The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 07:53)
A second man is arrested in connection with an arson attack on a mosque in Gloucester.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 07:44)
Some breast cancer sufferers could be treated with radiotherapy instead of more invasive surgery after a Europe-wide study involving Cardiff doctors.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 07:35)
British and Irish Lions wing George North is passed fit for the first Test against Australia on Saturday.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 07:29)
Overtime payments by three of Wales' four police forces rose substantially in the last financial year amid UK government efforts to cut costs, figures obtained by the BBC show.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 07:07)
Nearly a fifth of Wales' charity shops could close if the Welsh government implements proposed changes to business rate relief, a charities group says.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 07:03)
The Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards calls for new measures, including criminal sanctions, to make bankers responsible for their own failings.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 06:30)
A Japanese company is expected to announce new jobs in Northern Ireland later.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 06:30)
When the world came to County Fermanagh for the G8
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 05:22)
Papers mull PM's 'Syria coup bid'
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 05:12)
Five organisations receive coroner's letters highlighting the "disturbing" death of a woman after paramedics were called to a care home.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 05:01)
England's healthcare regulator may have covered up knowledge of its own failings after a series of baby deaths at a Cumbria hospital, a report says.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 04:02)
A British Muslim leader indicted in Bangladesh for war crimes says he is willing to face a fair trial to clear his name.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 03:42)
Older male burying beetles work harder at parental care and mating than younger counterparts, a study suggests.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 03:25)
The Civil Service faces an exodus of its most "talented and marketable" staff because of growing unhappiness with their pay, a new report claims.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 03:20)
The criteria used to assess the success of Jobcentre Plus in helping people find work are "flawed", MPs say
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 02:09)
A report claims schools are facing increasing pressure to spend money aimed at very poor pupils, known as the pupil premium, to plug holes in their budgets.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 02:04)
Many UK universities do not consider candidates' backgrounds when offering places, research suggests.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 01:52)
Supreme Court judges are to decide whether relatives of British soldiers killed in Iraq can sue the government for damages under human rights law.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 01:36)
Ballet dancer David Wall, who became the youngest male principal in the history of the Royal Ballet, dies of cancer, aged 67.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 01:04)
The quality of a performance does not drive the amount of applause an audience gives, a study suggests.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:50)
What's going on with the weather, asks David Shukman
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:47)
The new play that keeps its audience in the dark
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:44)
The people living in rural poverty
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:18)
The 13-year-old taking fashion blogging by storm
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:10)
A new consistent system of front-of-pack food labelling is to be introduced in the UK, the government says.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:02)
Bereaved parents who did not receive the ashes of their dead babies will take their fight for a public inquiry to the Scottish Parliament later.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:01)
Wikileaks website founder Julian Assange vows to remain in the Ecuadorian embassy in London even if accusations of sex crimes are dropped.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:01)
The 2012 Derby winner Camelot faces recent conqueror Al Kazeem in the feature race of day two at Royal Ascot.
(Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:00)
Sex education at a younger age and free contraception for people as young as 13 are needed to cut teenage pregnancy rates, according to a Holyrood inquiry.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 22:04)
Ministers are considering a ban on face-down restraint in English mental hospitals as figures show the technique is being widely used.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 20:36)
UK minister Michael Moore tells the BBC it would be "nonsensical" to negotiate the exit terms of Scottish independence ahead of the historic referendum.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 19:13)
A Nottinghamshire woman with balance problems says a specially-trained dog has helped her "get her life back".
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 19:05)
Twenty years after the teenager Stephen Lawrence was stabbed to death in London, details of a star-studded concert in his memory have been unveiled.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 19:03)
The rate of consumer price index (CPI) inflation increased to 2.7% in May, up from 2.4% in April, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 19:00)
Two teenagers, a 15-year-old girl and an 18-year-old man, have died after being hit by a train near a Hertfordshire railway station on Monday night.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 18:24)
A young girl is hurt after a petrol bomb is thrown into a street in east Belfast.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 17:59)
Ministers say agreements reached with internet firms will lead to a "fundamental change" in how images of child abuse are dealt with online.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 17:48)
Leaders of the G8 major economies agree plan to clamp down on money launderers, illegal tax evaders and corporate tax avoiders.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 17:38)
Celebrities, hats and frocks on the first day of Royal Ascot
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 17:25)
The government is urged by Labour to support the principle of a financial transaction tax.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 16:56)
Parents and staff from Parentzone explain how they would like to make the internet safer for children.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 16:46)
England will not risk Graeme Swann's long-term fitness in Wednesday's Champions Trophy semi-final against South Africa.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 16:23)
Ten-year-old Caitlin Robertson urges the public to sign organ donation register, after her father's organs saved four lives
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 13:35)
Fixed odds betting terminals, a kind of super-powered fruit machine, are driving profits in betting shops. Some councils are now fighting back.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 12:53)
The G8 leaders turned up in Northern Ireland tieless. So where can still be relied on to be a mandatory necktie area.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 09:08)
Art collector Charles Saatchi has been cautioned for assault after images of him grasping his wife Nigella Lawson by the neck appeared in a newspaper.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 01:55)
A British man survives a 15th floor fall in New Zealand after trying to lower himself from a neighbour's balcony to his flat.
(Tuesday, 18 June 2013 01:48)
It's a shocking statistic that a child dies of hunger every 10 seconds, very good at grabbing headlines. But is it true?
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