BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Family of 12 'may have gone to Syria'Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:01:27 GMT
A family of 12 from Luton including a baby and two grandparents could have travelled to Syria after going missing, police say.
First UK Tunisia dead returned homeWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:08:27 GMT
The bodies of eight of the British tourists killed by a gunman in Tunisia last Friday are returned to the UK.
England's hottest day since 2006Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:45:08 GMT
England basks in sunshine as temperatures reach the hottest they have been for nine years.
Airport decision by end of 2015 - PMWed, 01 Jul 2015 12:39:30 GMT
David Cameron promises a decision on airport expansion by the end of the year and denies being "bullied" by anti-Heathrow expansion colleague Boris Johnson.
Ex-NoW deputy cleared over hackingWed, 01 Jul 2015 13:45:11 GMT
The former deputy editor of the News of the World, Neil Wallis, is cleared of conspiracy to hack voicemails, four years after he was first arrested.
'Exploding' pipe sends water 50ft upWed, 01 Jul 2015 13:47:54 GMT
A water pipe explodes in south London, sending a jet of water around 50ft high into the sky.
UK outlook 'worsens' on Greece crisisWed, 01 Jul 2015 12:42:54 GMT
The outlook for the UK's financial stability has worsened in the light of events in Greece, Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns.
Child poverty definition is changedWed, 01 Jul 2015 13:29:22 GMT
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith announces a new way of measuring child poverty, focusing on education and home life as well as income.
Mobile phone death crash woman jailedWed, 01 Jul 2015 12:31:51 GMT
A woman who killed a cyclist in Fife after using her mobile phone while driving has been jailed for five years.
Changes urged to cut prison suicidesWed, 01 Jul 2015 13:23:28 GMT
Understaffing in prisons in England and Wales could be a factor in suicides, an independent review concludes.
'No injury' to Blue Peter's John NoakesWed, 01 Jul 2015 10:15:50 GMT
Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes suffered no injuries after going missing from his Majorcan home but will continue to be monitored by doctors.
Queen Victoria's 'big pants' for saleWed, 01 Jul 2015 10:47:23 GMT
A pair of Queen Victoria's cotton pants with a 45in (114cm) waistband are to be sold at auction in Wiltshire.
VIDEO: Humpback whale filmed off DevonWed, 01 Jul 2015 10:57:17 GMT
A humpback whale is filmed close to the shore off south Devon.
UK and Irish leaders remember SommeWed, 01 Jul 2015 12:08:12 GMT
Secretary of State Theresa Villiers and Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan attend Somme remembrance ceremony in Belfast.
Rail upgrades get £17m EU fundingWed, 01 Jul 2015 12:05:50 GMT
EU funding of 24m euros (£17m) has been secured for two railway upgrades in Northern Ireland, including the Londonderry-Coleraine line.
Man arrested on suspicion of slaveryWed, 01 Jul 2015 11:33:49 GMT
A 62-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of slavery, servitude and forced labour offences, Gwent Police says.
Immediate mental health review callWed, 01 Jul 2015 10:29:22 GMT
A BBC probe prompts calls for an immediate review of all mental health wards in north Wales.
Scotland to roll out 'Clare's Law'Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:50:27 GMT
A trial scheme which allows people to be told if their partner has been violent in the past is to be extended across Scotland.
Gleneagles Hotel sold by DiageoWed, 01 Jul 2015 11:19:37 GMT
Gleneagles Hotel and golf resort has been sold by drinks company Diageo, which has owned it for 31 years.
Barbados school trip cancelledWed, 01 Jul 2015 11:07:11 GMT
A school cancels a £1,650 trip to Barbados because too few pupils signed up to go.
Woman 'murdered with shovel and TV'Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:20:10 GMT
Two teenage girls bludgeoned a woman to death with a shovel, TV set and a coffee table, a court hears.
Saints terminate Osvaldo contractWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:12:35 GMT
Southampton terminate the contract of £15m record signing Dani Osvaldo, who played only 14 Premier League games.
Japan v England: The key battlesWed, 01 Jul 2015 07:28:49 GMT
Who holds the key to England reaching the Women's World Cup final? And who stands in their way?
England name Rashid in Ashes squadWed, 01 Jul 2015 13:27:18 GMT
Yorkshire leg spinner Adil Rashid is included in England's 13-man squad for the opening Ashes Test against Australia.
Sturgeon tops women's power listWed, 01 Jul 2015 09:58:14 GMT
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon tops a power list compiled by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour programme.
Report backs third Heathrow runwayWed, 01 Jul 2015 11:03:27 GMT
The Airports Commission backs a third Heathrow runway, saying it will add £147bn in economic growth and 70,000 jobs by 2050.
MPs' expenses credit cards blockedWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:13:31 GMT
Iain Duncan Smith is among 19 MPs to have had their Commons credit card suspended after running up more than £1,000 in expenses debts.
VIDEO: Westminster HallSun, 13 Jan 2013 19:59:35 GMT
MPs are taking part in debates on topics including NHS provider productivity and the Tyne and Wear Metro.
VIDEO: Runways report devastating, say localsWed, 01 Jul 2015 10:42:18 GMT
Runways report: Harmondsworth residents give their reaction to the Airports Commission report recommending a third Heathrow runway.
VIDEO: Harman: Will PM 'be bullied by Boris'?Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:32:59 GMT
Harriet Harman asks David Cameron if he will "stand up for Britain's interests or be bullied by Boris" over airports.
VIDEO: UK's Tunisia dead being flown backWed, 01 Jul 2015 12:41:07 GMT
The bodies of eight British tourists killed in last Friday's attack at a holiday resort in Tunisia are being flown back by the RAF to the UK.
VIDEO: James Caan: 'Turning up on time is crucial'Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:22:27 GMT
Ex-Dragons' Den star James Caan says "soft skills" like timekeeping are as important to business as education.
VIDEO: How will schools prevent extremism?Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:16:37 GMT
From Wednesday schools will be held legally responsible for preventing pupils from being drawn into terrorism, but how will they tackle the issue?
VIDEO: Testing UK's first human slingshotWed, 01 Jul 2015 09:18:43 GMT
A BBC Scotland reporter volunteers to try out the UK's first human slingshot, which reaches speeds of 70mph.
VIDEO: Smile, or the phone call will finishTue, 30 Jun 2015 23:02:39 GMT
A young designer explains how he has re-configured household objects, to make people feel happy as they use them.
VIDEO: Runways report: 'A reasonable solution'Wed, 01 Jul 2015 06:54:00 GMT
Airports Commission chairman Sir Howard Davies says his report backing a third runway at Heathrow balances the needs of the economy and local communities.
In pictures: Hottest day since 2006Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:02:46 GMT
How are people coping in the heatwave?
A landscape transformed forever?Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:48:18 GMT
How England's Lionesses are transforming football
How is the UK-France border policed?Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:47:27 GMT
How is the UK-France border policed?
Why does hot weather cause rail delays?Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:31:09 GMT
Why are train lines now worse in hot weather?
'Circademics' get serious about circusTue, 30 Jun 2015 23:02:01 GMT
'Circademics' get serious about the meaning of circus
How is a life worth £12,980?Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:30:17 GMT
How can a life be worth £12,980?
The man who made Manchester cool againWed, 01 Jul 2015 01:07:47 GMT
The man who made Manchester cool again