BBC News - UK
School tables branded a 'nonsense'
Government school league tables are branded a "nonsense", after numerous changes to the way grades are recognised left more schools failing.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:00:52 GMT)
Snow brings disruption to travellers
Snowstorms bring travel chaos to northern England, closing more than 300 schools, roads and airports.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:30:17 GMT)
Murray in fourth Aussie Open final
Andy Murray comes storming back after a poor start to beat Tomas Berdych and reach his fourth Australian Open final.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:23:48 GMT)
Russian jets 'disrupted UK aviation'
Russian military planes near UK airspace caused "disruption to civil aviation" on Wednesday, the UK Foreign Office says.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:42:48 GMT)
Serious jail assaults at decade high
The number of serious assaults in prisons in England and Wales reach their highest level for at least a decade, figures from the Ministry of Justice show.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:40:52 GMT)
Teacher killer loses sentence appeal
Will Cornick, who murdered Leeds teacher Ann Maguire, loses his appeal against his 20-year minimum jail sentence.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:24:26 GMT)
Police death inquiry data lost by MoJ
Discs containing information from three of the UK's most sensitive inquiries have gone missing after being put in the post.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:59:21 GMT)
Too many women in jail says minister
The number of women being sent to prison should be halved, says Justice Minister Simon Hughes.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:49:24 GMT)
BBC, ITN and Sky reject DUP debates
The BBC, Sky and ITN have confirmed that they will not be inviting the DUP to take part in the main televised debates ahead of the general election.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:07:37 GMT)
Police get new guidance on rape laws
Advice to police in England and Wales clarifying the circumstances in which a person can consent to sex has been given by the Crown Prosecution Service.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:34:29 GMT)
Earthquake recorded in East Midlands
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 has been recorded in the East Midlands, the British Geological Survey confirms.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:25:49 GMT)
Eight-year-old boy died of scurvy
An eight-year-old boy from Pembrokeshire died of scurvy, a coroner says.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:06:22 GMT)
Sky to launch mobile phone service
Pay-TV firm Sky is launching a mobile phone service next year as the battle for a slice of the UK's telecoms market intensifies.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:23:36 GMT)
Wings for first female Lynx pilot
The first woman to become a Royal Navy Lynx helicopter pilot is awarded her wings by Prince Andrew, in his first public appearance in the UK since allegations arose about his private life.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:29:09 GMT)
Jail term increase for hammer attack
A man who beat three sisters with a hammer as they slept at a London hotel has his jail sentence increased at the Court of Appeal.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:21:29 GMT)
MPs' anger at Iraq Inquiry delays
MPs express their frustration at the time being taken to publish of the official inquiry into the Iraq War during a debate in the House of Commons.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:40:35 GMT)
MOTD remains on BBC TV until 2019
The BBC renews its deal to show Premier League highlights on Match of the Day for a further three years.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:49:57 GMT)
Bedtime 'has huge impact on sport'
Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:21:39 GMT)
MPs 'plotted to knock over cameraman'
A film-maker says MPs plotted to knock over a BBC cameraman in the House of Commons - in the hope of stopping his new documentary on Westminster life.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:30:24 GMT)
Snow continues to cause disruption
Snow showers are continuing to affect the road network across Northern Ireland on Thursday and there is also the risk of ice on roads.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:28:03 GMT)
Murder 'may be linked to flat row'
A man who was found stabbed to death in Belfast may have been involved in a row in a nearby flat that spilled out onto the street, police say.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:17:49 GMT)
Colour-coded school ratings revealed
Parents can find out how their children's schools are performing with results of a new colour-coded ratings system being revealed.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:50:32 GMT)
Neo-Nazi jailed for racial attack
A neo-Nazi is jailed for five years for a racially motivated attack on an Asian man on the day of Fusilier Lee Rigby's funeral.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:43:17 GMT)
More snow forecast after disruption
Wintry weather causes hazardous conditions across many Scottish roads and leads to more than 100 school closures, with more snow on the way.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:10:06 GMT)
Armed police communication 'lacking'
Police Scotland is criticised for the way it brought in its controversial policy allowing some armed officers to carry out routine duties.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:50:46 GMT)
Burglars 'enjoyed' lecturer attack
A gang of burglars seemed to enjoy punching a university professor as they raided his south London home, a court hears.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:34:17 GMT)
Mum told to clear daughter's grave
A grieving mother starts a petition after she is told to remove all the decorations from the grave of her daughter.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:33:08 GMT)
Costa to contest 'stamp' charge
Chelsea's Diego Costa will contest the violent conduct charge he faces over an alleged stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:09:35 GMT)
Murray defends fiancee's outburst
Andy Murray admits he and his entourage were pushed to the limit in his Australian Open semi-final win over Tomas Berdych.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:41:37 GMT)
Ginola out of Fifa presidency race
Former France international David Ginola has pulled out of the contest to stand for the Fifa presidency.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:08:16 GMT)
The twins of Auschwitz
On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, survivors of experiments on twins recall their treatment at the hands of SS doctor Josef Mengele.(Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:04:40 GMT)
‘We nearly dropped Churchill’s coffin’
On 30 January 1965, millions of people watched the funeral of Winston Churchill, but what was it like for the soldiers who carried his coffin?(Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:24:16 GMT)
Future of News: News v Noise
A vision of how we might get our news in the future, from the BBC's director of news James Harding.(Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:48:55 GMT)
Miliband 'not focusing' on SNP deal
Labour leader Ed Miliband says he is concentrating on winning a majority at the general election and not focusing on doing a deal with the SNP.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:39:56 GMT)
PM ludicrous over TV debates - Clegg
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg criticises David Cameron's "ludicrous" tactics over the proposed televised election debates.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:51:52 GMT)
NHS satisfaction 'risen significantly'
Satisfaction with the NHS has "risen significantly", according to analysis of the influential British Social Attitudes survey.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:39:10 GMT)
VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee
MPs hear evidence on broadband in rural areas and the Charity Commission.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:29:39 GMT)
VIDEO: Crossrail breaks through under City
Crossrail workers have made their latest breakthrough by tunnelling under the City of London.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:54:24 GMT)
VIDEO: Museum's famous dinosaur on the move
The Natural History Museum's long-time entrance hall exhibit of a Diplodocus dinosaur will be replaced by a giant blue whale skeleton.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:14:42 GMT)
VIDEO: Heavy snow disrupts parts of UK
BBC correspondents report from the areas of the UK which are worst hit by the snow.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:21:46 GMT)
VIDEO: Clues to King John's lost treasure
Laser technology is providing fresh clues about the mysterious disappearance of King John's lost treasure and where it could be hidden.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:33:53 GMT)
VIDEO: Off-switch for fracking in the UK?
Hold-ups in Westminster, Scotland and Lancashire deal a blow to plans government plans for a shale gas revolution.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:41:24 GMT)
VIDEO: Are there too many women in prison?
A pioneering new scheme which aims to offer women an alternative punishment to going to jail is to be extended in England.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:51:48 GMT)
VIDEO: Chilcot 'did not really explain' delay
Sir John Chilcot has yet to explain reasons for the delay to his inquiry says ex-Home Office minister Norman Baker.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:34:48 GMT)
VIDEO: Farage 'no better' for Dry January
Nigel Farage says he does not feel any better for taking part in Dry January, abstaining from alcohol for a month.(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:32:27 GMT)
Ministers and marginals
New funds for your town - but is visiting minister after your vote?(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:30:50 GMT)
In pictures: UK snow 29 January 2015
Wintry images of UK's most widespread snow so far in 2015(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:04:39 GMT)
Easterbrook's new McJob
The Watford fan taking the helm at McDonald's(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:22:30 GMT)
Farewell to Dippy!
Your photos and stories of London's departing dinosaur(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:55:43 GMT)
Will the UK's gas holders be missed?
Will the UK's iconic gas holders be missed?(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:46:38 GMT)
Fortitude: TV's most expensive experiment?
Fortitude is Sky's most expensive drama but will it match the hype?(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:46:30 GMT)
Rae Morris: The pop star who wanted to be a waitress
Meet Rae Morris, the pop star who wanted to be a waitress(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:54:12 GMT)
Che Adams: Who is Blades' double scorer?
Who is Che Adams, the teen rookie who gave Spurs a scare?(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:41:30 GMT)
Care in the UK: The costs you face
Use our calculator to find out the costs you may face(Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:00:17 GMT)
What does your fridge reveal about you?
What the contents of your fridge say about you(Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:00:26 GMT)
Lasers reveal clues to lost treasure
Seeking clues to King John's lost treasure(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:36:18 GMT)
New rules for rape cases - papers
New rules for rape cases feature on front pages(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:10:54 GMT)
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