BBC News - England

Camber Sands sea death toll rises to five

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:32:51 GMT

Two more bodies are pulled from the sea at Camber Sands in East Sussex, hours after three men were recovered from the water on the hottest day of the year.

Australia backpacker murder: Man charged over Mia Ayliffe-Chung death

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:29:24 GMT

A 29-year-old Frenchman is charged with the murder of 21-year-old British backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung at a hostel in Australia.

Greater Manchester Police 'fails to record 38,000 crimes each year'

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:37:02 GMT

Greater Manchester Police failed to record over 38,000 reported crimes each year, a report estimates.

Airlander 10: Longest aircraft damaged during flight

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:23:06 GMT

The world's longest aircraft - the Airlander 10 - is damaged when it takes a nosedive on landing during its second test flight.

Pte Conor McPherson named as soldier killed in live-fire training

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:44:19 GMT

Tributes are paid to a "hugely committed" soldier who was shot dead during a training exercise.

Attacked pregnant woman 'induced after son's heartbeat stopped'

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:13:32 GMT

A pregnant woman had to be induced as her unborn baby had no heartbeat after she was attacked by a robber who punched and stole her phone, police say.

Girl swept into sea at Newquay dies days after father

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:12:45 GMT

A two-year-old girl whose father was killed when a family were swept off rocks and into the sea by a large wave also dies.

Video shows Jewish family being abused in east London

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:05:13 GMT

Video emerges of a Jewish family, including six young children, facing anti-Semitic abuse while on a day out in east London.

Men guilty of Luton dumbbell bludgeon murder

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:23:30 GMT

Two men accused of bludgeoning a man to death with a dumbbell are found guilty of his "sickening and brutal" murder.

Michael Coe guilty of attack on cuddling teens in east London

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:46:34 GMT

An associate of convicted hate preacher Anjem Choudary is found guilty of knocking a boy unconscious as he was cuddling a girl.

Police officer sacked after selling stolen kayak and paddles on eBay

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:53:26 GMT

A police officer who admitted stealing a kayak and a set of paddles before selling them on eBay is sacked.

Phillip Barlow jailed for life for murder of Fay Daniels

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:01:17 GMT

A man is jailed for life after admitting stabbing a woman to death at a house in Staffordshire.

Wiltshire postal workers return after walk-out

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:43:01 GMT

Several hundred postal workers who walked out of sorting offices and post offices in Wiltshire in a dispute over bullying claims return to work.

NI terrorism: Royal Marine arrested in Somerset

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:46:38 GMT

A serving Royal Marine is arrested in Somerset as part of an investigation into Northern Ireland-related terrorism.

Australian police on backpacker death

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:30:52 GMT

A British woman has been stabbed to death during an attack at a hostel in Australia.

Australia backpacker stabbing: Family tribute to Mia Ayliffe-Chung

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:06:13 GMT

The family of a British backpacker stabbed to death in Australia have paid tribute to an "amazing young woman with an adventurous spirit".

Buses battle it out on test track

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:14:10 GMT

BBC News visits an annual bus competition designed to test handling and fuel efficiency, which helps a UK bus group choose the next generation of vehicles.

Great Britain's first Paralympic gold medallist

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 02:02:59 GMT

In September 1960, Margaret Maughan won Great Britain's first ever Paralympics medal.

'Life-like' Bill Shankly augmented image launched at hotel

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:40:02 GMT

A 'life-like' augmented reality image of Liverpool manager Bill Shankly is unveiled at a hotel.

Team GB return from Olympics: Poet Pam Ayres pays tribute

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:23:18 GMT

The poet and broadcaster Pam Ayres has written a specially-commissioned piece to mark the return of Team GB from the Rio Olympics.

Drone gives bird's eye view of Black Country aqueduct

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:42:10 GMT

A 200-year-old aqueduct that has undergone extensive repairs has been filmed from the air, offering a fresh look at the engineering ingenuity behind a historic canal network.

Diver Chris Mears's Rio win marked by fake gold postbox

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:00:25 GMT

The home village of Olympic diver Chris Mears installs a "cardboard tribute" of a golden postbox to celebrate his success after Royal Mail refuses to paint it.

Virtual reality version of pioneering pilot Amy Johnson

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:58:26 GMT

Amy Johnson the first woman pilot to fly solo from Britain to Australia is brought back to life in virtual reality form.

Rita King care home shooting: Dementia, delusions and desperation

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:37:23 GMT

As a "devoted" husband is sentenced to six years in prison for shooting his 81-year-old wife dead in her care home, BBC News looks at the couple's struggles with mental health issues.

Springing to success

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:56:58 GMT

Bronze-winning gymnast Amy Tinkler is given the welcome home of a sporting hero.

England's Big Picture: 22 - 28 August

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:23:57 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England.

Coping with cutbacks

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:13:35 GMT

Panorama's Richard Bilton meets the people stepping in to keep services running in his local town of Selby after deep cuts in spending.

'Respect the water'

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:13:18 GMT

Ten people have died in less than a week following a series of incidents around the UK and Channel Islands coastline - so can people stay safe at the coast?

Hart keeps clean sheet as City progress

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:29:52 GMT

Joe Hart marks possibly his last appearance for Manchester City with a clean sheet as they reach the Champions League group stage.

England v Pakistan: Joe Root and Jason Roy earn Southampton win

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:08:10 GMT

England coast to a 44-run win over Pakistan in a rain-affected first one-day international in Southampton.

League Two's Stanley shock Burnley

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:01:11 GMT

Matty Pearson scores a winner late in extra time for Accrington as they knock Premier League Burnley out of the EFL Cup