BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Miliband: Cameron risking future of UKTue, 21 Apr 2015 08:05:59 GMT
Ed Miliband warns David Cameron to "take on, not talk up" the SNP as a row over its possible role in a future government intensifies.
'Online diet pills' inquest to openTue, 21 Apr 2015 08:06:29 GMT
An inquest into the death of a student from Shrewsbury thought to have taken "highly toxic" diet pills bought online is due to open.
Labour plans nurses recruitment driveTue, 21 Apr 2015 07:10:25 GMT
Labour will launch an emergency recruitment drive to get 1,000 more nurses into training this year if they win the election, Ed Miliband will say.
Wonga reports £37.3m loss for 2014Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:37:38 GMT
Short-term lender Wonga made a pre-tax loss of £37.3m in 2014 amid a major overhaul of the controversial company.
Iraq War report date uncertainTue, 21 Apr 2015 00:25:51 GMT
The official inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War may not publish its long-awaited report this year, BBC Newsnight has learned.
Action call over grocery pricingMon, 20 Apr 2015 23:00:44 GMT
Consumer body Which? demands action from regulator over "confusing and misleading" supermarket pricing.
Christian medic 'made to look crazy'Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:21:33 GMT
A Christian health worker claims the NHS made her look "a bit crazy" by disciplining her for allegedly trying to convert a Muslim colleague.
UKIP wants BBC fee cut by two thirdsTue, 21 Apr 2015 06:07:52 GMT
The BBC should be 'cut back to the bone' and the licence fee reduced by two thirds, according to UKIP leader Nigel Farage.
Clegg's tax rise vow on second homesMon, 20 Apr 2015 23:05:56 GMT
Nick Clegg says owners of second homes in rural beauty spots could face paying double the rate of council tax under Liberal Democrat plans.
Queen celebrates 89th birthdayTue, 21 Apr 2015 06:41:56 GMT
As the Queen celebrates her 89th birthday privately at Windsor Castle, celebratory music and gun salutes take place in Hyde Park.
Mindfulness 'option for depression'Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:16:32 GMT
A mindfulness-based therapy could provide a "new choice for millions of people" with recurrent depression, a study in the Lancet says.
Groundhog Day set for London stageTue, 21 Apr 2015 02:29:56 GMT
A stage musical adaptation of classic comedy film Groundhog Day is to have its world premiere at the Old Vic in 2016.
Google help for Nessie huntersTue, 21 Apr 2015 08:02:48 GMT
Fans of the Loch Ness Monster are being offered a chance to explore its "habitat" using Google Street View.
Lamb with five legs born on farmMon, 20 Apr 2015 20:44:08 GMT
A lamb with five legs is born at a farm in mid Wales.
NI midwives vote for strike actionTue, 21 Apr 2015 07:38:52 GMT
Midwives in Northern Ireland vote to strike on 30 April, in a dispute over pay.
Man charged after republican speechMon, 20 Apr 2015 22:11:46 GMT
A 33-year-old man is charged with encouraging terrorism and supporting a proscribed organisation.
Call centre announces 300 new jobsTue, 21 Apr 2015 05:21:06 GMT
A call centre firm announces 300 new jobs at its site in Cardiff.
DNA solves Patagonia bones mysteryTue, 21 Apr 2015 05:20:43 GMT
More than 150 years after the first Welsh settlers landed in Argentina, a firefighter from Conwy county helps end the mystery of one of the first arrivals in Patagonia.
Lib Dems 'to deliver opportunity'Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:10:33 GMT
The Scottish Liberal Democrats are to launch their manifesto, setting out plans to deliver a "decade of opportunity".
Digital health project misses targetMon, 20 Apr 2015 23:16:22 GMT
A £10m online health project has reached less than a third of the people it set out to, the BBC has learned.
'Vigilante' probe: Second man heldTue, 21 Apr 2015 07:00:40 GMT
A second suspected paedophile hunter is arrested on suspicion of tracking down and attacking alleged sex offenders.
Man injured as building collapsesMon, 20 Apr 2015 20:47:27 GMT
A man is injured after a building in central London collapses.
Henderson close to five-year dealTue, 21 Apr 2015 06:23:34 GMT
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson is close to agreeing a new £100,000-a-week deal with the Premier League club.
'Hamilton now has a different aura'Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:28:57 GMT
A relaxed Lewis Hamilton remains dominant but Kimi Raikkonen & McLaren have upped their games, says the BBC's David Coulthard.
England should pick Rashid - VaughanMon, 20 Apr 2015 22:05:10 GMT
Adil Rashid should make his Test debut for England in the second match of the series in West Indies, says Michael Vaughan.
Migrant deaths a dark day - CameronMon, 20 Apr 2015 18:14:45 GMT
David Cameron has described the boat disaster in the Mediterranean as a "dark day" and called for a "comprehensive" approach to the problem.
Register to vote, urges ex-Doctor WhoMon, 20 Apr 2015 15:35:59 GMT
Actor Christopher Eccleston joins politicians and celebrities urging people to sign up to vote ahead of the midnight deadline to register.
Sinn Féin seeking £1.5bn for NIMon, 20 Apr 2015 11:10:02 GMT
Sinn Féin is to seek an extra £1.5bn for Northern Ireland in negotiations with an incoming government following the general election.
VIDEO: Finance Bill second readingWed, 25 Mar 2015 20:08:15 GMT
MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.
VIDEO: Man hurt in London building collapseMon, 20 Apr 2015 21:48:44 GMT
A 56-year-old man is injured after a building in the Holborn area of London collapses.
VIDEO: Meet the royal baby 'superfans'Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:02:54 GMT
Ardent royal fans have begun gathering outside St Mary's Hospital in Paddington ahead of the birth of the Duchess of Cambridge's second baby.
VIDEO: Crews tackle huge mountainside fireMon, 20 Apr 2015 19:38:04 GMT
Firefighters continue to tackle a number of grass fires, with crews attending more than 600 since 1 April.
VIDEO: Brave enough to challenge your boss?Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:25:52 GMT
Junior staff within the airline industry are encouraged to speak up to more senior staff, including pilots, if they believe they have made a mistake.
VIDEO: Flawless 100 carat diamond for saleTue, 21 Apr 2015 06:39:25 GMT
Sotheby's in London is to auction what it says is a 'flawless' 100 carat diamond.
VIDEO: SNP manifesto on campaign day 22Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:35:31 GMT
The SNP launched its manifesto, other parties launched posters and manifestos too and the deadline to register to vote is tonight.
VIDEO: Guidelines on wholegrain consumptionTue, 21 Apr 2015 08:06:37 GMT
Scientists from Newcastle University are urging the government to introduce guidelines on daily consumption of wholegrain foods.
VIDEO: Labour wants to train more nursesTue, 21 Apr 2015 06:46:52 GMT
The Labour party says it would write to colleges and universities asking them to reopen admissions for nursing training if elected.
The constituency that is much closer to Oslo than WestminsterTue, 21 Apr 2015 00:12:28 GMT
The seat that's much closer to Oslo than Westminster
'My body is now worthless to me'Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:05:50 GMT
Woman preyed on by 'night-stalker' rapist talks of ordeal
VIDEO: Manifesto moments in 90 secondsTue, 21 Apr 2015 00:52:12 GMT
Summary of all seven main party montages in under two minutes
The tech that rocks the cradleMon, 20 Apr 2015 22:54:31 GMT
The tech that rocks the cradle
The teenagers who raced bicycles on WW2 bomb sitesMon, 20 Apr 2015 00:43:46 GMT
The teenagers who raced bicycles on WW2 bomb sites
Asylum seeker: Why I chose the UKMon, 20 Apr 2015 11:46:18 GMT
Why one asylum seeker chose the UK