BBC News - England

UK tourist's remains found in Canada

Fri, 27 May 2016 20:19:47 GMT

The remains of a British tourist who disappeared nearly three years ago while hiking in a Canadian mountain range have been found, rescuers say.

Huge gas explosion 'shakes homes'

Fri, 27 May 2016 23:42:45 GMT

An open gas mains fire caused homes to "shake" after it exploded on the Kent estuary, witnesses say.

Bus engulfed by flames after 'explosion'

Fri, 27 May 2016 22:37:09 GMT

A bus goes up in flames after it "exploded" moments before its passengers were rushed to safety by the driver.

'New leads' in 1974 headless corpse case

Sat, 28 May 2016 00:06:58 GMT

Students uncover "new leads" in an investigation to identify a headless corpse found 42 years ago, police say.

Driver jailed for paralysing sisters

Fri, 27 May 2016 16:39:21 GMT

A driving instructor who left two young sisters paralysed after crashing into their car while chasing another vehicle, is jailed.

Model guilty of millionaire murder

Fri, 27 May 2016 14:02:51 GMT

A swimwear model is found guilty of killing her British millionaire ex-boyfriend at his home in Spain.

'Predatory' uni student attacker jailed

Fri, 27 May 2016 20:13:50 GMT

A "predatory offender" who attacked female students in Cardiff and other cities has been jailed for 12 years.

False terror kidnap claim PC jailed

Fri, 27 May 2016 13:57:57 GMT

A police officer who made a false kidnap call to his own force is jailed for seven years.

Tarot reader tells of murder confession

Fri, 27 May 2016 14:00:52 GMT

A tarot card reader speaks of how a killer confessed to his housemate's murder after the "devil card" was dealt.

'Mad' students pose on cliff edge

Fri, 27 May 2016 08:28:56 GMT

Students spotted posing for pictures on a cliff edge days after tonnes of chalk collapsed into the sea are described as "mad".

Saved dog in 25m-deep well for fortnight

Fri, 27 May 2016 12:29:04 GMT

A cocker spaniel who went missing for two weeks is winched out of a 25m deep dry well.

TV quiz student charged with rape

Fri, 27 May 2016 17:03:08 GMT

A former University of York student who appeared on a TV quiz programme is charged with rape and sexual assault of a woman.

Footballer rapped for speed case mix-up

Fri, 27 May 2016 09:48:16 GMT

Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher is told off by the courts for not managing his mail properly.

Lorry drivers blamed for bridge collapse

Fri, 27 May 2016 10:34:26 GMT

Lorries carrying tonnes of stones ignored weight limit signs near an 18th century bridge before its spectacular collapse, it is claimed.

Caravan blaze sweeps through estate

Fri, 27 May 2016 11:54:42 GMT

A caravan fire at an industrial estate led to a huge blaze that quickly spread to other buildings, the fire service says.

Becket bone relic taken to Canterbury

Sat, 28 May 2016 00:20:32 GMT

A bone fragment believed to come from the remains of St Thomas Becket will be carried into Canterbury Cathedral, 845 years after his death.

Boy's smeared make-up face goes viral

Fri, 27 May 2016 12:17:32 GMT

A woman who shared a picture of her child covered in her make-up has sparked similar posts from other sympathetic parents.

England 2-1 Australia

Fri, 27 May 2016 21:26:38 GMT

Marcus Rashford furthers his claims for a place in England's Euro 2016 squad after scoring in a warm-up win over Australia.

Pearson named new Derby County boss

Fri, 27 May 2016 16:08:59 GMT

Championship side Derby County appoint former Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson as their manager on a three-year deal.

Hales and Root give England edge

Fri, 27 May 2016 18:27:53 GMT

Alex Hales hits 83 and Joe Root 80 as England reach 310-6 against Sri Lanka on day one of the second Test at Chester-le-Street.

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: Bus engulfed by fire after 'explosion'

Fri, 27 May 2016 22:24:44 GMT

About 20 people escaped from a bus in Nottingham shortly before it was destroyed by fire.

Riot's legacy of shame and pride

Sat, 28 May 2016 00:02:14 GMT

The riot with a legacy of shame and pride

The life and death of a boy sailor

Fri, 27 May 2016 02:37:41 GMT

The life and death of a boy sailor

England's Big Picture

Fri, 27 May 2016 07:26:50 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

Bugs' beauty blown-up from microscope

Thu, 26 May 2016 23:49:42 GMT

Bugs' beauty blown-up from under the microscope

Are Exeter Chiefs the new Leicester City?

Fri, 27 May 2016 06:50:03 GMT

How Exeter's rugby squad are eyeing premier glory