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The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Emwazi 'not huge concern' at schoolMon, 02 Mar 2015 10:23:52 GMT
Islamic State militant Mohammed Emwazi was never suspected of being radicalised during his school days, his former head teacher says.
Ten charged over child abuse claimsMon, 02 Mar 2015 14:23:17 GMT
Ten men are charged by police investigating child sexual exploitation in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.
Eurostar suspended after track deathMon, 02 Mar 2015 14:27:48 GMT
Eurostar services are suspended after a person was hit by a train on the line in Kent.
Tories promise 200,000 starter homesMon, 02 Mar 2015 15:10:10 GMT
Some 200,000 "starter homes" will be built for first-time buyers in England by 2020 if the Tories win May's general election, David Cameron says.
PM dismisses UK defence cuts concernMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:11:58 GMT
Prime Minister David Cameron dismisses concerns raised by the head of the US Army about the impact of cuts on the UK's armed forces.
More time to question Becky suspectsMon, 02 Mar 2015 15:47:30 GMT
Police are granted more time to question two people arrested in the investigation into a girl missing for more than a week.
Yeates killer had child porn imagesMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:07:04 GMT
The man convicted of the murder of Bristol landscape architect Joanna Yeates in 2011 pleads guilty to possessing indecent images of children.
RAF jets near miss over north WalesMon, 02 Mar 2015 13:40:52 GMT
Two RAF training jets came close to colliding over the north Wales coast, a report on collision risk incidents finds.
'Revenge' bleach attacker sentencedMon, 02 Mar 2015 13:41:59 GMT
An 18-year-old woman who threw bleach into the face of an aspiring teenage model is sentenced to 27 months in a young offenders' institution.
Nursery child 'left in woodland'Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:30:04 GMT
A young child was left behind in woodland by nursery school staff at the end of a walk, the BBC understands.
Man under lorry 'waved at drivers'Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:59:41 GMT
Two people are detained as suspected illegal immigrants after one is seen sitting on the rear axle of a lorry waving at drivers near Northampton.
New 'Chelsea fans' racism claimMon, 02 Mar 2015 14:21:56 GMT
Police launch an investigation after reports of racist and abusive behaviour from a group of Chelsea fans on a train from London to Manchester.
Drug drivers targeted by new rulesMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:02:42 GMT
New regulations aimed at stamping out drug driving, including the first legal limits on cannabis and cocaine, come into force in England and Wales.
UK to pioneer lagoon power plantsMon, 02 Mar 2015 03:58:02 GMT
Plans to generate electricity from the world's first series of tidal lagoons are unveiled in the UK, with sites proposed in Wales, Somerset and Cumbria.
Six arrested in child abuse probeMon, 02 Mar 2015 12:50:25 GMT
Six people are arrested during an investigation into allegations of sexual and physical child abuse at a school and a children's home in Carmarthenshire.
Cadbury and M&S lose top brand ranksMon, 02 Mar 2015 11:47:10 GMT
Marks and Spencer and Cadbury have both fallen out of an annual survey ranking the top 20 consumer brands in the UK.
Queen's new coin portrait unveiledMon, 02 Mar 2015 12:55:37 GMT
A new coinage portrait of the Queen is unveiled, but the image will only appear on coins later this year.
Robbie Williams street signs unveiledMon, 02 Mar 2015 14:01:13 GMT
Signs for streets named after Robbie Williams hits are unveiled in his hometown of Stoke-on-Trent.
Body at Richard III site 'was woman'Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:54:57 GMT
A coffin-within-a-coffin discovered next to Richard III's remains contained a woman, who could have been an early Church benefactor, experts reveal
Man dies after two-vehicle crashMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:13:40 GMT
A 55-year-old man dies following a two-vehicle crash on the A1 near Dromore, County Down.
700 declare exit scheme interestMon, 02 Mar 2015 12:32:48 GMT
More than 700 civil servants have expressed interest in the new Northern Ireland Civil Service voluntary redundancy scheme, within the first two hours of it being in operation.
Tributes to boy killed in car crashMon, 02 Mar 2015 11:57:30 GMT
A boy who was killed when he was hit by a car in the Riverside area of Cardiff is named as 12-year-old Hamid Ali Khan.
Ball attack over puppy theft attemptMon, 02 Mar 2015 15:43:35 GMT
A woman was hit in the face with a snooker ball as two teenage boys tried to steal her puppy in Wrexham, police say.
Armed jewellery thief hijacks taxiMon, 02 Mar 2015 15:35:30 GMT
An armed thief hijacks a private hire taxi after robbing an Edinburgh jewellers of £100,000 of watches at gunpoint.
Pupils hurt in incident near schoolMon, 02 Mar 2015 15:51:03 GMT
Two pupils have been injured in an incident outside a secondary school in south Glasgow, police say.
Boss 'intimidated' Hillsborough PCMon, 02 Mar 2015 15:02:33 GMT
A former police constable says he felt "intimidated" by a senior officer into changing his Hillsborough disaster statement, an inquests jury is told.
Neknominate fish eater gets pet banMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:17:42 GMT
A man who was filmed swallowing a goldfish for the Neknominate online drinking game is banned from owning fish for five years.
Sunderland win Brown red card appealMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:15:46 GMT
The FA rescinds Sunderland defender Wes Brown's red card in his side's loss at Manchester United on Saturday.
Pietersen to work on England returnMon, 02 Mar 2015 09:38:13 GMT
Kevin Pietersen says he will try to secure a return to the England side after ECB chairman Colin Graves' encouraging words.
What have we learned at World Cup?Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:20:50 GMT
With the Cricket World Cup just over halfway through the group stage, what have we learned from the tournament so far?
The dogged old man of the badlandsMon, 02 Mar 2015 00:05:28 GMT
Chris Haslam meets a man determined to see his remarkable life in the mountains as quite mundane.
Are humans getting cleverer?Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:03:55 GMT
What is behind the so-called Flynn Effect - the pattern of rising IQ scores around the world?
Why Iceland banned beerSun, 01 Mar 2015 00:02:38 GMT
A century ago, Iceland introduced full prohibition. Within a decade, red wine had been legalised, followed by spirits in the 1930s. But beer remained off-limits until 1989. Why?
Lib Dems want extra £1bn bank levyMon, 02 Mar 2015 09:07:53 GMT
Lib Dem Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander is calling for an extra £1bn tax on Britain's banks to help pay off the deficit.
Brown: 'State could own oil fields'Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:16:40 GMT
Former prime minister and Scottish MP Gordon Brown believes under threat North Sea oil fields could be part owned by the UK government.
Child health 'an election issue'Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:07:59 GMT
Measures to protect children's health should be put at the forefront of the general election, say doctors.
VIDEO: Public Accounts CommitteeTue, 25 Feb 2014 09:48:28 GMT
MPs are taking evidence on the defence procurement budget.
VIDEO: On the road with out-of-hours doctorsMon, 02 Mar 2015 07:03:06 GMT
Cumbria's out-of-hours doctor service is increasingly busy because patients cannot get an appointment with GPs at local surgeries.
VIDEO: Riddle of Emwazi's radicalisationMon, 02 Mar 2015 14:22:41 GMT
Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi was never a cause of huge concern to staff at his former London school, his former head teacher says.
VIDEO: Prince William welcomed in ChinaMon, 02 Mar 2015 07:46:14 GMT
The Duke of Cambridge has met Chinese President Xi Jinping, as the prince begins the highest-profile UK royal visit to China in nearly 30 years.
VIDEO: How tidal lagoon power plants workMon, 02 Mar 2015 07:57:10 GMT
The BBC's Roger Harrabin has been to the site of one of six tidal lagoons planned in the UK to see how it would work.
VIDEO: New Queen coin portrait unveiledMon, 02 Mar 2015 11:04:54 GMT
The portrait of the Queen on the nation's coins has altered for the first time in 17 years - with a new picture of her Majesty unveiled on Monday morning, the BBC's Victoria Fritz reports.
VIDEO: Search for Becky Watts resumesMon, 02 Mar 2015 14:29:25 GMT
Police have been granted more time to question two people arrested in connection with the disappearance of Becky Watts, as Jon Kay reports.
VIDEO: Baby orangutans need new mumMon, 02 Mar 2015 09:47:13 GMT
Staff are hoping two Sumatran orangutans will find new mothers at Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset.
GP shortages put pressure on doctorsMon, 02 Mar 2015 08:41:05 GMT
Where have all our GPs gone?
What's love got to do with politics?Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:59:41 GMT
Fergal Keane on the relationship between love and politics
Would it be realistic to renationalise the railways?Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:58:59 GMT
Would it be realistic to renationalise the railways?
Behind the east Belfast tiger skinMon, 02 Mar 2015 07:15:35 GMT
How did Indian maharaja's tiger skin end up in east Belfast?
Jihadist concerns, and Army cutsMon, 02 Mar 2015 06:22:43 GMT
Jihadist concerns, and the impact of Army cuts