BBC News - England

Paul Massey murder: Fresh appeal on 'Mr Big' killing anniversary

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:07:52 GMT

Police investigating the murder of Paul Massey, once branded "Salford's Mr Big" issue a fresh appeal on the first anniversary of his death.

Hate crime policing to be reviewed after spike in reports

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:11:10 GMT

The police response to hate crime is to be reviewed after a sharp rise in incidents following the EU referendum, the government is to announce.

Hen harrier action plan has 'failed' says RSPB

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:09:00 GMT

A government plan to increase hen harrier numbers on England's moors has failed, the RSPB says.

Man killed and two people injured in Surrey pool party shooting

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:24:02 GMT

A man is killed and two people are injured in a shooting at a pool party at Headley, Surrey.

Bosworth Water Park death: Charlie Dunn mourned by family

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:59:19 GMT

The family of a young boy who died in a suspected drowning at a water park pay tribute to the child they dubbed the "Milkybar Kid".

France coach crash driver 'looking for his sunglasses'

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:05:14 GMT

The driver of a coach that crashed in France on Saturday tells investigators he was looking for his sunglasses when he came off the road.

'Jihadi Jack' denies joining IS in Syria

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:40:42 GMT

A British man dubbed "Jihadi Jack" after travelling to Syria denies joining the so-called Islamic State group.

Former England star Ray Wilkins sentenced for drink-driving

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:21:20 GMT

Former England footballer Ray Wilkins is given a 10-week suspended prison sentence for drink-driving.

Inquest funding: 'Hillsborough Law' backed by chief coroner

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:43:23 GMT

Legal Aid should be provided for bereaved families at inquests where police or other state organisations are involved, according to the Chief Coroner for England and Wales.

Newlyweds and guests killed in Scampston crash

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:10:30 GMT

A newlywed couple and two wedding guests all died when a lorry and a car crashed head-on in North Yorkshire.

Man dies after narrowboat sinks at Droitwich canal lock

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:52:12 GMT

A man dies after his narrowboat sinks while going through a canal lock.

Child photographed in armlock on train to Manchester

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:20:35 GMT

Photographs emerge purportedly showing a man putting a young boy in an armlock on a train from Clitheroe to Manchester.

'Devious' man jailed for filming children with camera pen

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:16:23 GMT

A 'devious' man who used a camera pen to secretly film children is jailed.

Heathrow passport queues: Staff brought in from ports

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:08:55 GMT

Channel border staff are redeployed to Heathrow Airport where passport workers "can't cope" and targets have been missed, a whistleblower says.

Man wrongly jailed for sex abuse describes 'living hell'

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:49:20 GMT

A former firefighter says he endured a "living hell" after being wrongly convicted of sexually abusing a schoolboy.

Will London's Garden Bridge ever be built?

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:09:50 GMT

London's Garden Bridge project has been pushed back until at least the autumn.

Charlie Dunn death: Step-grandmother pays tribute

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:16:22 GMT

Step-grandmother Sharon Robinson pays tribute to five-year-old Charlie Dunn, who died after visiting Bosworth Water Park

Saved premature baby Sophie Proud returns to ward as student nurse

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:09:32 GMT

Sophie Proud starts her placement as a student nurse at the ward which saved her life when she was born prematurely.

Kate Granger: The doctor who created a UK sensation

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:54:40 GMT

Tributes have been made to Dr Kate Granger who started the "Hello my name is..." campaign that encouraged doctors and nurses to introduce themselves to patients.

Giant puppet takes first steps

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:09:09 GMT

A 10-metre high puppet of a miner has taken its first steps. 'Man Engine' will travel 130 miles along Cornwall's historical mining coast.

Surrey party death hits sleepy Headley village

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:03:59 GMT

A man has been killed and several people injured at a private party at a house in the sleepy Surrey village of Headley.

Halifax's John Edwards is freed from coffin after three days

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:56:04 GMT

A recovered drug addict and charity worker is released from a coffin three days after being buried in the ground.

Giant miner puppet walks through Cornwall

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:19:03 GMT

A 10-metre high giant puppet of a Cornish tin miner begins its 130-mile journey.

Hello my name is...

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:44:31 GMT

In the five years between being diagnosed with cancer and her death on Saturday, Dr Kate Granger changed the face of doctor-patient relations and raised tens of thousands of pounds for charity.

20-year mystery

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:10:10 GMT

Twenty years after a 16-year-old boy vanished on a night out in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, the BBC has spent months reinvestigating the case.

England's Big Picture: 25 - 31 July

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:34:45 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

Care or close?

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:47:01 GMT

Could Foxhill Manor in Northamptonshire have been saved from closure?

Barmaids and Brazilians

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:32:33 GMT

England's victory in the 1966 World Cup is now a part of the national legend but the tournament had a lasting impact on the country itself.

Industry transformed

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:30:37 GMT

Celebrating 25 years of an industrial wasteland's transformation into The National Forest.

England v Pakistan: Hosts win second Test by 330 runs to level four-match series

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:44:25 GMT

England beat Pakistan by 330 runs with a day to spare in the second Test at Old Trafford to level the four-match series at 1-1.

Sam Allardyce: England job is my greatest challenge

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:15:57 GMT

New England manager Sam Allardyce says the job will be the "greatest challenge" of his career.

Mike Haley: Sale Sharks full-back signs new three-year contract

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:07:59 GMT

Sale Sharks and England Saxons full-back Mike Haley signs a new three-year deal with the Premiership side.

Wolverhampton Wanderers: Kenny Jackett to stay as head coach under new owners

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:53:31 GMT

Kenny Jackett will remain as head coach of Wolves and be given significant funding for players by the new owners.