BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Chief vows to restore trust in MetSat, 08 Mar 2014 02:50:39 GMT
The head of the Metropolitan Police has vowed to win back public trust after a report found officers spied on the family of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence.
Clare's Law introduced against abuseSat, 08 Mar 2014 00:26:50 GMT
A scheme to let people to find out from police if their partner has a history of domestic violence is introduced across England and Wales.
Lib Dems to push for income tax cutsSat, 08 Mar 2014 00:49:43 GMT
Raising the income tax allowance to £12,500 will be a Lib Dem demand in future coalition talks, the party is to say.
Two charged over death of toddlerFri, 07 Mar 2014 21:42:19 GMT
A man and a woman are charged with causing or allowing the death of a two-year-old girl who ingested the heroin substitute methadone.
TV licence fee law change discussedSat, 08 Mar 2014 03:48:47 GMT
Ministers are discussing plans to make non-payment of the television licence fee a civil, rather than a criminal, offence.
'Great uncertainty' in tax crackdownSat, 08 Mar 2014 00:33:28 GMT
Government forecasts for what it expects to recoup from closing tax loopholes are vulnerable to "great uncertainty", MPs say.
Bank says currency union 'unlikely'Fri, 07 Mar 2014 18:57:50 GMT
A deal on sharing control of the pound between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK is "unlikely", analysts at the global bank Citigroup say.
Spurs fans chant charges droppedFri, 07 Mar 2014 16:30:30 GMT
Charges against three football fans accused of using the word "yid" at Tottenham Hotspur matches are dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service.
Reject 'Europhobia', urges WoodFri, 07 Mar 2014 19:37:54 GMT
Plaid Cymru party leader Leanne Wood urges voters to reject "damaging Europhobia" in May's European election as her party meets for its spring conference.
Broom story wins animation prizeFri, 07 Mar 2014 22:29:35 GMT
Animated film Room on the Broom scoops a prize at the British Animation Awards, less than a week after losing out at the Oscars.
Takeaway woman delivers baby on wallFri, 07 Mar 2014 13:45:10 GMT
A fish and chip shop worker turned midwife when she delivered a baby on a wall in Bradford.
DUP rejects second Euro candidateFri, 07 Mar 2014 20:00:30 GMT
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is expected to field just one candidate in May's European election.
Newlywed in organ donation appealFri, 07 Mar 2014 17:47:42 GMT
A newlywed whose husband urgently needs a double lung transplant urges more people to register as organ donors.
Investigation into GCSE exam resultsFri, 07 Mar 2014 18:20:36 GMT
An investigation is launched after "unexpectedly low" grades for new GCSE English language exams sat in January.
Head cleared on pupil photo incidentFri, 07 Mar 2014 20:15:55 GMT
A former head teacher is cleared of acting inappropriately by asking a police officer to tell pupils off for not smiling for a photo.
Baltacha diagnosed with liver cancerFri, 07 Mar 2014 17:09:33 GMT
Former British tennis number one Elena Baltacha reveals she has been diagnosed with cancer of the liver.
Two men guilty of torture murderFri, 07 Mar 2014 15:49:48 GMT
Two men are ailed for life for the torture and murder of Scott Blackwood in North Ayrshire.
Worker dies in Crossrail tunnelFri, 07 Mar 2014 13:45:37 GMT
A 43-year-old construction worker on the Crossrail project dies after a piece of concrete falls on to his head in a tunnel.
Birmingham City owner Yeung jailedFri, 07 Mar 2014 15:08:40 GMT
Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung is jailed for six years by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.
Morgan replaces Vunipola for EnglandFri, 07 Mar 2014 10:17:03 GMT
Gloucester's Ben Morgan replaces the injured Billy Vunipola at number eight for England's Six Nations match against Wales.
Ball comes in for injured CharterisFri, 07 Mar 2014 22:00:09 GMT
Wales lose lock Luke Charteris to injury for Sunday's Six Nations clash against England with Jake Ball taking over.
The sounds of the universeSat, 08 Mar 2014 00:05:20 GMT
In space no-one can hear you scream, but there are sounds out there. Have a listen.
The Soviet broadcaster who defied MoscowSat, 08 Mar 2014 01:14:21 GMT
Russian broadcasters have protested about their country's actions in Crimea, which brings to mind the courage of a Soviet radio announcer 30 years ago.
India's invisible widows, divorcees and singlesFri, 07 Mar 2014 22:27:09 GMT
Stories of sexual violence against women have made repeatedly made headlines in India. But there are other hazards for Indian women, and particularly for single women.
PM and Clegg in foreign staff rowFri, 07 Mar 2014 18:12:08 GMT
David Cameron and Nick Clegg are criticised for employing foreign domestic staff after a minister attacked the "metropolitan elite" for using cheap migrant workers.
Free school meals scheme criticisedFri, 07 Mar 2014 18:18:40 GMT
Some primary schools will struggle to comply with Nick Clegg's free school meal scheme, a senior Tory MP warns.
Storm-hit towns bid for £64m fundFri, 07 Mar 2014 14:33:58 GMT
Areas hit by storms will get priority when the next round of coastal regeneration money is handed out, ministers say.
VIDEO: House of CommonsThu, 06 Mar 2014 13:04:25 GMT
Theresa May announces a judge-led public inquiry into undercover policing.
VIDEO: Public warned over wi-fi hotspotsFri, 07 Mar 2014 14:59:47 GMT
People should not access sensitive information over public wi-fi hotspots as thieves may be hacking their personal data ,Europe's top cybercrime police officer has warned.
AUDIO: Humphrys duets on Ravel beatboxFri, 07 Mar 2014 17:52:52 GMT
Veteran Today presenter John Humphrys teams up with an unlikely musical partner for an impromptu duet.
VIDEO: Milk prices fall in supermarket warFri, 07 Mar 2014 19:34:01 GMT
Morrisons is the the latest supermarket to lower the cost of milk as a price war between the big four supermarkets continues.
VIDEO: Coma patients 'put on exercise bike'Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:29:28 GMT
Critically ill patients in Portsmouth's Queen Alexandra Hospital are put on an exercise bike to help speed up their recovery.
VIDEO: WW1 practice battlefield 'found'Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:54:16 GMT
A replica World War One battlefield where soldiers trained in trench warfare before being sent to the front has been 'discovered' in Hampshire
VIDEO: Disabled man's 18-month shower waitFri, 07 Mar 2014 21:15:44 GMT
A disabled man from Brighouse in West Yorkshire has waited 18 months for a walk-in shower to be fitted- his local authority blamed a lack of funding.
VIDEO: Grayling effigy at legal aid protestFri, 07 Mar 2014 12:16:00 GMT
Celebrities including actress Maxine Peake and former Blur drummer David Rowntree have joined thousands of protesters opposed to legal aid cuts in England and Wales.
AUDIO: School 'banned' my anorexic daughterFri, 07 Mar 2014 11:55:53 GMT
An anorexic teenager was prevented from returning to school because staff feared other girls would copy her, her mother claims.
Stars give their top 10 tipsSat, 08 Mar 2014 03:57:21 GMT
Writers, designers and actors on the secrets of success
Should Boris still be wooing foreign property investors?Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:33:21 GMT
Should Boris stop wooing foreign property tycoons?
Mike Brown: From no-one to special oneFri, 07 Mar 2014 22:00:13 GMT
The remaking of England full-back Mike Brown
VIDEO: 'Electronic lollipop' simulates tasteSat, 08 Mar 2014 00:09:20 GMT
Scientists develop machine 'able to simulate taste'
Village green fears after rulingFri, 07 Mar 2014 12:02:17 GMT
Campaigners fear for village greens after Supreme Court ruling