BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Merkel: I'll work with UK on EU changeFri, 29 May 2015 15:23:08 GMT
Angela Merkel says she does not rule out future treaty changes as she promises to work "constructively" with the UK on EU reform.
'Blatter will have suffered a shock'Fri, 29 May 2015 21:02:39 GMT
FA chairman Greg Dyke does not expect Sepp Blatter to remain as Fifa president after the Swiss won a fifth term in charge.
Jewish sect female drive ban condemnedFri, 29 May 2015 16:53:05 GMT
A ban on women driving their children to school issued by a Jewish education institution is "unacceptable", Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says.
Teenager jailed for 'terror grooming'Fri, 29 May 2015 16:01:37 GMT
Teenager Kazi Islam is sentenced to eight years in a young offenders' institution for grooming a young man with learning difficulties to kill two soldiers.
Boy, 16, charged with knife murdersFri, 29 May 2015 19:30:54 GMT
A 16-year-old boy is charged with the murders of two people in Colchester.
Officer guilty of Brady photo dealFri, 29 May 2015 16:28:17 GMT
A security officer is convicted of smuggling a camera into a high-security psychiatric hospital to try to sell photos of serial killer Ian Brady.
Sun reporter sentenced over tip-offsFri, 29 May 2015 13:19:37 GMT
A Sun newspaper reporter is given an 18-month suspended prison sentence after being found guilty of receiving story tip-offs from an anti-terror officer.
Tony Lloyd selected as interim mayorFri, 29 May 2015 20:54:36 GMT
Greater Manchester's police and crime commissioner Tony Lloyd is selected as the region's interim mayor.
Legal bid to oust Carmichael as MPFri, 29 May 2015 14:43:58 GMT
Campaigners hoping to overturn the election of Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael launch a legal challenge at the Court of Session.
Man detained over council arson spreeFri, 29 May 2015 16:57:27 GMT
A man is detained in a mental health unit after setting a series of fires across Oxfordshire.
Girl, 4, 'was stabbed by father'Fri, 29 May 2015 15:55:47 GMT
A girl who was seriously injured in an incident that left a man dead was reportedly stabbed by her father, neighbours say.
Heysel disaster anniversary markedFri, 29 May 2015 18:58:59 GMT
Ceremonies are held to mark the 30th anniversary of the Heysel disaster which claimed the lives of 39 football fans.
Jack Vettriano 'unable to paint'Fri, 29 May 2015 17:14:13 GMT
Scottish artist Jack Vettriano announces he is giving up painting for the foreseeable future due to a recent accident.
VIDEO: Badger filmed raiding kitchen fridgeFri, 29 May 2015 09:10:57 GMT
A hungry badger which sneaked into a house in Midhurst, West Sussex, to help itself to a Bakewell tart has been caught on camera.
NI first minister leaves hospitalFri, 29 May 2015 10:23:06 GMT
Northern Ireland's first minister Peter Robinson is discharged from hospital four days after suffering a suspected heart attack.
Funding row 'threat to racecourses'Fri, 29 May 2015 10:05:09 GMT
Northern Ireland's two racecourses warn they could face closure in a dispute with bookmakers over funding.
'Perverted' man jailed for sex abuseFri, 29 May 2015 16:05:47 GMT
A "perverted" man is jailed for 22 years for abusing a boy he groomed for sex in the 1970s.
M4 junction trial closures to endFri, 29 May 2015 15:53:31 GMT
A slip road on the M4 at Port Talbot is to fully reopen after trial closures but its future remains in doubt.
Two OAPs critically injured by busFri, 29 May 2015 19:05:58 GMT
A man and woman - believed to be in their 70s - are critically injured by a bus in central Glasgow.
New limit leads to drink-drive fallFri, 29 May 2015 21:15:24 GMT
Drink-driving offences have fallen in Scotland following the introduction of a lower alcohol limit, new figures show.
Death crash man's jail term reviewedFri, 29 May 2015 14:11:24 GMT
The sentence of a teenager who boasted of driving at 142mph the night before he killed a man in a high-speed crash is to be reviewed.
Road sinkhole 'could hold two buses'Fri, 29 May 2015 17:02:00 GMT
A sinkhole caused by the collapse of a tunnel has the "volume of two London double-decker buses", a council says.
England prosper despite Ronchi rallyFri, 29 May 2015 18:44:48 GMT
Late wickets drag England back into contention after a thrilling New Zealand fightback in the second Test at Headingley.
England & Scotland set for cup dramaFri, 29 May 2015 18:03:13 GMT
The English FA and Scottish Cup finals on Saturday will see Arsenal face Aston Villa and Falkirk play Inverness CT.
Quiz: Test your FA Cup knowledgeThu, 28 May 2015 13:10:36 GMT
Fifteen years since 2000, 15 questions on the FA Cup final. How much do you know?
Focus on future say Labour contendersFri, 29 May 2015 12:52:29 GMT
Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and Liz Kendall urge Labour to move on from the past as campaign to succeed Ed Miliband moves up a gear.
No senior black staff in the LordsFri, 29 May 2015 14:47:46 GMT
There are no black or ethnic minority members of staff in senior positions in the Lords, an FOI request reveals.
Jail terms under 'legal highs' lawFri, 29 May 2015 02:03:48 GMT
A new "blanket ban" on so-called legal highs will carry prison sentences of up to seven years, the government says.
VIDEO: Treasury CommitteeWed, 25 Mar 2015 12:45:58 GMT
The Treasury Committee hears from the Chancellor, George Osborne.
VIDEO: Mother criticises ex-Thomas Cook bossFri, 29 May 2015 10:46:12 GMT
Sharon Wood, the mother of two children who were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning while on holiday in Corfu, has criticised Thomas Cook's former chief executive for associating a decision to donate some of her bonus to charity, with the children's deaths.
VIDEO: Migrants saved by British navy shipFri, 29 May 2015 08:32:07 GMT
A British navy ship has rescued hundreds of migrants in the central Mediterranean on Thursday.
VIDEO: 'I ended up in hospital from legal high'Fri, 29 May 2015 17:03:35 GMT
A teenager from Wales has spoken out about the night he ended up in hospital after taking a "legal high".
VIDEO: US general urges UK to spend on forcesThu, 28 May 2015 22:04:50 GMT
A senior US general has told the BBC it is imperative that Britain finds the money to spend on its armed forces, and that he is worried about the impact of recent defence cuts.
VIDEO: Lighting the sun 10 billion timesThu, 28 May 2015 16:46:35 GMT
Scottish scientists are working at Diamond, the UK's synchrotron light source, with light that is 10 billion times brighter than the sun.
VIDEO: Party for Winnie, 100, after BBC appealFri, 29 May 2015 20:21:02 GMT
A woman from Sheffield who was facing her 100th birthday alone because she had no surviving relatives, has celebrated the day in style at the local city hall.
VIDEO: Airfield hosts Wingsuit World CupThu, 28 May 2015 07:12:10 GMT
The first ever Wingsuit World Cup has been taking place 12,000ft above Wiltshire.
VIDEO: Can art keep ex-prisoners out of jail?Thu, 28 May 2015 23:19:09 GMT
Dean Stalham is a writer, visual artist and former prisoner who believes the arts help prevent ex-offenders from returning to jail.
Remembering the Heysel disasterFri, 29 May 2015 03:24:48 GMT
Is the Heysel disaster English football?s forgotten tragedy?
Quiz of the week's newsFri, 29 May 2015 00:07:30 GMT
What's brought down crime by the seaside?
How do you pick up an oil platform?Fri, 29 May 2015 00:47:31 GMT
How to remove a 24,000-tonne oil platform from the North Sea
England's Big PictureFri, 29 May 2015 09:28:22 GMT
Showcasing the best images sent to us by people from around England.
A symbol of holding outThu, 28 May 2015 19:26:43 GMT
Tiny buildings that stand in the way of big developments
The siblings who share a donor parentThu, 28 May 2015 11:41:14 GMT
The donor-conceived siblings connecting across the world