BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Trident 'lets UK punch above weight'Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:21:39 GMT
Britain must keep its Trident nuclear weapons system if it wants to play a significant role in the world, the US defence secretary tells the BBC.
US wants 'strong UK in strong EU'Sat, 13 Feb 2016 13:23:10 GMT
The US has a "profound interest in a very strong UK staying in a strong EU", US Secretary of State John Kerry says.
Doctors' dispute 'could become a war'Sat, 13 Feb 2016 12:11:16 GMT
The dispute over the imposition of a new contract for junior doctors "could become a war" between NHS staff, employers and the government, a union warns.
Arrest over warehouse fatal shootingSat, 13 Feb 2016 09:36:28 GMT
A 26-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was killed during a raid at his warehouse.
Tweddle takes first unaided stepsSat, 13 Feb 2016 10:02:31 GMT
Olympic bronze medallist Beth Tweddle takes her first unaided steps since neck surgery following her fall on The Jump.
NHS watchdog to 'use Facebook comments'Sat, 13 Feb 2016 12:41:24 GMT
Comments on social media will be used by England's health regulator to gather information on possible NHS failings, it is reported.
Husband charged with teacher murderSat, 13 Feb 2016 13:45:10 GMT
A man is charged with the murder of his wife who was strangled to death at their home in Kent.
Alzheimer's preventative drug hopeSat, 13 Feb 2016 00:07:33 GMT
Cambridge scientists have detected a number of drugs which could help protect against Alzheimer's disease, acting like statins for the brain.
Abuse whistle-blowing helpline launchedSat, 13 Feb 2016 10:40:40 GMT
A whistle-blowing helpline for employees in England to raise concerns about child protection failures - run by the NSPCC with government funding - is to be launched.
MSPs call for return of post-study visaSat, 13 Feb 2016 00:10:53 GMT
Holyrood's devolution committee calls on the UK government to reintroduce post-study work visas which were cancelled in 2012.
Independent editor explains online moveSat, 13 Feb 2016 14:12:00 GMT
The editor of the Independent writes a letter in the newspaper to explain to readers why it will cease print editions in March.
Sunderland 2-1 Manchester UnitedSat, 13 Feb 2016 15:02:47 GMT
Sunderland boost their Premier League survival hopes with a deserved victory over an uninspired Manchester United.
Injured Brunt out of South Africa tourSat, 13 Feb 2016 14:10:05 GMT
Fast bowler Katherine Brunt will miss the rest of England women's tour of South Africa after injuring her back on Friday.
Wales v Scotland (Sat)Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:08:27 GMT
Team news, match preview and detailed statistics for Saturday's Six Nations match between Wales and Scotland at the Principality Stadium.
Police examine Tory by-election claimsFri, 12 Feb 2016 17:53:44 GMT
Nottinghamshire Police is looking at evidence relating to accusations of overspending by the Conservative Party during the 2014 Newark by-election.
GCHQ computer hacking ruled lawfulFri, 12 Feb 2016 15:51:57 GMT
Britain's spies are not breaking the law when they secretly hack into computers and smart phones, a tribunal rules.
RBS boss supports EU membershipFri, 12 Feb 2016 15:10:37 GMT
The chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland tells BBC Newsnight he believes the UK financial sector would be better off inside the European Union.
VIDEO: Families 'priced out of housing market'Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:03:31 GMT
Many younger families in the UK are being priced out of the property market.
VIDEO: Life on board a nuclear submarineSat, 13 Feb 2016 00:39:49 GMT
The BBC's Scotland editor Sarah Smith is granted rare access onboard one of Britain's Trident nuclear submarines.
VIDEO: Helpline launched for abuse whistle-blowersSat, 13 Feb 2016 09:01:08 GMT
A new whistleblowers' helpline is being launched, aimed at employees unhappy about the way their organisation has responded to child protection concerns.
VIDEO: School support staff 'taken for granted'Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:04:37 GMT
The majority of classroom support staff claim they have done the work of a fully-qualified teacher, according to a survey.
VIDEO: 'Disgrace to humanity' game still going strongSat, 13 Feb 2016 09:07:44 GMT
It was described as a "disgrace to humanity", but the Shrovetide football match in Ashbourne in Derbyshire is still going strong.
VIDEO: Blind pianist takes centre stageFri, 12 Feb 2016 20:22:33 GMT
Despite being blind from birth, Rachel Starritt recently took centre stage in a festival on Beethoven's music.
The blind boy who learned to see with soundFri, 12 Feb 2016 14:18:24 GMT
The blind boy who learned to find his way around using echoes
Why is St Valentine's finger in Coventry?Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:49:59 GMT
Why was St Valentine's finger sent to Coventry?
'Sea monster' taking shape at museumSat, 13 Feb 2016 00:44:56 GMT
Plesiosaur 'sea monster' bones put back together
Why can't teams stop Leicester?Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:33:13 GMT
Why the Premier League leaders' seemingly simple tactics work
The city that funded the Pre-RaphaelitesSat, 13 Feb 2016 04:58:16 GMT
How Liverpool's nouveau riche funded the Pre-Raphaelites
Rowena Kincaid: My letter to cancerSat, 13 Feb 2016 12:02:05 GMT
Rowena Kincaid tells the disease determined to take her life she will not go down without a fight
Was a doctors' contract deal ever possible?Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:40:05 GMT
Was a doctors' contract deal ever possible?