BBC News - England

London rail fire disruption continues

Thu, 05 May 2016 15:40:13 GMT

Passengers are being warned that major travel disruption will continue until at least the end of the day following a fire on the tracks at Vauxhall station.

Police chief 'used funds to hide affair'

Thu, 05 May 2016 15:12:07 GMT

A former police chief lied to his force's lawyer and used public money to cover up an affair he was having a high-ranking officer, a tribunal hears.

Family missing after Facebook plea

Thu, 05 May 2016 11:14:13 GMT

Police search for a woman believed to have gone on the run with her two children after posting on Facebook that her daughters had been taken into care.

Call for Hillsborough scrutiny group

Thu, 05 May 2016 15:39:22 GMT

Families of Hillsborough victims are calling for a scrutiny group to oversee the two inquiries into the 1989 disaster.

Teacher banned after affair with student

Thu, 05 May 2016 14:55:30 GMT

A secondary school teacher is banned from teaching for life after having a sexual relationship with a student.

Police chief 'welcomes Orgreave review'

Thu, 05 May 2016 16:08:13 GMT

An independent review into the "Battle of Orgreave" would be welcomed, South Yorkshire Police says.

Barnet would-be voters urged to return

Thu, 05 May 2016 16:04:35 GMT

Voters turned away from polling stations in Barnet are urged to return before the polls close.

'Sex ring clue' in West postcard

Thu, 05 May 2016 12:39:56 GMT

A postcard from serial killers Fred and Rose West appears to show they were part of a sex ring with child abusers David and Pauline Williams.

Man dies after group attack in town

Thu, 05 May 2016 10:00:46 GMT

A man died after a "violent attack" and robbery by a group of people in Greater Manchester, police say.

Government to run 'abuse claim' unit

Thu, 05 May 2016 15:38:42 GMT

A young offenders' unit in Kent at the centre of assault claims uncovered by the BBC's Panorama programme is to be taken over by the government.

Boat bursts into flames in harbour

Thu, 05 May 2016 07:17:46 GMT

A boat bursts into flames after an explosion on a Hampshire river, forcing its occupant to dive to safety.

Woman jailed for false rape claim

Thu, 05 May 2016 10:34:31 GMT

A 62-year-old woman is jailed for falsely claiming she was raped by two men in her Norfolk home.

A&E-only hospital's trust 'outstanding'

Wed, 04 May 2016 23:10:08 GMT

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust is rated "outstanding" despite concerns over its new pioneering emergency-only hospital.

Funeral of marathon captain held

Thu, 05 May 2016 11:39:10 GMT

The funeral of an Afghanistan veteran and Green Beret who died after collapsing during the London Marathon is held in Dunfermline.

Police payout for cleared fire death pair

Thu, 05 May 2016 10:17:00 GMT

Two women acquitted over the death of a man on a bonfire receive a payout after suing police for malicious prosecution.

MP's breakfast meeting Weetabix plea

Thu, 05 May 2016 15:53:10 GMT

Weetabix cereal should be served up for breakfast at governmental international trade conferences, an MP says.

Ranieri asks stars for 'one year more'

Thu, 05 May 2016 13:53:21 GMT

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri asks his Premier League title winners to "stay one year more".

Cook signs new two-year Essex deal

Thu, 05 May 2016 11:12:29 GMT

England Test captain Alastair Cook signs a new two-year contract with his county side Essex.

Sale sign ex-Wales scrum-half Phillips

Thu, 05 May 2016 05:12:19 GMT

Premiership side Sale sign former Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips from Racing 92 on a deal starting from next season.

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: The super-car licensed as a cab

Thu, 05 May 2016 10:45:31 GMT

A Lamborghini and Rolls-Royce have been licensed for use as private hire cabs in Wolverhampton.

VIDEO: 100-year-old woman models in Vogue

Thu, 05 May 2016 07:42:00 GMT

A 100-year-old woman has made history by becoming the oldest model to feature in Vogue, to celebrate the magazine's centenary.

VIDEO: Boy aged six is young UK yoga champion

Thu, 05 May 2016 14:41:09 GMT

A six-year-old boy from Kent has won the UK yoga championship for under-11s.

The murder that mobilised the East End

Tue, 03 May 2016 23:19:55 GMT

The racist murder that mobilised the East End

Is Leicester the UK's sporting capital?

Wed, 04 May 2016 09:40:26 GMT

Is Leicester the UK's Sporting capital?

England's Big Picture

Thu, 05 May 2016 10:32:56 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

How well do you know Leicester?

Tue, 03 May 2016 19:10:15 GMT

Lesser-known facts about Foxes' home

What is Boris Johnson's legacy?

Tue, 03 May 2016 23:18:02 GMT

What legacy does the departing mayor leave London?