BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Archbishop to highlight sufferingSat, 19 Apr 2014 23:07:26 GMT
The Archbishop of Canterbury is to highlight the suffering of people in conflicts around the world during his Easter Sunday sermon.
Charities chief warns of extremismSun, 20 Apr 2014 01:25:05 GMT
Islamic extremism is the "most deadly" threat to charities in England and Wales, says William Shawcross, chairman of the Charity Commission.
Mother tells of lion park ordealSun, 20 Apr 2014 00:59:57 GMT
A mother tells of her family's lucky escape after their car caught fire in the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.
Teachers warn of CCTV intrusionSat, 19 Apr 2014 23:32:30 GMT
Teachers are warning that CCTV safety cameras are being misused by senior staff as a way of spying on lessons.
Quango chair resigns over bankruptcySun, 20 Apr 2014 03:24:57 GMT
A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.
Burnt boy in 'critical condition'Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:59:48 GMT
A seven-year-old boy who was badly burnt in an incident in Aberdeen is in a "critical" condition in hospital, police reveal.
STV quits CBI over referendum stanceSat, 19 Apr 2014 15:53:19 GMT
Broadcaster STV becomes the latest company to leave the CBI after the employers' body formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.
Menopause 'worse' in too warm schoolsSat, 19 Apr 2014 23:17:52 GMT
High temperatures, poor ventilation and lack of drinking water in schools make the menopause particularly tough for teachers, the NUT conference hears.
Murder probe after pub attack deathSat, 19 Apr 2014 22:43:47 GMT
Police launch a murder inquiry after the death in hospital of a 27-year-old man who was injured in a fight outside a West Midlands pub.
Women-only Scottish cabinet eventSat, 19 Apr 2014 23:34:35 GMT
The Scottish government announces a women-only Scottish cabinet event to debate issues related to the independence referendum.
Hundreds march against badger cullSat, 19 Apr 2014 15:40:54 GMT
Hundreds of people stage a protest against badger culling in Gloucestershire.
'War Horse farm' opens up museumSat, 19 Apr 2014 13:25:03 GMT
A Devon farm which features in Michael Morpurgo's book War Horse opens a museum dedicated to the story.
Crowds flock to 'pop-up cathedral'Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:03:10 GMT
Thousands of people take part in an Easter event on South Tyneside broadcast live on national television.
Man held over NI dissident murderSat, 19 Apr 2014 13:08:26 GMT
Police in Northern Ireland arrest a 26-year-old man over the murder of former dissident republican leader Tommy Crossan.
Motorcyclists die in road accidentsSat, 19 Apr 2014 15:38:18 GMT
Two motorcyclists die in separate collisions with tractors in Counties Londonderry and Fermanagh.
Hospital death inquest to be heldSat, 19 Apr 2014 12:13:31 GMT
The family of a disabled man who died after a routine operation are told they can finally have an inquest, a year after his death.
Biker killed and two riders injuredSat, 19 Apr 2014 17:15:27 GMT
A motorcyclist dies in a three-vehicle collision, while two men on a machine are seriously hurt in another crash with a truck towing a boat.
Woman's death treated as suspiciousSat, 19 Apr 2014 12:43:21 GMT
Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 46-year-old woman after her body is found in a flat.
Mobility scooter plunge OAP diesSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:33:12 GMT
An 87-year-old man who fell off a pier into the sea as he rode his mobility scooter has died.
'Drink-drive' crash injures officerSat, 19 Apr 2014 12:28:35 GMT
A police officer remains in hospital after sustaining injuries when a suspected drink-driver crashed into the side of a police response vehicle.
Five pulled from car before fireSat, 19 Apr 2014 15:54:35 GMT
A man and woman and three children are rescued from a car seconds before it burst into flames after a Lake District crash.
Chelsea 1-2 SunderlandSat, 19 Apr 2014 19:03:27 GMT
Bottom club Sunderland earn a stunning win at Chelsea that dents the Blues' title hopes and gives Liverpool a major boost.
Cardiff City 1-1 Stoke CitySat, 19 Apr 2014 16:47:45 GMT
Shannon Airport: A curious history of celebrity visitorsSat, 19 Apr 2014 01:26:49 GMT
Shannon Airport in the Irish Republic has long been the unlikely host to celebrities and US presidents making the transatlantic crossing, writes Christine Finn.
The eight tribes of vinyl collectorSat, 19 Apr 2014 01:29:15 GMT
As the seventh annual Record Store Day approaches, here are eight different groups of vinyl collectors.
10 sartorial moments that tell us a lot about politicsFri, 18 Apr 2014 00:33:31 GMT
Does a politician's appearance influence what voters think of them? Here are 10 moments that suggest dress is important.
Labour hires Obama poll guru AxelrodFri, 18 Apr 2014 17:17:00 GMT
David Axelrod, the strategist who masterminded Barack Obama's presidential victories, will be a key adviser on Ed Miliband's 2015 general election campaign, the Labour Party says.
'Rogue directors' crackdown plannedSat, 19 Apr 2014 08:35:24 GMT
People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt to tackle "rogue directors", Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
HMRC 'plans to share personal data'Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:50:05 GMT
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.
VIDEO: House of CommonsWed, 09 Apr 2014 11:55:29 GMT
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.
VIDEO: Archbishop holds outdoor baptismsSat, 19 Apr 2014 15:41:18 GMT
The Archbishop of York has baptised 16 people by immersing them in a large tank of water outside York Minster.
VIDEO: 'Tug of war' Banksy art in museumFri, 18 Apr 2014 21:53:02 GMT
The Banksy painting which was controversially removed from a wall in Bristol has gone back on display.
VIDEO: Kate tries out fighter jet in AustraliaSat, 19 Apr 2014 06:47:28 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit an air base in Queensland on day four of their tour of Australia.
VIDEO: Football club smoke grenade amnestySat, 19 Apr 2014 10:11:39 GMT
A smoke grenades and flares amnesty was held by police as fans headed into Sixfields stadium in Northampton on Saturday.
VIDEO: Police appeal over burnt childSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:56:45 GMT
A seven-year-old boy who was badly burnt in Aberdeen is in a "critical" condition in hospital, as police appeal for help in finding out what happened.
VIDEO: Camel birth shocks sheep farmerFri, 18 Apr 2014 15:43:43 GMT
A farmer who was hoping for some rest after a busy lambing season has been surprised by his latest newborn - a camel.
VIDEO: Schools improving maths with snookerSat, 19 Apr 2014 07:14:28 GMT
Snooker World Champion Steve Davis is taking his love of the sport into schools in the hope of improving students' maths skills.
VIDEO: Call for garden centre hours changeSat, 19 Apr 2014 15:50:50 GMT
The government has been urged to end restrictions that mean many garden centres in England and Wales are forced to close on Easter Sunday.
In Pictures: 50 landmark BBC Two showsSun, 20 Apr 2014 00:08:49 GMT
Fifty landmark shows from 50 years of BBC Two
Entrepreneurs' highs and lowsSun, 20 Apr 2014 00:13:13 GMT
Some of the UK's biggest entrepreneurs share their stories
Flying the flag for county prideSun, 20 Apr 2014 00:21:43 GMT
Preserving the identities of England's counties
The mod and the rocker 50 years onSun, 20 Apr 2014 00:23:11 GMT
A mod and a rocker look back on the Clacton clashes 50 years ago
Dundee's waterfront revolutionSat, 19 Apr 2014 23:35:56 GMT
How Dundee's masterplan aims to transform the waterfront
A political sacking and Labour's NHS plan - papersSun, 20 Apr 2014 00:02:34 GMT
The issues and images making Sunday's front pages