The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
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2 hours 13 min ago
The minimum wage would rise to £8 an hour over the course of the next Parliament if Labour wins the general election, the party's leader Ed Miliband has pledged.
4 hours 52 min ago
Protests in many countries to demand urgent action on climate change have kicked off, with over 2,000 marches taking place around the world.
5 hours 30 min ago
A global initiative is launched to get people and choirs from around the world singing together for peace.
10 hours 38 min ago
Andrew Marr amused Labour's Ed Miliband when he did an impression of Gordon Brown, as part of a question about whether he might return to front line politics.
11 hours 59 min ago
A former director of prosecutions has said victims of disability hate crime are being failed by the police and the courts.
12 hours 13 min ago
BBC Inside Out has met the patients who have been given a new lease of life as a result of eye donations and has gone inside Moorfields Hospital’s 'eye bank' in London.
12 hours 52 min ago
A series of swimming relays is taking place across Britain this summer, in an initiative to get more people enjoying the fun and fitness benefits of the sport.
12 hours 54 min ago
Prince William speaks of the Queen's fondness for Malta in a speech marking the island's 50th anniversary of independence.
16 hours 5 min ago
Two high-profile imams in the UK make a direct appeal to the Islamic State militant group to free British hostage Alan Henning.
16 hours 11 min ago
Paratroops from Europe and the US have completed parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.
Sat, 2014-09-20 19:20
Hundreds gather in Belfast for an international carnival and family fun day to celebrate all people with disabilities.
Sat, 2014-09-20 17:56
Parents in Enfield have been told they are endangering the lives of children by stopping illegally outside the school gates.
Sat, 2014-09-20 15:22
Soldiers from 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh are granted the freedom of a Shropshire town to mark a historic anniversary.
Sat, 2014-09-20 09:09
Asian children with asthma are five times more likely to end up with serious health problems than white children according to new research.
Sat, 2014-09-20 07:57
Tens of thousands of tourists remain stranded after Hurricane Odile swept through western Mexico, devastating resorts and destroying transport hubs.
Sat, 2014-09-20 06:57
Politicians in England and Scotland are set to consider how the UK will be governed in the future after voters rejected Scottish independence.
Sat, 2014-09-20 05:39
Prince William is to visit Malta to mark the 50th anniversary of the country's independence from British rule.
Sat, 2014-09-20 00:01
Brutal Ballet performed a Games of Thrones inspired piece at TitanCon, a science fiction and fantasy convention in Belfast.
Fri, 2014-09-19 23:16
Some of England's biggest cities, including Birmingham and Manchester, have backed calls for greater devolution of power from Westminster.
Fri, 2014-09-19 22:15
Muslim leaders in the UK have condemned the actions of Islamist extremists holding British hostages.
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