BBC News - England

Labour loses seats but holds councils

Fri, 06 May 2016 09:58:29 GMT

Despite the loss of dozens of seats across England, Labour holds on to most of its councils, while the Tories and UKIP make gains.

Police hunt man after fatal shooting

Fri, 06 May 2016 06:54:30 GMT

A man who may be armed with a gun is wanted by police after a shooting in Somerset left one man dead and another injured.

No pay-out for double murderer tip-off

Fri, 06 May 2016 10:33:03 GMT

A woman whose tip-off led to a Ripper-obsessed killer being caught will not get a reward as she called police not Crimestoppers.

Person missing after warehouse collapse

Fri, 06 May 2016 10:49:38 GMT

A warehouse collapses in Shropshire and a search is under way for a missing person.

Wormwood Scrubs staff stage walkout

Fri, 06 May 2016 10:42:06 GMT

Staff at Wormwood Scrubs prison have walked out of the west London prison over health and safety concerns.

Labour MP's widow wins city by-election

Fri, 06 May 2016 01:54:53 GMT

Labour's Gill Furniss holds Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough in a by-election triggered by the death of her husband, the MP Harry Harpham.

Judge rules teenager must give up baby

Fri, 06 May 2016 07:57:09 GMT

A teenager who became pregnant after being placed into council care must give up her baby, a family court judge in Leeds rules.

Second homes ban in St Ives secured

Fri, 06 May 2016 10:04:53 GMT

Residents of a Cornish seaside town vote to stop the building of second homes.

Promotion decider 'worth at least £170m'

Thu, 05 May 2016 23:02:13 GMT

Promotion to the Premier League will be worth at least £170m to Middlesbrough or Brighton, who face each other on Saturday.

Manslaughter charge over woman's death

Fri, 06 May 2016 07:19:22 GMT

A man is charged with killing a woman who died after an assault in Bournemouth.

'Impossible' turn damaging new junction

Fri, 06 May 2016 09:59:40 GMT

A new £6.7m junction has already been damaged because it is too narrow for coaches, a bus company says.

Conservatives take Peterborough

Fri, 06 May 2016 05:01:32 GMT

Conservatives take control of Peterborough City Council which had been without any one party in overall control.

Axed health champion fears for young

Fri, 06 May 2016 02:49:58 GMT

The former mental health champion for schools in England says the government's decision to axe her role silences young people and teachers.

UKIP take six seats in Thurrock

Fri, 06 May 2016 05:27:01 GMT

UKIP win six seats on Thurrock Council and just miss out on being the largest party by a single vote.

'Sex ring clue' in West postcard

Thu, 05 May 2016 16:52:27 GMT

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

Joke Leicester bet wins fan £50k

Thu, 05 May 2016 16:43:31 GMT

A woman wins £50,000 after her boss placed a £10 bet on Leicester City winning the Premier League as a joke.

#DogsAtPollingStations: Political pups

Thu, 05 May 2016 12:02:42 GMT

Political pups excite voters and Twitter users on election day

Liverpool want to have it all - Klopp

Fri, 06 May 2016 06:04:08 GMT

Liverpool will "take the opportunity" when they play Sevilla in the final of the Europa League, says manager Jurgen Klopp.

Oxlade-Chamberlain to miss Euro 2016

Fri, 06 May 2016 09:12:06 GMT

Arsenal and England winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is out of this summer's European Championship with a knee injury.

Win in play-offs, then head to work

Fri, 06 May 2016 11:05:18 GMT

After their National League play-off win on Thursday, Braintree's squad go back to the day job on Friday.

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: WW2 footage of plans to bomb Liverpool

Fri, 06 May 2016 06:03:18 GMT

Rarely-seen footage of German plans to bomb Liverpool during World War Two has emerged.

VIDEO: Second homes ban approved by voters

Fri, 06 May 2016 08:40:11 GMT

A seaside town has voted to stop the building of second homes.

VIDEO: Queen's 'forgotten' waltz to be revived

Thu, 05 May 2016 17:38:04 GMT

A "forgotten" waltz thought to have been written for the Queen's 18th birthday has been found in Scarborough.

How does grief cause physical pain?

Fri, 06 May 2016 07:46:57 GMT

How does grief cause people physical pain?

England's Big Picture

Fri, 06 May 2016 07:53:20 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

The winner takes it all

Fri, 06 May 2016 09:11:08 GMT

Other memorable final-day-of-the-season nailbiters

The murder that mobilised the East End

Tue, 03 May 2016 23:19:55 GMT

The racist murder that mobilised the East End

The short sad life of Keegan Downer

Tue, 03 May 2016 15:37:56 GMT

The short sad life of murdered baby Keegan Downer