BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site. Police and NHS phone lines restoredSat, 22 Nov 2014 15:05:40 GMT
Non-emergency police and medical phone lines have been fixed, Vodafone says, after technical problems disrupted services for several hours.
Labour 'still party of working people'Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:22:46 GMT
Ed Miliband insists Labour remains the party of working people, while accepting one of his MPs was disrespectful to them.
NHS staff flying out to fight EbolaSat, 22 Nov 2014 15:33:06 GMT
The first NHS volunteers are preparing to fly from London to Sierra Leone to help in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus.
Balcony collapse victims namedSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:12:58 GMT
Two Polish men who died after a balcony collapsed in west London on Friday are named as Tomasz Procko, 22, and Karol Szymanski, 29.
Bank fines should go to NHS - LabourSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:35:22 GMT
A billion pounds raised from banking fines in the UK should be spent on the NHS, Labour's shadow chancellor Ed Balls says in a speech.
Jowell plans to run for London mayorSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:23:14 GMT
Labour's former culture secretary Tessa Jowell says she plans to run for mayor of London in 2016 but will only formally declare her candidature after the general election.
Shops to hide 'sexual' front pagesSat, 22 Nov 2014 15:09:52 GMT
Tesco and Waitrose are to change the way they display newspapers because of concerns that children are being exposed to sexualised content.
Election prize 'never greater' - DUPSat, 22 Nov 2014 12:35:06 GMT
DUP leader Peter Robinson tells his party's annual conference "the prize at a Westminster election has never been greater" than next May's poll.
Probe into hotel 'gas explosion'Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:05:49 GMT
An investigation starts into a suspected gas explosion at a central London hotel that injured 14 people.
Henning 'killed for being selfless'Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:28:16 GMT
The widow of murdered aid worker Alan Henning tells a memorial service he was killed "for being what we should be, selfless and caring".
Terror police arrest man at HeathrowSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:46:53 GMT
A 19-year-old man is arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism, police say.
Reckless 'sore' over migrants policySat, 22 Nov 2014 12:53:40 GMT
Newly-elected Mark Reckless voices unhappiness about his treatment by UKIP amid this week's confusion over the party's stance on EU migrants.
Parliament protest camp preventedSat, 22 Nov 2014 05:07:24 GMT
Activists from the Occupy London protest group are stopped by police from setting up a camp on Parliament Square.
Winkleman to return to StrictlyFri, 21 Nov 2014 15:19:58 GMT
Claudia Winkleman makes her return to Strictly Come Dancing this weekend after her eight-year-old daughter suffered burns at Halloween.
'Total mess' Christmas tree changedFri, 21 Nov 2014 19:10:41 GMT
Decorations on a town's Christmas tree, described as a "total mess" and "gaudy", are changed.
Man charged over assault rifle findSat, 22 Nov 2014 15:56:55 GMT
A man is to appear in court charged with having a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life, after police recovered an assault rifle in west Belfast.
Two farmers killed in tyre accidentSat, 22 Nov 2014 15:37:50 GMT
An investigation is under way after the deaths of two farmers who were fixing a tractor tyre in County Donegal.
101 non-emergency number restoredSat, 22 Nov 2014 13:38:39 GMT
The 101 non-emergency number for police forces across Wales is restored following a technical fault.
150 weapons given up in gun amnestySat, 22 Nov 2014 09:09:30 GMT
More than 150 weapons are handed over to police during a two-week amnesty.
Boy, 11, dies after being hit by carSat, 22 Nov 2014 09:29:27 GMT
An 11-year-old boy dies after being hit by a car on the A90 Aberdeen to Dundee road on Friday evening.
Pro-indy newspaper details revealedSat, 22 Nov 2014 15:17:32 GMT
Details are released of a pilot which could lead to a new daily, pro-independence newspaper for Scotland.
Police seek HIV rapist in ZimbabweSat, 22 Nov 2014 09:31:27 GMT
Thames Valley Police believe a Northampton man who was found guilty of rape and knowingly infecting a woman with HIV is in Zimbabwe.
Man stabbed to death named by policeSat, 22 Nov 2014 12:43:12 GMT
A 21-year-old man stabbed to death in Liverpool is named by police.
Errors cost Hamilton pole positionSat, 22 Nov 2014 16:01:30 GMT
Nico Rosberg takes pole position for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi GP following mistakes by championship leader Lewis Hamilton.
When Arsenal hated Van NistelrooyFri, 21 Nov 2014 00:47:59 GMT
Hatred, a red card, a missed penalty and a record fine - Arsenal's furious visit to Old Trafford in 2003 revisited.
The psychology of a title showdownSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:50:09 GMT
As Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg prepare for one final battle, Andrew Benson finds out how each driver may be feeling.
The day the entire German fleet surrenderedThu, 20 Nov 2014 23:30:48 GMT
Armistice Day is remembered as the day World War One ended, but for naval historians Britain's greatest victory came 10 days later.
The gospel of Philly JesusFri, 21 Nov 2014 03:18:49 GMT
Michael Grant is 28 years old and for the last seven months he has been walking through the streets of Philadelphia dressed up like Jesus. Why?
Does free food make for a happier office?Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:54:01 GMT
Some companies are offering workers free meals, but does it make them happier and harder-working?
Miliband: Flags tweet disrespectfulFri, 21 Nov 2014 20:49:45 GMT
Ed Miliband says a Labour MP who quit her role after tweeting a picture of a house with three England flags and a white van parked outside "conveyed a sense of disrespect".
PM 'determined' to win back RochesterFri, 21 Nov 2014 14:01:00 GMT
UKIP's win in the Rochester by-election was narrower than expected, says the prime minister, as he vows to work to win the seat back.
Labour blames result on anti-politicsFri, 21 Nov 2014 10:38:28 GMT
Labour's Douglas Alexander says the Rochester and Strood by-election result has sent "strong messages" to all parties and highlighted a sense of "alienation".
VIDEO: Liaison CommitteeThu, 20 Nov 2014 15:08:03 GMT
MPs question Prime Minister David Cameron.
VIDEO: Henning: 'A very good friend is gone'Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:48:32 GMT
Roy Molloy talks about his friend Alan Henning, the Salford taxi driver murdered by Islamic State militants.
VIDEO: Scrabble players compete in LondonSat, 22 Nov 2014 08:35:56 GMT
Some of the best Scrabble players from over 120 countries are in London competing to become World Champion and win a share of the prize money.
VIDEO: UK joins Poland in Nato drillFri, 21 Nov 2014 19:22:46 GMT
UK troops take part in the largest British armoured exercise in Europe since 2008.
VIDEO: Stray firework hurts eight in SalisburyFri, 21 Nov 2014 20:55:22 GMT
Eight people have been injured by a stray firework that fell in to the crowd during a display to switch on the Christmas lights in Salisbury.
VIDEO: NHS staff set off to help fight EbolaSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:00:40 GMT
A group of NHS medical staff is due to travel to Sierra Leone on Saturday to help in the fight against the Ebola outbreak.
VIDEO: Two dead in London balcony incidentFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:28:27 GMT
Two men die and six other people are injured in an incident in Cadogan Square, Knightsbridge where a sofa was being moved through a balcony window.
VIDEO: Bike prototype with global interestFri, 21 Nov 2014 08:38:23 GMT
A four-wheeled bike being showcased at the UK Investment Summit is being developed in Swansea with the inventor hoping it will be a "global force"
VIDEO: "They've taken us for granted"Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:53:29 GMT
With turnout just over 50 per cent at the Rochester and Strood by-election, Carole Walker reports on the growing disaffection among voters.
Is winning 100 caps still a big deal?Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:11:40 GMT
Wayne Rooney's got 100 - but is it still a big deal?
Poet's lost Oxford years rememberedSat, 22 Nov 2014 04:49:21 GMT
Heavy drinking, a jealous husband and Under Milk Wood
The Christmas 0% credit card rushFri, 21 Nov 2014 22:00:08 GMT
Are 0% interest credit card deals a good idea?
Monsieur Romieu - a 'man of talents'Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:12:18 GMT
A French envoy is poisoned - are British diplomats to blame?
Edward Rushton: Who was this blind revolutionary?Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:53:11 GMT
The blind revolutionary nobody remembers
10 things we didn't know last weekFri, 21 Nov 2014 17:39:19 GMT
Angelina can do Derby accent - and more nuggets from the week
Top 10 tips for being a cinematographerSat, 22 Nov 2014 03:02:55 GMT
How to make it as a cinematographer
Chinese maths teachers help English pupils make the gradeFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:37:13 GMT
Chinese maths teachers brought into English primaries
How a single tweet led to resignationFri, 21 Nov 2014 13:21:49 GMT
How exactly did the Thornberry tweet lead to her resignation?
Rochester fallout and Claudia's 'relief' - the papersSat, 22 Nov 2014 06:05:30 GMT
Papers mull over the fallout from the Rochester by-election