BBC News - England

Two people killed in house fire

Sun, 01 May 2016 10:08:38 GMT

Two people have been killed in a fire at a house in Lincolnshire, police say.

Mum saves toddler after first aid course

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:13:53 GMT

A mother from Carlisle saves the life of her 18-month-old daughter the day after attending a first aid course.

Pedestrian killed in 'hit and run' crash

Sun, 01 May 2016 09:10:14 GMT

A man is arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop after a pedestrian was hit by a car in Salford.

Murder arrest after injured man dies

Sun, 01 May 2016 09:42:08 GMT

A 44-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a man found injured in Cumbria dies in hospital.

Attenborough reserve marks 50th year

Sun, 01 May 2016 10:30:34 GMT

Nottinghamshire's Attenborough Nature Reserve, opened by Sir David Attenborough in 1966, celebrates its anniversary.

Anti-Semitism row 'smear against Labour'

Sun, 01 May 2016 11:37:53 GMT

Allies of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn defend his handling of the anti-Semitism row - with MP Diane Abbot claiming ordinary party members have been "smeared".

Two men dead in light aircraft crash

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:55:45 GMT

Two men die in a light aircraft crash in North Yorkshire, police confirm.

Industrial action threat over academies

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 17:20:12 GMT

Head teachers threaten industrial action over plans to force all state schools in England to become academies, after heckling the education secretary at their conference.

Two MP committees to quiz Green on BHS

Sun, 01 May 2016 00:19:51 GMT

Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green is invited to appear before two parliamentary committees to answer questions about the High Street chain's collapse into administration.

Arrest made over 'hammer' attack

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:55:54 GMT

A man is arrested by police investigating a suspected hammer attack on a 17-year-old girl in Portsmouth.

Chemical fumes shut leisure centre

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 17:04:34 GMT

More than 100 people are evacuated from a leisure centre after breathing in chemical fumes.

Hill's ashes scattered at Coventry City

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 12:55:28 GMT

The ashes of ex-Coventry City manager and chairman Jimmy Hill are scattered at the club's stadium.

Two men arrested over flat death

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:22:30 GMT

Two men are arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found at a flat in Southampton.

Man, 79, dies after falling under bus

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 14:48:32 GMT

An elderly bus passenger dies after falling into the path of the vehicle as he alighted.

Boat crash teen 'lucky to be alive'

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 12:44:20 GMT

A 19-year-old man is treated in hospital after 'crashing' a boat into rocks on the Isles of Scilly.

Record crowds for city's May Morning

Sun, 01 May 2016 10:49:24 GMT

A record-breaking number of people pack Oxford city centre to take part in the traditional May Morning festivities.

10 High Street stores of 1976 that have disappeared

Sun, 01 May 2016 00:26:35 GMT

The futures of Austin Reed and British Home Stores are under threat. But what other well-known High Street stores have disappeared over the last 40 years?

Selby beats Fu 17-15 to reach final

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:19:46 GMT

Mark Selby will play Ding Junhui in the World Championship final after beating Marco Fu 17-15 in a tense semi-final.

I'm almost helpless, says Hamilton

Sun, 01 May 2016 10:29:11 GMT

Lewis Hamilton says he feels "almost helpless at some points" due to ongoing engine problems.

I am staying at Man Utd - Van Gaal

Sun, 01 May 2016 10:42:37 GMT

Manager Louis van Gaal insists he will be at Manchester United next season, despite speculation he will be replaced by Jose Mourinho.

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: Surprise ride on Harley for 97-year-old

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:30:08 GMT

A group of Harley Davidson riders have made a 97-year-old woman's birthday wish come true by taking her out for a ride.

VIDEO: Hillsborough QC on inquests' legacy

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:50:33 GMT

Michael Mansfield QC outlines his views on the legacy of the Hillsborough Inquests.

VIDEO: Cabbie sheds 13 stone to save life

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:44:53 GMT

A 30-stone (190kg) cabbie lost 13 stone (83kg) in a year after being warned he could die because he was so overweight.

VIDEO: 'Mother of witchcraft' exhibit revealed

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:08:13 GMT

Artefacts belonging to a history-making witch who lived in a Brighton council flat have gone on display in her home city.

Changing fashions at the Crucible

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:06:59 GMT

Snooker's changing face of fashion

Having a (dead) whale of a time

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:05:09 GMT

When touring dead whales drew large crowds

England's Big Picture

Sun, 01 May 2016 06:57:28 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

The lake that people used to flock to

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:43:36 GMT

The lake that people used to flock to

A city gripped by football fever

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 23:33:33 GMT

How Leicester City convinced the doubters in their midst