The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 29 min 24 sec ago
Fri, 2015-02-27 23:19
The BBC has learned that Mohammed Emwazi, who has been identified as the Islamic State extremist 'Jihadi John', had anger management therapy at his secondary school in north-west London.
Fri, 2015-02-27 20:26
Close to one million men are now choosing to reduce their hours and take part-time employment. Emma Simpson reports.
Fri, 2015-02-27 20:12
The former singer, Gary Glitter, has been jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing three young girls between 1975 and 1980.
Fri, 2015-02-27 18:06
The BBC asks students at Leeds University for their reactions to a Labour pledge to reduce tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.
Fri, 2015-02-27 17:12
The former head of MI6, Sir John Sawers, defends the security services amid criticisms they failed to stop Mohammed Emwazi - known as "Jihadi John'" - from joining Islamic State.
Fri, 2015-02-27 16:10
Robin Brant reports from UKIP's Spring Conference in Margate, an event a senior party figure describes as a 'get Nigel elected' rally.
Fri, 2015-02-27 14:26
Prince William continues his visit to Japan, lunching with the Japanese Emperor Akihito, as Peter Hunt reports from Tokyo.
Fri, 2015-02-27 13:53
A debate has raged on social media over the colour of a dress which looks different to different people.
Fri, 2015-02-27 12:05
An exclusive peek around the studio where the first public statue to Mary Queen of Scots, in the country of her birth, is being created.
Fri, 2015-02-27 07:14
Five specially selected commissioners will take over the running of Rotherham council.
Fri, 2015-02-27 04:16
A coroner has criticised the security at a gas plant in Algeria which was attacked by Islamist militants leaving 39 foreign workers dead, including seven British citizens and residents.
Thu, 2015-02-26 20:45
A British soldier serving in Afghanistan has been awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest honour for gallantry in the face of the enemy.
Thu, 2015-02-26 13:59
Prince William arrives in Tokyo as he begins a trip to Asia.
Thu, 2015-02-26 10:35
Scientists at a North East university are working to help "restore sight" to people who have lost their eyes.
Thu, 2015-02-26 03:20
Twenty years since the British Merchant Bank Barings collapsed, its former Singapore general manager Nick Leeson, says bankers are still not being punished properly.
Wed, 2015-02-25 23:36
Gordon Corera meets some of the veterans of the Special Operations Executive - known as Churchill's Secret Army - who worked behind enemy lines in World War Two.
Wed, 2015-02-25 22:42
After a seven-year legal battle the people of Newhaven have been told by the Supreme Court they do not have the right to use the town's beach.
Wed, 2015-02-25 22:03
A woman who was a patient at Stoke Mandeville hospital in the 1970s says she was sexually assaulted by Jimmy Savile during her time there.
Wed, 2015-02-25 20:04
The former Labour Home Secretary David Blunkett, says he is concerned after figures obtained by the BBC show more than 400 children had tasers drawn on them in 2013.
Wed, 2015-02-25 19:38
Companies which make nuisance phone calls will face tougher regulations under changes being announced by the government today.
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