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The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Cameron vows 'assault on poverty'Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:50:40 GMT
David Cameron will make boosting social mobility a top priority, he tells Conservative delegates - and accuses Jeremy Corbyn of having a "Britain-hating ideology".
'Sexual motive' in teenager's murderWed, 07 Oct 2015 17:47:20 GMT
Teenager Becky Watts was murdered and her body dismembered by her stepbrother and his girlfriend in a "sexually motivated" attack, a court hears.
Retired bishop jailed for sex assaultsWed, 07 Oct 2015 17:59:23 GMT
A retired Church of England bishop is jailed for a string of sex offences against teenagers and young men.
Road death PC 'stolen from family'Wed, 07 Oct 2015 17:31:18 GMT
The family of PC Dave Phillips who was struck by a car and killed during a pursuit say he was "stolen from us and two girls were left without a daddy".
Boy needing cancer surgery 'vanishes'Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:07:43 GMT
A 10-year-old who has jaw cancer and needs urgent surgery has vanished, a judge says, as he urges the boy's parents to comply with doctors.
Police criticise Panorama broadcastWed, 07 Oct 2015 10:31:58 GMT
The BBC's decision to broadcast a Panorama programme on child sexual abuse could affect inquiries, police say.
Gascoigne charged over 'abusive' tweetsWed, 07 Oct 2015 10:51:47 GMT
Ex-England footballer Paul Gascoigne is charged with harassing his former girlfriend with abusive messages.
Briton drowns off Spanish coastWed, 07 Oct 2015 17:20:03 GMT
A British man reportedly drowns off the Spanish coast, making him the third Briton to do so within days.
Police complaints reach record highWed, 07 Oct 2015 13:48:44 GMT
For the second year running there have been a record number of complaints made against police in England and Wales, figures show.
Undercover inquiry reveals key figuresWed, 07 Oct 2015 15:25:11 GMT
More than 150 people, including the parents of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence, are to play a key role in an inquiry into undercover policing.
Baby died after being born in toiletWed, 07 Oct 2015 13:47:33 GMT
A baby died after being born into a hospital toilet by a 41-year-old woman who did not know she was pregnant, an inquest has heard.
Robert Peston leaves BBC for ITV roleWed, 07 Oct 2015 14:31:35 GMT
The BBC's economics editor, Robert Peston, is poached by ITV where he is expected to present his own show.
Blessed 'delivered baby in park'Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:18:28 GMT
Actor Brian Blessed recounts how he helped deliver a baby in Richmond Park in London in the 1960s.
Evans may 'go solo' on Top GearWed, 07 Oct 2015 08:09:05 GMT
New Top Gear host Chris Evans reveals that he may not have co-hosts when he takes over the motoring show next May.
Coroner shocked by lost murder evidenceWed, 07 Oct 2015 10:35:17 GMT
A coroner tells an inquest into the 2002 loyalist murder of a Catholic postman he is "incredulous" that bullet casings held as evidence went missing.
Man in court over 1994 murder chargeWed, 07 Oct 2015 16:05:41 GMT
A man detained in Northern Ireland appeared in court charged with murdering a man in Glasgow in 1994.
Cameron defends jihadist deathWed, 07 Oct 2015 11:40:37 GMT
David Cameron defends his decision to order the RAF drone strike which killed a Cardiff jihadist in Syria.
Man posted 'revenge porn' after rowWed, 07 Oct 2015 14:46:07 GMT
A transgender man posted a "revenge porn" picture of his ex-girlfriend online after she made fun of his plans to have gender reassignment surgery on social media, a court hears.
Hundreds more jobs go in oil sectorWed, 07 Oct 2015 17:31:54 GMT
Aker Solutions, Wood Group PSN and Bilfinger say up to 330 jobs could go in North Sea oil industry.
Bridges open after controlled explosionWed, 07 Oct 2015 16:28:25 GMT
The Forth road and rail bridges reopen after being briefly closed while a controlled explosion was carried out in the area.
Mass teenage fight near Tube stationWed, 07 Oct 2015 13:17:27 GMT
Up to 200 teenagers were present at a fight near an east London Underground station, say police.
Protesters delay Suffragette premiereWed, 07 Oct 2015 17:54:11 GMT
Activists campaigning for greater support for victims of domestic violence lie across the red carpet at the premiere of the film Suffragette.
Blatter faces suspension by FifaWed, 07 Oct 2015 18:27:48 GMT
Fifa president Sepp Blatter is facing a 90-day provisional suspension after an investigation by its ethics committee.
Walcott wants England striker roleWed, 07 Oct 2015 16:23:27 GMT
Theo Walcott wants a chance in attack for England if Wayne Rooney is not fit to face Estonia at Wembley on Friday.
Banned drugs found in 3,800 samplesWed, 07 Oct 2015 08:18:12 GMT
Banned substances were found in nearly 4,000 samples worldwide in 2014, according to World Anti-Doping Agency figures.
Corbyn: PM attack shows he's rattledWed, 07 Oct 2015 16:50:49 GMT
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn hits back after David Cameron accused him of a "Britain-hating ideology".
Russia 'making Syria more dangerous'Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:04:13 GMT
Russia's intervention in the Syrian civil war has made the situation "much more dangerous", Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.
Cameron warns over extremist teachingWed, 07 Oct 2015 15:33:33 GMT
Religious supplementary schools in England that teach children intolerance will be investigated and closed down, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
VIDEO: Home Affairs CommitteeWed, 15 Jul 2015 15:43:13 GMT
The Home Affairs Committee hears evidence on the immigration situation in Calais.
VIDEO: Family of crash death PC lay flowersWed, 07 Oct 2015 17:40:17 GMT
The wife and daughters of PC Dave Phillips, who was killed during a pursuit on Merseyside on Monday, lay flowers at the spot where he was hit by a pick-up truck.
VIDEO: Fallon: Russia made Syria 'more dangerous'Wed, 07 Oct 2015 06:49:15 GMT
Russian intervention in Syria "has made a pretty difficult situation much more dangerous", Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.
VIDEO: VW owners 'may have case for compensation'Wed, 07 Oct 2015 08:31:45 GMT
Volkswagen owners whose vehicles are to be recalled in the wake of the emissions scandal "could have a case" for compensation, according to motoring journalist James Batchelor
VIDEO: Bake Off final to draw huge TV audienceWed, 07 Oct 2015 13:32:20 GMT
As the final of the Great British Bake off looks set to draw the biggest TV audience of the year, David Sillito looks at how the show became such a hit.
AUDIO: Blessed 'bit through umbilical cord'Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:01:54 GMT
Brian Blessed has described how he delivered a baby girl in London's Richmond Park "years ago", biting through the umbilical cord before an ambulance arrived.
VIDEO: Number of contested wills risingWed, 07 Oct 2015 10:08:00 GMT
As Ministry of Justice figures show a steep rise in the number of wills being contested in court, BBC Breakfast's Graham Satchell meets some people fighting for what they believe should be theirs.
VIDEO: Inquiry launched into sex abuse bishop caseTue, 06 Oct 2015 23:25:54 GMT
Bishop of Durham, the Rt Rev Paul Butler, tells Caroline Wyatt that the review will assess if there was a cover up by the Church.
VIDEO: The inflatable tube saving livesTue, 06 Oct 2015 20:58:45 GMT
A British inventor has created a life-saving device to be used on water after seeing images of drowning migrants in the Mediterranean.
How hospices care for the dyingWed, 07 Oct 2015 09:14:12 GMT
How hospices bring care and comfort to the dying
Great British Bake Off: Meet the finalistsWed, 07 Oct 2015 01:12:09 GMT
Great British Bake Off: Meet the finalists
The billion-dollar ex-council flatTue, 06 Oct 2015 23:07:42 GMT
The saga of the billion-dollar ex-council flat
UK ending aid to India: Where does the money go?Wed, 07 Oct 2015 00:13:15 GMT
Is Britain right to end aid to India?
Are older bus drivers unusual?Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:01:15 GMT
How unusual is it for older bus drivers to be on the road?
In pictures: Bowling pavilionsWed, 07 Oct 2015 00:19:56 GMT
Images of bowling pavilions around the UK