BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
Police make Syria appeal to UK women
British counter-terrorism police chiefs are making an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to urge men against travelling to possibly fight in Syria.
Care needs to 'outstrip' family help
The number of older people in England needing care will "outstrip" the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, a think tank warns.
Asthma inhalers may go into schools
Plans to allow schools to keep asthma inhalers go to public consultation, as campaigners say current rules endanger hundreds of thousands of children.
Asylum housing badly managed - MPs
A Home Office scheme resulted in asylum seekers being placed in "unacceptably poor" housing, the Commons Public Accounts Committee says.
Lib Dems 'to fight for EU cause'
Nick Clegg will pledge to speak "loudly, passionately and unequivocally" against "isolationists" when he launches the Liberal Democrat campaign for the European elections.
Duchess of Cornwall's brother dies
The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, dies in a New York hospital after sustaining a serious head injury in a fall.
Jets scrambled over Russian planes
RAF fighter jets were scrambled to investigate two Russian military aircraft spotted approaching UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) says.
Cancer teen hits £1m charity target
A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises more than £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.
Clifford jury gets majority direction
Jurors in the indecent assault trial of publicist Max Clifford are told they can return a majority verdict of nine to one.
Men win sex discrimination pay case
Eighteen men unhappy at being paid less than their female colleagues win an equal pay claim against a university.
Madeleine police probe 18 break-ins
UK police investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance are looking at 18 potentially linked cases involving a lone intruder breaking into holiday villas in the Algarve, Portugal.
Cornish granted UK minority status
Cornish people will be granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.
Andy Murray gets freedom of Stirling
An emotional Andy Murray is awarded the freedom of Stirling in a visit to the area in which he grew up.
Royals hit the decks in Adelaide
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge try their hand at DJing during a visit to a music studio on the latest leg of their Australian tour in Adelaide.
Adams 'gave IRA bomb order' - claim
A former IRA member makes new allegations about Gerry Adams, claiming the Sinn Féin leader ordered him to transport explosives to Great Britain for a bombing campaign in 1980.