BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
PM urges 'prompt' Russian sanctions
David Cameron says he and fellow European leaders agree that "strong" economic sanctions should be imposed on Russia as soon as possible.
Ministers plan student loan overhaul
Ministers have been working on a policy that could bring major changes to England's student loan system, and possibly higher university fees, Newsnight learns.
Gold medal record for Scotland
Scotland have 13 gold medals after earlier eclipsing their record haul for Commonwealth Games.
Man admits Help for Heroes fraud
A man admits stealing £300,000 intended for the armed forces charity Help for Heroes.
Tory MP David Ruffley to stand down
Conservative MP David Ruffley, who had been criticised after receiving a police caution for common assault, is to retire from Parliament at the next election.
Chicken factories given all-clear
Poultry processing plants in Llangefni and Scunthorpe alleged to have committed hygiene breaches are rated "good" and "generally satisfactory".
Moeen Ali supported over wristbands
England claim Moeen Ali has done "nothing wrong" after wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during the third Test against India.
Rain, hail and lightning cause chaos
Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding cause homes to be evacuated and bring road and rail transport to a standstill.
Lloyds fined £218m over Libor
Lloyds Banking Group is fined £218m for "serious misconduct" relating to key interest rates including Libor.
Adoption films for would-be parents
Videos of children in care are to be made available to people approved for adoption as part of plans to speed up the process.
Teacher banned for ice punishment
A teacher who punished pupils by making them put ice cubes in their underwear is banned from teaching.
Domestic murder negligence claim
The family of a woman who made 999 calls for help before she was stabbed to death by her boyfriend, seeks a negligence claim against two police forces in the Supreme Court.
Murder police seek Facebook woman
Police investigating the murder of a man found dead in an Essex park with 102 knife wounds want to talk to a woman mentioned on his Facebook page.
Games athlete on sex attack charge
A Papua New Guinea weightlifter competing at the Commonwealth Games is to stand trial over an alleged sex attack on a man in Glasgow.
Fall in people buying books as gifts
A UK survey of book buying habits finds the fall in people buying books as gifts is a 'concerning trend' for the industry.