BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Doctors reject 'final' contract offerWed, 10 Feb 2016 23:01:13 GMT
Junior doctors' leaders have rejected a "final take-it-or-leave-it" offer made by the government in the contract dispute in England.
Police 'should be neutral' in sex casesThu, 11 Feb 2016 06:01:07 GMT
Police should change their approach to sex abuse allegations and pursue claims with an "open mind" rather than presuming they are true.
Early guilty pleas 'to be encouraged'Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:08:05 GMT
All criminals who plead guilty at the earliest opportunity could have their sentences cut by a third, under new plans in England and Wales.
Shoppers 'fail to spot cheapest deals'Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:11:35 GMT
Most grocery shoppers are unable to identify the cheapest deals when faced with a blizzard of "special offers" in stores, financial experts say.
University bosses' pay 'inflation-busting'Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:13:53 GMT
Vice-chancellors at UK universities receive average salary packages of £272,000 a year, the University and College Union says.
BT to divert nuisance callsThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:08:39 GMT
BT says it will launch a new service later this year to divert nuisance calls within its network before they ring on customers' phones.
MLAs vote against abortion law changeThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:39:35 GMT
Northern Ireland Assembly members vote against legalising abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality, rejecting the proposal by 59 votes to 40.
Buy-to-let surge 'raising house prices'Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:10:32 GMT
Surveyors are witnessing a surge of demand from buy-to-let investors which they expect to push up house prices.
Universities to target poor white boysThu, 11 Feb 2016 01:03:55 GMT
More students from white working class backgrounds are to be targeted in a university recruitment drive
Plane's propeller fell from 2,500ftThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:01:03 GMT
A pilot was forced to make an emergency landing when a propeller fell from his 80 year-old plane at 2,500 ft (762m), an accident report finds.
David Bowie's son to become a fatherThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:35:32 GMT
David Bowie's son Duncan Jones announces he is to become a father for the first time - revealing the news one month after the singer's death.
BBC's Tony Hall 'accountable to no-one'Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:08:37 GMT
The BBC's director general Tony Hall is "effectively accountable to no-one", says a new report by a group of MPs.
Liverpool owners scrap £77 ticketWed, 10 Feb 2016 21:35:24 GMT
Liverpool's owners scrap their controversial £77 ticket and apologise for the "distress caused" by last week's pricing announcement.
VIDEO: Watch the full Posh-West Brom shootoutWed, 10 Feb 2016 23:41:46 GMT
Watch the whole penalty shootout as Ben Foster saves two for West Brom to help the Premier League side move into the FA Cup fifth round beating Peterborough at London Road.
Bolton chairman Gartside dies aged 63Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:55:02 GMT
Phil Gartside, who has been Bolton Wanderers chairman for 16 years, dies of cancer at the age of 63.
English votes system 'unstable' say MPsThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:17:55 GMT
The system of 'English Votes for English Laws' is too complicated and may not last long due its lack of support, a committee of MPs warns.
Labour MP sorry for Tunbridge map slipThu, 11 Feb 2016 01:35:48 GMT
Labour's local government spokesman acknowledges he "made a slip" when he suggested Tunbridge Wells was in Surrey rather than Kent.
UK's EU membership talks 'fragile'Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:19:54 GMT
European Council president Donald Tusk clears his diary to focus on a tour of the EU to bolster the "fragile" deal over the UK's EU membership.
Rape inquiry shift - but no 'sorry'Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:09:14 GMT
The way police deal with alleged sex offences comes under the microscope, while the UK's relationship with Europe continues to make headlines.
VIDEO: Bella the dog found 130 miles from homeWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:11:33 GMT
A dog that went missing in Rothwell last year has been found more than 130 miles (210km) away in Bristol.
VIDEO: Dressing according to Royal fashion rulesThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:13:00 GMT
A new exhibition looks at how the women of the Royal Family dress in keeping with their royal duties and with current fashion.
VIDEO: The dance teacher with Down's SyndromeThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:11:35 GMT
Hannah is one of the few dance teachers in the UK with a learning disability
VIDEO: What options are open to junior doctors?Wed, 10 Feb 2016 23:57:14 GMT
Christian Fraser examines the options open to junior doctors who are striking over pay and conditions.
VIDEO: A look around Hendrix's London homeWed, 10 Feb 2016 00:27:36 GMT
The London flat lived in by Jimi Hendrix in the 1960s has been restored.
VIDEO: MPs triumph in annual pancake raceTue, 09 Feb 2016 18:53:24 GMT
MPs claim victory at Westminster's annual Parliamentary pancake race around Victoria Gardens, just outside the Houses of Parliament.
VIDEO: Starlings' 'ballet of the skies' filmedTue, 09 Feb 2016 17:19:38 GMT
A "ballet of the skies" is how one expert described this murmuration of 70,000 starlings in Oxfordshire.
VIDEO: 'So windy you can hardly stand up'Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:14:22 GMT
Duncan Kennedy reports from Barton on Sea, near Bournemouth, where strong winds from Storm Imogen make it hard to stand up.
Why does treatment for pets cost so much?Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:57:42 GMT
Why does treatment for pets cost so much?
When Burton and Taylor starred in a student playThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:23:29 GMT
When Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor took part in a student production in Oxford
Radio 4's smartphone debutThu, 11 Feb 2016 01:29:49 GMT
Making Radio 4's smartphone show debut
VIDEO: An experiment in monastic lifeThu, 11 Feb 2016 00:09:43 GMT
Spending a year living a monastic life
Train crew shortages causing delaysThu, 11 Feb 2016 01:52:12 GMT
Why do crew shortages cause one in 10 train delays?
Labour's troubles with the bombThu, 11 Feb 2016 01:59:52 GMT
Party's tortured history with weapon it created
Peter Pan house story ends wellWed, 10 Feb 2016 00:04:33 GMT
How a future was secured for the house which helped inspire the Peter Pan story