BBC News - England

Army apology for Deepcut 'failings'

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:09:29 GMT

An Army chief tells an inquest Deepcut bosses failed to realise the risks of putting young recruits on lone guard duty.

Body in boot killer jailed for life

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:02:25 GMT

A man who murdered a woman with her own hair straighteners before hiding her body in his car boot is sentenced to life in prison.

Teen moped rider dies in police chase

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:16:41 GMT

A teenage moped rider dies and another is injured in a collision with a van during a police chase in east London.

Comedy club's Glee at trademark win

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:17:00 GMT

Twentieth Century Fox, makers of TV hit Glee, loses its appeal against a comedy club chain of the same name.

'Most wanted' fugitive held in Brussels

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:32:46 GMT

A suspected drugs trafficker from Merseyside who was placed on an international most-wanted list is arrested in Brussels after five years on the run.

'Mouldy' flat exceeds asking price

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:15:39 GMT

A two-bedroom flat sells for £22,500 above its asking price despite being described as "mouldy" by the estate agent.

'Vigilante' death officers jailed

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:33:32 GMT

An ex-police officer and a former PCSO are jailed over their dealings with a disabled man who was later murdered in a vigilante attack.

Psychiatrist 'begged lover's silence'

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:50:32 GMT

A psychiatrist who begged a vulnerable patient not to report him to a medical watchdog after he ended their affair, a tribunal hears.

'Biggles' jailed over £33.5m drug racket

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:05:22 GMT

A pilot nicknamed Biggles who used his aerial photography business to front a £33.5m cocaine smuggling racket is jailed for 19 years.

Man found on fire outside palace dies

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:27:55 GMT

A man dies after being found on fire outside Kensington Palace in London, police say.

Search called off for RSPCA man

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:54:55 GMT

Rescue teams call off the search for an RSPCA inspector who disappeared trying to rescue birds as Storm Imogen lashed a Cornwall beach.

Man on paintball murder attempt charge

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:41:45 GMT

A man is charged with attempted murder following an alleged attack at a paintball centre in Lincolnshire.

Fracking appeal 'not about' extraction

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:12:05 GMT

An energy firm appealing against a decision to refuse fracking in Lancashire says the public inquiry is not about the "rights or wrongs" of shale gas extraction.

Two arrested over 'body in boot' murder

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:48:01 GMT

Two people are arrested on suspicion of killing a music shop owner whose body was found in the boot of his car.

Second inquest into baby's death

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:28:26 GMT

A second inquest is to be held into the death of 13-month-old Poppi Worthington, who died suddenly in 2012.

Global fame for train station cat

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:03:57 GMT

A newly promoted train station cat becomes a media sensation after its career advancements were followed from around the globe.

Centuries-old football match ends 1-0

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:03:59 GMT

The first day of one of the UK's oldest sporting traditions ended in a goal.

De Kock and Amla humble England

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:07:37 GMT

Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla hit centuries to help South Africa beat England by seven wickets in the third ODI.

West Ham United v Liverpool

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:38:43 GMT

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's FA Cup game between West Ham United and Liverpool.

Charlton probe Meire 'resignation'

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:08:00 GMT

Charlton investigate after a fake document showing the resignation of CEO Katrien Meire was sent to Companies House.

VIDEO: Osborne: Tax credits a 'judgement call'

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 15:36:15 GMT

The Chancellor tells the Treasury Select Committee he is 'comfortable' with his decision on tax credits

VIDEO: Escaped wallaby caught in Bristol

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:59:30 GMT

A wallaby which escaped after the fence of its enclosure blew down has been re-captured.

VIDEO: Starlings' 'ballet of the skies' filmed

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:19:38 GMT

A "ballet of the skies" is how one expert described this murmuration of 70,000 starlings in Oxfordshire.

VIDEO: ‘Fracking rumours cost us £50,000’

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:55:41 GMT

Rowland and Marie Taylor say they lost £50,000 after the possibility of fracking in Lancashire devalued their home.

VIDEO: Huge waves crash over Southsea sea wall

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:25:10 GMT

Southsea seafront was closed after high winds from Storm Imogen sent huge waves crashing over the sea wall.

VIDEO: BBC Archive: Deepcut barracks inquest

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:49:25 GMT

As a new inquest opens into the death of Private Cheryl James at Deepcut barracks in November 1995, the BBC looks back over the case.

The urgent hunt for a 'genetic twin'

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:38:22 GMT

Will the upsurge in mixed-race donors help save others?

Charity appeal to trace slum families

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:51:00 GMT

Appeal to trace families who lived in England's poorest areas

England's Big Picture

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:17:36 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

Dating dispute over 'oldest Koran'

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:25:54 GMT

Dispute is latest carbon dating row

After the floods: A tale of two cities

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:13:48 GMT

What could England learn from the Dutch city of Nijmegen?

My brother, the bomb and our business

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:11:52 GMT

Shop owner's recovery from IRA blast