BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
RMT union leader Bob Crow dies
General secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport union Bob Crow dies aged 52 of a suspected heart attack.
Labour outlines EU referendum policy
A Labour government would offer an in/out EU referendum - but only if the UK was being asked to transfer more powers to Brussels, Ed Miliband says.
Hospital closure power granted
MPs have voted through a controversial measure in the new Care Bill giving ministers powers to close hospitals., even if they are performing well.
UK Syria bomber a hero, says family
The brother of a British man who blew himself up in Syria last month tells BBC Newsnight that he should be regarded as a hero - not a terrorist.
Co-op accepts chief's resignation
The Co-operative Group accepts the resignation of chief executive Euan Sutherland, and names his replacement as chief financial officer Richard Pennycook.
PC sentenced for shoplifter punch
A policeman who punched a suspected shoplifter in the head before pinning her to the ground is sentenced to a community order.
Briton jailed in US over child sex
A British man is jailed for 16 years by a US court for child sex offences.
School meal 'gimmick' claim rejected
Ministers defend plans for more free school meals after a former government adviser called the idea a "bad gimmick".
Bank in shake-up after rate criticism
The Bank of England will tighten its governance after criticism of its response to claims of manipulation of foreign exchange rates.
MP 'put hand down victim's trousers'
Former deputy speaker Nigel Evans put his hand down a man's trousers during a night out, a court is told.
Brooks 'did not know of Milly hacking'
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks says she denies knowing her paper had hacked Milly Dowler's phone at the time of the schoolgirl's disappearance, a court hears.
Woman sues over seagull swoop injury
A woman who claims she was injured when a seagull swooped at her during her lunch-break sues the owners of the building where she worked.
Soldier sentenced for Facebook posts
A Grenadier Guard is called a "disgrace" for sending offensive Facebook posts about a dead three-year-old boy.
Exam board holds GCSE results review
The Welsh exams board WJEC launches an internal review after concerns were raised over results for a new GCSE in English taken in January.
Ofsted fails private firm free school
A free school in Suffolk operated by a private for-profit Swedish company has been put into special measures by Ofsted.