BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. PM in foreign home-buyers warningMon, 27 Jul 2015 23:02:21 GMT
Homes in the UK are being bought by foreigners with "plundered or laundered cash", David Cameron is to warn.
Police investigating drug claim peerMon, 27 Jul 2015 20:09:22 GMT
Police launch a criminal investigation after former Deputy Lords Speaker Lord Sewel was filmed allegedly taking drugs with prostitutes.
Undercover policing inquiry to openMon, 27 Jul 2015 23:44:07 GMT
The judge leading a public inquiry into undercover policing is making his opening statement later on Tuesday.
Stafford NHS trust 'must improve'Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:08:18 GMT
An NHS trust set up to run the scandal-hit Stafford Hospital requires improvement, a health watchdog says.
Boy died after 'slipping into pipe'Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:45:29 GMT
A missing seven-year-old boy who was found dead on a construction site in South Yorkshire slipped into a vertical plastic pipe, his grandmother says.
No need for another referendum - PMMon, 27 Jul 2015 21:59:01 GMT
There is "no need" for another Scottish independence referendum, which would have to be "legal, fair and properly constituted", David Cameron says.
Labour Party 'should not split'Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:01:40 GMT
The two candidates hoping to become the next leader of Scottish Labour reject calls for the party to break away from UK Labour.
Maddy police aware of Australia bodyMon, 27 Jul 2015 22:38:05 GMT
Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann contact authorities in Australia following the discovery of a girl's remains in a suitcase, Scotland Yard says.
Blowing balloons 'treats glue ear'Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:33:15 GMT
Using the nose to inflate a balloon helps heal glue ear, University of Southampton research suggests.
UK woman 'advised Syria-bound man'Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:44:37 GMT
A would-be "jihadi bride" from London had "intense" online chats with a young British man as she helped him on his way to fight in Syria - despite never meeting him, a court hears.
Suspected Mers virus shuts A&E unitMon, 27 Jul 2015 17:43:54 GMT
A suspected outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome temporarily shuts a Manchester hospital's A&E unit.
Remains found at mill blast siteMon, 27 Jul 2015 18:05:32 GMT
Remains are found at the site of an explosion at a wood flour mill by search teams looking for a fourth missing person.
Boris Johnson bike backie 'naughty'Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:55:44 GMT
Boris Johnson should have known better when he gave his wife a "backie" on his bicycle in London, safety campaigners say.
Shop-bought veg in show defendedMon, 27 Jul 2015 11:18:04 GMT
Organisers of a village show defend a decision to allow shop-bought produce to be displayed alongside home-grown vegetables.
Second post mortem after Ibiza deathMon, 27 Jul 2015 16:47:06 GMT
A second post mortem examination will be carried out on the body of a County Antrim man who died in Ibiza more than a week ago.
Boyle gig 'goes on' despite protestsMon, 27 Jul 2015 18:02:09 GMT
A show by comedian Frankie Boyle looks set to go ahead despite opposition from a group that has said his jokes "mock children with disabilities".
Man arrested after roadside shootingMon, 27 Jul 2015 20:09:50 GMT
Police arrest on a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a roadside shooting in Rhondda Cynon Taff.
£600m hospitals revamp plan unveiledMon, 27 Jul 2015 15:04:38 GMT
Radical plans for a £600m transformation of hospital services in south-west Wales are revealed.
Bin lorry crash 'took 19 seconds'Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:06:19 GMT
Six people were killed in just 19 seconds when a bin lorry careered into them on a busy Glasgow street, a fatal accident inquiry hears.
Pictish fort 'is Scotland's oldest'Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:54:23 GMT
A Pictish fort uncovered during an archaeological dig on the Aberdeenshire coast is believed to be Scotland's oldest.
Woman guilty in sex abuse ring caseMon, 27 Jul 2015 18:57:37 GMT
A woman said to be at the centre of an abuse ring is found guilty of child sex offences, including rape.
Dane Bowers 'hit ex in glitter row'Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:09:12 GMT
Singer and DJ Dane Bowers hit his ex-fiancee in the face during a row over why he had glitter on his face, a court hears.
Test cricket is 'brutal' - BellMon, 27 Jul 2015 13:04:16 GMT
Under-pressure England batsman Ian Bell describes Test cricket as a 'brutal environment' ahead of the third Ashes Test.
Red Bull are 'high maintenance'Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:21:20 GMT
Engine supplier Renault demands more respect from Red Bull after two seasons of largely disappointing results.
Ashes still wide open - EdwardsMon, 27 Jul 2015 18:19:38 GMT
England captain Charlotte Edwards says there is "a long way to go" in the Women's Ashes after Australia win the ODI series.
Osborne hopeful of 'win-win' EU dealMon, 27 Jul 2015 13:54:49 GMT
George Osborne says he is encouraged by the attitude of other EU members to the UK's reform agenda but won't be drawn on a likely referendum date.
UK and Indonesia agree 'anti-IS plan'Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:03:33 GMT
The UK and Indonesia agree measures to counter the "shared enemy" of Islamic State extremism at the start of David Cameron's four-day tour of South East Asia.
Burnham wants party membership reviewMon, 27 Jul 2015 16:02:22 GMT
Labour's policy of allowing people to vote in its leadership contest for a £3 fee should be reviewed once the new leader is in place, one of the candidates says.
VIDEO: Health CommitteeWed, 22 Jul 2015 13:40:51 GMT
The Health Committee heard from key figures in NHS England.
VIDEO: Laughing gas 'not just a bit of fun'Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:12:05 GMT
Leesa Davies, whose son died after inhaling nitrous oxide - or laughing gas - speaks to the BBC.
VIDEO: Chasing Britain's most threatened duckMon, 27 Jul 2015 23:30:28 GMT
Why conservationists in the Scottish Highlands are chasing the UK's most threatened breeding duck.
VIDEO: Discovering Pluto's secretsMon, 27 Jul 2015 23:22:30 GMT
Amateur astronomers have begun studying the images of Pluto sent back by the New Horizons probe
VIDEO: Cable theft gang 'put public at risk'Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:48:06 GMT
A gang who stole more than 2km of motorway cable "put the public at risk", according to British Transport Police.
VIDEO: New Borders railway line - in minutesMon, 27 Jul 2015 12:48:56 GMT
Footage shows a journey along the new railway line between Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders in less than three minutes.
VIDEO: New Northern Soul club opens in cityMon, 27 Jul 2015 11:46:04 GMT
A new club dedicated to the music of Northern Soul has opened in Birmingham.
VIDEO: Hunt for young coders at hackathonMon, 27 Jul 2015 08:45:42 GMT
More than 1,000 young computer enthusiasts, aged between five and 18, are taking part in the Festival of Code.
VIDEO: Yorkshire women's Atlantic hopesMon, 27 Jul 2015 07:18:18 GMT
A group of Yorkshire women hope to break a world record by becoming the oldest rowers to row across the Atlantic.
Which oils are best to cook with?Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:03:59 GMT
Michael Mosley on which oil is the healthiest to cook with
Why did HSBC shut down bank accounts?Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:54:08 GMT
Why did HSBC shut down bank accounts?
How the word 'tunnel' went from France to England and backMon, 27 Jul 2015 23:57:51 GMT
What are the roots of the word 'tunnel'?
Who was 'Mr Big' Paul Massey?Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:39:26 GMT
How businessman Paul Massey earned the fearsome moniker
'I had to lose weight for treatment'Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:37:44 GMT
People with eating disorders losing weight to get treatment
Are night shifts killing me?Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:17:32 GMT
Are my night shifts killing me?
PM's death row dilemma on Asia tourMon, 27 Jul 2015 07:20:42 GMT
David Cameron's death row dilemma during Indonesia visit