Yorkshire raises the prospect of the controversial technique being allowed at other sites and restarts an intense debate.
'Child slave' receives council apologyTue, 24 May 2016 08:18:15 GMT
A man who says he worked as a child slave on a farm and in a foundry after being taken into foster care receives an apology from his local authority.
Australia to deport mother of five to UKTue, 24 May 2016 02:30:26 GMT
A mother who has lived in Australia for most of her life could be deported to the United Kingdom after being released from prison.
McCartney 'was depressed after Beatles'Tue, 24 May 2016 07:09:39 GMT
Sir Paul McCartney talks candidly about the depression he suffered after The Beatles broke up, and says he turned to alcohol to escape.
Uni's Mauritius campus is 'madness'Tue, 24 May 2016 05:12:59 GMT
Aberystwyth University's Mauritius campus is criticised by its former vice-chancellor after just 40 students enrol in the first two terms.
Trust to run city's children's servicesTue, 24 May 2016 09:23:27 GMT
Birmingham's children's services will be run by a trust in a bid to improve after seven years of failings.
Woman found with serious injuries diesTue, 24 May 2016 09:17:09 GMT
A woman found with serious injuries has died at a house in Luton as detectives from a Major Crime Unit cordon off the property.
Malaria drug 'should stop for troops'Tue, 24 May 2016 06:42:06 GMT
Anti-malarial drug Lariam, which can cause severe side-effects, should be the "drug of last resort" for UK troops, MPs on the defence committee say.
UK urged to relax Tunisia travel alertTue, 24 May 2016 08:32:41 GMT
Tunisian officials urge the UK to relax its warning against all but essential travel to the country, in place after last year's terror attacks.
Mourinho in talks over Man Utd jobTue, 24 May 2016 07:44:42 GMT
Jose Mourinho's representatives will meet Manchester United officials on Tuesday as the Portuguese moves closer to becoming the club's next manager.
NI woman 'didn't know about Syria plan'Tue, 24 May 2016 06:13:58 GMT
The father of a County Tyrone woman jailed for failing to tell the authorities her husband had gone to join IS in Syria has said she was wrongly convicted.
Bid to change 'negative' Predators nameTue, 24 May 2016 07:18:17 GMT
The Sheffield Predators American Football Club says it is changing its name due to "negative associations".
PM buys £1,500 used car 'for wife'Mon, 23 May 2016 17:08:50 GMT
Prime Minister David Cameron buys a £1,500 used car as a "cheap run-around" for his wife, according to the salesman he bought it from.
Murray fighting to avoid shock defeatMon, 23 May 2016 19:39:47 GMT
Andy Murray is fighting to avoid a shock first-round loss to Radek Stepanek as their French Open match is suspended.
Giggs: Should he stay or should he go?Tue, 24 May 2016 06:09:21 GMT
Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs is considering his future at the club after being made an offer to stay.
Payne 'serious but stable' after fallTue, 24 May 2016 08:09:08 GMT
Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne will miss her debut at Royal Ascot next month after abdomen surgery following a fall.
FOI on Leave ministers' curbs rejectedTue, 24 May 2016 06:54:57 GMT
The government refuses to give details of documents being held back from ministers backing an EU exit, saying that to do so could "undermine" the civil service.
Labour 'losing touch with working class'Mon, 23 May 2016 21:00:00 GMT
Working class voters feel the Labour Party no longer understands them or their concerns, Labour frontbencher Conor McGinn warns.
Goldman warned Arcadia of BHS sale risksMon, 23 May 2016 19:11:22 GMT
A Goldman Sachs banker told a key executive from Sir Philip Green's company about the risks of selling BHS to Dominic Chappell, MPs heard.
Fracking, far-right 'wake-up call', Van Gaal sackedTue, 24 May 2016 05:07:13 GMT
The return of fracking for shale gas in England, the aftermath of Austria's near-election of a far-right president, and Louis van Gaal's sacking as Man Utd boss are all covered by the papers.
VIDEO: Moment of landmark fracking voteMon, 23 May 2016 20:29:23 GMT
Footage from North Yorkshire County Council shows the moment councillors approved a shale gas fracking application from Third Energy, for the first time in the UK since 2011.
VIDEO: Is Johnson's EU message on track?Mon, 23 May 2016 22:00:16 GMT
Is former London Mayor Boris Johnson 's EU referendum message on track? Vicki Young reports from the campaign trail in York.
VIDEO: How hard was it to build Stonehenge?Mon, 23 May 2016 23:03:55 GMT
UCL Student Barney Harris explains how they have re-created the method by which the giant stones of Stonehenge may have been transported.
VIDEO: The secrets of the Chelsea Flower ShowMon, 23 May 2016 06:37:17 GMT
Setting up the gardens for the Chelsea Flower Show is a very complex process.
VIDEO: Wilko Johnson on surviving 'terminal' cancerMon, 23 May 2016 14:34:42 GMT
Rock legend Wilko Johnson on the chance meeting that led to him being cured of cancer, which he had previously been told was terminal.
M&S fashion: From Twiggy to Alexa ChungMon, 23 May 2016 23:10:26 GMT
M&S fashion in pictures - from Twiggy to Alexa Chung
Anthony Horowitz: 'This is the golden age of television'Mon, 23 May 2016 23:12:30 GMT
New Blood's Anthony Horowitz on why he prefers writing for TV
Maths, medicine and 'madness' at ChelseaMon, 23 May 2016 19:34:55 GMT
Mindfulness and madness mingle at Chelsea Flower Show
What should we be eating?Mon, 23 May 2016 10:24:46 GMT
How much fat should we be eating?
EU polls 'reveal divided nation'Mon, 23 May 2016 00:30:20 GMT
EU polls reveal deeply divided nation