BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. 'No hiding' from abuse failuresMon, 02 Mar 2015 22:30:39 GMT
There is "no hiding" from the failures of authorities in Oxfordshire where young girls were groomed, a retired detective tells Newsnight.
Murder arrests in Becky Watts probeMon, 02 Mar 2015 19:05:46 GMT
Police arrest a man and woman on suspicion of murder in the investigation into the disappearance of teenager Becky Watts.
Ex-Spurs midfielder Mackay diesTue, 03 Mar 2015 00:26:49 GMT
Former Tottenham, Derby, Hearts and Scotland midfielder Dave Mackay dies, aged 80.
Mother knew Emwazi's voice on videoMon, 02 Mar 2015 19:23:39 GMT
The mother of Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi says she immediately recognised his voice when she heard him on a hostage video released by Islamic State.
England footballer in sex arrestMon, 02 Mar 2015 20:53:40 GMT
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson is arrested on suspicion of sex with a 15-year-old girl, and later released on bail.
Parliament may be abandoned - BercowMon, 02 Mar 2015 21:55:47 GMT
The Houses of Parliament could have to be "abandoned" within 20 years without extensive repair work, Commons Speaker John Bercow says.
Fire death dad lured sons with trainMon, 02 Mar 2015 18:30:08 GMT
A newly-divorced father lured his two sons with a new model train set before setting fire to his house, killing all three of them, an inquest hears.
British plane spotters in UAE arrestMon, 02 Mar 2015 20:59:04 GMT
Three British men are arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over allegations of suspicious behaviour while plane spotting.
Arrest after stabbing near schoolMon, 02 Mar 2015 21:19:08 GMT
A teenager is arrested in connection with an alleged serious assault outside a school in the southside of Glasgow.
Tinder to charge over-28s moreMon, 02 Mar 2015 21:28:48 GMT
Dating app Tinder announces it will charge the over-28s nearly four times as much for its premium features as it does younger users in the UK.
Yeates killer had child porn imagesMon, 02 Mar 2015 17:01:07 GMT
The man convicted of the murder of Bristol landscape architect Joanna Yeates in 2011 pleads guilty to possessing indecent images of children.
Eurostar suspended after track deathMon, 02 Mar 2015 19:24:57 GMT
Eurostar services are returning to normal after a person was hit by a train in Kent.
Neknominate fish eater gets pet banMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:43:03 GMT
A man who was filmed swallowing a goldfish for the Neknominate online drinking game is banned from owning fish for five years.
Glasgow's Clutha bar to reopenMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:39:23 GMT
The owner of the Clutha bar in Glasgow which has been shut since the helicopter crash in 2013 hopes to reopen it in May.
Queen's new coin portrait unveiledMon, 02 Mar 2015 12:55:37 GMT
A new coinage portrait of the Queen is unveiled, but the image will only appear on coins later this year.
Marigold sequel tops UK box officeMon, 02 Mar 2015 18:01:03 GMT
The sequel to hit 2012 comedy The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel tops the UK and Ireland box office chart on its first weekend on release.
IRA play park name debate rejectedMon, 02 Mar 2015 21:26:49 GMT
Sinn Féin councillors in Newry reject unionist efforts to reconsider naming a play park after an IRA man.
Loyalist band group at SF conferenceMon, 02 Mar 2015 18:56:28 GMT
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness welcomes the decision by a group that represents loyalist bands to attend his party's annual conference.
Woman had sex with 15-year-old boyMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:03:20 GMT
A woman who had sex with a 15-year-old schoolboy is warned she could face jail.
RAF jets near miss over north WalesMon, 02 Mar 2015 13:40:52 GMT
Two RAF training jets came close to colliding over the north Wales coast, a report on collision risk incidents finds.
Sturgeon: Equality key to prosperityTue, 03 Mar 2015 00:10:37 GMT
Nicola Sturgeon will say tackling inequality will lead to greater prosperity as she sets out the Scottish government's economic strategy.
MSPs hear human trafficking evidenceTue, 03 Mar 2015 00:14:05 GMT
MSPs on Holyrood's justice committee are to begin taking evidence on new legislation to tackle human trafficking in Scotland.
'Drug psychosis' mum-stab man jailedMon, 02 Mar 2015 18:36:09 GMT
A man stabbed his mother 11 times in a "drug-fuelled psychosis" after bingeing on mephedrone, cannabis and alcohol, a court hears.
Poundland mice took food off saleMon, 02 Mar 2015 20:30:53 GMT
A mice infestation was the reason food was removed from the shelves of a branch of Poundland in Birmingham city centre, the council reveals.
Should England expect to win Slams?Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:38:31 GMT
After hopes of a Six Nations clean sweep slip by for another year, Tom Fordyce asks whether English rugby fans should expect more.
FA wants Team GB sides at Rio 2016Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:29:29 GMT
The Football Association is planning to enter men's and women's Great Britain teams at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Terry hopeful over new Chelsea dealMon, 02 Mar 2015 22:28:00 GMT
Chelsea captain John Terry says he is keen to have "a few years" more at the club, but would not leave to play elsewhere.
The dogged old man of the badlandsMon, 02 Mar 2015 00:05:28 GMT
Chris Haslam meets a man determined to see his remarkable life in the mountains as quite mundane.
Are humans getting cleverer?Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:03:55 GMT
What is behind the so-called Flynn Effect - the pattern of rising IQ scores around the world?
Why Iceland banned beerSun, 01 Mar 2015 00:02:38 GMT
A century ago, Iceland introduced full prohibition. Within a decade, red wine had been legalised, followed by spirits in the 1930s. But beer remained off-limits until 1989. Why?
May defends terror suspect handlingMon, 02 Mar 2015 17:11:06 GMT
Home Secretary Theresa May defends her decision to scrap control orders as Labour suggests it helped terror suspects join fighting overseas.
'No repeat' of polling day queuesMon, 02 Mar 2015 18:59:10 GMT
The chaotic queuing seen at some polling stations at the 2010 general election will not be repeated this time around, the head of the Electoral Commission says.
PM dismisses UK defence cuts concernMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:11:58 GMT
Prime Minister David Cameron dismisses concerns raised by the head of the US Army about the impact of cuts on the UK's armed forces.
VIDEO: Treasury CommitteeTue, 24 Feb 2015 17:43:40 GMT
MPs take evidence on the Bank of England?s Inflation Report.
VIDEO: On the trail of Mohammed EmwaziMon, 02 Mar 2015 23:34:29 GMT
The mother of the British Jihadi Mohammed Emwazi has told authorities in Kuwait that she recognised her son's voice immediately last summer in Islamic State videos.
VIDEO: Oldest West Brom fan is honouredMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:47:16 GMT
West Bromwich Albion's oldest fan says he is overwhelmed after being invited for a day out at the Hawthorns.
VIDEO: Michael Sheen on what Wales wantsMon, 02 Mar 2015 17:40:34 GMT
Hollywood actor Michael Sheen gives his view on the key concerns for people in Wales following the publication of a new report.
VIDEO: Riddle of Emwazi's radicalisationMon, 02 Mar 2015 18:45:12 GMT
Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi was never a cause of huge concern to staff at his former London school, his former head teacher says.
VIDEO: How tidal lagoon power plants workMon, 02 Mar 2015 07:57:10 GMT
The BBC's Roger Harrabin has been to the site of one of six tidal lagoons planned in the UK to see how it would work.
VIDEO: Behind the east Belfast tiger skinMon, 02 Mar 2015 18:22:53 GMT
Mark Simpson explains how a tiger skin owned by an Indian maharaja ended up in an east Belfast bungalow
VIDEO: New Queen coin portrait unveiledMon, 02 Mar 2015 11:04:54 GMT
The portrait of the Queen on the nation's coins has altered for the first time in 17 years - with a new picture of her Majesty unveiled on Monday morning, the BBC's Victoria Fritz reports.
VIDEO: On the road with out-of-hours doctorsMon, 02 Mar 2015 07:03:06 GMT
Cumbria's out-of-hours doctor service is increasingly busy because patients cannot get an appointment with GPs at local surgeries.
GP shortages put pressure on doctorsMon, 02 Mar 2015 08:41:05 GMT
Where have all our GPs gone?
What's love got to do with politics?Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:59:41 GMT
Fergal Keane on the relationship between love and politics
Would it be realistic to renationalise the railways?Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:58:59 GMT
Would it be realistic to renationalise the railways?
Behind the east Belfast tiger skinMon, 02 Mar 2015 07:15:35 GMT
How did Indian maharaja's tiger skin end up in east Belfast?
Jihadist concerns, and Army cutsMon, 02 Mar 2015 06:22:43 GMT
Jihadist concerns, and the impact of Army cuts