BBC News - England

Boy, 14, dead after 'firearms' incident

Sun, 01 May 2016 17:39:06 GMT

A 14-year-old boy dies and two teenagers are arrested after a suspected firearms incident in Suffolk.

Girl, 7, found in swimming pool dies

Sun, 01 May 2016 18:10:38 GMT

A seven-year-old girl dies after being found unconscious in a swimming pool at a holiday resort in Norfolk.

Manchester United 1-1 Leicester City

Sun, 01 May 2016 17:57:52 GMT

Leicester City will have to wait for another day at least to be Premier League champions after drawing at Manchester United.

Murder probe after teen pulled from sea

Sun, 01 May 2016 14:07:23 GMT

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

Crash couple trapped for 14 hours

Sun, 01 May 2016 11:56:53 GMT

An elderly couple were trapped for 14 hours in an overturned car 20ft (6m) down an embankment, police say.

Woman gives birth on hard shoulder

Sun, 01 May 2016 12:54:49 GMT

A woman gives birth on the hard shoulder of the M42 in Warwickshire.

Two people killed in house fire

Sun, 01 May 2016 15:21:51 GMT

Two people have been killed in a fire at a house in Lincolnshire, police say.

Mum saves toddler after first aid course

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:13:53 GMT

A mother from Carlisle saves the life of her 18-month-old daughter the day after attending a first aid course.

Man accused of Syria travel attempt

Sun, 01 May 2016 12:42:28 GMT

A 21-year-old man is charged with trying to travel to Syria.

Families lose homes in cottages blaze

Sun, 01 May 2016 12:05:11 GMT

Three families lose their homes when fire engulfs a row of National Trust cottages on a country estate in Norfolk.

Attenborough reserve marks 50th year

Sun, 01 May 2016 10:30:34 GMT

Nottinghamshire's Attenborough Nature Reserve, opened by Sir David Attenborough in 1966, celebrates its anniversary.

Pedestrian killed in 'hit and run' crash

Sun, 01 May 2016 09:10:14 GMT

A man is arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop after a pedestrian was hit by a car in Salford.

Murder arrest after injured man dies

Sun, 01 May 2016 09:42:08 GMT

A 44-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a man found injured in Cumbria dies in hospital.

Murdered man "was love of my life"

Sun, 01 May 2016 14:48:59 GMT

The partner of a man whose body was discovered in a flat in Southampton talks about losing the "love of her life".

Town marks two-minute silence centenary

Sun, 01 May 2016 14:30:01 GMT

A town pauses to remember what it claims was the world's first two-minute silence, 100 years earlier.

Record crowds for city's May Morning

Sun, 01 May 2016 14:17:16 GMT

A record-breaking number of people pack Oxford city centre to take part in the traditional May Morning festivities.

10 High Street stores of 1976 that have disappeared

Sun, 01 May 2016 00:26:35 GMT

The futures of Austin Reed and British Home Stores are under threat. But what other well-known High Street stores have disappeared over the last 40 years?

London Irish 25-32 Harlequins

Sun, 01 May 2016 16:29:50 GMT

London Irish suffer relegation from the Premiership after Harlequins win at the Madejski Stadium.

Castleford 20-30 St Helens

Sun, 01 May 2016 18:25:23 GMT

St Helens come from behind to score five tries to earn a Super League win over Daryl Powell's Castleford at the Jungle.

Hamilton battles back as Rosberg wins

Sun, 01 May 2016 13:57:11 GMT

Nico Rosberg dominates the Russian Grand Prix to take his fourth win in a row as Lewis Hamilton fights back to finish second.

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: 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.

Changing fashions at the Crucible

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:06:59 GMT

Snooker's changing face of fashion

Having a (dead) whale of a time

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:05:09 GMT

When touring dead whales drew large crowds

England's Big Picture

Sun, 01 May 2016 06:57:28 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

The lake that people used to flock to

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:43:36 GMT

The lake that people used to flock to

A city gripped by football fever

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 23:33:33 GMT

How Leicester City convinced the doubters in their midst