BBC News - England

Leicester win Premier League title

Mon, 02 May 2016 22:47:44 GMT

Leicester City - 5,000-1 outsiders in August - are Premier League champions in one of the greatest ever sporting achievements.

Sonic booms heard as RAF scrambles jets

Tue, 03 May 2016 04:03:46 GMT

Loud bangs heard across parts of Yorkshire were sonic booms from RAF Typhoon jets scrambled to identify an "unresponsive civilian aircraft", the RAF says.

Parents plan school boycott over tests

Tue, 03 May 2016 06:38:14 GMT

Thousands of parents in England are threatening to keep their children off school for the day in a protest about primary tests.

Voter turnout below 20% in some wards

Mon, 02 May 2016 23:36:37 GMT

Fewer than one in five eligible voters in some parts of England previously chose anyone to represent them in local elections, raising fears of a democratic deficit.

Liberty to bid for Tata UK steel assets

Mon, 02 May 2016 23:41:29 GMT

Liberty House plans to submit a formal bid on Tuesday to buy Tata Steel's UK assets, which include the Port Talbot works employing about 4,000 people.

Police shoot suspect dead during raid

Mon, 02 May 2016 17:14:21 GMT

A man shot dead by armed police was on bail in relation to the suspected murder of a 73-year-old man in Kent, it emerges.

Aircraft death pair were RAF students

Mon, 02 May 2016 18:03:48 GMT

Two men killed in a light aircraft crash were RAF student pilots, police have said.

Boy, 13, was killed by air pellet

Mon, 02 May 2016 14:00:02 GMT

A 13-year-old boy dies after he is fatally injured by an airgun pellet, police confirm.

Shop building collapses in blaze

Mon, 02 May 2016 12:04:26 GMT

A three-storey residential and commercial building collapses during a blaze in a town's high street.

Teenager's 'ecstasy' death probed

Mon, 02 May 2016 15:52:10 GMT

A teenager has died after she was believed to have taken ecstasy on a night out, police say.

Body-in-sea murder suspect bailed

Mon, 02 May 2016 18:16:10 GMT

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

Third body found after house fire

Mon, 02 May 2016 09:08:22 GMT

A third body is found by rescuers in the wreckage of a house after a major blaze in Lincolnshire.

PCC candidate was sacked for misconduct

Mon, 02 May 2016 13:45:36 GMT

A police and crime commissioner candidate was sacked for misconduct by the police's serious crime agency, it emerges.

Man in court over 'Syria travel attempt'

Mon, 02 May 2016 10:37:45 GMT

A 21-year-old man appears in court in London accused of a terrorism offence after allegedly trying to travel to Syria.

Suspected murder victim named

Mon, 02 May 2016 02:05:37 GMT

The victim of a suspected murder in Cumbria is named.

Leicester fiesta as fans toast title

Tue, 03 May 2016 01:00:12 GMT

What does Leicester City's fairytale Premiership victory mean to the city?

Parents slam 'Glastonbury for kids'

Mon, 02 May 2016 14:11:40 GMT

An event billed as "Glastonbury for kids" is branded a farce by parents amid complaints of huge queues and poor planning.

Burnley 1-0 Queens Park Rangers

Mon, 02 May 2016 17:46:47 GMT

Sam Vokes scores the only goal as Burnley secure promotion to the Premier League with a home victory over QPR.

Joshua could fight at 'Bird's Nest'

Mon, 02 May 2016 19:34:08 GMT

IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua could defend his title in Beijing, says his promoter Barry Hearn.

'I thought I was going to die'

Sun, 01 May 2016 22:00:30 GMT

Ex-England batsman James Taylor looks back to the day when he discovered he had an undiagnosed, career-ending heart problem.

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: Leicester players celebrate title moment

Mon, 02 May 2016 21:38:24 GMT

Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs posts a video showing the team celebrating the moment the 5,000-1 outsiders became Premier League champions.

VIDEO: Fans react as goal seals 'epic' victory

Mon, 02 May 2016 23:18:48 GMT

Leicester City supporters celebrate the Chelsea goal against Tottenham that hands them the Premier League title.

VIDEO: Helicopter rescues boy at Combe Martin

Sun, 01 May 2016 16:57:44 GMT

A boy has been rescued by helicopter off the coast of Combe Martin in Devon.

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.

Leicester 'can make £150m from PL title'

Mon, 02 May 2016 21:03:01 GMT

Leicester City 'can make £150m from PL title'

Five ways to get more people to vote

Mon, 02 May 2016 23:37:15 GMT

Five ways to persuade voters back to the polls

England's Big Picture

Mon, 02 May 2016 06:38:48 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

Sir Lenny Henry: The blues singer

Mon, 02 May 2016 02:45:47 GMT

Why Sir Lenny Henry is venturing into singing the blues

Changing fashions at the Crucible

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:06:59 GMT

Snooker's changing face of fashion