BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
PM outlines migrant benefit curbs
David Cameron sets out future plans to curb welfare for EU migrants, including a four-year waiting limit for tax credits and council housing.
Police attend 'Black Friday' crowds
Police are called to supermarkets across the UK amid crowd surges as people hunt for "Black Friday" offers.
Lowest ever winter deaths recorded
The lowest-ever number of winter deaths were recorded last year, official figures for England and Wales show.
Energy firms hit with £39m penalty
Regulator Ofgem imposes record £28m penalty on power generator Drax, while InterGen faces an £11m payout, for missing energy saving obligations
Smith 'dropped welfare proposals'
Papers seen by BBC Scotland suggest the Smith Commission contemplated more extensive welfare devolution until the final phase of talks.
Hunted man held over double murder
A man is arrested on suspicion of murdering a couple whose bodies were found at their village home.
Mental health deaths as beds cut
Seven mental health patients have killed themselves in England since 2012 after being told there were no hospital beds for them, the BBC learns.
Adoption row council 'was biased'
A couple say a local authority set out to adopt their grandson despite the fact they wanted to care for him and his elder brother.
Craig Whyte due in court in Glasgow
Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte expected to appear in court in Glasgow in connection with a fraud investigation into the 2011 sale of the club,
Children tested for Ebola on Tyneside
Two young patients who have spent time in Africa are tested at a hospital in Newcastle for Ebola after displaying viral symptoms.
Abuse doctor in court for sentencing
A paedophile doctor who abused boys with cancer arrives in court for his sentencing hearing.
Search for teachers 'may go abroad'
A continuing teacher recruitment shortage may prompt schools to look abroad for new teachers, experts say.
CofE schools chief's terror law fear
Plans that require schools to help prevent pupils becoming radicalised place too much of a burden on education regulator Ofsted, the chief Church of England education officer says.
Social media told to simplify terms
A report from the UK parliament says Facebook, Twitter and other social networking firms need to make their terms and conditions clearer.
Peter Kay brings back Phoenix Nights
Peter Kay is bringing back his hit TV show Phoenix Nights for two live shows in aid of Comic Relief.