BBC News - England

NHS trust 'relies' on crowdfunding to equip ward

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:17:08 GMT

An NHS trust launches a crowdfunding appeal to equip a London hospital unit, saying it "values donations" in a "capital constrained" NHS.

Bus hits bridge in Tottenham, injuring 26 people

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:24:39 GMT

Five people are taken to hospital and a further 21 injured after a bus hit a bridge in north London, ripping off the upper deck.

Herbert Kilpin: Plaque for Nottingham-born AC Milan founder

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:18:12 GMT

A plaque celebrating the English founder of AC Milan is set to be unveiled in Nottingham on the centenary of his death.

Security stepped up after arrest over Tube train device

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:23:21 GMT

Security is stepped up around the transport network in London, after a man was arrested over the discovery of a suspect device on a Tube train.

Snowdonia walker Kenneth Hands 'fell like a rag doll'

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:22:14 GMT

An inexperienced mountain walker died in a fall after abandoning a bid to reach the summit of Snowdon via an arduous route, an inquest hears.

London City Airport evacuated in 'chemical' scare

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:06:06 GMT

A suspected chemical incident forces the evacuation of London City Airport, with people needing treatment for breathing difficulties.

Sir Nicholas Winton's treasures to be auctioned

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:47:32 GMT

Treasures of Kindertransport hero Sir Nicholas Winton, including a 105th birthday message from the Queen, are to be sold at auction.

Man charged with murder of Pentonville Prison inmate

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:42:01 GMT

A man is charged with murder following the death of 21-year-old Jamal Mahmoud at Pentonville Prison in north London

Rapist aged 11 'searched for rape porn'

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:07:36 GMT

A boy who was 11 when he raped a nine-year-old boy may have been affected by looking at gay pornography websites, a court is told.

Man jailed for 'reckless joyride' in double-decker through Watford

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:09:51 GMT

A man who stole a double-decker bus while over the drink-drive limit, causing thousands of pounds of damage, is jailed.

Refugee who made Lily Allen cry's 'dream' reunion with Dad

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:03:23 GMT

A young refugee in Calais whose plight reduced singer Lily Allen to tears meets his father for the first time in 10 years after arriving in the UK.

Corrie Mckeague: Police release new footage of missing RAF serviceman

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:58:31 GMT

Suffolk Police has released new footage of missing RAF serviceman Corrie Mckeague as the search for the 23-year-old continues.

CCTV of Stefano Brizzi after alleged murder of PC Gordon Semple

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:34:33 GMT

Police have released CCTV of Stefano Brizzi who denies murdering Met PC George Semple.

Refugee reunited with father gives thanks to singer

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:35:03 GMT

A teenage refugee has thanked pop star Lily Allen and the UK after he was reunited with his father in Birmingham.

'Bumper year' for Calf of Man seal pups

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:48:27 GMT

About 60 seal pups have been born on the Calf of Man this year, the Manx Wildlife Trust says.

Victim of paedophile ex-policeman said people 'did nothing' over abuse

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:49:19 GMT

A man sexually abused by a former police officer when he was eight says people who 'had an idea' of what was happening 'did nothing'.

Drunken bus thief's 'reckless joyride' through Watford

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:34:28 GMT

A man who stole a double-decker bus while under the influence of alcohol has been jailed.

Steampunks: The 'splendid and faintly ridiculous' cult

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:05:00 GMT

Why some people indulge in Victorian escapism

Skate park house owner takes it off the market to safeguard its future

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:21:28 GMT

The owner of a house which features its own skate park takes it off the market to safeguard its future.

Toddler 'breathalysed' by joking police in Cheshire

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:39:18 GMT

A very young motorist stopped for her erratic driving was let off by police - even though she had consumed "a couple of bottles" and had no licence, insurance or MOT.

Deadly threshold

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:56:14 GMT

Two children have been killed by dogs in the past four months in Essex. One is subject to a criminal inquiry, the other is not. Why?

Football fortune

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:53:13 GMT

One of the film industry's most influential and important producers is being honoured in a new exhibition.

England's Big Picture: 17 - 23 October

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:14:30 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England.

Big Bucks

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 04:15:31 GMT

The American band remember their first ever UK gig, sharing their dressing room with lap dancers at the White Horse in High Wycombe.

On the buses

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:10:13 GMT

Bus usage across England has fallen to its lowest in a decade - with more than 100 million less journeys made in the last year, figures show.

On the John

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:28:44 GMT

Along with a terrible reputation, King John had a grim death but inadvertently laid the foundations for democracy and the rule of law.

Burton earn deserved win over Birmingham

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:37:18 GMT

Lloyd Dyer and Jamie Ward score as Burton beat Birmingham City in the first-ever meeting between the two teams.

England women held by France

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:06:45 GMT

England stretch their unbeaten run to eight matches with a goalless draw against France in Doncaster.

Sale suffer Champions Cup defeat by Toulon

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:48:43 GMT

Sale Sharks fall to their second defeat in two games as French giants Toulon returned to winning ways in the Champions Cup.

Kyle Edmund beats Andreas Seppi to reach first ATP semi-final in Antwerp

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:11:13 GMT

British number two Kyle Edmund is through to his first ATP semi-final after beating Italy's Andreas Seppi in Antwerp.