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The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Murder sparks anti-Muslim backlashSat, 25 May 2013 20:50:13 GMT
There has been a large increase in anti-Muslim incidents since the murder of a British soldier in Woolwich, an inter-faith charity says.
Police probe fatal tiger attackSat, 25 May 2013 16:24:58 GMT
The death of a zoo worker attacked by a tiger could have been due to "human or technical" factors, police say.
48 rescued as island boat hits rockSat, 25 May 2013 17:21:21 GMT
A total of 48 passengers, including children, are rescued from a boat after it hits a rock and starts taking in water off the Pembrokeshire coast.
Warnings over flagship projectsSat, 25 May 2013 13:37:00 GMT
More than 30 of the coalition's flagship schemes, including the Universal Credit, are at serious risk of failure, a government report warns.
UK plane alert suspects still heldSat, 25 May 2013 17:48:32 GMT
Police secure a 12-hour extension to question two men after RAF jets were scrambled to escort a Pakistan Airlines plane in UK airspace.
Former Labour MP Jimmy Wray diesSat, 25 May 2013 14:54:53 GMT
The former Glasgow Provan and Glasgow Baillieston Labour MP Jimmy Wray dies at the age of 78.
Explosion was a 'viable pipe bomb'Sat, 25 May 2013 20:50:35 GMT
A security alert in south Belfast on Friday night was a viable pipe bomb which had partially exploded, police say.
Sex charges after China extraditionSat, 25 May 2013 11:51:57 GMT
A man is charged with child sex offences after he was arrested at Heathrow Airport.
Boy, 9, admits stealing car keysSat, 25 May 2013 13:03:08 GMT
A nine-year-old boy admits burgling a house and stealing the keys to a car that crashed moments later, Cleveland Police say.
Oil air deaths memorial unveiledSat, 25 May 2013 12:56:25 GMT
A memorial dedicated to 79 people who lost their lives in four oil industry-related air accidents around Shetland is unveiled.
Battle of the Atlantic commemoratedSat, 25 May 2013 15:10:33 GMT
The 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic is commemorated in Liverpool.
Bee rustling is 'growing problem'Sat, 25 May 2013 11:39:00 GMT
Bee rustling is a growing problem in Wales, with stolen hives worth more than £200, claims a victim.
Heathrow back to normal after 'fire'Sat, 25 May 2013 05:02:13 GMT
Heathrow operator BAA says it is expecting business as usual on Saturday after a British Airways plane had to return to the airport to make an emergency landing on Friday morning.
Ellie Goulding plays at Big WeekendSat, 25 May 2013 18:44:57 GMT
Singer takes to the Main Stage in Londonderry as Conor Maynard, The Saturdays and Two Door Cinema Club also perform.
Beckham's career is officially overSat, 25 May 2013 14:52:43 GMT
David Beckham's 20-year playing career ends after he is not named in Paris St-Germain's squad to play Lorient.
City's historic windows protectedSat, 25 May 2013 08:29:24 GMT
Belfast City Hall's historic stained glass windows are protected as a precaution during the G8 economic summit next month.
Holiday firm apologises to NI groupSat, 25 May 2013 15:08:28 GMT
The holiday firm Thomson apologises after 57 holidaymakers from Northern Ireland were unable to return home from Lanzarote for two nights.
Caravan fire injures family of sevenSat, 25 May 2013 10:08:12 GMT
A couple and five children are taken to hospital after a fire destroys their touring caravan at a park in Gwynedd.
MEP Evans top of Plaid Cymru listSat, 25 May 2013 15:18:11 GMT
The Plaid Cymru Euro MP Jill Evans retains her party's top slot in its list of candidates to fight the 2014 Euro elections.
Major scrubland fire breaks outSat, 25 May 2013 16:29:34 GMT
Firefighters are called to what it is being described as a "major scrubland and forestry fire" in Slamannan.
Edinburgh beats Glasgow in boat raceSat, 25 May 2013 17:37:13 GMT
Edinburgh's student rowers have beaten rivals Glasgow in their 136th annual boat race.
Charges over soldier killing postsSat, 25 May 2013 15:40:14 GMT
A backlash of anger following the killing of Drummer Lee Rigby leads to several people facing charges over social media posts.
Froch wins to retain IBF world titleSat, 25 May 2013 23:24:17 GMT
Carl Froch retains his world IBF super-middleweight title as he claims a thrilling points win against Mikkel Kessler.
Root ton delights Headingley crowdSat, 25 May 2013 18:27:03 GMT
Joe Root hits a maiden Test century as England reach 337-7 against New Zealand on day two of the second Test.
Leicester 37-17 NorthamptonSat, 25 May 2013 16:33:20 GMT
Leicester win the Premiership final to secure their 10th English title against Northampton, who have Dylan Hartley sent off.
Hartley poised to miss Lions tourSat, 25 May 2013 15:54:29 GMT
England hooker Dylan Hartley could miss the Lions' tour to Australia after being sent off in the Premiership final.
What do radical Islamists actually believe in?Fri, 24 May 2013 10:34:21 GMT
After a British soldier was killed in south London, apparently by Islamist fundamentalists, Dr Usama Hasan explains how to tackle their beliefs.
How to speak FranglaisFri, 24 May 2013 15:54:55 GMT
Bonjour, mes amis antiques, let's parler Franglais, as le late grand auteur and smith des bonnes mots, Miles Kington, used to dire.
The Loop: Kulture KlubFri, 24 May 2013 15:48:01 GMT
Welcome to the Loop, the Magazine's weekly letters column, including the best of your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook.
Extremism taskforce after WoolwichSat, 25 May 2013 21:18:18 GMT
A top level taskforce is to be set up in the wake of the killing of a soldier in Woolwich to "look again" at the government's strategy for dealing with radicalisation and extremism.
Calls grow for 'snoopers' charter'Fri, 24 May 2013 09:51:27 GMT
London Mayor Boris Johnson adds his voice to suggestions the Communications Data Bill could be revived after the murder of a soldier in a London street.
Bercow's McAlpine tweet libellousFri, 24 May 2013 15:16:53 GMT
Sally Bercow says she is "surprised and disappointed" after the High Court rules a tweet she published about Tory peer Lord McAlpine was libellous.
VIDEO: House of CommonsTue, 21 May 2013 19:06:34 GMT
MPs approve same-sex marriage plans at third reading despite significant opposition.
VIDEO: Opera singer proposes on stageFri, 24 May 2013 20:46:31 GMT
An opera singer gets down on bended knee in front of 700 audience members to ask his girlfriend to marry him.
VIDEO: Will Smith surprise at City HallFri, 24 May 2013 23:50:09 GMT
Hollywood star Will Smith and son Jaden surprised schoolchildren gathered for an event at London's City Hall.
VIDEO: Police probe fatal tiger attackSat, 25 May 2013 20:05:01 GMT
The death of a zoo worker attacked by a tiger could have been due to "human or technical factors", police said.
VIDEO: Urban art on streets of BristolSat, 25 May 2013 13:06:53 GMT
Europe's largest live Urban Paint Festival takes place this weekend in Bristol.
VIDEO: Yachtsman saved by call to JewsonsFri, 24 May 2013 19:50:27 GMT
A yachtsman who went overboard off the French coast is saved after his colleague called builders' store Jewsons.
VIDEO: Cheese-maker warned over hill rollSat, 25 May 2013 07:36:30 GMT
The woman who has supplied the wheel of cheese for Gloucester's famous annual cheese-rolling event has been told by police she may be liable for legal action.
VIDEO: Flintshire fire 'stay indoors' warningFri, 24 May 2013 18:39:48 GMT
Residents have been urged to stay indoors as fire crews tackle a large blaze at a factory in Flintshire.
VIDEO: Bercow 'surprised' over tweet rulingFri, 24 May 2013 18:13:39 GMT
The wife of the Speaker of the House of Commons, Sally Bercow, has said she is "surprised and disappointed" after the High Court ruled she had libelled Lord McAlpine.
Tony Hancock's seaside comedy rootsSat, 25 May 2013 07:13:01 GMT
Why Tony Hancock is still fondly remembered in Bournemouth.
In pictures: Battle of Atlantic 70thSat, 25 May 2013 14:28:54 GMT
The 70th anniversary of the end of the Battle of the Atlantic marked
Autism rock band go on Spanish tourSat, 25 May 2013 07:08:04 GMT
A rock band whose members all have autism are touring Spain.
Screen queen: The many faces of MarySat, 25 May 2013 01:02:27 GMT
The many faces of Mary, Queen of Scots
Pioneer's WWII radar work rememberedSat, 25 May 2013 10:41:37 GMT
Swansea scientist who helped win Battle of the Atlantic
How easy is it to hack a smart meter?Sat, 25 May 2013 00:58:20 GMT
How easy is it to hack a smart meter?
Restarted direct debits investigatedSat, 25 May 2013 07:18:22 GMT
The customers who found old direct debits had been restarted
VIDEO: The Queen and her passion for horsesFri, 24 May 2013 23:05:20 GMT
The Queen and her passion for horses
Radical Islam issues in the pressSat, 25 May 2013 06:23:30 GMT
Papers report on moves to tackle radical Islam