The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
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Britain now has a National Centre for Circus Arts - but what is it like to study there?
2 hours 46 min ago
Young people need to be encouraged to keep greyhound racing going, says a Labour MP who owns seven dogs.
Mon, 2014-03-10 21:39
As the British Chambers of Commerce predicts a growth in the economy this summer, the BBC's George Alagiah reports from West Lothian, Scotland, on the differing fortunes of the local community.
Mon, 2014-03-10 20:57
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, says he is hoping a major conference in Rome next month will lift the lid on the ''hidden'' problem of human trafficking.
Mon, 2014-03-10 20:48
Border Tales, written by Luca Silvestrini, uses dance theatre to explore the issues of immigration.
Mon, 2014-03-10 13:32
Paralympic skier Kelly Gallagher says she always dreamt of topping the podium after winning Great Britain's first ever Winter Paralympic gold medal with guide Charlotte Evans.
Mon, 2014-03-10 11:51
A great white shark could become the first of its species to cross the Atlantic ocean.
Mon, 2014-03-10 10:22
Gavin Shuker and Niki Adams discuss calls to reform prostitution laws to make it illegal to pay for sex.
Mon, 2014-03-10 09:25
A robotic companion is helping children with autism learn and develop communication skills.
Mon, 2014-03-10 07:46
The way the transplant system operates for patients who need new lungs is a "scandal" and needs to change, according to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Sun, 2014-03-09 17:59
A six-person crew has been rescued from a sinking vessel 12 miles off the coast of Falmouth.
Sun, 2014-03-09 17:46
The UK's top young surfers gathered at Croyde in north Devon before the world championships in Ecuador.
Sun, 2014-03-09 17:03
Hundreds of people have joined a rally in Manchester against the controversial fracking practice.
Sun, 2014-03-09 14:45
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg used his closing speech at his party's spring conference to make the case for membership of the EU.
Sun, 2014-03-09 09:13
An extra £140m will be made available to councils to repair roads damaged by the severe weather, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin says.
Sun, 2014-03-09 09:05
Some terminally ill patients are suffering unnecessarily because of poor access to pain control at home, according to a leading health charity.
Sat, 2014-03-08 17:54
A Labour government would impose stiff penalties on anyone who abused or discriminated against members of the armed forces, the party's leader Ed Miliband has said.
Sat, 2014-03-08 15:51
Anyone who regularly watches their children play football has probably shouted support from the sidelines, but sometimes that friendly support can go too far, and turn abusive.
Sat, 2014-03-08 14:06
The brother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence says he wants to be included in an investigation into police records after a report showed officers spied on his family.
Sat, 2014-03-08 09:58
Not paying the TV licence fee could become a civil offence, rather than a criminal one, under plans being considered by ministers.
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