BBC News - England

Spalding shootings: Man's killing of wife and daughter 'calculated'

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:03:41 GMT

The fatal shooting by a man of his wife and daughter outside a swimming pool was "cold and chilling", a coroner says.

Stabbed teenager Jamel Boyce's parents release intensive care picture

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:54:13 GMT

The parents of a boy left fighting for his life after being stabbed release a picture of him in intensive care in a bid to find his attackers.

'Drugs baron' surrenders over pressure of being 'most wanted'

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:04:10 GMT

A suspected drugs baron hands himself in after complaining the pressure of being on the run "got too much".

More violent offenders being monitored

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:34:53 GMT

The number of violent and sex offenders being monitored after leaving prison has risen by 60 per cent over the last seven years.

King's favourite fish to make comeback in River Severn project

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:16:00 GMT

A scheme that aims to re-establish one of King Henry III's favourite fish in the River Severn is given nearly £20m in funding.

MP's plea to Lindsay Lohan in Kettering Christmas lights silence

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:53:08 GMT

Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan is urged to "get on a train to Kettering" and "fulfil her promise" to switch on the town's Christmas lights.

Man in court over suspect North Greenwich Tube device

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:56:40 GMT

A 19-year-old man appears in court charged with making an explosive substance after a suspect device was found on a London Underground train.

Relatives of Birmingham pub bomb victim granted legal aid

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:38:59 GMT

One of the 1974 Birmingham pub bombing victims' families have a legal aid request granted, days before inquest proceedings are due to begin.

'Make full Guildford Four files public'

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:16:09 GMT

The sister of Guildford Four member Gerry Conlon calls for secret papers on his case to be made public after some were released to the BBC.

Nissan to build new models in UK

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:50:20 GMT

Nissan says it will build the new Qashqai model - as well as the X-Trail SUV - at its Sunderland plant.

Northampton council leader's business owed HMRC thousands

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:18:58 GMT

A newly appointed council leader tasked with recovering a £10m loan saw his own company liquidated two years ago.

Natalie Hemming murder trial: Partner launched 'calculated attack'

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:02:42 GMT

A man killed his partner in a "calculated, murderous attack", before dragging her body from their house and dumping it in woods, a court hears.

North Greenwich Tube device suspect charged

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:04:53 GMT

A 19-year-old man is charged after a suspicious device was blown up in a controlled explosion at a London Tube station.

Corrie Mckeague: Mother believes missing airman may have come to harm

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:11:45 GMT

The mother of an airman missing for more than a month says she is preparing for the possibility that he may have come to harm.

Stop and search: Police training aims to raise standards

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:49:21 GMT

Police using stop and search face new training and standards in a move to reform the controversial measure.

A-levels choice 'reduced by funding squeeze'

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:10:52 GMT

Sixth-form colleges in England are offering fewer courses because of financial pressures, a study finds.

Arrests over West Ham crowd disorder

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:47:39 GMT

West Ham say they will issue life bans to any supporters involved in the crowd disturbances during their EFL Cup win over Chelsea.

Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock wows crowds on hometown return

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:48:05 GMT

Olympic double gold medallist Max Whitlock has returned to his hometown of Hemel Hempstead to celebrate his success at the Rio Games.

Hillsborough journalist posthumous award for organ donation

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:43:31 GMT

An investigative journalist who was on the Hillsborough Independent Panel is given a posthumous award for saving lives in her death.

Liverpool boys give 'Penny-for-the-Guy' cash to homeless man

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:28:14 GMT

A photograph of children giving their "Penny-for-the-Guy" money to a homeless man has gone viral.

Swindon dance school still going strong after seven decades

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:05:08 GMT

A dance teacher from Swindon is celebrating seven decades running her own dance school.

Justin Bieber scores with Manchester Storm ice hockey team

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:07:33 GMT

Pop star Justin Bieber cooled down after heated shows in Manchester by making a surprise appearance at an ice hockey game.

104-year-old woman keeps fit with yoga

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:19:39 GMT

A woman from Norwich who is about to celebrate her 105th birthday is keeping active - doing yoga and driving a Mini.

John Lennon MBE refusal letter valued at £60k

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:54:51 GMT

A letter John Lennon wrote to the Queen in 1969 explaining why he returned his MBE is worth £60,000.

Queen Mother statue unveiled at Poundbury estate

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:08:13 GMT

A statue of the Queen Mother is unveiled by the Queen at the Prince of Wales's sustainable urban development in Dorset.

Black beauties

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:38:56 GMT

Black cats are being neglected when it comes to people choosing to adopt a cat from rehoming shelters, according to a charity.

Crazy Diamond

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:13:05 GMT

As Cambridge celebrates the life and work of one its most famous musical sons, BBC News looks at the legacy Syd Barrett left in the city and beyond.

England's Big Picture: 24 - 30 October

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:57:23 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England.

Salcombe Bar

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:19:17 GMT

The notorious Salcombe Bar which caused the loss of 13 life boatmen's lives 100 years ago, is still a danger to the boats of the Devon town.

‘Why not Gatwick?’

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:26:33 GMT

Prime Minister Theresa May once told constituents she opposed a third runway, but her government has now approved expansion at Heathrow. Does this put her at loggerheads with the people of Maidenhead?

Death sentence

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:58:48 GMT

The construction of a third runway at Heathrow Airport will lead to one village being flattened and others partly demolished. Now that the decision has finally been made, how are people coping?

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United boss charged over pre-Liverpool referee comments

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:48:10 GMT

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is charged for claiming it would be "difficult" for Anthony Taylor to officiate the match with Liverpool.

Bangladesh v England: Zafar Ansari and Steven Finn picked for second Test

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:23:38 GMT

England spinner Zafar Ansari will make his Test debut against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Friday, with Steven Finn replacing Stuart Broad.

Vincent Kompany: Man City captain replaced because he was 'tired' - Pep Guardiola

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:29:46 GMT

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany asked to be substituted in the EFL Cup defeat by Manchester United because he was "tired", says boss Pep Guardiola.

Rugby League World Cup 2021: England chosen as hosts ahead of US & Canada

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:22:53 GMT

England will host the 2021 World Cup after being selected ahead of a rival joint bid from the United States and Canada.