The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
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Sat, 2013-05-25 21:05
The death of a zoo worker attacked by a tiger could have been due to "human or technical factors", police said.
Sat, 2013-05-25 14:06
Europe's largest live Urban Paint Festival takes place this weekend in Bristol.
Sat, 2013-05-25 08:36
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.
Sat, 2013-05-25 00:50
Hollywood star Will Smith and son Jaden surprised schoolchildren gathered for an event at London's City Hall.
Sat, 2013-05-25 00:05
A one-off BBC documentary presented by Clare Balding charts the Queen's enduring relationship with horses and an astonishing 65-year career as one of Britain's leading breeders.
Fri, 2013-05-24 22:56
A British Airways plane had to return to Heathrow Airport to make an emergency landing after smoke was seen coming from an engine.
Fri, 2013-05-24 21:46
An opera singer gets down on bended knee in front of 700 audience members to ask his girlfriend to marry him.
Fri, 2013-05-24 20:50
A yachtsman who went overboard off the French coast is saved after his colleague called builders' store Jewsons.
Fri, 2013-05-24 20:22
A giant mosaic of the Queen, made up of thousands of photos sent into BBC South East, has gone on display at Gatwick Airport.
Fri, 2013-05-24 19:39
Residents have been urged to stay indoors as fire crews tackle a large blaze at a factory in Flintshire.
Fri, 2013-05-24 19:28
The number of patients taking part in clinical trials in England has trebled in five years.
Fri, 2013-05-24 19:13
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.
Fri, 2013-05-24 18:29
The High Court has ruled a tweet sent by the wife of the Commons Speaker about Lord McAlpine was libellous.
Fri, 2013-05-24 16:00
Police have arrested two men after RAF jets were scrambled to escort a passenger plane travelling from Pakistan to the UK.
Fri, 2013-05-24 15:47
The BBC has apologised after spending nearly £100m on a project which has been abandoned.
Fri, 2013-05-24 15:39
Residents are urged to stay indoors as fire crews tackle a large blaze and exploding cylinders at a factory in Flintshire.
Fri, 2013-05-24 10:49
Research into deaths on motorway hard shoulders suggests more than 800 people a year have been killed or injured in such incidents since 2000.
Fri, 2013-05-24 10:02
Eyewitness Steve Fryer told the BBC, "I saw the right engine was on fire, flames were coming outside of it".
Fri, 2013-05-24 07:43
In an age when "extremely violent and sadistic imagery is two clicks away", school sex education is struggling to keep pace, a study suggests.
Fri, 2013-05-24 06:38
Thousands of music fans prepare to celebrate Radio 1's Big Weekend in Londonderry.
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