BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Cross-party EU exit group launchesFri, 09 Oct 2015 00:16:34 GMT
A new cross-party campaign to bring the UK out of the European Union is due to be launched, the second such campaign ahead of the EU referendum.
Scale of NHS deficits to be revealedFri, 09 Oct 2015 00:42:34 GMT
The scale of the growing financial problems in the NHS in England will become clearer later, when the latest accounts are published.
Northern Ireland 3-1 GreeceThu, 08 Oct 2015 20:38:29 GMT
Northern Ireland qualify for the Euro 2016 finals - their first major tournament since 1986 - by beating Greece 3-1 at Windsor Park.
IRA-Libya inquiry wants Blair evidenceThu, 08 Oct 2015 21:36:24 GMT
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is asked to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry into compensation for Libyan-sponsored IRA violence.
Cases dropped over ill-health or ageThu, 08 Oct 2015 23:14:19 GMT
More than 2,000 suspected criminals avoided prosecution in England and Wales last year because of their ill-health or age, figures show.
SSI 'missed' Redcar pension paymentsThu, 08 Oct 2015 20:39:52 GMT
Steel company SSI missed some payments into its employees' pension scheme, a worker at the Redcar steelworks says.
MPs want better help for poorer pupilsThu, 08 Oct 2015 23:54:24 GMT
The Public Accounts Committee calls for more effective support for two million disadvantaged school pupils.
Ignorance over Becky murder 'ridiculous'Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:00:51 GMT
Any claims the woman accused of Becky Watts' murder was ignorant of the teenager's gruesome death are a "ridiculous concept", a jury hears.
MSPs back car smoking ban proposalsThu, 08 Oct 2015 17:08:46 GMT
A law proposing the ban of smoking in cars carrying children passes its first hurdle in the Scottish Parliament.
Woman jailed over 'suicide pact' scamThu, 08 Oct 2015 11:19:00 GMT
A woman is jailed for threatening and trying to extort money from a mother and daughter who died in a suicide pact.
Police shoot 'knifeman' in LondonThu, 08 Oct 2015 17:46:21 GMT
A man thought to have a knife is shot and wounded by police on a London street after an attempt to Taser him apparently failed.
Bruce Forsyth injured in home fallFri, 09 Oct 2015 00:08:30 GMT
Sir Bruce Forsyth has been told by doctors to have complete rest for at least a week after suffering a fall at his home.
Shackleton medals fetch £585,000Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:21:20 GMT
A number of medals awarded to Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton raise £585,000 at a London auction.
Tornado woe twists into wedding joyThu, 08 Oct 2015 09:04:58 GMT
A man who had part of his home destroyed after a tornado hit a town in Derbyshire says it changed his life for the better.
NI celebrates Euro 2016 qualificationThu, 08 Oct 2015 22:52:36 GMT
Northern Ireland football fans have been celebrating in the streets of Belfast after the team qualified for its first major tournament in 30 years.
DUP ministers could end in-out policyThu, 08 Oct 2015 22:06:54 GMT
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) says it could drop its policy of in-out ministerial positions when a report is published on paramilitary activity next week.
£20m M4 relief road cash 'appalling'Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:12:14 GMT
A Labour AM says she is "astonished and appalled" that Welsh ministers are spending nearly £20m this year on preparations for the planned M4 relief road.
Gas leak closes road for 24 hoursThu, 08 Oct 2015 17:08:48 GMT
A road is expected to remain closed for 24 hours following a gas leak in Torfaen.
Corbyn to praise social enterpriseThu, 08 Oct 2015 23:19:48 GMT
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will urge a shake up in the economy to give more support to businesses that operate in the wider interests of the community.
Croc maths question 'was challenging'Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:37:42 GMT
A bamboozling question about a crocodile stalking its prey was one reason the pass mark for Higher maths had to be lowered, a report finds.
PC car murder accused remandedThu, 08 Oct 2015 15:08:23 GMT
An 18-year-old man appears in court charged with the murder of Merseyside police officer Dave Phillips, who died after being struck by a car.
Man charged over canal body findThu, 08 Oct 2015 22:01:12 GMT
Man is charged with preventing the lawful burial of a body found tied to a shopping trolley in a north London canal.
Scotland 2-2 PolandThu, 08 Oct 2015 20:39:44 GMT
Scotland's hopes of reaching Euro 2016 are over after Robert Lewandowski scores a stoppage-time leveller for Poland.
Fifa needs external president - IOCThu, 08 Oct 2015 21:56:26 GMT
Fifa needs a "credible external presidential candidate" to replace the suspended Sepp Blatter, says the IOC president.
Klopp confirmed as Liverpool managerThu, 08 Oct 2015 22:06:30 GMT
Jurgen Klopp is appointed Liverpool's new manager, with the former Borussia Dortmund boss signing a three-year deal worth £15m.
Corbyn 'will join Privy Council'Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:36:52 GMT
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will become a Privy Counsellor, his spokesman says, despite him missing the first Privy Council meeting since his appointment.
UK to send troops to Baltic regionThu, 08 Oct 2015 11:14:52 GMT
About 100 British military personnel will be sent to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, the Ministry of Defence confirms.
Poots defends SF 'stench' commentsThu, 08 Oct 2015 12:28:24 GMT
The DUP's Edwin Poots defends comments he made that party members have to hold their noses when doing business with Sinn Féin.
VIDEO: Home Affairs CommitteeWed, 15 Jul 2015 15:43:13 GMT
The Home Affairs Committee hears evidence on the immigration situation in Calais.
VIDEO: Trump in court over Scottish wind farmThu, 08 Oct 2015 09:14:02 GMT
Donald Trump's challenge to a planned offshore wind farm will go to the Supreme Court later.
VIDEO: Worker throws water over armed robberThu, 08 Oct 2015 08:05:41 GMT
A shop assistant who prevented an armed robbery by throwing water over a would-be thief is praised for her bravery.
VIDEO: How flammable are Halloween costumes?Thu, 08 Oct 2015 05:46:27 GMT
BBC Breakfast investigates safety standards for children's Halloween costumes, with two leading burns experts saying that current safety standards do not go far enough.
VIDEO: Importance of culture in dementia careThu, 08 Oct 2015 18:22:58 GMT
A leading dementia charity says too few services for the elderly take into account the needs of Britain's ageing African Caribbean population.
VIDEO: Fifa needs to start again - LinekerThu, 08 Oct 2015 15:51:25 GMT
Ex-England striker Gary Lineker says a completely fresh start is needed at Fifa, following the provisional suspension of its president Sepp Blatter.
VIDEO: Pankhurst on 'fitting' premiere protestThu, 08 Oct 2015 13:23:48 GMT
Dr Helen Pankhurst, the great-granddaughter of the British suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst, has described protests at the London premiere of a film about the movement as "fitting".
VIDEO: Is the Privy Council secret and exclusive?Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:07:32 GMT
A look at who is on the Privy Council, its powers, and whether it is as secret and exclusive as some suggest.
VIDEO: Protesters delay Suffragette premiereWed, 07 Oct 2015 18:42:01 GMT
Activists campaigning for greater support for victims of domestic violence lie across the red carpet at the premiere of the film Suffragette.
Bake Off fans defend Nadiya against 'politically correct' jibesThu, 08 Oct 2015 15:44:48 GMT
Fans defend winner against 'politically correct' jibes
Riba Stirling Prize 2015: Maggie's LanarkshireWed, 07 Oct 2015 11:24:43 GMT
A building designed to bring calm to cancer patients
IS militants offer false dream - imamsThu, 08 Oct 2015 11:00:27 GMT
UK imams seek to expose 'barbaric reality' of life under IS
Maps reveal Bomber Command destructionThu, 08 Oct 2015 01:30:13 GMT
Maps reveal scale of WW2 bombing damage in Germany
Your pictures: Northern LightsThu, 08 Oct 2015 13:19:00 GMT
Your pictures of the Northern Lights, as seen from across UK
Which jobs could a 100-year-old do?Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:49:23 GMT
Which jobs could a 100-year-old worker do?
The triumphant flight of the lame duckThu, 08 Oct 2015 00:23:06 GMT
Tory leadership hopefuls waiting in the wings