BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
Referendum campaigns make final push
Both sides in the Scottish referendum campaign make their final pitches to voters as the latest polls suggest the result remains too close to call.
Academy regulation 'too weak'
Checks and balances on how academy chains in England spend large amounts of public money are "too weak", according to research.
Richard III death injuries revealed
King Richard III was likely to have been killed by two blows to the head and one to his pelvis, according to new research.
MPs criticise 'lax' waste schemes
Grants worth £213.5m were paid to councils for waste projects even though key facilities have yet to be built, MPs say.
Murder arrest in 'one punch' killing
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder over the "one-punch" killing of a man in Manchester.
'Sweet theft' estate agent sacked
An estate agent is sacked after apparently being caught on camera stealing a bar of chocolate while showing a client around a flat.
CCTV released in Thai murder hunt
Police hunting for suspects of the murder of two Britons in Thailand release CCTV images as the victims' families pay tribute.
Two dead in helicopter sea crash
Two men die as a helicopter on its way to Humberside Airport crashes into the sea off the East Yorkshire coast.
Inky prints show state of hedgehogs
Hedgehogs are more thinly spread in the UK than previously believed, a study using ink pads to record their paw prints reveals.
Files reveal WW2 secret 'Agent Fifi'
World War Two records reveal the existence of a glamorous female secret agent whose job was to see if other agents could keep their mouths shut.
Sound piece wins £8,000 drawing prize
A sound piece, a 75-second description of a Roman pot, wins a prestigious prize for drawing for the first time in its 20-year history.
'Damaged' child removed from mother
A 13-year-old girl effectively shut off from the outside world can be separated from her mother and moved from Northern Ireland, a High Court judge has ruled.
Clinic harassment claim 'ridiculous'
An anti-abortion campaigner dismisses as "ridiculous" allegations that she harassed a Marie Stopes clinic director, a court in Belfast hears.
Man 'forced to work without pay'
A father and son forced a vulnerable man to work 15-hour-days unpaid at their farm every day for 13 years, a court hears.
Labour to 'address under-funding'
Labour will address "under-funding" of the Welsh government if it wins next year's general election, First Minister Carwyn Jones assures AMs.