The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
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1 hour 35 min ago
Sir Bruce Forsyth, who was a friend of Cilla Black, says it is hard to believe that she has died at the age of 72.
1 hour 55 min ago
Barbara Windsor, who was friends with Cilla Black for many years, says she is "desperately sad" to hear of her death.
2 hours 19 min ago
An exhibition showcasing the work of Alexander McQueen has proved so popular that the V&A has remained open throughout the night.
12 hours 53 min ago
An Ethiopian lawyer, Beybe, one of a group of migrants pepper-sprayed by French police as they try to cross fencing at the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais, talks to the BBC's Gavin Lee.
Sat, 2015-08-01 16:19
An eyewitness has described the moment a plane "disappeared" from view before crashing at CarFest in Cheshire.
Sat, 2015-08-01 11:44
Some parts of Scotland have seen more rainfall this July than since records began.
Sat, 2015-08-01 11:39
Perth is the unlikely destination for Southern Fried, a festival of American Roots music -- the sounds of the US southern states.
Sat, 2015-08-01 11:27
A new festival is under way in Glasgow celebrating the life of Ian Smith, who with his company Mischief La Bas, spent two decades gently poking fun at the public.
Sat, 2015-08-01 03:27
There has been a rare opportunity to witness a unique lunar event in the night sky; a so-called "blue moon".
Fri, 2015-07-31 23:23
Kayaker Kathryn Smith has been competing for Team GB in the Special Olympics currently being held in Los Angeles.
Fri, 2015-07-31 20:12
A cyclist who knocked down a toddler and dragged her along a pavement has pleaded guilty to dangerous cycling.
Fri, 2015-07-31 16:13
A new cave which lies more than 80 metres beneath the Mendip Hills in Somerset has been opened up to the public for the first time.
Fri, 2015-07-31 14:13
Newcastle has opened its first cat cafe called 'Mog On The Tyne' offering coffee, cake and cats.
Fri, 2015-07-31 12:08
After chairing the government's emergency committee, Cobra, Prime Minister David Cameron admits that ''more work'' needs to be done to tackle the migrant crisis in Calais.
Fri, 2015-07-31 10:51
A zookeeper at ZSL London Zoo is hand-rearing a baby sloth with the help of a soft toy, after its mother stopped producing milk and was unable to care for it.
Fri, 2015-07-31 08:14
An investigation has begun after 44 cats were poisoned on two neighbouring streets in Boston in Lincolnshire in the last two years.
Fri, 2015-07-31 07:44
A victim of human trafficking has told the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme how she was forced into prostitution in Albania and trafficked across Europe.
Fri, 2015-07-31 06:00
Robbie, who begs on the streets in Liverpool and is homeless talks to the BBC about his life.
Fri, 2015-07-31 05:03
Migrants have once more broken through police lines in Calais trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.
Fri, 2015-07-31 00:09
The world's longest man-made surf wave has been unveiled on the site of an old aluminium factory in North Wales, UK.
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