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VIDEO: Celebrating faces full of freckles

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:09
Photographer Brock Elbank is on a mission to photograph as many freckled people as possible.

Could John McDonnell ever be Labour leader?

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:05
Why John McDonnell never ran for Labour leader - and is unlikely to in the future

VIDEO: High street shop sells gold bars

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 00:00
The first high street shop in the UK to sell gold bars has opened in central London.

MP faces solicitor's harassment claim

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 23:50
A married Conservative MP is facing a claim he harassed a former colleague when they worked at a London bank.

Mother 'begged son not to go Syria'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 23:35
The mother of a British man who converted to Islam tells a court she begged him not to go to Syria, months before he was killed in battle.

'Largest' city cannabis factory found

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 23:30
Drugs with a street value of more than £2m were recovered after the largest cannabis factory in Coventry was discovered, police say.

Man Utd hold talks with Mourinho

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 23:16
Manchester United have held talks with representatives of former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.

Officer jailed for prostitute sex act

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:22
A Merseyside Police officer who forced a prostitute "to perform a sexual act or face arrest" is jailed.

VIDEO: Conservation call to protect sea life

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 21:26
Marine experts say any new coastal conservation areas must be managed properly, to protect sea birds and harbour porpoises.

Care home boss jailed for manslaughter

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 21:22
A care home boss is jailed over the death of an 86-year-old woman.

Muslim women 'stopped in Labour bids'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 21:05
A Muslim women's group writes to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn claiming some women have been stopped from becoming councillors by Muslim men in their local party.

Scotland Women 0-32 England Women

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:56
England begin their Women's Six Nations campaign with a comfortable win over Scotland in Cumbernauld.

Boy, 16, arrested over bank robbery

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:18
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of committing a bank robbery.

Public sector pay-offs face curbs

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:45
The government is to look at further ways of capping public sector pay-offs to "rein in" sums paid to managers.

VIDEO: Unlucky mouse caught in Victorian trap

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:33
A 155-year-old Victorian mouse trap on display at a museum springs into action once again to claim its latest victim.

Six Nations 2016 - the pundits' view

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:03
It's going to be tight - but according to our panel of rugby greats, there's only going to be one winner of the 2016 Six Nations.

UK brands Assange ruling 'ridiculous'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:54
The UK foreign secretary brands as "ridiculous" a UN panel's ruling that Julian Assange be allowed to go free, but the Wikileaks founder demands the decision be respected.

VIDEO: Why 'Capability' was more than capable

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:51
February marks the start of year-long celebrations of the life and work of England's greatest gardener, Lancelot "Capability" Brown.

Armed police detain man over death

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:50
A 54-year-old man is detained by police following an armed manhunt after a woman died in Benenden village in Kent.

VIDEO: Peter Gibbs: Touring the Ice Station

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:09
Peter Gibbs speaks to BBC News live from the Antarctic, and gives a tour of the British Antarctic research station, Halley

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