BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Plea for help over Calais crisisThu, 30 Jul 2015 18:59:22 GMT
Police and social services in the UK say there are seeking urgent support as the Calais migrant crisis continues.
Teen guilty of mass murder bomb plotThu, 30 Jul 2015 14:59:14 GMT
A 19-year-old is found guilty of plotting mass murder at a Newcastle college using pipe bombs and a Glock handgun.
Kids Company charity in police probeThu, 30 Jul 2015 18:25:01 GMT
An investigation into a number of allegations of crime involving children's charity Kids Company has been launched by police, the BBC has learned.
Top Gear: Ex-hosts sign Amazon dealThu, 30 Jul 2015 16:49:06 GMT
Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign up to present a new show on Amazon's streaming service.
No issue with Farah - UK AthleticsThu, 30 Jul 2015 14:23:38 GMT
'No references' for bin lorry driverThu, 30 Jul 2015 15:51:45 GMT
The Glasgow bin lorry inquiry into the deaths of six people hears the driver had no references on his file and was suspended from his former job.
Apprentice contestant found deadThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:32:13 GMT
Apprentice star Stuart Baggs is found dead at his home in the Isle of Man, police say.
Ken Clarke sex accuser clearedThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:56:14 GMT
A man who claimed he was sexually assaulted by former chancellor of the exchequer Kenneth Clarke is cleared of perverting the course of justice.
Waste plant body man 'slept in bin'Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:41:08 GMT
A man whose body was found at a waste recycling plant in Bristol is thought to have slept in a bin after being turned away from a homeless shelter.
Turnberry won't lose Open - TrumpThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:27:41 GMT
US billionaire Donald Trump says his comments about illegal immigrants will not cost Turnberry the chance to host The Open.
Prison killings at record levelThu, 30 Jul 2015 16:23:25 GMT
There were a record number of murders or manslaughters in prisons in England and Wales last year, according to Ministry of Justice figures.
Russia 'wanted Litvinenko dead'Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:20:22 GMT
The Russian state wanted former spy Alexander Litvinenko dead, the inquiry into his poisoning hears.
Pie filling given protected statusThu, 30 Jul 2015 15:31:27 GMT
Traditional Bramley apple pie filling is given protected status by the European Commission, joining the likes of Italy's mozzarella cheese.
Shop ditches 'unexpected item in bagging area'Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:25:04 GMT
The supermarket is getting rid of six self-service checkout phrases which shoppers find really annoying.
Man's body found in city centreThu, 30 Jul 2015 18:59:00 GMT
The death of a man in his 50s in Belfast city centre is being investigated by police.
Farmers protest as committee meetsThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:32:22 GMT
About 200 farmers protest at Stormont as a special meeting is held to discuss the crisis in the dairy industry.
Medicine error for hospital patientThu, 30 Jul 2015 15:46:19 GMT
A 93-year-old hospital patient was deprived of her daily thyroid medication for five weeks following an administrative error, an inquest hears.
Calais queues costing firm £100,000Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:37:41 GMT
A Welsh haulage firm claims it is losing the equivalent of about £100,000 a month due to delays at the Port of Calais.
Baby left blind after severe attackThu, 30 Jul 2015 16:16:38 GMT
A man is found guilty of an assault which left a four-week-old baby girl with "severe, lifelong disabilities".
Trump says referendum 'bad period'Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:46:30 GMT
US tycoon Donald Trump has said a second referendum on Scottish independence would be "ridiculous".
Bid 'to be forgotten' by Google failsThu, 30 Jul 2015 13:06:03 GMT
A man involved in a £51m VAT scam loses a legal bid to have news stories about him removed from Google searches.
Reliant Robin driven on to rail lineThu, 30 Jul 2015 12:14:23 GMT
Police try to identify a Robin Reliant driver who inexplicably reversed on to a level crossing ahead of a train approaching.
Finn puts England on brink of winThu, 30 Jul 2015 19:03:04 GMT
Steven Finn takes 5-45 to reduce Australia to 168-7 in their second innings on the second day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
Kim takes one-shot British Open leadThu, 30 Jul 2015 18:45:44 GMT
South Korean Kim Hyo-joo shoots a seven-under-par 65 to lead the Women's British Open at Turnberry after the first round.
Storey wins para-cycling world goldThu, 30 Jul 2015 14:52:20 GMT
Britain's Dame Sarah Storey takes gold in the time trial at the Para-Cycling Road World Championships.
CWU backs Corbyn 'to oust Blairites'Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:31:36 GMT
The Communication Workers Union backs left-wing MP Jeremy Corbyn in Labour's leadership contest, saying the "grip of the Blairites" on the party must be "loosened once and for all".
PM's migrant 'swarm' remark criticisedThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:20:37 GMT
David Cameron comes under criticism for for his description of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean as a "swarm".
Farage to Eurosceptics: Stop bitchingThu, 30 Jul 2015 12:23:50 GMT
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says it is time for No campaigners to "stop moaning, stop bitching and get off their backsides and help us win this referendum".
VIDEO: Health CommitteeWed, 22 Jul 2015 13:40:51 GMT
The Health Committee heard from key figures in NHS England.
VIDEO: Leap into the dark: Perils of 'tombstoning'Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:58:44 GMT
There are fresh warnings about the dangers of so-called "tombstoning" - an activity which involves jumping off cliffs, piers, or harbour walls into water for fun.
VIDEO: RAF 'intercepts Russian aircraft'Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:57:03 GMT
The Ministry of Defence has released footage which it said shows RAF Typhoons intercepting 10 Russian aircraft.
VIDEO: M20 drivers face 18-hour queuesThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:42:22 GMT
The migrant crisis in Calais means that some drivers are facing delays of up to 18 hours before they can enter the tunnel on the UK side.
VIDEO: Tunisia gunman's 'home had been raided'Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:13:03 GMT
The home of the man who killed 38 people at a tourist resort in Tunisia had previously been raided by police, according to a BBC Panorama report.
VIDEO: RBS boss 'dealing with past issues'Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:15:45 GMT
RBS chief executive Ross McEwan says decisions the bank made a decade ago are still holding it back, as RBS reports a £153m half-year loss in profits.
VIDEO: Poorer students 'face high debts'Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:07:37 GMT
Poorer students in England may be put off university by funding changes that could leave them with higher debts than middle-class graduates helped by their parents, a report says.
VIDEO: Maud, 90, on how life can be lonelyThu, 30 Jul 2015 07:31:06 GMT
Maud, 90, speaks to the BBC about her feelings of isolation.
VIDEO: Liam Lyburd guilty of murder plotThu, 30 Jul 2015 18:53:13 GMT
Liam Lyburd, 19, has been found guilty of plotting mass murder at his former college.
Terror on the beachThu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:00 GMT
Survivors tell their stories of Tunisia massacre
A more subtle side of IS recruitmentWed, 29 Jul 2015 23:18:58 GMT
'How IS tried to radicalise me in... and how I resisted'
Who is Yvette Cooper? Labour leadership contender guideThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:40:13 GMT
An at-a-glance profile of Yvette Cooper
Why do people disinherit their children?Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:17:34 GMT
Why do people leave their children out of their will?
Counting the cost of Operation StackWed, 29 Jul 2015 04:05:40 GMT
What is the cost to the UK of chaos in Calais?
Can people learn to curb their chocolate cravings?Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:24:10 GMT
Michael Mosley on the mental exercises that cut cravings
VIDEO: The secret of adult colouring booksTue, 28 Jul 2015 23:08:09 GMT
What's the secret of a good adult colouring book?