BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Ferries disrupted by Calais blockadeSun, 30 Aug 2015 21:52:50 GMT
Passengers are facing Bank Holiday delays at the port of Calais following a fresh protest by former workers of a dissolved ferry company.
Union in 'mortal danger', says BrownSun, 30 Aug 2015 19:06:47 GMT
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown says the next 12 months could determine the long-term fate of the union between England and Scotland.
Friends named as Shoreham victimsSun, 30 Aug 2015 19:19:08 GMT
Two friends embarking on a cycle ride were victims of the Shoreham air crash that claimed 11 lives, it emerges.
Tap water advice lifted in more areasSun, 30 Aug 2015 18:50:32 GMT
Advice to boil water before drinking it has now been lifted in more than half of the affected homes in Lancashire.
Free EU movement 'for those with jobs'Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:13:22 GMT
EU free movement should mean the "freedom to move to a job" - not to look for work or benefits - Home Secretary Theresa May says.
Frederick Forsyth reveals spy pastSun, 30 Aug 2015 12:34:36 GMT
Day of the Jackal author Frederick Forsyth reveals he was working for MI6 for more than 20 years.
Inquiry into restaurant tipping abuseSun, 30 Aug 2015 18:05:21 GMT
The abuse of tipping by restaurants is to be the subject of an investigation launched by Business Secretary Sajid Javid.
Carnival crowds flock to Notting HillSun, 30 Aug 2015 17:40:59 GMT
Crowds of people descend on Notting Hill Carnival as hundreds of youngsters taken part in the Children's Day procession.
Murder charge over death at flatSun, 30 Aug 2015 21:31:13 GMT
A man is charged with murder after a women was found stabbed to death at her flat in East Sussex.
UK ambassador summoned over trialSun, 30 Aug 2015 17:18:51 GMT
Britain's ambassador to Egypt is summoned over his "unacceptable interference" following the trial of three al-Jazeera journalists.
X Factor launch in ratings slumpSun, 30 Aug 2015 12:20:10 GMT
The number of viewers watching the opening episode of this year's X Factor series has fallen by well over one million, in comparison to last year.
Round-world yacht race leaves LondonSun, 30 Aug 2015 16:35:25 GMT
The Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, which will see 12 teams spend a year travelling the globe, launches in London.
Gritters prepare for winter weatherSun, 30 Aug 2015 10:18:49 GMT
Gritting lorries and snowploughs are out and about on Lincolnshire's roads - to prepare for the snow risk season.
Bog snorkelling race marks 30 yearsSun, 30 Aug 2015 12:41:55 GMT
The 30th annual world bog snorkelling championships is taking place in Powys.
NI situation 'difficult and grave'Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:16:48 GMT
Northern Ireland's political situation is "grave" - Irish minister Charlie Flanagan says.
Man 'critical' after Ballymoney crashSun, 30 Aug 2015 08:46:49 GMT
A man is critically ill following a car crash in County Antrim.
Fire breaks out at recycling plantSun, 30 Aug 2015 17:14:43 GMT
A large fire breaks out at an industrial estate near Cowbridge in the Vale of Glamorgan.
Missing boy's family raises £10,000Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:53:38 GMT
The family of a schoolboy who was swept out to sea off Anglesey is handing over £10,000 to RNLI from funds raised by a trust set up in his name.
M9 crash brother in whistleblower pleaSun, 30 Aug 2015 10:29:26 GMT
The brother of M9 crash victim Lamara Bell calls on police officers to report failings in the force to "save more people from dying".
Clutha families need 'assurance'Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:53:45 GMT
The first minister writes to the UK transport secretary to express concern at delays to the report into the Clutha helicopter crash.
Man, 79, abandons water-ski record bidSun, 30 Aug 2015 10:21:29 GMT
A 79-year-old daredevil is forced to abandon his bid to become the oldest person to water-ski across the English Channel.
Three hurt when car hits pedestriansSun, 30 Aug 2015 10:04:04 GMT
Three pedestrians are injured when a car ploughed into them in north London.
VIDEO: Match of the Day 2Sun, 10 Mar 2013 15:43:08 GMT
Mark Chapman presents highlights of the day's two Premier League matches, in which Swansea host Manchester United & Southampton play Norwich.
Sharapova pulls out of the US OpenSun, 30 Aug 2015 22:04:33 GMT
World number three Maria Sharapova pulls out of the US Open on the eve of the tournament because of injury.
Swansea City 2-1 Manchester UnitedSun, 30 Aug 2015 17:21:22 GMT
Swansea recover from a goal down as Andre Ayew and Bafetimbi Gomis inflict Manchester United's first loss of the season.
Labour must come to its senses - BlairSun, 30 Aug 2015 11:46:19 GMT
Tony Blair tells Labour party members to come to their senses and reject the "Alice in Wonderland" politics of Jeremy Corbyn.
Burnham proposes low pay penaltiesSun, 30 Aug 2015 04:33:53 GMT
Firms could face penalties including higher national insurance payments if they failed to pay a proposed new higher living wage of £11 per hour, Andy Burnham says.
Plans for Scottish budget delayedSun, 30 Aug 2015 15:21:53 GMT
Details of Scottish public spending plans for next year are to be delayed by several months.
VIDEO: Health CommitteeWed, 22 Jul 2015 13:40:51 GMT
The Health Committee heard from key figures in NHS England.
VIDEO: Forsyth: My days as an MI6 spySun, 30 Aug 2015 12:00:17 GMT
Author Frederick Forsyth reveals in his autobiography that he used to undertake work for MI6.
VIDEO: Lorry driver's migrant crisis despairSat, 29 Aug 2015 23:02:03 GMT
The Calais migrant crisis is costing the road haulage industry £750,000 per day with delays and queues holding up the flow of traffic.
VIDEO: Study identifies pre-suicide symptomsSun, 30 Aug 2015 07:53:14 GMT
An international study says it has identified common behaviour patterns which often precede suicide attempts.
VIDEO: Health benefits of a daytime snoozeSun, 30 Aug 2015 07:57:22 GMT
Researchers say taking forty winks in the middle of the day could reduce blood pressure and stave off heart attacks.
VIDEO: Restaurant tipping abuse facing probeSun, 30 Aug 2015 18:00:56 GMT
Business Secretary Sajid Javid launches an investigation launched into the abuse of tipping by restaurants.
VIDEO: Widow's heartfelt cup final tributeSat, 29 Aug 2015 14:50:15 GMT
Lizzie Jones, the widow of rugby league player Danny Jones, who died suddenly after being taken ill at a match in May, sings Abide With Me before the Challenge Cup final.
VIDEO: Shoreham remembers air crash victimsSat, 29 Aug 2015 21:28:52 GMT
Hundreds of people from communities affected by the Shoreham air disaster have held a minute's silence to remember those who died, one week after the crash.
VIDEO: Using science to combat floodingSat, 29 Aug 2015 23:03:46 GMT
Scientists at Newcastle University are going in search of floods, trying to learn what causes them so they can prevent future flash flooding.
In pictures: Notting Hill CarnivalSun, 30 Aug 2015 16:26:40 GMT
Notting Hill transformed into riot of colour and sound for carnival
Recalling Ealing Studios' golden ageSat, 29 Aug 2015 23:09:28 GMT
The last survivors of the Ealing film studios' heyday
England's unsung world championsSat, 29 Aug 2015 23:24:00 GMT
England's lesser-known world champions
Don't take Farah dominance for grantedSat, 29 Aug 2015 17:03:44 GMT
Why Mo Farah's sporting dominance takes real skill
The family who never knew their fatherFri, 28 Aug 2015 18:30:29 GMT
The things I wished I knew about my father
Why are London's gay bars disappearing?Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:01:20 GMT
Why are London's gay bars disappearing?
David Sillito: Questioning the vitality of Britain's TV industrySat, 29 Aug 2015 00:06:35 GMT
Questioning the vitality of Britain's TV industry