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The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Politicians ponder Scotland's futureSat, 20 Sep 2014 03:12:37 GMT
Politicians on both sides of the independence debate are to consider the best way ahead for Scotland after voters backed remaining in the UK.
Police separate rivals in GlasgowSat, 20 Sep 2014 02:21:59 GMT
Police make six arrests after separating groups of rival Unionist and independence supporters in George Square in the centre of Glasgow.
Imams in hostage video appeal to ISSat, 20 Sep 2014 00:48:34 GMT
Leading British Muslim scholars make a direct appeal to Islamic State militants to free Alan Henning, a UK hostage threatened with death.
UK couple missing after hurricaneSat, 20 Sep 2014 02:10:08 GMT
A British couple are reported missing off the Mexican coast after Hurricane Odile hit the country last weekend.
Oil firm to create West Lothian jobsSat, 20 Sep 2014 03:22:52 GMT
Aberdeen-based Oil and gas services company Oil States announces plans to create 100 new jobs in West Lothian.
Vodafone saves Phones 4U store jobsFri, 19 Sep 2014 18:34:20 GMT
Restructuring at the Phones 4U head office is resulting in 628 redundancies, but 887 jobs in stores will be preserved.
Alice suspect's bike is recoveredFri, 19 Sep 2014 20:43:45 GMT
Police recover the mountain bike ridden by a convicted murderer wanted over the disappearance of 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross.
May 'should reflect' on doctor abuseFri, 19 Sep 2014 19:08:31 GMT
A former head of the UK's child protection unit says Theresa May should "reflect on her position" over the government's handling of the Myles Bradbury case.
Rotherham child services boss quitsFri, 19 Sep 2014 17:21:43 GMT
Joyce Thacker, the director for children's services at Rotherham council, resigns in the wake of the abuse report scandal.
Judge overturns legal aid changeFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:12:31 GMT
A High Court judge rules that part of the government's legal aid reform is unlawful, after a challenge by lawyers.
Train stuck in floods after stormsFri, 19 Sep 2014 17:51:57 GMT
Some 90 passengers are rescued from a train after it became trapped in flood water during a night of storms in southern England.
Ann Clwyd to stand for re-electionFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:00:18 GMT
The Labour MP for Cynon Valley says she will stand for re-election next year, after "many requests" to reconsider her plans to retire.
Artist wins top painting prize at 80Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:18:16 GMT
Artist Rose Wylie wins the John Moores Painting Prize, one of the UK's most prestigious art awards, at the age of 80.
Sea alert fails to spoil weddingFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:39:36 GMT
A lifeboat crew's plan to give a colleague a wedding guard of honour is almost scuppered by a sea alert.
NI poll 'not needed after No vote'Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:04:53 GMT
A vote on the future of Northern Ireland's border is not necessary following Scotland's 'No' vote, says First Minister Peter Robinson.
Teenager dies in County Down crashFri, 19 Sep 2014 11:08:19 GMT
A 19-year-old man dies following a car crash in County Down on the main coast road between Newcastle and Annalong.
Reward Wales, says ex-first ministerFri, 19 Sep 2014 18:34:38 GMT
Wales should be rewarded for not putting the UK "through the mincer" of a referendum on independence, former first minister Rhodri Morgan says, after Scotland voted to stay in the UK.
Police seize £350,000 cocaine haulFri, 19 Sep 2014 17:13:15 GMT
Police arrest a man after seizing £350,000 in drugs during a raid in Rhondda Cynon Taf.
Salmond to quit after Scots vote NoFri, 19 Sep 2014 21:24:04 GMT
Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland and Scottish National Party leader after voters rejected independence in Thursday's referendum.
Queen urges referendum 'respect'Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:12:13 GMT
The Queen says she believes Scotland will unite in a "spirit of mutual respect and support" following the independence referendum.
Mother unlawfully killed son, fourFri, 19 Sep 2014 21:07:39 GMT
A four-year-old boy died when his mother set fire to their Liverpool home a day before he was due to be handed into the custody of his father, an inquest hears.
Wembley to host Euro 2020 finalFri, 19 Sep 2014 14:06:05 GMT
Wembley will host the final and semi-finals of Euro 2020, while Hampden Park is also awarded games but Cardiff misses out.
Toure needs support, says PellegriniFri, 19 Sep 2014 21:29:32 GMT
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini admits that under-performing midfielder Yaya Toure needs support from the club.
Platini will not return £16,000 watchFri, 19 Sep 2014 21:08:52 GMT
Uefa president Michel Platini insists he will not return a watch given to him by the Brazilian Football Confederation.
Is Diego Costa the real deal?Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:11:40 GMT
Despite doubts in Spain about his talent and temperament, Diego Costa is already breaking records in the Premier League.
The Freudian phrases you use without realising itThu, 18 Sep 2014 23:36:35 GMT
Words and phrases popularised by Sigmund Freud are ingrained in everyday language - how did Freudian jargon become so widespread?
Weekendish: The best of the week's readsFri, 19 Sep 2014 15:43:24 GMT
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.
The father of 26 preaching birth controlThu, 18 Sep 2014 23:19:25 GMT
Rural women in Ivory Coast typically work from dawn to dusk, while men get time off to relax. But now some men are being sent back to school.
Scotland votes 'No' to independenceFri, 19 Sep 2014 14:51:44 GMT
As Scotland votes to stay in the UK Alex Salmond calls for the pledge of more devolved powers to be carried out, and David Cameron says the commitments will be honoured in full.
Row brewing over English powersFri, 19 Sep 2014 18:43:33 GMT
David Cameron and Ed Miliband are at odds over plans for English MPs to be given power over England-only issues.
Miliband queries PM devolution planFri, 19 Sep 2014 17:47:12 GMT
Ed Miliband signals he will not sign up to David Cameron's plan for a new UK-wide devolution settlement before the 2015 election.
VIDEO: House of CommonsFri, 12 Sep 2014 14:49:55 GMT
Tory MP John Baron asks an urgent question on the government's response to Islamic State.
VIDEO: What could Act Two hold? In 60 secsFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:45:10 GMT
The stage is still set for change after the independence vote, not just in the Scotland, but the rest of the UK.
VIDEO: UK mosques condemn hostage takersFri, 19 Sep 2014 21:15:13 GMT
Muslim leaders in the UK have condemned the actions of Islamist extremists holding British hostages.
VIDEO: Alice Gross: Police continue searchFri, 19 Sep 2014 15:15:21 GMT
Police are continuing to search the home of Arnis Zalkalns, who is wanted in connection with the disappearance of teenager Alice Gross in west London.
VIDEO: Fancy a look inside Downing Street?Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:51:56 GMT
Some Westminster landmarks normally closed to the public, including Downing Street, will be open this weekend.
VIDEO: Police separate rival crowds in GlasgowFri, 19 Sep 2014 18:20:18 GMT
Protestors are demonstrating in Glasgow as supporters of the Yes and No campaigns gather in the city centre.
VIDEO: Voters' views as Salmond resignsFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:46:03 GMT
Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland and as leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) after voters rejected independence in Thursday's referendum. Joanna Gosling hears from people in Aberdeen.
VIDEO: Could England demand devolution?Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:16:03 GMT
Some of England's biggest cities, including Birmingham and Manchester, have backed calls for greater devolution of power from Westminster.
VIDEO: Legacy of CT scanner scientistFri, 19 Sep 2014 09:06:55 GMT
The scientist who helped develop the CT scanner has been celebrated by the University of Nottingham 10 years after his death.
A marriage counsellor on healing the referendum hurtFri, 19 Sep 2014 23:05:34 GMT
A marriage counsellor on healing the referendum hurt
Why I'll risk my life for Ebola patientsFri, 19 Sep 2014 23:05:11 GMT
Why I'm risking my life to help people with Ebola
The politics of the English QuestionFri, 19 Sep 2014 07:39:30 GMT
James Landale on the politics of trying to answer
Could Scottish vote change England?Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:38:39 GMT
What does the Scottish vote mean for England?
Has the moment for independence passed?Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:22:55 GMT
Scotland's moment for independence may have passed
Paradise island murder mysteryFri, 19 Sep 2014 07:25:07 GMT
Mystery over tourist killings continues to baffle Thailand police
Dad would be dismayed today - CloughFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:20:45 GMT
Brian Clough would be dismayed by modern game, son says
'The disunited kingdom' - the papersFri, 19 Sep 2014 23:17:58 GMT
The papers take on the referendum's aftermath