BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. 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.
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.
William and Kate at Easter serviceSun, 20 Apr 2014 10:21:18 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend an Easter Sunday church service in Sydney and take Prince George to the zoo as part of their overseas tour.
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.
Garden centres 'want' Easter choiceSun, 20 Apr 2014 09:31:09 GMT
The government is urged to end restrictions that prevent many garden centres in England and Wales from opening on Easter Sunday.
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.
Two government agencies quit CBISun, 20 Apr 2014 08:28:36 GMT
Government agencies Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland have quit business lobby organisation CBI after it formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.
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.
Police probe dead man 'altercation'Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:45:28 GMT
Police investigating the death of a man on Merseyside believe he may have been "in an altercation" before he died.
Crash driver found with head injurySun, 20 Apr 2014 09:39:42 GMT
A driver who was involved in a crash on the Friarton Bridge in Perth on Saturday night was traced three hours later with serious head injuries.
E-cigarette ban planned by councilSun, 20 Apr 2014 09:36:32 GMT
Electronic cigarettes could be banned from use at council-owned buildings in the Caerphilly county borough.
Miranda 'in Generation Game talks'Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:35:33 GMT
Comedian Miranda Hart is in "early talks" with the BBC about a revival of game show The Generation Game.
'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.
US law firm to launch in LondonderrySun, 20 Apr 2014 08:34:56 GMT
A United States-based entertainment law company opens offices in Londonderry.
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.
'No fear' over all-women shortlistsSun, 20 Apr 2014 08:28:16 GMT
A Labour peer says men in the party have "absolutely nothing to worry about" as a result of plans to increase the number of elected women politicians.
Cardiff fight 'will go to final day'Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:14:27 GMT
Stoke boss Mark Hughes expects Cardiff City's relegation fight to go to the last day at home to Chelsea.
Man arrested over woman's deathSun, 20 Apr 2014 08:05:52 GMT
A 40-year-old man is arrested in connection with the death of a woman following a disturbance in a flat in East Ayrshire.
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.
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.
Teenagers hurt in city disorderSun, 20 Apr 2014 09:40:35 GMT
Two teenagers are injured in disorder in Wolverhampton during which police believe shots could have been fired.
Hamilton eases to victory in ChinaSun, 20 Apr 2014 08:46:09 GMT
Lewis Hamilton takes a dominant victory in the Chinese GP to win three consecutive races for the first time in his career.
Remembering Peter and PaddyFri, 18 Apr 2014 16:20:11 GMT
William Dalrymple pays tribute to his fellow travel writers Peter Matthiessen, who died last week, and Patrick Leigh Fermor.
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.
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: Baby prince meets a Bilby at the zooSun, 20 Apr 2014 06:51:06 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo accompanied by their son Prince George.
VIDEO: 'Luckily we couldn't see the lions'Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:30:17 GMT
A driver has been talking about the moment her car caught fire - while in the middle of the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.
VIDEO: Archbishop to highlight sufferingSun, 20 Apr 2014 08:32:21 GMT
The Archbishop of Canterbury will highlight the suffering of people facing conflict around the world during his Easter sermon.
VIDEO: Rural poverty aid 'reluctance'Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:34:39 GMT
The UK's largest operator of food banks, the Trussell Trust, revealed this week that it handed out nearly a million food parcels in the past year, but in rural Scotland there is reluctance amongst some people to seek help with poverty.
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.
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: 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: 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.
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
'Cast-off Borini takes Liverpool to brink of glory'Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:02:54 GMT
Can Liverpool win their first league title for 24 years?
Dundee's waterfront revolutionSat, 19 Apr 2014 23:35:56 GMT
How Dundee's masterplan aims to transform the waterfront
A political resignation and Labour's NHS plan - papersSun, 20 Apr 2014 04:51:11 GMT
The issues and images making Sunday's front pages