BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
PM: UK will not 'retreat from world'
David Cameron tells German leaders it is in Europe's interests for the UK to stay in a reformed EU, as he prepares for next week's crunch summit.
Trident 'lets UK punch above weight'
Britain must keep its Trident nuclear weapons system if it wants to play a significant role in the world, the US defence secretary tells the BBC.
Alzheimer's preventative drug hope
Cambridge scientists have detected a number of drugs which could help protect against Alzheimer's disease, acting like statins for the brain.
Doctors' dispute 'could become a war'
The dispute over the imposition of a new contract for junior doctors "could become a war" between NHS staff, employers and the government, a union warns.
Arrest over warehouse fatal shooting
A 26-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was killed during a raid at his warehouse.
Support staff 'do teachers' work'
Teacher shortages mean support staff are having to pick up work normally done by qualified teachers, suggests research by a union.
BBC Three and Radio One 'merger plan'
BBC Three and BBC Radio One could be merged under the same division in future, according to reports.
Abuse whistle-blowing helpline launched
A whistle-blowing helpline for employees in England to raise concerns about child protection failures - run by the NSPCC with government funding - is to be launched.
MSPs call for return of post-study visa
Holyrood's devolution committee calls on the UK government to reintroduce post-study work visas which were cancelled in 2012.
NIO agrees to block inquest documents
The Northern Ireland Office signs off on bid to stop top secret files from being accessed during an inquest into the death of a murdered schoolgirl.
Jimmy Hill tribute event takes place
A celebration of the life of ex-Coventry City manager and chairman Jimmy Hill is held.
First glimpse of Roman treasure hoards
Two recently-discovered hoards of Roman and Iron Age treasure are put on display for the first time in a Liverpool exhibition.
'Quieter' chimes resolves bells row
A village's church bells are chiming overnight again for the first time in three years after a row is resolved by a volume reducing device.
Froch set to play Statham's 'wing man'
Former world champion super-middleweight Carl Froch hopes to play Jason Statham's "wing man" in a new crime series.
Voges takes Test average over 100
Australia's Adam Voges is likened to legend Sir Don Bradman after lifting his Test average above 100 with his fifth century in 19 innings.