BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. MH17 parents 'angry and frustrated'Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:38:31 GMT
The parents of one of the MH17 crash victims say after meeting David Cameron they are "angry and frustrated" at not knowing what has happened to their son's body.
Boyfriend killed six-week-old babyTue, 29 Jul 2014 12:28:22 GMT
A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is found guilty of manslaughter.
Record breaking Games for GlasgowTue, 29 Jul 2014 17:40:13 GMT
As Glasgow becomes Scotland's most successful Games, more records are broken by athletes and visitors alike.
Refunds after Games travel problemsTue, 29 Jul 2014 10:35:22 GMT
People who missed Commonwealth Games events due to transport problems in and around Glasgow at the weekend are told they can apply for refunds.
Migration changes 'to put UK first'Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:02:48 GMT
A series of changes to restrict benefits to some EU migrants is unveiled as David Cameron warns people who are in the UK illegally "we will find you, we will send you home".
Diesels face £10 pollution chargeTue, 29 Jul 2014 11:40:01 GMT
Plans to charge drivers of diesel cars about £10 to drive into central London to tackle high levels of air pollution, are being considered.
Hillsborough police note 'vanished'Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:43:15 GMT
A note of a crucial radio message to the police control box at Hillsborough "vanished from the record", the inquests into the disaster hear.
Aldi sales see 'record growth rate'Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:36:04 GMT
Discounters Aldi and Lidl are booming at the expense of Tesco and Morrisons, research firm Kantar Worldpanel says.
Max Mosley sues Google over photosTue, 29 Jul 2014 17:57:56 GMT
Ex-motorsport boss Max Mosley issues High Court proceedings against Google for publishing photos of him taken at a sex party.
Rugby star guilty of model's assaultTue, 29 Jul 2014 17:42:32 GMT
Wales rugby star Ian Gough is found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, former Miss Wales Sophia Cahill.
Road rage driver used lorry to killTue, 29 Jul 2014 17:53:15 GMT
A lorry driver is convicted of using his 17-tonne truck to murder another motorist by deliberately driving over him.
Rigby killer loses initial appeal bidTue, 29 Jul 2014 13:13:48 GMT
Michael Adebolajo loses the first stage of an appeal against his conviction and sentence for the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby.
Trust told academies need to improveTue, 29 Jul 2014 15:35:31 GMT
Ofsted tells an academies trust led by a former government adviser that too many of its schools are not improving fast enough.
Government ends prison guitar banTue, 29 Jul 2014 16:21:56 GMT
A ban on steel-string guitars in prison cells in England and Wales is reversed after a campaign by rock stars including Billy Bragg and Johnny Marr.
Man charged with landlady murderTue, 29 Jul 2014 15:41:10 GMT
A man is charged with the murder of a guesthouse landlady in Bridlington, East Yorkshire, earlier this month.
MP's relative in court over 'abuse'Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:44:08 GMT
Charles Napier, the half-brother of Conservative MP John Whittingdale, appears in court over allegations of historical sex abuse.
Drivers' annual mileage rates fallTue, 29 Jul 2014 14:29:54 GMT
Drivers in England are clocking up the lowest number of miles on average since records began 12 years ago, official figures show.
Unesco asks for Star Wars reportTue, 29 Jul 2014 16:45:33 GMT
Unesco contacts the Irish government asking for a report on the use of a County Kerry island for filming the new Star Wars film.
Gherkin skyscraper put up for saleTue, 29 Jul 2014 09:56:02 GMT
London's Gherkin skyscraper is put up for sale, with interest expected from Chinese, other Asian, and US buyers.
Man drowns in lake flag incidentTue, 29 Jul 2014 11:50:57 GMT
A 68-year-old man drowns while trying to swim to a lake island to remove two Irish tricolour flags in County Armagh.
Attacks were orchestrated say policeTue, 29 Jul 2014 15:06:24 GMT
Police say they believe eight hate crime attacks in east Belfast were "orchestrated".
'Hobbit home' loses demolition voteTue, 29 Jul 2014 16:40:52 GMT
An eco-friendly 'hobbit-style' home faces demolition after being refused retrospective planning permission by Pembrokeshire council.
Recycling firm plans to cut 99 jobsTue, 29 Jul 2014 14:25:34 GMT
Nearly 100 jobs are under threat at a recycling plant in Newport.
Murder probe after injured OAP diesTue, 29 Jul 2014 11:48:16 GMT
An 85-year-old woman, Eleanor Whitelaw, who was found seriously injured in her Edinburgh home, dies two weeks later.
Scottish house prices rise by 5.9%Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:21:06 GMT
Average house prices in Scotland rose by 5.9% over the past year, according to figures released by Registers of Scotland.
Tourism blow over sewage dischargeTue, 29 Jul 2014 15:39:53 GMT
Swimmers are warned not to enter the sea at a number of beaches around Thanet following a discharge from two Southern Water pumping stations.
Jail for cancer hospital fraudsterTue, 29 Jul 2014 11:52:52 GMT
An NHS worker is jailed for four years over a fraud in which £642,000 meant for cancer drugs was stolen from a leading hospital.
England gymnasts win double goldTue, 29 Jul 2014 17:59:36 GMT
England's men and women win gold in the gymnastic team finals as Scotland's men and Wales's women also claim medals.
England make India batsmen struggleTue, 29 Jul 2014 17:55:56 GMT
James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton.
Liverpool sign striker Origi for £10mTue, 29 Jul 2014 16:11:46 GMT
Liverpool complete the £10m signing of Belgium striker Divock Origi from French club Lille on a five-year deal.
When gin was full of sulphuric acid and turpentineMon, 28 Jul 2014 08:45:05 GMT
It's 250 years since the death of William Hogarth. His famous work Gin Lane still informs the way people think about the drink.
The people who want to be near a tornadoSat, 26 Jul 2014 22:58:37 GMT
In the US, the number of people who chase tornados is growing - why do they put themselves in danger?
Germany's super-shy super-richSun, 27 Jul 2014 23:31:29 GMT
Why do some of Germany's wealthiest families dodge the limelight and avoid conspicuous consumption?
EU widens sanctions against RussiaTue, 29 Jul 2014 16:25:58 GMT
The EU imposes new economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, going beyond asset freezes and travel bans.
Labour had biggest income in 2013Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:49:13 GMT
Labour was the best-funded political party in the UK in 2013, with an income of £33.3m, according to the Electoral Commission.
Gaza action 'causing anti-Semitism'Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:31:06 GMT
A retired UK diplomat suggests Israel's "treatment of its Arab neighbours" is behind a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.
VIDEO: House of CommonsTue, 22 Jul 2014 16:41:42 GMT
Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.
VIDEO: Young royals meet Usain BoltTue, 29 Jul 2014 17:02:47 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry meet Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt during a visit to the 2014 Commonwealth Games village in Glasgow.
AUDIO: Why is shoplifting on the rise?Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:55:42 GMT
Hywel Griffith reports on the growth of shoplifting offences in North Wales.
VIDEO: Calls for clarity over 'revenge porn' lawTue, 29 Jul 2014 11:18:13 GMT
Calls to create a new criminal offence of "revenge porn" have been rejected by a House of Lords committee.
VIDEO: Teenage author's publishing successTue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:11 GMT
A 19-year-old student from Kent has landed a publishing deal for a book that she wrote while studying for her A Levels.
VIDEO: British dancer returns from RussiaTue, 29 Jul 2014 09:02:28 GMT
A dancer from Hull who became the first British dancer to be employed by the Mariinsky Ballet in Russia returns to the UK to perform with the company at Covent Garden.
AUDIO: 'Steroids made my sperm count zero'Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:20:31 GMT
Bodybuilder Lee believes he is unable to have children because he has been taking steroids for 25 years.
VIDEO: Car crashes into crowd at cruise eventMon, 28 Jul 2014 22:03:06 GMT
A 16-year-old girl has been released from hospital following an incident at a "car cruising" event in which a vehicle ploughed into a crowd, injuring 17 people.
VIDEO: 'Prince Harry said no to selfie'Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:04:54 GMT
Two Australian Commonwealth Games hockey players who found the Queen had 'photo-bombed' their selfie have tried to have their photo taken with Prince Harry.
How do we honour galloping greats?Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:16:47 GMT
The many ways of honouring our champion horses
In pictures: Royal visit to GlasgowTue, 29 Jul 2014 16:46:26 GMT
Young royals meet Usain Bolt on Glasgow Games visit
New disability minister's challengeTue, 29 Jul 2014 01:56:31 GMT
What does the latest disability minister face?
The mini version of Britain in WW1 BerlinMon, 28 Jul 2014 23:29:44 GMT
The prisoners who grew 33,000 lettuces
Band 'didn't believe' Watkins abuseTue, 29 Jul 2014 04:22:17 GMT
Former band mates of Ian Watkins talk of his child abuse conviction
Gabriel Prokofiev debuts concertoTue, 29 Jul 2014 01:35:54 GMT
Gabriel Prokofiev debuts WW1 concerto
Where Games athletes let their hair downTue, 29 Jul 2014 10:39:14 GMT
Where are Glasgow 2014 athletes going to relax?
What happens when lightning hits the sea?Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:44:04 GMT
What you should do if you are in the water
'Unlawful bankers' and new diesel charges - the papersTue, 29 Jul 2014 05:27:32 GMT
'Unlawful bankers' and new diesel charges