UKIP outlines strategy on taxation

UKIP has set out details of the taxation strategy that will be part of its manifesto in next year's general election.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 10:15 pm

What shapes the UK response to IS?

Ben Wright on why UK response to Syria is influenced by Iraq war

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 10:06 pm

The fraught world of UK surrogacy

The legal confusion over UK surrogate births

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 9:55 pm

Pre-cook barbecue food, agency warns

People are urged to pre-cook food in the oven before barbecuing it after research finds many Britons make hygiene mistakes when cooking outdoors.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 8:40 pm

21% rise in sex offences on railways

The number of sexual offences reported on Britain's railways has risen by a fifth in a year, the British Transport Police says.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 7:59 pm

Labour in energy regulator pledge

Labour pledges to give the regulator Ofgem the power to remove energy firms' licences, if it wins the next election.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 7:38 pm

'Volatile' GCSE results expected

Hundreds of thousands of pupils are receiving their GCSE grades, with warnings of "shocks in store" for some schools.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:46 pm

Best and worst excuses for GCSE pain

The best excuses to use when exam results don't make the grade

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:38 pm

VIDEO: 'Our friend has given us a son'

BBC News met new parents Nick and Michael Scott-Kline with 18-month-old Elliot and surrogate mother Sarah Jones.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:09 pm

MSPs tackle police firearms policy

The Scottish parliament's Justice Committee is to look at the routine arming of specialist police officers.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:09 pm

Jihadist 'manhunt' on front pages

Hunt for jihadist who beheaded reporter dominates front pages

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:09 pm

Think tank recommends keeping pound

An independent Scotland should use the pound without the UK's permission, says a report from the Adam Smith Institute.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:07 pm

UK's 'most generous town' revealed

Data gathered by donation site JustGiving has revealed what it says is the UK's most generous town, based on donations to its website.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:03 pm

Lyle takes gold at IPC championships

Maria Lyle, 14, marks her arrival on the international stage with gold in the T35 100m at the IPC Athletics European Championships.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 5:18 pm

Mackay not in line for Palace job

Malky Mackay will not succeed Tony Pulis at Crystal Palace as his former club Cardiff complains about him to the FA.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 4:30 pm

Maribor 1-1 Celtic

Celtic pick up an away goal as they draw with NK Maribor in the first leg of their Champions League play-off.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 3:34 pm

VIDEO: English attitudes to Scottish referendum

Has the Scottish referendum debate led England to consider its position within the Union?

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 3:27 pm

Injured yachtsman taken to hospital

A yachtsman is taken to hospital after getting into difficulty in Newport Bay in Pembrokeshire.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 3:12 pm

Beheading suspect 'probably British'

David Cameron says it looks "increasingly likely" a man thought to have been involved in a US journalist's beheading is British.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 2:54 pm

People hurt in Longleat train crash

Two carriages overturn at Longleat Adventure Park, leaving six people injured.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 2:50 pm

'Five failures' led to baby's death

There were five failings in the care given to a mother in labour which lead to her baby's death, a coroner rules.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 1:05 pm

Warning issued over oil predictions

A leading oil industry figure says the Scottish government's predictions for North Sea oil recovery are up to 60% too high.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 1:04 pm

VIDEO: Hijacked lorry sparks security alert

A security alert is under way in Londonderry following the hijacking of a lorry in the city.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 12:39 pm

Job loss fears at medical business

Northern Ireland's largest, private medical group says it may have to lay off 50 staff following a cut in the number of patients referred by the NHS.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 12:35 pm

City bakery 'makes 390 job losses'

A bakery in Newport is reported to be cutting 390 jobs by November.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 12:07 pm