BBC News - England

Three die after being pulled from sea at Camber Sands

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:35:34 GMT

Three men die after being pulled from the sea at Camber Sands in East Sussex on the hottest day of the year.

Attacked pregnant woman 'induced after son's heartbeat stopped'

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:13:32 GMT

A pregnant woman had to be induced as her unborn baby had no heartbeat after she was attacked by a robber who punched and stole her phone, police say.

Airlander 10: Longest aircraft damaged during flight

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:23:06 GMT

The world's longest aircraft - the Airlander 10 - is damaged when it takes a nosedive on landing during its second test flight.

Australia backpacker stabbing: Mia Ayliffe-Chung was 'amazing young woman'

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:29:57 GMT

The family of a British backpacker stabbed to death in Australia describe her as an "amazing young woman with an adventurous spirit".

Pte Conor McPherson named as soldier killed in live-fire training

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:44:19 GMT

Tributes are paid to a "hugely committed" soldier who was shot dead during a training exercise.

Girl swept into sea at Newquay dies days after father

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:12:45 GMT

A two-year-old girl whose father was killed when a family were swept off rocks and into the sea by a large wave also dies.

Video shows Jewish family being abused in east London

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:05:13 GMT

Video emerges of a Jewish family, including six young children, facing anti-Semitic abuse while on a day out in east London.

Jo Cox MP death: Actress Tracy Brabin may stand in Batley & Spen by-election

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:35:40 GMT

Former soap star Tracy Brabin could apply to stand for Labour in the by-election triggered by the death of Jo Cox.

Dalian Atkinson: Tasered footballer given CPR for 35 minutes

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:56:57 GMT

Doctors battled in vain for 35 minutes to save footballer Dalian Atkinson after he was Tasered by police, the inquest into his death hears.

Ronald King jailed for shooting wife Rita at care home

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:41:42 GMT

An 87-year-old man who shot his wife dead at a care home in Essex is sentenced to six years in prison.

Phillip Barlow jailed for life for murder of Fay Daniels

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:01:17 GMT

A man is jailed for life after admitting stabbing a woman to death at a house in Staffordshire.

Hillsborough appeal for Leppings Lane Gate C witnesses

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:25:24 GMT

Detectives leading a criminal investigation into the Hillsborough disaster release CCTV images of 19 men they want to speak to.

Man jailed for selling Viagra-style drug

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:12:33 GMT

A man who made nearly £30,000 selling doses of unlicensed Viagra-style drugs is jailed.

Donald Trump rally 'gunman' sorry, says mother

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:27:36 GMT

An autistic British man who tried to grab a gun from a policeman at a Donald Trump rally "feels a great amount of remorse", his mother says.

Bus strike plans to 'disrupt' Notting Hill Carnival

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:22:43 GMT

More than 1,000 bus drivers and engineers are set to strike "disrupting Notting Hill Carnival" in a row over rosters.

Wiltshire postal workers return after walk-out

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:43:01 GMT

Several hundred postal workers who walked out of sorting offices and post offices in Wiltshire in a dispute over bullying claims return to work.

NI terrorism: Arrested Royal Marine originally from Larne, County Antrim

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:27:17 GMT

A serving Royal Marine arrested in Somerset over Northern Ireland-related terrorism is from Larne, County Antrim.

University hit 21 times in one year by ransomware

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:01:06 GMT

Universities and NHS trusts have been hit hard by ransomware in the last year, according to Freedom of Information requests carried out by two cybersecurity firms.

Australian police on backpacker death

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:30:52 GMT

A British woman has been stabbed to death during an attack at a hostel in Australia.

Buses battle it out on test track

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:14:10 GMT

BBC News visits an annual bus competition designed to test handling and fuel efficiency, which helps a UK bus group choose the next generation of vehicles.

Great Britain's first Paralympic gold medallist

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 02:02:59 GMT

In September 1960, Margaret Maughan won Great Britain's first ever Paralympics medal.

'Life-like' Bill Shankly augmented image launched at hotel

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:40:02 GMT

A 'life-like' augmented reality image of Liverpool manager Bill Shankly is unveiled at a hotel.

Team GB return from Olympics: Poet Pam Ayres pays tribute

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:23:18 GMT

The poet and broadcaster Pam Ayres has written a specially-commissioned piece to mark the return of Team GB from the Rio Olympics.

Drone gives bird's eye view of Black Country aqueduct

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:42:10 GMT

A 200-year-old aqueduct that has undergone extensive repairs has been filmed from the air, offering a fresh look at the engineering ingenuity behind a historic canal network.

Diver Chris Mears's Rio win marked by fake gold postbox

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:00:25 GMT

The home village of Olympic diver Chris Mears installs a "cardboard tribute" of a golden postbox to celebrate his success after Royal Mail refuses to paint it.

Opera theatre plan at Carphone Warehouse founder's estate

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:48:31 GMT

Plans are submitted to build the first new permanent opera theatre in England in just over decade by Carphone Warehouse founder David Ross.

Rita King care home shooting: Dementia, delusions and desperation

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:37:23 GMT

As a "devoted" husband is sentenced to six years in prison for shooting his 81-year-old wife dead in her care home, BBC News looks at the couple's struggles with mental health issues.

Springing to success

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:56:58 GMT

Bronze-winning gymnast Amy Tinkler is given the welcome home of a sporting hero.

England's Big Picture: 22 - 28 August

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:23:57 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England.

Coping with cutbacks

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:13:35 GMT

Panorama's Richard Bilton meets the people stepping in to keep services running in his local town of Selby after deep cuts in spending.

'Respect the water'

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:13:18 GMT

Ten people have died in less than a week following a series of incidents around the UK and Channel Islands coastline - so can people stay safe at the coast?

Kevin Sinfield: Ex-Leeds Rhinos captain appointed as RFL rugby director

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:40:51 GMT

Former Leeds Rhinos and England captain Kevin Sinfield is appointed rugby director at the Rugby Football League.

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver could take grid penalty at the Belgian Grand Prix

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:19:25 GMT

Mercedes say Lewis Hamilton is "likely" to suffer a grid penalty for using too many engine parts at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix.