BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
Met investigated 18 justice campaigns
The Met Police collected information on 18 justice campaigns - including that of Jean Charles de Menezes - a report into a now defunct undercover unit says.
Police investigate abuse 'cover-up'
Police investigating sexual abuse allegations at a school in Rochdale refer themselves to the independent police watchdog over the way they handled previous inquiries.
First medals as Glasgow 2014 begins
England's Jodie Stimpson picks up the first gold medal on day one of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Hacking reporter spared prison
Ex-News of the World and Sunday Mirror journalist Dan Evans is sentenced to a 10-month jail sentence, suspended for a year at the Old Bailey, after admitting charges including phone hacking.
Knife hidden in bra killer jailed
A woman who stabbed a businessman in the neck in his car is jailed for eight-and-a-half years for his manslaughter.
Teen to pay £300 for supercar damage
A teenager who jumped on the bonnet of a £245,000 supercar has been told to pay the owner £300 compensation towards the £11,000 repairs.
Government to end nuclear waste veto
The UK government wants to scrap a community veto which allows local politicians to block a future £12bn nuclear waste repository.
Greens want tax on wealth over £3m
The Green Party unveils plans to impose a wealth tax on people with assets of more than £3m.
Family of four in death crash named
Police release the names of the West Lothian family killed in a crash between their car and a lorry in Polmont.
UK retail sales continue to grow
The volume of goods sold in the UK's shops, stores and supermarkets continues to grow, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Privacy regulator to get more money
The Information Commissioner's Office is to receive more funding so it can monitor the implications of the controversial new "emergency" data law.
Barclays challenges US fraud case
Barclays challenges legal action brought by US prosecutors alleging fraud in its "dark pool" trading operations.
Jayden jurors resume deliberations
A judge in the trial of a man accused of murdering his pregnant ex-girlfriend and burying her in his uncle's grave tells jurors he will accept a majority verdict.
Fewer young smokers and drinkers
Smoking, drinking and drug use among secondary school pupils have more than halved over the past 10 years, figures show.
Lorry speed limits being increased
The speed limit for lorries on single-lane main roads in England and Wales is to rise from 40mph to 50mph.