BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
Labour's Thornberry quits over tweet
Labour's Emily Thornberry resigns from the Labour front bench over a tweet she sent during the Rochester and Strood by-election campaign.
Counting under way in Rochester poll
Votes are being counted in the the Rochester and Strood by-election where the UK Independence Party is hoping to gain its second elected Westminster MP.
'Beheading plot' suspects in court
Three terrorism suspects were involved in a plot to behead a member of the British public "imminently" when they were arrested, a court hears.
Sheffield United retract Evans offer
Sheffield United announce they have retracted their offer to let convicted rapist Ched Evans use their training facilities.
Muslim schools 'set for criticism'
Reports highly critical of "safeguarding" at seven east London schools, including six Muslim schools, are set to be published by Ofsted.
Parliament repairs 'could top £3bn'
Stopping Parliament becoming a "ruin" could cost more than £3bn, with the possibility of MPs and Lords moving out temporarily, Newsnight learns.
NHS 'should use cancer drug for eyes'
A drug that prevents elderly people losing their sight should be routinely available on the NHS, says the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
Bus stops 'block wheelchair access'
More than one third of bus stops used by the UK's main coach operator cannot accommodate wheelchair users, despite its fleet being able to carry them.
HMRC 'hasn't investigated tax scheme'
HM Revenue and Customs has not properly investigated why a tax relief scheme has cost £2bn more than expected, according to the National Audit Office.
UK drops EU bankers' pay challenge
In a surprise move, the UK government has withdrawn its legal challenge to EU legislation that caps the level of bankers' bonuses.
Journalists challenge police files
The comedian and activist Mark Thomas and five others are launching legal action against the Metropolitan Police for keeping them under surveillance.
'No fertility help for cancer young'
Young women with breast cancer are not being told about the possibility of freezing eggs or embryos ahead of potentially damaging chemotherapy treatment, says charity Breast Cancer Care.
Whelan sorry for controversial comments
Wigan owner Dave Whelan apologises for comments about Jewish and Chinese people in a controversial newspaper interview.
Cheshire sign world's tallest player
British Basketball League side Cheshire Phoenix sign the world's tallest basketball player Paul Sturgess.
Workers 'right' to toilet breaks
Workers have a right to toilet breaks, a government minister confirms, after a Welsh MP raised the case of a man who had his pay docked over the issue.