BBC News - UK
BBC News - UK
Lloyds cuts a further 3,000 jobs and doubles branch closure plan
Lloyds Banking Group says it will cut a further 3,000 jobs and close 200 more branches, even as it reports a doubling of pre-tax profits.
Scotland child safety scheme ruled out
Supreme Court judges rule the Scottish government's Named Person scheme, which aims to safeguard children, breaches rights to privacy and a family life.
Byron burger chain staff arrested in immigration raids
Dozens of workers from Albania, Brazil, Nepal and Egypt are arrested in "intelligence led" raids by immigration officials at Byron burger restaurants across London.
Swansea woman 'locked up' by father in Saudi Arabia
The High Court is asked to come to the aid of a woman from Swansea who claims to have been imprisoned by her father in Saudi Arabia.
Assaults on prison staff at record high, figures show
Assaults on prison officers in England and Wales have risen to their highest level on record, official figures show.
Alan Bennett admits murdering two Redcar women
A man who carried out a fatal attack on his partner and another on his ex girlfriend in front of their three children minutes later admits two counts of murder.
Stepping Hill Hospital cuts jobs as it loses £75 a minute
A hospital losing £75 a minute is to close a ward and axe 350 full time posts, an NHS trust reveals.
Hinkley Point set to get final investment approval from France's EDF
Investment in the UK's first new nuclear plant in decades is set to get final approval later on Thursday from the company financing most of the project.
Hour's activity 'offsets sedentary day'
An hour's "brisk exercise" each day offsets the risks of early death linked to a desk-bound working life, scientists suggest.
Suzy Lamplugh: Father 'little hope left' after 30-year search
Suzy Lamplugh's father says he "does not have very much hope" in finding out what happened to his daughter who went missing in July 1986.
London rail services make up six of top ten most overcrowded
Rail services into and out of London made up six of the top 10 most overcrowded services in England and Wales last year, new figures show.
North's 'national daily' newspaper 24 closes after six weeks
A daily newspaper described as the "North's national" will cease printing, less than six weeks after its launch.
Historic fairground ride the 'Moon Rocket' could be lost
Historic fairground attraction the Moon Rocket, described as the original 'white knuckle ride', is in danger of being lost according to campaigners.
Gymnast Max Whitlock's training regime
London 2012 Olympic medallist Max Whitlock was just a teenager when he unexpectedly won team and individual bronze.
Four foot pooch aims to become world’s tallest dog.
The owner of a four feet Great Dane talks about how her pooch is in the running to be classed as the tallest dog in the world.