BBC News - England

Suspected migrants rescued in Channel

Sun, 29 May 2016 13:09:46 GMT

Suspected migrants rescued from an inflatable boat off the Kent coast after it began taking on water are being questioned by Border Force officials.

Girl, 4, fatally struck by car

Sun, 29 May 2016 09:16:46 GMT

A four-year-old girl dies after being hit by a car on South Tyneside.

'Middle class rap' lapped up by runners

Sun, 29 May 2016 11:50:47 GMT

A "middle class rap" performed by a Parkrun organiser clocks up more than 25,000 views on Facebook.

Police treat goth attack as hate crime

Sun, 29 May 2016 09:47:30 GMT

Police treat an unprovoked attack on a teenage goth who was left with a shattered jaw and broken nose as a hate crime.

Dreamland calls in administrators

Sun, 29 May 2016 13:02:54 GMT

The operators of vintage Margate amusement park Dreamland call in administrators.

Man stabbed to death in north London

Sun, 29 May 2016 07:29:20 GMT

A murder investigation begins after a man is found with fatal stab wounds in north London.

Ticking security tag sparks bomb scare

Sat, 28 May 2016 16:12:08 GMT

A city centre department store is evacuated after a faulty electronic security tag making a loud ticking sound was mistaken for a bomb.

On-the-run sex offender arrested

Sun, 29 May 2016 09:43:02 GMT

A "dangerous" sex offender who was on the run from HMP Leyhill, near Bristol, is found and arrested.

Man charged with slavery offences

Sat, 28 May 2016 13:28:52 GMT

A man appears in court in Shropshire charged with slavery offences.

Medic urges mediation over care rows

Sun, 29 May 2016 10:42:47 GMT

The NHS could save millions of pounds if families and doctors were offered mediation when they disagreed on a treatment, a leading consultant says.

Firms 'should be flexible' during Euros

Sun, 29 May 2016 00:02:20 GMT

Firms should be flexible with staffing during the Euro 2016 football tournament, which begins on 10 June, the conciliation service Acas says.

Ducks and baby geese shot dead

Sat, 28 May 2016 13:14:08 GMT

Three ducks, a moorhen and two baby geese are shot dead at a village pond.

Becket bone relic taken to Canterbury

Sat, 28 May 2016 09:48:01 GMT

An elbow bone fragment believed to have come from St Thomas Becket is carried into Canterbury Cathedral, 845 years after he was murdered there.

'World's biggest' bouncy castle arrives

Sat, 28 May 2016 11:12:48 GMT

The "world's biggest" bouncy castle is unveiled at the Common People music festival in Southampton.

Rashford close to new Man Utd deal

Sun, 29 May 2016 11:21:05 GMT

A long-term £20,000-a-week contract for Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford is close to being announced by the club.

England went 'soft' after World Cup win

Sun, 29 May 2016 08:08:54 GMT

England are yet to recover from allowing their players to turn "soft" after winning the 2003 World Cup, says coach Eddie Jones.

Bruce will take time to consider future

Sat, 28 May 2016 20:08:19 GMT

Steve Bruce will "have to be given certain assurances" from promoted Hull City's owners if he is to remain as manager.

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: 'World's biggest' bouncy castle arrives

Sat, 28 May 2016 10:36:28 GMT

Festival-goers are invited to have a go on what is claimed to be the world's largest bouncy castle.

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.

Who deserves a blue plaque?

Sun, 29 May 2016 00:32:21 GMT

Who deserves to be remembered?

Elbows, skulls and holy hands

Sun, 29 May 2016 00:46:03 GMT

Venerating England's saintly relics

England's Big Picture

Sun, 29 May 2016 08:29:40 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

Riot's legacy of shame and pride

Sat, 28 May 2016 00:02:14 GMT

The riot with a legacy of shame and pride

Could we finally see the end of overcrowded trains?

Sun, 29 May 2016 00:30:04 GMT

Could we finally see the end of overcrowded trains?