BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. UK and France seek EU help over CalaisSun, 02 Aug 2015 04:23:32 GMT
The UK home secretary and her French counterpart urge other EU nations to act to help address the root causes of the Calais migrant crisis.
Festival to resume after plane crashSun, 02 Aug 2015 01:45:26 GMT
The CarFest motoring event is to resume, despite the death of a pilot whose aircraft plummeted from the sky during an aerial display.
Queen portrait shows off best sidesSat, 01 Aug 2015 21:07:05 GMT
The Queen shows off her best sides in a quadruple portrait produced by photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas.
Lords urged to act swiftly on scandalsSat, 01 Aug 2015 23:24:18 GMT
The House of Lords should have the ability to immediately suspend members after a scandal breaks, a senior Labour peer says.
Coffee shop appeal over missing boySun, 02 Aug 2015 00:26:08 GMT
A woman whose seven-year-old son has vanished with her estranged husband appeals for staff and customers of a coffee chain to be on the alert.
Poll to find UK's favourite insectSun, 02 Aug 2015 02:46:51 GMT
An online poll is launched by the Royal Society of Biology to find the UK's favourite insect.
SNP renews attack over tax creditsSat, 01 Aug 2015 23:26:01 GMT
The SNP says almost 350,000 Scottish children will be worse off as a result of "shameful" changes to tax credits.
'Mortar-type device' found in alertSat, 01 Aug 2015 20:19:22 GMT
Police identify what they believe to be a "mortar-type device" during a security alert in Strabane, County Tyrone.
BA to cut hand baggage allowanceSat, 01 Aug 2015 16:20:57 GMT
British Airways announces it is to cut the hand baggage allowance for customers on its flights.
Pride brings colour to BrightonSat, 01 Aug 2015 21:43:03 GMT
A parade to celebrate Pride in Brighton takes place in front of some 160,000 people lining the city streets.
Chelsea Ladies 1-0 Notts CountySat, 01 Aug 2015 16:06:01 GMT
Ji So-Yun scores the winner as Chelsea beat Notts County in the first Women's FA Cup final to be played at Wembley.
Corbyn tops Labour constituency voteSat, 01 Aug 2015 13:03:59 GMT
Jeremy Corbyn is the most popular candidate for Labour leader among local constituency groups, according to the latest nomination figures.
TV star Dec ties knot in NewcastleSat, 01 Aug 2015 17:16:07 GMT
Television presenter Declan Donnelly returns to his home city of Newcastle to tie the knot with his agent, Ali Astall.
Man rides Tour de France on ChopperSat, 01 Aug 2015 18:50:08 GMT
A man from Merseyside raises more than £80,000 for charity by riding the Tour de France course on a child's Raleigh Chopper bike.
Ibiza death man's funeral is heldSat, 01 Aug 2015 14:02:03 GMT
Hundreds of mourners attend the funeral of Alan Drennan from Newtownabbey who died on holiday in Ibiza two weeks ago.
Thousands at Belfast Pride paradeSat, 01 Aug 2015 17:49:47 GMT
Thousands of people attend the annual Gay Pride parade in Belfast city centre.
Murder probe as man found on streetSat, 01 Aug 2015 17:03:10 GMT
Police launch a murder investigation after confirming a man who was found unconscious on a Cardiff street has died in hospital.
'Child abuse' in Eisteddfod entrySat, 01 Aug 2015 14:33:31 GMT
A novel entered into a National Eisteddfod competition contained graphic descriptions of child abuse, one of the judges claims.
Canadian firm buys more salmon farmsSat, 01 Aug 2015 23:25:50 GMT
Canadian firm Cooke Aquaculture is expanding further in Scotland after buying a Shetland-based salmon farming company.
Murder inquiry over cemetery deathSat, 01 Aug 2015 15:33:09 GMT
A murder inquiry is launched following the death of a man who was found covered in blood in Greenock Cemetery.
Bin Laden relatives on crash planeSat, 01 Aug 2015 19:59:07 GMT
Family members of Osama Bin Laden were on a private jet which crashed in Hampshire, killing all four people on board, the Saudi Arabian embassy in the UK says.
Man on murder charge after house fireSat, 01 Aug 2015 09:42:27 GMT
A man is charged with murder after a suspected arson attack at a house in Sheffield.
IAAF files show 'extent of cheating'Sat, 01 Aug 2015 21:00:07 GMT
Anti-doping data, leaked to the Sunday Times and seen by the BBC, shows an "extraordinary extent of cheating" in elite athletics.
Celtic 2-0 Ross CountySat, 01 Aug 2015 13:38:02 GMT
Celtic open the defence of the Scottish title with a workmanlike two-goal victory over Ross County.
Warrington Wolves 18-26 Hull KRSat, 01 Aug 2015 14:02:13 GMT
Shaun Lunt's late try beats Warrington as Hull KR book their first Wembley Challenge Cup final trip in 29 years.
Balls criticises Labour on businessSat, 01 Aug 2015 01:55:15 GMT
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls attacks Labour's approach to business under Ed Miliband.
New Labour virus claims 'ridiculous'Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:23:12 GMT
Jack Straw says descriptions of New Labour as a virus are "ridiculous" and warns the party faces "oblivion" if it moves further to the left.
Consultation on £95,000 pay-off capFri, 31 Jul 2015 15:39:16 GMT
Ministers are to consult on plans to set a £95,000 cap on public sector pay-offs, first put forward in January.
VIDEO: Health CommitteeWed, 22 Jul 2015 13:40:51 GMT
The Health Committee heard from key figures in NHS England.
VIDEO: 'We saw massive ball of black smoke'Sat, 01 Aug 2015 15:19:19 GMT
An eyewitness has described the moment a plane "disappeared" from view before crashing at CarFest in Cheshire.
VIDEO: Calais migrant: 'We are not animals'Sun, 02 Aug 2015 03:54:37 GMT
An Ethiopian lawyer, Beybe, one of a group of migrants pepper-sprayed by French police as they try to cross fencing at the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais, talks to the BBC's Gavin Lee.
VIDEO: Where is the wettest place in Scotland?Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:44:25 GMT
Some parts of Scotland have seen more rainfall this July than since records began.
VIDEO: Festival of Ian celebrates mischiefSat, 01 Aug 2015 10:27:05 GMT
A new festival is under way in Glasgow celebrating the life of Ian Smith, who with his company Mischief La Bas, spent two decades gently poking fun at the public.
VIDEO: Southern Fried takes Perth to its rootsSat, 01 Aug 2015 10:39:21 GMT
Perth is the unlikely destination for Southern Fried, a festival of American Roots music -- the sounds of the US southern states.
VIDEO: Cyclist who dragged toddler pleads guiltyFri, 31 Jul 2015 19:12:55 GMT
A cyclist who knocked down a toddler and dragged her along a pavement has pleaded guilty to dangerous cycling.
VIDEO: Spectacular Wookey nooks revealedFri, 31 Jul 2015 15:13:51 GMT
A new cave which lies more than 80 metres beneath the Mendip Hills in Somerset has been opened up to the public for the first time.
VIDEO: 'I want to win it for the girls'Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:23:05 GMT
Kayaker Kathryn Smith has been competing for Team GB in the Special Olympics currently being held in Los Angeles.
Recruit people 'better than you'Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:37:42 GMT
Three pieces of make-or-break advice
Ice bucket challenge: What's happened since?Sun, 02 Aug 2015 02:12:50 GMT
A year on, how much difference has it made?
Weekend Edition: The week's best readsFri, 31 Jul 2015 15:36:39 GMT
The best features of the week to enjoy, including your comments
Been and Gone: The British film actress who missed out on fameSat, 01 Aug 2015 23:35:28 GMT
The British film actress who missed out on fame
Blue moon: You capture a rare eventSat, 01 Aug 2015 14:30:17 GMT
Your images from the UK of the rare August blue moon
Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK lawSat, 01 Aug 2015 00:12:39 GMT
Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK law
Wanted: A personal assistant to help me wash and dressSat, 01 Aug 2015 03:51:40 GMT
A personal assistant to help me wash and dress