BBC News - England

Missing man case now a murder inquiry

Wed, 25 May 2016 10:25:29 GMT

The disappearance of man last seen a year ago is now being treated as a murder case, it has emerged.

School bus backs off collapsing bridge

Wed, 25 May 2016 10:33:41 GMT

A minibus driver describes how he saved 11 pupils by reversing off a bridge moments before it crumbled.

'Unprovoked' acid attack teen arrest

Wed, 25 May 2016 10:16:27 GMT

A 17-year-old is arrested in connection with a suspected acid attack in which five teenagers were injured.

Woman struck by bus on Oxford Street

Wed, 25 May 2016 08:40:56 GMT

A 73-year-old woman is in a critical condition in hospital after she was hit by a bus on Oxford Street.

Bursary cut 'may worsen NHS staff gaps'

Wed, 25 May 2016 01:10:54 GMT

Plans to scrap student bursaries and charge nurses and other health staff for their degrees in England could backfire, unions are warning.

Cancel primary test results, heads say

Wed, 25 May 2016 01:24:49 GMT

Head teachers are calling on the education secretary to stop the publication of this year's primary school results in England because the results would be unreliable.

Man guilty of body-under-bed murder

Tue, 24 May 2016 15:07:48 GMT

A man is found guilty of raping and murdering his wife's friend, whose body was found hidden under his bed.

Millionaire 'shot at' swimwear model ex

Tue, 24 May 2016 13:31:04 GMT

A swimwear model accused of killing a British millionaire has told a Spanish court that he "shot at" her during a violent struggle.

Glastonbury fined over sewage leak

Tue, 24 May 2016 14:47:59 GMT

The organisers of Glastonbury Festival are fined £12,000 for allowing human sewage to leak into a stream, causing "extensive" pollution and killing fish.

Work to recover Didcot bodies 'scandal'

Tue, 24 May 2016 17:49:38 GMT

The failure to recover the bodies of three men killed when Didcot power station collapsed is a "national scandal", their families' MP says.

Barracks to house 200 homeless families

Tue, 24 May 2016 18:05:16 GMT

A London council is to move more than 200 families currently in temporary accommodation into a former barracks in Canterbury.

Ellie mother denies 'skilful liar' claim

Tue, 24 May 2016 14:41:37 GMT

The mother of a six-year-old girl who was allegedly murdered by her father denies a prosecution claim that she is a "skilful and prolific liar".

School pupils, 8, caught with cannabis

Tue, 24 May 2016 13:07:04 GMT

Two eight-year-old school children in Northumberland are caught with cannabis in the playground.

Four in hospital after taking legal highs

Tue, 24 May 2016 19:25:27 GMT

Four men are hospitalised after taking legal highs in Greater Manchester, with one left in a life-threatening condition.

Police on double yellows outside bakery

Tue, 24 May 2016 18:38:43 GMT

Police and security staff are photographed parking on double yellow lines outside a bakery in Bristol.

Shakespeare's first folios go on show

Tue, 24 May 2016 23:10:52 GMT

A selection of work by William Shakespeare considered the "Holy Grail of book collections" is to go on display.

Taxi firm must change 'offensive' signs

Tue, 24 May 2016 13:00:04 GMT

A village taxi service whose initials spell out an expletive is ordered to remove the signs from its car.

Mourinho and Man Utd talks continue

Tue, 24 May 2016 21:57:38 GMT

Jose Mourinho and Manchester United are set for a second day of talks, with the Portuguese close to becoming the club's next manager.

Watson outclassed by Kuznetsova

Wed, 25 May 2016 10:31:26 GMT

Heather Watson loses to 13th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova as Britain's interest in the French Open women's singles ends.

Arsenal sign Switzerland midfielder Xhaka

Wed, 25 May 2016 10:53:09 GMT

Borussia Monchengladbach and Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka joins Arsenal on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.

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: Online exploitation campaign launched

Wed, 25 May 2016 08:02:16 GMT

A social media campaign to highlight the dangers of child sexual exploitation has been launched by Hampshire Constabulary.

VIDEO: Mock train 'calms' dementia sufferers

Wed, 25 May 2016 09:34:09 GMT

A mock up of a vintage train carriage has been built in a Stroud care home to help the residents reminisce.

Swapping the limelight for the lectern

Tue, 24 May 2016 23:08:29 GMT

The celebs swapping the limelight for the lectern

The Coral: 'We were stuck in a timewarp'

Wed, 25 May 2016 06:38:37 GMT

How The Coral beat their demons and came back stronger

Food safety: Five things to watch out for

Mon, 23 May 2016 12:26:12 GMT

The reasons to be cautious when visiting restaurants

England's Big Picture

Wed, 25 May 2016 09:56:44 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

'Everything you could do is taken away'

Wed, 25 May 2016 07:08:47 GMT

How Paralympian Nick Beighton learned to improvise