BBC News - UK
The latest stories from the UK section of the BBC News web site.
Dementia support gaps 'fail patients'
Patchy support for people with dementia is failing patients and their carers, doctors warn.
Alice inquest 'should be widened'
The inquest into the death of schoolgirl Alice Gross should address why police knew nothing about her killer's murderous past, her family say.
London Olympics legacy 'a failure'
The opportunity for the London Olympics to inspire a generation of children to participate in sport has been squandered, Tessa Jowell says.
Two dead, two hurt by lightning hits
Two men are treated in hospital after lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons which killed two other men on Sunday.
Banks 'not liable' for vishing fraud
People who are the victims of so-called 'vishing' scams cannot always rely on their bank to compensate them, a study suggests.
Rise in immigrant arrests at Dover
There has been a large increase in the number of illegal immigrants detained or arrested by Port of Dover police, figures show.
UK events to mark Srebrenica dead
Events across the UK are being staged to commemorate the thousands of Muslim men and boys from Srebrenica killed by Bosnian Serb forces 20 years ago this week.
Budget pledge on speedier adoptions
The government is to pledge £30m to try to speed up the process of finding adoptive parents for children in care in England.
MPs discuss abortion law devolution
MPs are to debate whether abortion law should be devolved to the Scottish Parliament as they continue to examine the Scotland Bill.
RNIB warning over 'street obstacles'
A charity calls for pavements to be kept clear of obstacles to prevent blind and partially sighted people injuring themselves.
Teens arrested over boy's murder
Three teenagers are arrested on suspicion of murder after a 16-year-old boy dies in Jersey.
Lionel Richie storms album chart
Lionel Richie soars to the top of the album chart following his triumphant show at Glastonbury.
Nama politician's identity 'unclear'
The Irish TD who claimed a Northern Ireland politician stood to benefit from the sale of Nama's Northern Ireland property loan portfolio says he is not fully certain of their identity.
Department funds school redundancies
Voluntary redundancy deals for 131 school staff whose applications were on hold are approved by the Department of Education.
More 'open, safer' NHS proposed
Final decisions about changes to the health service could be taken out of the hands of politicians under new proposals.