BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. 'Time is right' for new terror powersMon, 24 Nov 2014 14:22:25 GMT
The police and security services should get new powers to defend the UK from the biggest terror threat before or since 9/11, Home Secretary Theresa May says.
Google case over web abuse settledMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:32:55 GMT
The case of a businessman who wants to stop malicious web postings about him appearing in Google searches is settled at the High Court.
Llewelyn-Bowen vows action over parkMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:22:07 GMT
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen vows to act after the Christmas attraction he helped to create was forced to close because of complaints
BT and Telefonica in talks over O2Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:31:00 GMT
Telecoms giant BT is in talks with Telefonica about buying the O2 mobile network from the Spanish firm.
Banker fit for Hong Kong murder trialMon, 24 Nov 2014 11:03:30 GMT
British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments.
Young and workers at risk of povertyMon, 24 Nov 2014 11:58:27 GMT
The elderly and the unemployed used to be most at risk of poverty, but a new report claims it is now the young and those in work who are most vulnerable.
Prince William to visit China in 2015Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:37:37 GMT
The Duke of Cambridge is to visit China in 2015 after an invitation from the Chinese government, the BBC understands.
NHS staff stage four-hour strikeMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:40:26 GMT
Nurses, midwives, ambulance staff and other NHS workers have staged a four-hour strike over pay.
Ex-minister calls for UK's EU exitMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:19:36 GMT
Former minister Owen Paterson calls for the UK to exit the EU, putting pressure on the prime minister amid Tory divisions on the issue.
Dewani judge asked to throw out caseMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:19:52 GMT
A judge is asked to throw out the case against UK businessman Shrien Dewani, who denies conspiring to murder his wife in South Africa during their honeymoon.
Labour attacks 'rogue' job agenciesMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:34:38 GMT
Labour says it would introduce a system of licensing to clamp down on "rogue" recruitment agencies, saying some workers' wages are being undercut.
RBS sorry for 'incorrect' evidenceMon, 24 Nov 2014 01:07:24 GMT
Royal Bank of Scotland apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, letters released by the Treasury Committee reveal.
Prince Charles letters row in courtMon, 24 Nov 2014 09:16:41 GMT
The Supreme Court is set to consider whether letters from Prince Charles to seven government departments should be made public.
Body believed to be missing teenagerMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:02:58 GMT
A body recovered from the River Clyde at Greenock is believed to be that of a missing teenager, police say.
C. diff inquiry blames health boardMon, 24 Nov 2014 14:39:34 GMT
Scotland's largest health board is heavily criticised by an inquiry into the country's worst Clostridium difficile (C. diff) outbreak.
Geldof: Keep downloading Band AidSun, 23 Nov 2014 20:26:29 GMT
After Band Aid 30 single Do They Know It's Christmas tops the chart, Bob Geldof urges music fans to keep downloading it to fight Ebola.
Dark sky status bid for South DownsMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:01:35 GMT
A campaign begins to reduce light pollution in South Downs National Park and give it dark skies special status.
Wedding ceremony held underwaterMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:02:06 GMT
Bride and groom hold a wedding ceremony in a 1.5 million litre seawater divers' training tank at Fort William.
Campbell 'threatens talks integrity'Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:26:59 GMT
The integrity of current political talks in Northern Ireland is called into question by a senior DUP man's 'toilet paper' comments, says Sinn Féin.
NI health workers in pay walkoutMon, 24 Nov 2014 06:11:14 GMT
Thousands of NHS workers in Northern Ireland stage a four-hour strike over pay.
Clydach murderer bids for releaseMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:03:30 GMT
A man who beat a mother, her two children and their grandmother to death at their home near Swansea 15 years ago launches a fresh application to get his conviction overturned.
Glyndwr Uni visa status reinstatedMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:47:09 GMT
Glyndwr University has its right to sponsor international students reinstated by the Home Office.
Police officer praised for rescueMon, 24 Nov 2014 11:05:40 GMT
A police officer in Orkney is praised for her bravery after going to the aid of a motorist whose car had been hit by a huge wave.
Community-owned island '£3m in debt'Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:05:36 GMT
The community-owned island of Gigha, three miles off the Kintyre Peninsula, is reported to be almost £3m in the red.
'Abuse risk' for 132 city childrenMon, 24 Nov 2014 14:32:44 GMT
A report finds 132 young people in Birmingham are suffering or are vulnerable to sexual exploitation.
Men injured in flat blast arrestedMon, 24 Nov 2014 09:10:57 GMT
Two men who were seriously burned in a blast at a flat in south Birmingham are arrested on suspicion of causing an explosion likely to endanger life, police say.
Vunipola ruled out of Australia TestMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:58:57 GMT
Billy Vunipola is ruled out of England's Test against Australia with concussion and replaced by Thomas Waldrom.
'Results reflect Liverpool's level'Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:41:30 GMT
MOTD2 pundit Phil Neville expands on his TV analysis of Liverpool's defeat at Crystal Palace and says he is not surprised by their mid-table position.
This is just the start - HamiltonMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:03:30 GMT
Lewis Hamilton says winning his second world title will be the start of a run of success for himself and team Mercedes.
The resonance of OccupyMon, 24 Nov 2014 10:37:40 GMT
Activists from the Occupy movement held their latest protest in London this weekend. What impact has the global movement had?
The battle for control of the cigarette packetMon, 24 Nov 2014 00:15:37 GMT
As cigarette packet health warnings grow ever bigger and gorier, tobacco companies have been finding other ways to give their products a distinctive look and feel.
The day the entire German fleet surrenderedThu, 20 Nov 2014 23:30:48 GMT
Armistice Day is remembered as the day World War One ended, but for naval historians Britain's greatest victory came 10 days later.
Clegg: I'd never join UKIP coalitionMon, 24 Nov 2014 14:20:57 GMT
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says he would never join a coalition that included UKIP and suspects the "feeling is mutual".
New web data powers plan for policeSun, 23 Nov 2014 16:14:26 GMT
A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.
UK 'unlikely to meet' migration targetSun, 23 Nov 2014 16:30:49 GMT
EU migration has "blown off course" the UK's target to cut net migration to the tens of thousands, the home secretary says.
VIDEO: Liaison CommitteeThu, 20 Nov 2014 15:08:03 GMT
MPs question Prime Minister David Cameron.
VIDEO: NHS pay: Staff morale is 'dreadful'Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:37:21 GMT
Thousands of NHS workers in England and Northern Ireland, including nurses, midwives and ambulance staff, have been staging four hour strikes.
VIDEO: Dewani judge asked to throw out caseMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:56:21 GMT
A court in South Africa will consider whether a murder trial against a British man should be thrown out.
VIDEO: 'King of Fish' returns to UK riversMon, 24 Nov 2014 09:39:59 GMT
Successful conservation projects have reversed the decline of salmon in many UK rivers, as John Maguire reports.
VIDEO: Knox-Johnston 'not abandoning sailing'Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:25:58 GMT
Veteran sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston praises the "warm and friendly" reception he received after claiming third place in his class of the singlehanded transatlantic Route du Rhum race.
VIDEO: Understanding autism: Living in a boxSun, 23 Nov 2014 10:40:28 GMT
Shop worker Hayley Bicker wanted to raise awareness on autism after feeling shocked at people's reaction to an autistic child in a supermarket
VIDEO: UK men join Syria fight against ISSun, 23 Nov 2014 23:06:54 GMT
A former British soldier and another British man are fighting with Kurdish troops in Syria against Islamic State (IS) militants, it has emerged.
VIDEO: Charing Cross reopens after train fireSun, 23 Nov 2014 16:58:43 GMT
Charing Cross station in central London was closed for about two hours following a fire on a train.
The couple who changed the way we shopMon, 24 Nov 2014 00:14:25 GMT
The couple who helped Tesco change the way many of us shop
Have any prices fallen faster than singles?Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:42:07 GMT
Have any prices fallen faster than singles?
Hamilton's second title in numbersSun, 23 Nov 2014 21:23:10 GMT
F1 world champion's second title in number and pop-rap lyrics
Born in Indonesia, murdered in Hong KongSun, 23 Nov 2014 20:05:03 GMT
One woman's journey from a village to death in the big city
Muslim girl speaks of grooming ordealMon, 24 Nov 2014 10:00:50 GMT
A teenager who was groomed in Yorkshire tells her story
Mary J Blige's London love affairMon, 24 Nov 2014 04:05:14 GMT
Mary J Blige adopts a new musical home
Are food foragers unfairly maligned?Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:52:19 GMT
Are food foragers 'annoying' or unfairly maligned?
Girl's 1981 diary on Troubles lifeSat, 22 Nov 2014 18:35:10 GMT
The Northern Irish woman recreating her 1981 diary
Ebola team will miss 'human touch'Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:02:42 GMT
The NHS volunteers travelling to Sierra Leone
Migration targets "scrapped" - the papersMon, 24 Nov 2014 06:38:14 GMT
A look at what is making the headlines in Monday's press