BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. MH17 evidence 'was tampered with'Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:06:31 GMT
Whitehall sources say information has emerged that MH17 crash evidence was deliberately tampered with, as the plane's black boxes arrive in the UK.
Ex-MEP on money laundering chargeWed, 23 Jul 2014 15:19:07 GMT
Former West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire is charged with money laundering and misconduct but dismisses the charges as "ludicrous".
Glasgow ready for 2014 Games openingWed, 23 Jul 2014 09:45:04 GMT
The Queen will formally open the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park.
Man guilty of pizza driver murderWed, 23 Jul 2014 15:22:06 GMT
A man is found guilty of murdering a pizza delivery worker stabbed on his last day in the job in Sheffield.
Man arrested in missing Claudia caseWed, 23 Jul 2014 14:24:52 GMT
A man is arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of Claudia Lawrence as forensic teams search a pub in York.
Geldof died of heroin overdoseWed, 23 Jul 2014 12:17:52 GMT
TV presenter Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose after relapsing from a period of abstinence, a coroner rules.
PM won't pay back tennis donationWed, 23 Jul 2014 14:54:43 GMT
David Cameron rejects calls to pay back a donation to the Conservatives by the wife of a former Putin minister, insisting she was not a "crony" of the Russian president.
PM to check arms export licencesWed, 23 Jul 2014 15:29:15 GMT
David Cameron vows to examine outstanding licences for the sale of arms to Russia after claims by MPs that they could breach the terms of an embargo.
Young adults face housing squeezeWed, 23 Jul 2014 11:38:10 GMT
A growing proportion of young people have been squeezed out of the housing market in England and are renting privately instead, a report suggests.
Porn filter shunned by UK net usersWed, 23 Jul 2014 10:30:42 GMT
The vast majority of new broadband customers are declining to sign up to "child friendly" filters when prompted to do so by UK service providers.
Worboys victims granted compensationWed, 23 Jul 2014 14:55:08 GMT
Two women who were sexually assaulted by taxi driver John Worboys have been awarded compensation from the Met police.
Fresh public sector strike plannedWed, 23 Jul 2014 12:46:56 GMT
Local government and school support workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are to mount a second day of strike action.
Bank and business at odds over ratesWed, 23 Jul 2014 10:23:44 GMT
Bank of England minutes show officials are still wary over raising interest rates while the Institute of Directors believes the Bank is being too cautious.
Airline route assessments criticisedWed, 23 Jul 2014 08:50:08 GMT
Safety assessments for risky air routes are "not good enough", the British Airline Pilots Association says.
Paedophile singer appeal bid refusedWed, 23 Jul 2014 13:02:18 GMT
Judges throw out an appeal by paedophile rock star Ian Watkins to reduce the length of his jail term for child sex offences.
Lib Dem MP apology over Gaza tweetWed, 23 Jul 2014 13:44:51 GMT
The Lib Dems say MP David Ward has given a "categorical apology" over his widely criticised comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
River rescue boy dies in hospitalWed, 23 Jul 2014 14:15:55 GMT
A 10-year-old boy dies after getting into difficulties in the River Orchy at the Caledonian Forest Reserve in Argyll.
Disability benefits flaws 'grave'Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:29:26 GMT
Parts of the disability benefits system require a "fundamental redesign" because flaws in the process are so "grave", a group of MPs says.
Sri Lanka cyclists spotted on motorwayWed, 23 Jul 2014 14:47:50 GMT
Four members of Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games team are stopped by police for cycling down a Glasgow motorway.
Commonwealth edged out of BookerWed, 23 Jul 2014 11:44:42 GMT
Commonwealth writers are sidelined from the Booker Prize longlist with US authors, including Joshua Ferris and Richard Powers, included for the first time.
Man shot in legs 'by appointment'Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:33:10 GMT
A man who was injured in a gun attack in Londonderry was "shot by appointment", says a DUP MLA.
McCausland denies misleading claimsWed, 23 Jul 2014 14:57:59 GMT
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland denies misleading his department's oversight committee.
Failures over boy's goalpost deathWed, 23 Jul 2014 15:03:22 GMT
A football club admits breaching health and safety laws after a 12-year-old boy died after being crushed by a goalpost.
Boxer 'let down' over Games rulingWed, 23 Jul 2014 13:14:28 GMT
A Welsh boxer refused a Commonwealth Games place over her involvement in kick boxing says she is disappointed in the sport's authorities.
Several dead as lorry and car crashWed, 23 Jul 2014 14:21:19 GMT
Police say there are "a number of fatalities" after crash between a car and a lorry on the A801 near Polmont.
Wind farm projects given green lightWed, 23 Jul 2014 14:26:32 GMT
Scottish ministers give the green light to two wind farm projects that together could power more than 100,000 homes.
Parent-funded iPad plan criticisedWed, 23 Jul 2014 14:05:28 GMT
Parents claim a Bedfordshire school is creating a "two-tier" education system by asking them to buy iPads for their children.
Hide may appeal after Tulisa trialWed, 23 Jul 2014 14:20:16 GMT
The lawyer for former boxing champion Herbie Hide says they may appeal against his drugs conviction after the collapse of Tulisa Contostavlos trial.
Glasgow Games to be 'biggest and best'Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:34 GMT
Athletes from 71 nations will compete in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, which get under way with the opening ceremony on Wednesday.
Prior 'hunted mercilessly' by mediaWed, 23 Jul 2014 13:22:01 GMT
The media played a part in wicketkeeper Matt Prior's decision to stand down from England duty, says Sussex boss Mark Robinson.
Feed firm launches morphine inquiryWed, 23 Jul 2014 13:47:29 GMT
A horse feed company launches an inquiry after five racehorses, including the Queen's mare Estimate, test positive for morphine.
Do four-year-olds need a graduation ceremony?Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:27:13 GMT
Pre-school graduation ceremonies are a growing phenomenon in UK nurseries.
The deaths uniting women across the worldTue, 22 Jul 2014 23:10:42 GMT
After 13 years, Nato troops are preparing to leave Afghanistan - thousands of soldiers have died but the experiences of their widows differ dramatically.
The children left behind in hot carsMon, 21 Jul 2014 23:23:36 GMT
Every few days in the US, there are reports of young children dying from heatstroke after being left in parked cars. Why so often?
Labour wants Grieve advice publishedWed, 23 Jul 2014 13:20:44 GMT
Labour asks David Cameron to publish Dominic Grieve's legal advice on plans to give MPs a veto human rights rulings.
EU sets 30% energy savings targetWed, 23 Jul 2014 13:52:08 GMT
Members of the European Union will have to boost their energy efficiency by 30% by 2030 according to Commission.
Stowell rejects Tory 'top-up' salaryWed, 23 Jul 2014 03:36:14 GMT
Baroness Stowell rejects a Conservative offer to pay part of her salary, saying it would be a conflict of interest.
VIDEO: House of CommonsTue, 22 Jul 2014 16:41:42 GMT
Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.
VIDEO: Glasgow 2014 cyclists find their bearingsWed, 23 Jul 2014 14:13:21 GMT
Scotland Correspondent Lorna Gordon bumps into some of the team from Swaziland on the streets of Glasgow.
VIDEO: Amur leopards born at zooWed, 23 Jul 2014 14:33:32 GMT
A pair of Amur leopards, which are said to be the rarest big cats in the world, have been born in Leicestershire.
VIDEO: Ian Watkins jail term appeal rejectedWed, 23 Jul 2014 15:05:19 GMT
An appeal by paedophile rock star Ian Watkins to reduce the length of his jail term for child sex offences has been rejected by judges.
VIDEO: Student texts make fly on wall TV showTue, 22 Jul 2014 23:01:08 GMT
BBC Click's Spencer Kelly goes behind the scenes of the TV programme The Secret Lives of Students.
AUDIO: Gay man had shocks on NHS as 'cure'Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:22:13 GMT
A man who was given electric shocks on the NHS in the 1970's to 'cure' his homosexuality says he 'deeply regrets' it.
VIDEO: Play highlights housing frustrationMon, 21 Jul 2014 08:16:26 GMT
The pitfalls of London's property market have been highlighted in a play at the Old Vic.
AUDIO: Police warn teens over explicit textsWed, 23 Jul 2014 11:37:11 GMT
Teenagers who send explicit pictures of each other could be threatened with prosecution, a police officer warns.
VIDEO: The Commonwealth Games in 60 secondsTue, 22 Jul 2014 23:12:00 GMT
As the Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow, the BBC explains the background to the action - in 60 seconds.
Which sport are you made for? Take our testThu, 17 Jul 2014 14:45:30 GMT
Take our test to see which Commonwealth Games events match your abilities.
The curious world of street furnitureTue, 22 Jul 2014 23:21:57 GMT
The curious world of England's street furniture
Help to cope with a parent in prisonTue, 22 Jul 2014 16:03:05 GMT
Helping children cope with a parent in prison
Who was Alexander Litvinenko?Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:29:06 GMT
Why is the death of Alexander Litvinenko so notorious?
When will we take honey seriously?Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:09:22 GMT
Should we go back to using honey as a medicine?
Fly on the Facebook wall documentaryTue, 22 Jul 2014 23:01:14 GMT
The TV team 'spying' on students' social media lives
How many times did court doors close?Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:25:26 GMT
Why some evidence is being heard behind closed doors
A child abuse 'out of the ordinary'Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:22:57 GMT
The child abuse taking place in 'loving and caring' families
'Feeble' EU and UK 'hypocrisy' - the papersWed, 23 Jul 2014 05:44:03 GMT
Press examines claims of UK hypocrisy over Russia