BBC News - England

New drive for 'paperless' NHS

Sun, 07 Feb 2016 03:02:40 GMT

The latest government attempt to improve the use of technology in the NHS in England is launched, with the aim of making services faster and more convenient.

Teen murder charge over park stabbing

Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:35:38 GMT

A teenager is charged with the murder of a 27-year-old man in an east London park.

Visitors urged to stay away from whale

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:07:11 GMT

Sightseers are urged to keep at a safe distance from a dead whale and be aware of the tides.

Burglars shoot man through bedroom door

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:56:30 GMT

A householder suffers "life-changing injuries" when he is shot by intruders through a locked bedroom door.

Helicopter and plane in near-miss

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 09:43:22 GMT

Pilots in an RAF helicopter and a light aircraft failed to spot each other until it was almost too late, according to a near-miss report.

Fishing port faces dangerous flooding

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 18:06:09 GMT

The highest level of flood warning, indicating a danger to life, is issued for a fishing port in Cornwall, following heavy rainfall across the South West.

Eight injured in minibus crash with car

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:07:54 GMT

Eight people are injured in a crash between a minibus and a car near Folkestone in Kent.

New 'British Pompeii' finds 'amazing'

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:06:13 GMT

Archaeologists say they are finding "amazing artefacts" inside a preserved roundhouse at what has been dubbed "Britain's Pompeii".

Shotgun blast killed warehouse raid man

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:24:42 GMT

A company director was killed after suffering a shotgun wound to the neck, a post-mortem reveals.

Topshop store evacuated amid fire fears

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 18:51:57 GMT

Hundreds of shoppers were evacuated from a busy central London store because of fears of a fire.

Flying Scotsman's mainline return

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:26:50 GMT

One of the world's most famous locomotives, Flying Scotsman, returns to the West Coast mainline

Oxford fellowship for Cumberbatch

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:56:51 GMT

Screen stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson become visiting fellows at Oxford University.

Man jailed for raping 12-year-old

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 10:54:48 GMT

A man who raped a 12-year-old girl he had groomed on social media is jailed for eight years.

London bids for driverless car trials

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:49:11 GMT

Transport bosses in London are trying to bring Google's driverless cars to the capital for trials.

Car park work unearths Roman road

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 11:05:06 GMT

A Roman road is uncovered in Northumberland during work to develop a car park at a fort along Hadrian's Wall.

Weather delays 'Psycho' pitch comeback

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:01:21 GMT

Ex-England player Stuart Pearce's pitch return, for a side dubbed "the worst in the UK", is called off due to a waterlogged pitch.

Global donations for 'bus stop' cat

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:24:21 GMT

Cat lovers from as far as the United States and Australia donate nearly £5,000 towards a memorial for a popular "bus stop" cat in Hampshire.

Scotland 9-15 England

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 19:50:41 GMT

Scotland's wait to regain the Calcutta Cup goes on after England open the Eddie Jones era with victory at Murrayfield.

Manchester City 1-3 Leicester City

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:56:30 GMT

Premier League leaders Leicester stun Manchester City with a convincing victory to move five points clear at the top of the table.

England beat SA for 2-0 series lead

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:04:07 GMT

Alex Hales hits 99 as England go 2-0 up in ODI series against South Africa with a five-wicket victory at Port Elizabeth.

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: Unlucky mouse caught in Victorian trap

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:33:45 GMT

A 155-year-old Victorian mouse trap on display at a museum springs into action once again to claim its latest victim.

VIDEO: High street shop sells gold bars

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:00:40 GMT

The first high street shop in the UK to sell gold bars has opened in central London.

VIDEO: Amputees row across the Atlantic

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:17:24 GMT

Four ex-servicemen, who are all amputees, have rowed 3,000-miles across the Atlantic Ocean.

VIDEO: Armed police officers board train

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:35:36 GMT

Armed police board a train at Gillingham station following the suspicious death of a woman in west Kent.

VIDEO: Footage of Dad's Army cast unearthed

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:10:53 GMT

News footage of the original cast of Dad's Army being interviewed has been unearthed.

VIDEO: Everton boss spotted dancing at concert

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:30:11 GMT

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is spotted dancing the night away at a concert in Manchester.

George Orwell and the 21st Century pub

Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:30:48 GMT

George Orwell and the 21st Century pub

'You don't have to pay full price'

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:22:31 GMT

’I learned to be frugal after my dad left’

England's Big Picture

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:06:19 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

What happened to Neville's homeless?

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 03:44:22 GMT

What happened to the Stock Exchange squatters?

The real-life wars of Dad's Army actor

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:32:30 GMT

The Dad's Army star who fought in both world wars

E-fits of laughter at farcical faces

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:37:59 GMT

A rogues' gallery of comical police composites