BBC News UK

RSS feed
26 July 2014 Last updated at 06:43

English councils propose 'Tesco tax'Tesco supermarket

A group of local councils in England is formally asking the government for new powers to tax large supermarkets, a plan dubbed the "Tesco tax".


Scales of justiceRape case stopped as judge 'asleep'

A judge is being investigated after being accused of falling asleep during a child rape trial at Manchester Crown Court.

Burghley HouseButler 'crushed to death by lift'

Police investigate the death of a butler who was fatally injured while working at a Tudor mansion in Lincolnshire.

Our Expert

Mark Easton Article written by Mark Easton Mark Easton Home editor

Advice for foreigners on how Britons walk

We drive on the left, but which side do we walk on?

Read full article

More from the UK

Sport

Magazine

UK Politics

Features & Analysis

Explore the BBC

  • How to win goldHow to win gold

    Sir Chris Hoy reveals how he became Britain's greatest ever Olympian

Programmes

BBC iPlayer
  • Panorama: Drivers Who KillPanorama Watch

    Has a change to the driving laws seen our justice system go soft on dangerous driving?


  • Newsnight: 24/07/2014Newsnight Watch

    Including the latest from Gaza, throwaway economies and Scotland.


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.