BBC News - England

Guy Hedger named as man shot dead by Dorset intruders

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 23:09:29 GMT

Guy Hedger, 61, is named as the victim of a shooting at a house in East Dorset.

Ben Walker dies during Thrapston Town under-15s football match

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 09:58:27 GMT

Flowers and football shirts were left outside the Chancery Lane club.

Madeleine McCann: Parents mark 10 years since daughter went missing

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 01:32:56 GMT

Kate and Gerry McCann "still hope" to find their missing daughter, a decade after she vanished.

Man dead and woman hurt at Sedgefield motocross event

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 18:04:14 GMT

Police decided to close the privately-run event on safety grounds following the two incidents.

Man shot dead after intruders enter house in St Ives

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:01:07 GMT

Dorset Police were called to reports intruders had entered a house in the early hours.

Child, 6, and man die in Belper road crash

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 12:23:27 GMT

A 22-year-old woman is also in a critical condition in hospital in Nottingham after the crash.

David Cameron buys £25,000 garden shed 'to write in'

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:16:02 GMT

The former prime minister says he wants to use the shepherd's hut to write a book.

Anthony Joshua: Tyson Fury says yes to all-British heavyweight title fight

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 08:33:19 GMT

Tyson Fury says "let's dance" in response to being called out by world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

Woman arrested after being shot by police

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:56:41 GMT

The woman shot in a London raid is held on suspicion of terror offences after hospital treatment.

Richard Broughton death: Murder inquiry after man hit by car in Elsecar

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:06:26 GMT

The victim was struck by a car which failed to stop, police say.

Illegal immigrants found on boat in trouble at Orford

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:15:01 GMT

The Coastguard was called out when the yacht got into trouble in high winds.

Dent gyrocopter crash: Pilot airlifted to hospital

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 09:58:14 GMT

The crash has been referred to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.

Sir Bobby Robson charity walk in memory of Lee Hope

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:57:21 GMT

Hike4Hopey is in memory of Lee Hope who died aged 33 after a 13-week battle with bowel cancer.

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Belgian rider Serge Pauwels takes overall victory

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 17:29:12 GMT

Belgian Serge Pauwels takes overall victory in the Tour de Yorkshire after winning Sunday's final stage into Fox Valley near Sheffield.

Boy, four, killed after being hit by car in Leeds

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 12:44:06 GMT

The fatal collision was outside a medical centre in Leeds, police say.

School funding: Shorter school week should be considered, say head teachers

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 02:34:59 GMT

Introducing a four-and-a-half day week in England would be a last resort, head teachers say.

Murder arrests after man found dead in Salford

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:21:03 GMT

A 48-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman are in police custody for questioning.

Lauren Patterson murder: Qatar death sentence upheld

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:19:44 GMT

Lauren Patterson's badly-burned body was found in the Qatari desert in October 2013.

Household food waste level 'unacceptable'

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 03:03:31 GMT

Changing rules on best before dates and the sale of "wonky vegetables" could help cut waste, MPs say.

Crowdfunding for Jesus-figure at UK pride event in Hull

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:12:53 GMT

The 13ft-high figure will cost about £1,000 to build.

Antony Stevens recruits a team full of Stevens for match

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:42:47 GMT

The charity rugby game raised £5,000 for the Parkinson's Foundation.

Magdalen College Choir prepares for May Morning

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:15:27 GMT

The boys of Magdalen College School prepare for Oxford's May Morning celebrations

Car and photography enthusiasts gather in Aylesbury to celebrate their passion

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:08:27 GMT

A group with a passion for cars has attracted criticism but say they try not to disturb local residents.

Creatives on the Liverpool City Region 'metro' mayor

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:53:52 GMT

What should the "metro" mayor do to help those who are part of the creative scene?

Breast surgeon 'violated' me - patient

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:31:55 GMT

Jade Edgington was 16 when disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson first operated on her unnecessarily.

Kent man with cerebral palsy finishes marathon

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:39:30 GMT

Patrick Barden has been walking the route with the help of a frame.

Thousands attend knob-throwing contest at Kingston Maurwood

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:26:24 GMT

The annual hurling of the traditional Dorset buns moved to a larger venue due to its popularity.

Lake District peaks lit up for Nepal quake appeal

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 13:07:49 GMT

The torches are used to represent Nepalese prayer flags.

On the buses

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 23:31:11 GMT

The Greater Manchester mayor has the power to change an 'insane' bus system and put passengers first.

May Morning

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:19:41 GMT

Why do 25,000 people take to the streets of Oxford before sunrise on 1 May?

England's Big Picture: 24 - 30 April

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:38:04 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England.

Hitler's confidante

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:49:27 GMT

One of the high-society Mitford sisters, Unity, caused a scandal thanks to her relationship with Adolf Hitler. So how did she end up in a Warwickshire vicarage?

'Shipman-like psychopath'

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:02:35 GMT

What drove a trusted breast surgeon to carry out botched and dangerous operations on hundreds of patients?

Faces of England

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:20:59 GMT

Our Instagram account Faces of England brings you interesting stories from people around the country.

Chelsea take step towards title with win at Everton

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 17:25:29 GMT

Premier League leaders Chelsea take a big step towards clinching the title as three second-half goals see off Everton.

World Championship 2017: John Higgins leads Mark Selby in Crucible final

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 21:39:44 GMT

Four-time winner John Higgins leads 2016 champion Mark Selby 10-7 after the first day of the World Championship final.

Anthony Joshua: What next for the world heavyweight champion?

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 07:28:14 GMT

A rematch with Wladimir Klitschko? An all-British fight with Tyson Fury? Or a unification bout with American Deontay Wilder? BBC Sport examines Anthony Joshua's options.

Spurs beat Arsenal to keep up title chase

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 18:19:43 GMT

Tottenham keep up their pursuit of Premier League leaders Chelsea as goals from Dele Alli and Harry Kane see off rivals Arsenal.