BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Miliband: Give me decade to fix UKMon, 22 Sep 2014 22:42:56 GMT
Labour leader Ed Miliband will set out a 10-year plan to make Britain a "world class country" in his final conference speech before the general election.
Cameron to hold IS talks with IranTue, 23 Sep 2014 04:19:23 GMT
David Cameron is to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to persuade his country to join international action against Islamic State.
Go TV-free to fight fat, says NICEMon, 22 Sep 2014 22:55:54 GMT
Adults and children should consider having TV-free days or limiting viewing to two hours a day under new proposals to tackle obesity.
Salmond to make voting age callMon, 22 Sep 2014 23:38:31 GMT
Alex Salmond is to address Holyrood for the first time since Scotland rejected independence and is expected to call for the voting age to be lowered.
Rail delay passengers 'dissatisfied'Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:56:37 GMT
Two-thirds of rail passengers are unhappy with the way their train company deals with delays or cancellations, a survey suggests.
Children 'failed in early years'Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:56:04 GMT
The future prospects of children in England are being hampered because society fails them in the early years, a leading health academic says.
Phones 4U to shed almost 1,700 jobsMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:06:25 GMT
Almost 1,700 jobs are to go at the failed mobile phone retailer Phones 4U, after the firm's administrators confirmed that 362 stores will close.
Theatre makes gender equality pledgeMon, 22 Sep 2014 22:56:22 GMT
A leading UK theatre organisation pledges to balance the number of male and female actors that appear in its self-generated productions.
Breaking Bad 'inspired murder bid'Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:51:39 GMT
A graphic designer attempted to kill her mother by putting poison in a drink in a plot inspired by the American TV series Breaking Bad, a court hears.
Fifa report may prompt charges - MPMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:01:07 GMT
A report into alleged corruption at Fifa, football's world governing body, could lead to criminal charges, an MP believes.
Museum reunites Colossus veteransMon, 22 Sep 2014 22:56:14 GMT
The largest gathering of veterans who operated the Colossus code-cracking computer in World War II has been held at Bletchley Park.
Street sweeper wins £4.5m jackpotMon, 22 Sep 2014 21:34:33 GMT
A street cleaner from central London wins £4.5m on the Lotto.
A&E 'under pressure' says trustMon, 22 Sep 2014 21:03:15 GMT
Northern Ireland's biggest accident and emergency department was under pressure on Monday night, the BBC understands.
PSNI 'regrets' killings files delayMon, 22 Sep 2014 20:33:49 GMT
Northern Ireland's deputy chief constable says it is a "matter of great regret" it has taken so long for police to hand over files on nine killings in the 1980s.
Driver ploughs into cars on streetMon, 22 Sep 2014 15:38:45 GMT
A woman is charged with theft, drug and motoring offences after a car ploughs into several parked cars on a south Wales street.
Devo talks: Wales central says CrabbMon, 22 Sep 2014 21:01:03 GMT
Wales has a central role in the debate over devolution and the UK union, insists the Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb.
Miliband: Scots made 'right choice'Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:27:29 GMT
The Labour party will show Scots they made the "right choice" rejecting independence, Ed Miliband is expected to tell his party's conference.
Firefighters tackle farm barn blazeMon, 22 Sep 2014 20:17:08 GMT
About 30 firefighters tackle a huge blaze which has destroyed a barn at a farm near Inverness in the Highlands.
Rights watchdog to probe Met PoliceTue, 23 Sep 2014 03:03:23 GMT
A human rights watchdog is to investigate the Met Police after it emerged references to discrimination were deleted from internal reports.
Dawn French named uni chancellorTue, 23 Sep 2014 00:38:03 GMT
Comedian Dawn French is to become the new chancellor of Cornwall's Falmouth University.
Watson targets Europe's key playersMon, 22 Sep 2014 16:40:57 GMT
US captain Tom Watson says his team will be targeting Europe's best player and talisman in this week's Ryder Cup.
Red Bull retain title hopes - HornerMon, 22 Sep 2014 20:14:48 GMT
Red Bull's Christian Horner insists Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel are still in the fight for the drivers' championship.
Debuchy sidelined for three monthsMon, 22 Sep 2014 14:51:40 GMT
Arsenal right-back Mathieu Debuchy will be out for about three months after undergoing surgery on an ankle injury.
'I lost a job because of my tattoos'Mon, 22 Sep 2014 02:55:11 GMT
Readers' stories of losing their jobs, missing out on promotions and being rejected in interviews because of their tattoos.
Ants v humansSun, 21 Sep 2014 23:04:48 GMT
A recent wildlife programme suggested that all the ants in the world weigh as much as all the people - but is that true?
What now for Britishness?Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:01:36 GMT
Despite the No vote in Scotland?s referendum, there are still questions to be resolved about British identity, writes Richard Weight.
Hague urges 'English votes' actionMon, 22 Sep 2014 16:17:18 GMT
William Hague says the case for English devolution "cannot be avoided" any longer and suggested it could become a major issue at next year's election.
Balls outlines 'first Budget' agendaMon, 22 Sep 2014 16:07:25 GMT
Ed Balls says he will increase the minimum wage, bring in a mansion tax, freeze child benefit and axe the "bedroom tax" in his first Budget if Labour wins power.
Labour vow to boost NHS spendingMon, 22 Sep 2014 17:46:46 GMT
Labour would boost NHS spending via a so-called "mansion tax" on the most expensive homes, the BBC understands.
VIDEO: House of CommonsFri, 12 Sep 2014 14:49:55 GMT
Tory MP John Baron asks an urgent question on the government's response to Islamic State.
VIDEO: Paralysed father 'walks' at weddingMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:42:47 GMT
A wheelchair-bound father was able to stand up to deliver his speech at his daughter's wedding celebration thanks to a special robotic suit.
VIDEO: Dog burned after acid attackMon, 22 Sep 2014 17:35:00 GMT
A dog has been treated by a vet after what police have described as "a noxious liquid" was poured over him in County Down.
VIDEO: Henning speaks during aid convoyMon, 22 Sep 2014 18:05:24 GMT
Footage has emerged of Alan Henning in a aid convoy on the way to Syria, filmed on Christmas Day 2013.
VIDEO: Tippers left cows buried in rubbishMon, 22 Sep 2014 15:46:24 GMT
The number of illegal tips being closed down in the North East has doubled in the last two years, as Chris Jackson reports
VIDEO: The 'centre of Britain' retains nameMon, 22 Sep 2014 14:45:57 GMT
The 'centre of Britain' known as the village of Haltwhistle, can retain its nickname after the vote on Scottish independence.
VIDEO: Edinburgh Zoo panda no longer pregnantMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:58:38 GMT
Edinburgh Zoo confirms that giant panda Tian Tian is not pregnant after earlier indicators that she was expecting.
AUDIO: 'I played for England while homeless'Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:07:56 GMT
Fara Williams, the most capped England footballer of all time, says she was homeless for six years of her career.
VIDEO: Breaking Bad 'inspired murder bid'Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:16:15 GMT
A court has heard how a graphic designer working for a City Bank tried to kill her mother using a poison she had bought on a secret website.
Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:54:13 GMT
Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?
A brief history of the UK ParliamentMon, 22 Sep 2014 22:54:46 GMT
The 900 year story behind the creation of a UK parliament
VIDEO: 'It has to be eyeball to eyeball'Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:05:45 GMT
Are trailer videos on social media spoiling theatre?
Tesco turns stale as market moves onMon, 22 Sep 2014 22:59:43 GMT
Has Tesco passed its sell by date, asks Richard Anderson
'Why I bet £900k on the Scottish referendum'Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:17:15 GMT
How does it feel to bet £900,000 on the Scottish referendum?
Tesco turmoil and 'Breaking Bad' plot - papersTue, 23 Sep 2014 05:04:00 GMT
Supermarket's woes make front-page headlines