BBC News - England

Police face Hillsborough families action

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:31:42 GMT

Families of football fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster are pursuing High Court misconduct action against the South Yorkshire and West Midlands police forces, it emerges.

Police chief appointed despite inquiry

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:50:49 GMT

The new head of South Yorkshire Police has been appointed despite being investigated over her conduct with another force.

Cat 'hazard' threatens mail delivery

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:25:16 GMT

A couple living near Bristol are told to restrain their cat or face having their mail deliveries suspended.

Chairman of under-fire NHS trust resigns

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:05:05 GMT

The chairman of a health trust under fire for not properly investigating the unexpected deaths of patients resigns.

Race to save cancer man's life

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:57:58 GMT

A campaign to save the life of a man with a rare type of leukaemia has just days to raise £400,000 to send him to the USA for treatment.

Corbyn denies crisis amid Livingstone row

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:46:44 GMT

Jeremy Corbyn says "there is no crisis" in Labour as Ken Livingstone is suspended in a row about alleged anti-Semitic comments.

Three charged in UK terror inquiry

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:30:29 GMT

Two men and a woman have been charged in the UK with terror offences as part of a probe launched after the Paris and Brussels attacks.

Farmer banned over 'dangerous' cheese

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:34:01 GMT

A cheese maker who sold products containing potentially lethal bacteria at farmers markets across London is banned from producing the food.

Sex abuse Santa hit with 10-year ban

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:48:24 GMT

A man known to locals as "Father Christmas" is jailed for 22 months for offering two young girls cash to expose themselves.

Woman killed on road after boyfriend row

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:17:15 GMT

A 19-year-old woman killed after a car hit her on a main road in Oxfordshire had just got out of a vehicle following an argument with her boyfriend, an inquest hears.

Man dies in 'chemical incident'

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:33:45 GMT

A man has died after a "chemical incident" at a house on the Isle of Wight, police say.

'Not diverse' nursery report withdrawn

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:46:11 GMT

A report claiming a Market Rasen nursery was failing to teach toddlers about cultural diversity has been withdrawn by Ofsted.

Instagram orders litter app to dump name

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:59:10 GMT

Facebook-owned photo sharing giant Instagram orders the owner of a British anti-litter app to change its name.

House costs 'forcing nurses from London'

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:29:48 GMT

Four in 10 London nurses expect to leave the capital by 2021 because housing costs are so high, according to the Royal College of Nursing.

Lightning strikes planes over London

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:53:50 GMT

Two planes have been struck by lightning over west London.

Dog photographed on back of motorbike

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:42:13 GMT

A dog is photographed apparently riding on the back of a motorcycle in Gloucestershire.

Villagers left with neighbours' numbers

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:42:37 GMT

Villagers are left with their neighbours' phone numbers following repair work by BT Openreach engineers.

Liverpool to pay up to £8m for Ings

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:05:06 GMT

Liverpool are told by a tribunal they must pay Burnley up to £8m for striker Danny Ings, who they signed in the summer.

Hatley appointed England scrum coach

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:44:22 GMT

Neal Hatley will leave Premiership club Bath to become England scrum coach at the end of the season.

I can't fall further behind - Hamilton

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:58:08 GMT

Lewis Hamilton says he must beat Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix to kick-start his title defence.

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: Emma Thompson sprayed with manure

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:56:08 GMT

Double-Oscar winning actor Emma Thompson has had liquid manure sprayed at her while taking part in an anti-fracking demonstration.

VIDEO: Human arrow children win police award

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:50:59 GMT

A group of quick-thinking children helped a police helicopter by forming a human arrow pointing to where they thought the two suspected burglars had gone.

'David v Goliath' corporate name battles

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:34:11 GMT

How 'David v Goliath' corporate name battles panned out

Who will win race to the Premier League?

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 05:59:38 GMT

Three teams, two games, one goal: Premier League status

England's Big Picture

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:24:30 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

Art Sheffield: A curator's guide

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 01:46:44 GMT

Derelict pub and power substation host exhibition

How the junior doctors' strike affects me

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:36:07 GMT

The view of those caught up in the junior doctors' strike