BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Lawrence brother wants inquiry roleSat, 08 Mar 2014 17:39:50 GMT
The brother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence says he wants to take part in the probe into police records after a report showed officers spied on his family.
Miliband in Afghan visit to troopsSat, 08 Mar 2014 17:16:18 GMT
Labour leader Ed Miliband says he would support British military intervention in future conflicts if it was "in the national interest".
Arsenal 4-1 EvertonSat, 08 Mar 2014 15:18:28 GMT
Substitute Olivier Giroud scores two late goals as Arsenal beat Everton to reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
Man arrested after explosives foundSat, 08 Mar 2014 16:22:51 GMT
Up to 50 homes are evacuated and a man is arrested after explosives are found at a house in South Yorkshire.
Clare's Law introduced against abuseSat, 08 Mar 2014 09:38:38 GMT
A scheme to let people find out from police if their partner has a history of domestic violence, known as Clare's Law, is introduced in England and Wales.
Boy had stun gun disguised as iPhoneSat, 08 Mar 2014 13:41:14 GMT
A stun gun disguised as a mobile phone and a knife is seized from a 14-year-old boy by police in Manchester.
Mother arrested as baby 'critical'Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:40:28 GMT
A baby is in a critical condition in hospital after an incident in east Belfast on Friday.
Cliffs collapse prompts warningSat, 08 Mar 2014 13:06:59 GMT
Visitors to Birling Gap in East Sussex are warned to stay away from the cliff edge after a series of chalk falls during the week.
Couple in court over child's deathSat, 08 Mar 2014 12:30:35 GMT
A man and a woman appear in court in connection with the death of a girl, 2, who ingested the heroin substitute methadone.
Lib Dems push for income tax cutsSat, 08 Mar 2014 17:05:31 GMT
Raising the income tax allowance to £12,500 will be a Lib Dem demand in any future coalition talks, the party says.
'Keep focus on climate crisis' - MEPSat, 08 Mar 2014 12:21:21 GMT
The EU must not "lose sight of the climate crisis", Plaid Cymru's MEP tells her party conference.
Call for nuclear sub fault inquirySat, 08 Mar 2014 14:13:55 GMT
Labour calls for an inquiry into the disclosure of a radioactive fault found at a nuclear submarine reactor test site in the Scottish Highlands in 2012.
Etherington wins downhill silver for GBSat, 08 Mar 2014 06:20:38 GMT
Britain's Jade Etherington wins silver in the women's visually impaired downhill at the Sochi Winter Paralympics.
Legal threat on coastal retreat planSat, 08 Mar 2014 08:33:01 GMT
Residents of a coastal community are considering a legal challenge against plans that would see their village abandoned to the sea.
Shore body named as missing manSat, 08 Mar 2014 10:17:56 GMT
Police say a body found by a walker on a beach in Dumfries and Galloway has been identified as that of a missing Annan man.
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.
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.
Pipe bomb attacks 'were hate crimes'Sat, 08 Mar 2014 14:54:13 GMT
Nine people escape injury as two pipe bombs explode outside houses in Londonderry and police are treating the attacks as hate crimes.
Families demand IRA letter inquirySat, 08 Mar 2014 16:49:16 GMT
Relatives of IRA bombing victims protest over the government's decision not to challenge a court's decision not to prosecute an IRA suspect.
Appeal as pedestrian hit by bus diesSat, 08 Mar 2014 15:13:26 GMT
Police appeal for witnesses after a pedestrian dies after being hit by a bus in Denbighshire.
MP's Warburton comments 'mistake'Sat, 08 Mar 2014 16:53:15 GMT
Plaid Cymru's parliamentary leader says its MP Jonathan Edwards accepts his comments about the Wales rugby captain were a mistake.
Women face 'significant obstacles'Sat, 08 Mar 2014 12:07:00 GMT
Women still face "significant" barriers in education, employment and public life, organisers of an International Women's Day event in Scotland warn.
Cable problem hits A83 diversionSat, 08 Mar 2014 17:14:18 GMT
A fallen power cable which added to landslide problems at the Rest And Be Thankful on the A83 has now been fixed.
Birmingham City fans' flag protestSat, 08 Mar 2014 17:24:01 GMT
A group of Birmingham City fans unfurls a flag in protest against the club's owners after boss Carson Yeung is jailed.
Woman in hotel died of knife woundsSat, 08 Mar 2014 16:01:00 GMT
A woman whose body was discovered in a hotel died as a result of knife wounds, a post-mortem examination concludes.
Ireland 46-7 ItalySat, 08 Mar 2014 16:39:28 GMT
Ireland mark Brian O'Driscoll's final home international with a vital seven-try win over Italy in the Six Nations.
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: Sideline silence at youth footballSat, 08 Mar 2014 15:51:29 GMT
Anyone who regularly watches their children play football has probably shouted support from the sidelines, but sometimes that friendly support can go too far, and turn abusive.
VIDEO: 'Marry me!' Harry heckled at WembleyFri, 07 Mar 2014 16:38:11 GMT
Prince Harry has taken to the stage at Wembley Arena to address 12,000 young people taking part in the first We Day UK.
VIDEO: Lawrence brother wants inquiry roleSat, 08 Mar 2014 14:06:03 GMT
The brother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence says he wants to be included in an investigation into police records after a report showed officers spied on his family.
VIDEO: TV licence fee law change consideredSat, 08 Mar 2014 09:58:51 GMT
Not paying the TV licence fee could become a civil offence, rather than a criminal one, under plans being considered by ministers.
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.
VIDEO: Clare's Law to tackle domestic abuseSat, 08 Mar 2014 09:56:14 GMT
A scheme to let people find out from police if their partner has a history of domestic violence has been rolled out across England and Wales.
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.
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'
Johnson-Thompson ready for next big leapFri, 07 Mar 2014 17:25:17 GMT
Katarina Johnson-Thompson is primed for World Indoors
Village green fears after rulingFri, 07 Mar 2014 12:02:17 GMT
Campaigners fear for village greens after Supreme Court ruling