BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Three children found dead in LondonWed, 23 Apr 2014 12:02:58 GMT
A woman is arrested after three children are found dead at a house in south London.
Violent crime 'continues to fall'Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:23:17 GMT
Violent crime is continuing to fall in England and Wales, according to an annual project examining injury data gathered from NHS hospitals.
Cancer teen reaches £1m targetWed, 23 Apr 2014 11:09:52 GMT
A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.
Blair warns West over radical IslamWed, 23 Apr 2014 09:22:26 GMT
Tony Blair warns Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.
UK government hits borrowing targetWed, 23 Apr 2014 12:11:54 GMT
The UK government borrowed £107.7bn in the financial year to April 2014, lower than the amount it borrowed the previous year.
Boy, 11, dies after canal pipe fallWed, 23 Apr 2014 12:11:36 GMT
An 11-year-old boy who tried to cross a canal by balancing on a pipe dies after falling into the water in Lancashire.
Renewable energy projects approvedWed, 23 Apr 2014 10:55:44 GMT
Eight renewable energy projects, expected to support 8,500 jobs, are given the green light by the government.
Madeleine police probe 18 break-insWed, 23 Apr 2014 11:11:39 GMT
UK police investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance are looking at 18 potentially linked cases involving a lone intruder breaking into holiday villas in the Algarve, Portugal.
Breast cancer drug price cut urgedTue, 22 Apr 2014 23:02:50 GMT
Campaigners urge pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering breast cancer drug as the NHS prepares to rejects its use on price grounds.
Referendum pleas on St George's DayWed, 23 Apr 2014 00:29:45 GMT
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and UK Prime Minister David Cameron use the English feast day of St George to make their Scottish independence referendum appeals.
Top Gear 'regrets' Burma remarkWed, 23 Apr 2014 09:49:27 GMT
The executive producer of Top Gear expresses regret over a "light-hearted" remark on its Burma special that led to the BBC show being accused of racism.
Danger of London's 'hidden homes'Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:21:22 GMT
Thousands of people in London are living in hidden homes - often in disturbing conditions - because they cannot afford to live elsewhere.
Coulson 'did not cover anything up'Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:19:51 GMT
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson tells the phone-hacking trial he did not "cover anything up" following the arrest of the paper's royal editor Clive Goodman in 2006.
Royals hit the decks in AdelaideWed, 23 Apr 2014 09:04:38 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge try their hand at DJing during a visit to a music studio on the latest leg of their Australian tour in Adelaide.
'Irresponsible' holiday ad bannedWed, 23 Apr 2014 09:25:58 GMT
A television advert for Center Parcs is banned for "irresponsibly" encouraging parents to take holidays during term time.
Adams 'gave IRA bomb order' - claimWed, 23 Apr 2014 05:16:09 GMT
A former IRA member makes new allegations about Gerry Adams, claiming the Sinn Féin leader ordered him to transport explosives to Great Britain for a bombing campaign in 1980.
Flybe in London City Airport dealWed, 23 Apr 2014 08:12:33 GMT
Flybe is to offer flights to and from London City Airport after signing a five-year deal.
House sales up by more than 20%Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:52:57 GMT
House sales in Wales increase by more than 20% in the first three months of the year compared to the same period in 2013.
'Patience' warning over gay marriageWed, 23 Apr 2014 11:44:32 GMT
Supporters of gay marriage should be patient if they want the blessing of the Church in Wales, the Archbishop tells the governing body.
Anger over baby ashes report moveWed, 23 Apr 2014 11:45:42 GMT
Parents of babies whose ashes were disposed of without their knowledge say they were "stunned" to learn a report into the scandal was handed over last week.
Snowden installed as uni rectorWed, 23 Apr 2014 10:54:04 GMT
Intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden is installed as rector at Glasgow University despite not being allowed into the UK.
Flat searched over 'murdered' PaigeWed, 23 Apr 2014 10:06:04 GMT
A flat near to where a 15-year-old girl disappeared almost seven years ago is searched by police after a £30,000 reward was offered to help solve her murder.
Rapist sex prison nurse struck offWed, 23 Apr 2014 06:48:54 GMT
A prison nurse who had an affair with a convicted rapist at a high-security jail in West Yorkshire is struck off the register.
Moyes thanks Ferguson for Man Utd jobWed, 23 Apr 2014 12:09:50 GMT
David Moyes thanks Sir Alex Ferguson for giving him the chance to manage Manchester United.
Why Palestinians love St GeorgeTue, 22 Apr 2014 23:14:26 GMT
As England celebrates the day of its patron saint, many Palestinians are gearing up for their own celebrations of this shared hero.
The man who takes troubled youths to therapy campTue, 22 Apr 2014 00:06:17 GMT
As more and more families send their drug and alcohol-addicted kids to therapeutic wilderness camps in the US, more and more become acquainted with the shadowy figure known as the "escort."
France's silent tea revolutionSat, 19 Apr 2014 23:10:58 GMT
Tea-drinking is becoming ever more popular in France, although history shows that the beverage has long been taken on the continent.
UK non-Christian claims 'absurd'Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:51:17 GMT
The UK is a Christian country and those who deny it are "deluding themselves" and ignoring "reality", say two senior Conservative MPs.
Firms warned on 'ridiculous' payTue, 22 Apr 2014 22:51:21 GMT
Britain's top companies have been warned to exercise caution on executive pay by Vince Cable as they prepare to set next year's awards.
Pupils 'should have lunch in pubs'Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:14:49 GMT
Schoolchildren should sometimes be served lunch in pubs to give them "really good quality food" and ensure licensed premises are viewed in a "positive way", a minister says.
VIDEO: House of CommonsWed, 09 Apr 2014 11:55:29 GMT
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.
VIDEO: Scotland: The Bard and the borderWed, 23 Apr 2014 07:28:42 GMT
Scottish voters will decide whether or not they want to leave the United Kingdom in September but the issue is also being discussed across the British Isles.
VIDEO: DJ Duke: Will and Kate hit the decksWed, 23 Apr 2014 05:10:32 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been taught how to DJ, during the latest leg of their royal tour of Australia.
VIDEO: Shock and sadness in New MaldenWed, 23 Apr 2014 10:08:15 GMT
Local resident have spoken of their shock and sadness after three children were found dead at a house in south-west London.
AUDIO: Center Parcs advert banned by ASAWed, 23 Apr 2014 10:46:46 GMT
An "irresponsible" TV advert for Center Parcs has been banned for encouraging parents to take their children out of school.
VIDEO: Blair's warning on Mid-East politicsWed, 23 Apr 2014 12:14:24 GMT
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has called on Western nations to address the role of religion in politics in the Middle East.
VIDEO: Money on wheels: Banking goes mobileTue, 22 Apr 2014 23:02:14 GMT
UK banks are expanding their use of mobile branches. Brian Milligan reports on the new banks on wheels.
VIDEO: Cable warns firms on 'ridiculous' payTue, 22 Apr 2014 20:35:47 GMT
Business Secretary Vince Cable talks to BBC Business Editor Kamal Ahmed about his warning to FTSE 100 companies on executive pay
VIDEO: A&E data 'shows drop in violence'Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:45:29 GMT
Violent crime is continuing a long-term fall in England and Wales, according to annual figures from NHS hospitals.
Eight arguments about whether the UK is a Christian countryWed, 23 Apr 2014 10:14:31 GMT
8 arguments for and against the UK as a Christian country
What would make St George's Day popular?Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:32:10 GMT
What could make the English party on St George's Day?
Is the UK becoming more productive?Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:03:38 GMT
UK productivity may be up ? but what does it mean?
Money on wheels: Banking goes mobileTue, 22 Apr 2014 23:03:46 GMT
The old technology bringing your bank branch to you
A tour of Shakespeare's EnglandTue, 22 Apr 2014 23:05:56 GMT
What do the Bard's favourite haunts look like today?
The contenders to replace MoyesTue, 22 Apr 2014 15:29:21 GMT
The contenders to replace David Moyes at Man Utd
Exam pressure: A tutor's eye viewTue, 22 Apr 2014 23:19:21 GMT
Enter the world of the super-tutor
Spotlight stays on Man Utd - papersWed, 23 Apr 2014 05:02:35 GMT
Headlines remain focused on Manchester United