BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
Toddler's parents cleared of murder
The parents of Levi-Blu Cassin are cleared of his murder at Birmingham Crown Court - but convicted of causing or allowing his death.
Killed PC 'may have been recognised'
An off-duty PC who died after being attacked in Liverpool city centre might have been recognised as an officer, the chief constable says.
Dalglish recalls Hillsborough mayhem
Former Liverpool player Kenny Dalglish - and the club's manager at the time of the Hillsborough disaster - begins giving evidence at the inquests.
Man, 80, jailed for teen acid attack
An 80-year-old man is jailed for 18 years for masterminding an acid revenge attack on his teenage ex-girlfriend.
Teen jailed over charity ride death
A teenager who crashed into and killed a cyclist during a charity bike ride is sentenced to five years in prison.
A&E has 'worst week' in England
Pressures in A&E units in England have hit record levels while Wales and Northern Ireland also perform poorly, figures show.
NHS staff to strike in new year
There will be a fresh wave of strikes across the NHS in England in new year, it has been announced.
Duggan family lose procedures appeal
Mark Duggan's family lose a challenge over police procedures following fatal shootings by armed officers.
Illegal attempts to enter UK on rise
Migrants made about 100 attempts a day to get into the UK illegally this summer, figures suggest, as nearly 12,000 were stopped in four months.
Women may join front line combat
Women may be allowed to fight in British infantry units for the first time, pending a further review by the Ministry of Defence.
Ex-Cameron aide denies child offences
A former aide to Prime Minister David Cameron pleads not guilty at Southwark Crown Court to possessing and making indecent images of children.
Under-car object was not explosive
Police say an object found under a serving soldier's car was not explosive, after a controlled explosion was carried out at the scene.
Suspects deny 'sextorting' teenager
The BBC goes to the Philippines to investigate a rise in blackmail of people duped into taking part in explicit online chats and videos.
Mandy Rice-Davies dies aged 70
Former model Mandy Rice-Davies, one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair, has died from cancer at the age of 70, her publicist says.
Cook removed as England ODI captain
Alastair Cook is replaced by Eoin Morgan as England's one-day captain, less than two months before the World Cup.