BBC News - England

Police shoot suspect dead during raid

Mon, 02 May 2016 17:14:21 GMT

A man shot dead by armed police was on bail in relation to the suspected murder of a 73-year-old man in Kent, it emerges.

Aircraft death pair were RAF students

Mon, 02 May 2016 18:03:48 GMT

Two men killed in a light aircraft crash were RAF student pilots, police have said.

Parents slam 'Glastonbury for kids'

Mon, 02 May 2016 14:11:40 GMT

An event billed as "Glastonbury for kids" is branded a farce by parents amid complaints of huge queues and poor planning.

Boy, 13, was killed by air pellet

Mon, 02 May 2016 14:00:02 GMT

A 13-year-old boy dies after he is fatally injured by an airgun pellet, police confirm.

Shop building collapses in blaze

Mon, 02 May 2016 12:04:26 GMT

A three-storey residential and commercial building collapses during a blaze in a town's high street.

Teenager's 'ecstasy' death probed

Mon, 02 May 2016 15:52:10 GMT

A teenager has died after she was believed to have taken ecstasy on a night out, police say.

Labour suspends Israel row councillors

Mon, 02 May 2016 16:50:16 GMT

The Labour Party suspends three councillors over social media comments about Israel amid a row over anti-Semitism in the party.

Body-in-sea murder suspect bailed

Mon, 02 May 2016 18:16:10 GMT

A man arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a teenage girl was pulled from the sea is released on bail.

Third body found after house fire

Mon, 02 May 2016 09:08:22 GMT

A third body is found by rescuers in the wreckage of a house after a major blaze in Lincolnshire.

PCC candidate was sacked for misconduct

Mon, 02 May 2016 13:45:36 GMT

A police and crime commissioner candidate was sacked for misconduct by the police's serious crime agency, it emerges.

Car demolishes cottage living room

Mon, 02 May 2016 11:59:51 GMT

The living room of a cottage in Worcestershire is demolished when a car crashes through the wall in the early hours.

Man charged over 'hammer' attack

Mon, 02 May 2016 00:20:03 GMT

A man is charged with attempted murder by police investigating a suspected hammer attack on a 17-year-old girl in Portsmouth.

Man in court over 'Syria travel attempt'

Mon, 02 May 2016 10:37:45 GMT

A 21-year-old man appears in court in London accused of a terrorism offence after allegedly trying to travel to Syria.

Suspected murder victim named

Mon, 02 May 2016 02:05:37 GMT

The victim of a suspected murder in Cumbria is named.

Helicopter rescue for boy on cliff

Sun, 01 May 2016 22:04:10 GMT

Footage is issued of a boy being rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty on a cliff.

Rare smelly flowers bloom together

Mon, 02 May 2016 17:51:38 GMT

A pair of rare "corpse flowers" nicknamed after their terrible stench bloom at the same time at Cornwall's Eden Project.

First oysters harvested in 100 years

Mon, 02 May 2016 10:37:43 GMT

Thousands of oysters are harvested in a Somerset village for the first time in almost 100 years.

Burnley 1-0 Queens Park Rangers

Mon, 02 May 2016 17:46:47 GMT

Sam Vokes scores the only goal as Burnley secure promotion to the Premier League with a home victory over QPR.

'I thought I was going to die'

Sun, 01 May 2016 22:00:30 GMT

Ex-England batsman James Taylor looks back to the day when he discovered he had an undiagnosed, career-ending heart problem.

Wasps' Shervington seeks showbiz career

Mon, 02 May 2016 10:02:37 GMT

Wasps hooker Edd Shervington is planning to go into show business when he retires at the end of the season aged 31.

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: Helicopter rescues boy at Combe Martin

Sun, 01 May 2016 16:57:44 GMT

A boy has been rescued by helicopter off the coast of Combe Martin in Devon.

VIDEO: Wedding guests fed food destined for bin

Sun, 01 May 2016 09:44:58 GMT

A couple from Durham served food destined for landfill to their wedding guests.

VIDEO: Surprise ride on Harley for 97-year-old

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:30:08 GMT

A group of Harley Davidson riders have made a 97-year-old woman's birthday wish come true by taking her out for a ride.

VIDEO: Cabbie sheds 13 stone to save life

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:44:53 GMT

A 30-stone (190kg) cabbie lost 13 stone (83kg) in a year after being warned he could die because he was so overweight.

VIDEO: 'Mother of witchcraft' exhibit revealed

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:08:13 GMT

Artefacts belonging to a history-making witch who lived in a Brighton council flat have gone on display in her home city.

Sir Lenny Henry: The blues singer

Mon, 02 May 2016 02:45:47 GMT

Why Sir Lenny Henry is venturing into singing the blues

Changing fashions at the Crucible

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:06:59 GMT

Snooker's changing face of fashion

England's Big Picture

Mon, 02 May 2016 06:38:48 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

Having a (dead) whale of a time

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:05:09 GMT

When touring dead whales drew large crowds

The lake that people used to flock to

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:43:36 GMT

The lake that people used to flock to