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The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:57:59 GMT
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.
River body confirmed as missing AliceWed, 01 Oct 2014 19:18:58 GMT
A body found in a west London river is that of missing Alice Gross, the Metropolitan Police confirm.
HK protest at London Chinese embassyWed, 01 Oct 2014 20:34:37 GMT
Demonstrators gather outside the Chinese embassy in London to support pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
BNP expels ex-leader Nick GriffinWed, 01 Oct 2014 20:41:39 GMT
The British National Party says it has expelled its former leader Nick Griffin, accusing him of trying to "destabilise" the party.
Begg freed after charges droppedWed, 01 Oct 2014 16:39:27 GMT
Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg is freed from prison after prosecutors drop seven terror charges saying "new material" had emerged.
First Glastonbury tickets go in 14 minutesWed, 01 Oct 2014 21:07:57 GMT
Today 15 thousand coach and ticket packages have been snapped up twice as fast as last year, but don't worry the rest go on sale this Sunday.
Family appeal over Syria case teenWed, 01 Oct 2014 16:18:21 GMT
The family of a missing 15-year-old girl who is feared to have travelled to Syria make an appeal for her return.
Disaster fans 'had drunk too much'Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:10:55 GMT
A senior officer policing Hillsborough at the time of the 1989 disaster says "a substantial minority" of fans had "too much to drink" before entering the ground.
Ambulance staff vote for strikeWed, 01 Oct 2014 15:28:36 GMT
Ambulance staff and other health workers in the GMB union have voted in favour of strike action in a dispute over pay.
Remains found in Disappeared searchWed, 01 Oct 2014 17:35:13 GMT
Human remains have been found in a County Meath bog by a team searching for an IRA victim missing for almost 40 years.
Brooks drops costs applicationWed, 01 Oct 2014 14:45:44 GMT
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks drops her legal bid to recover defence costs for the phone-hacking trial, which ended in July.
Lord Hill faces second 'EU grilling'Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:11:32 GMT
The UK's candidate to join the European Commission, Lord Hill, is summoned to a second hearing of MEPs to assess his suitability for the job.
Ex-Tory donor to give £1m to UKIPWed, 01 Oct 2014 18:31:01 GMT
Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks is donating £1m to UKIP after joining the party.
Britons joining IS are enemies - PMWed, 01 Oct 2014 17:32:55 GMT
Britons who try to join militants in Syria or Iraq will be treated as "an enemy of the UK", David Cameron says, as RAF jets carry out fresh strikes.
Ministers offer Asghar case helpWed, 01 Oct 2014 15:21:40 GMT
The Scottish government says it stands ready to assist in the case of a Scot who was shot by a prison guard in Pakistan.
Radio and TV host Sheila Tracy diesWed, 01 Oct 2014 13:51:10 GMT
Broadcaster and musician Sheila Tracy, who was the first woman to read the news on BBC Radio 4 and presented Big Band Special on Radio 2, dies.
Rare leopard reared in bathroomWed, 01 Oct 2014 16:27:53 GMT
A rare clouded leopard is hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after being abandoned by its mother.
Girl gets 3D-printed prosthetic handWed, 01 Oct 2014 10:53:10 GMT
A Scots girl born without fully-formed fingers is thought to be the first child in the UK to have a prosthetic hand made with 3D printing technology.
Rallies plan over parades disputeWed, 01 Oct 2014 21:49:04 GMT
Orangemen and unionists are considering staging rallies over the north Belfast parades dispute, the BBC has learned.
PwC announces 800 jobs for NIWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:40:30 GMT
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) is creating 807 new jobs in Northern Ireland as part of a £40m investment.
'Horrific' care nurses struck offWed, 01 Oct 2014 14:16:51 GMT
Two nurses whose care led to "avoidable harm to vulnerable patients" at an Abertillery care home are struck off by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Ex-ministers attack M4 relief roadWed, 01 Oct 2014 16:49:00 GMT
Two former environment ministers criticise Welsh government plans for an M4 relief road south of Newport.
Universities hold world rankingsWed, 01 Oct 2014 21:35:56 GMT
Four Scottish universities rise up the Times Higher Education world rankings despite the UK coming under pressure from overseas competition.
Policy change over armed policeWed, 01 Oct 2014 15:25:14 GMT
Specialist armed police officers in Scotland will in future only be deployed to firearms incidents or where there is a threat to life.
'Racist' Banksy mural destroyedWed, 01 Oct 2014 15:50:27 GMT
A Banksy mural showing a group of pigeons holding anti-immigration banners is destroyed after a complaint the work was "racist".
Man guilty of grandfather's murderWed, 01 Oct 2014 13:29:46 GMT
A man is found guilty of killing his 84-year-old grandfather after a row over the alleged historical sex abuse of a relative.
Arsenal 4-1 GalatasarayWed, 01 Oct 2014 21:08:43 GMT
Danny Welbeck scores his first senior hat-trick as 10-man Arsenal beat Galatasaray 4-1 in the Champions League.
Caterham to race on despite bailiffsWed, 01 Oct 2014 20:33:44 GMT
Formula 1 team Caterham pledge to compete in this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix despite bailiffs visiting their base.
Players sue in World Cup pitches rowWed, 01 Oct 2014 21:18:16 GMT
Top players file a lawsuit claiming sex discrimination over synthetic pitches at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada.
Why are chicken, lamb, pork and beef the 'normal' meats?Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:17:53 GMT
Why is there so much conservatism when it comes to eating particular meats?
How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peaceTue, 30 Sep 2014 23:07:53 GMT
In the 1960s and 1970s, hundreds of Cypriots disappeared. Now, with the help of a laboratory in Bosnia, there is a renewed effort to find out what happened to them.
Why Japan's sunny beaches are desertedTue, 30 Sep 2014 21:35:44 GMT
For much of September, Tokyo basked in temperatures of 25C or more. In most countries there would be a rush for the beach, but not in Japan.
House price boom 'helps migrants'Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:07:09 GMT
Migrants gain an advantage over UK workers because they will share rooms in high house price areas, says David Willetts.
RAF jets strike first IS targetsTue, 30 Sep 2014 21:37:48 GMT
RAF jets attack two Islamic State targets in Iraq - the first strikes since Parliament approved military action on Friday.
Brown calls for 'promises' petitionTue, 30 Sep 2014 18:26:07 GMT
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown calls for 100,000 Scots to sign a petition urging Westminster to keep devolution promises.
VIDEO: House of CommonsFri, 26 Sep 2014 17:28:07 GMT
MPs vote by 524 to 43 in favour of UK military action against Islamic State in Iraq.
VIDEO: Missing girl's family make appealWed, 01 Oct 2014 12:21:30 GMT
The family of a 15 year-old girl who has been missing from her home in Bristol for a week have made an emotional appeal for her to come home.
VIDEO: 'Mr Nobody' ups UKIP offer to £1mWed, 01 Oct 2014 17:10:15 GMT
Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks has announced that he will donate £1m to UKIP.
VIDEO: Body found is Alice Gross, say policeWed, 01 Oct 2014 21:42:23 GMT
Police investigating the disappearance of missing 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross are now treating it as a murder inquiry after a body was found in a west London river
VIDEO: HK protest at London Chinese embassyWed, 01 Oct 2014 21:35:30 GMT
Demonstrators have gathered outside the Chinese embassy in London to support pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
VIDEO: How PM's figures add up - in 40 secsWed, 01 Oct 2014 18:19:20 GMT
David Cameron has pledged to cut taxes for thirty million people if the Conservatives win next year's election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said the combined cost of the tax changes would be £7.2bn by 2020.
VIDEO: Girl gets 3D-printed prosthetic handWed, 01 Oct 2014 20:41:02 GMT
A five year-old girl from Inverness who was born without any fingers on one hand has become the first in the UK to be fitted with a bionic limb made using a 3D printer
VIDEO: Remains found in Disappeared searchWed, 01 Oct 2014 15:46:46 GMT
Human remains have been found in County Meath by a team searching for an IRA victim missing for almost 40 years.
VIDEO: Scheme trials music videos age ratingsWed, 01 Oct 2014 08:36:03 GMT
Music videos shown online are to be given age ratings in the same way films are, in a new pilot scheme.
Laureate role 'rooted' poet in cityWed, 01 Oct 2014 05:24:50 GMT
Poet Warsan Shire finds her place in the city
Quiz: Car tax discs, pensions and wagesTue, 30 Sep 2014 23:01:17 GMT
Test your knowledge of changes affecting finances on 1 October
UK's Lord Hill meets his EU criticsWed, 01 Oct 2014 16:29:13 GMT
Lord Hill tells EU why he's the man to oversee banks
How blind Victorians campaigned for inclusive educationWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:27:43 GMT
Where Victorians sent their blind children
Will Premier League bubble burst?Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:06:38 GMT
Would an inquiry burst Premier League bubble?
RAF strikes and PM's NHS pledge - front pagesWed, 01 Oct 2014 04:52:43 GMT
Papers report first RAF strikes against Islamic State