BBC News - England

Adopted sons 'unjustly' taken from parents

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:01:27 GMT

A couple whose two sons were forcibly adopted may be victims of a miscarriage of justice, according to a leading solicitor.

Football abuse victim 'suffered breakdown'

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:08:05 GMT

A former youth footballer says he had a nervous breakdown because of psychological abuse by a former Southampton FC youth coach.

Ryan Mason: Hull midfielder fractures skull in head clash at Chelsea

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:49:24 GMT

Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason has surgery after fracturing his skull during Sunday's game at Chelsea.

RMT union reveals 'damning' figures on driver-only services

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:01:45 GMT

Many more Southern services than promised are travelling without a second staff member, the RMT union claims.

Trading Standards teams 'struggling to visit' scam victims

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:04:50 GMT

Trading standards teams are struggling to visit 86,000 suspected scam victims to let them know they are at risk, officials say.

Corrie Mckeague: Up to 100 join mother's search

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:34:51 GMT

Up to 100 people help search for airman Corrie Mckeague, who disappeared four months ago.

Life support appeal police officer dies

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:41:19 GMT

An injured Merseyside policeman whose wife won a legal battle to withdraw his treatment dies.

Rescued bull terrier Eric has 50 pellets in head

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:02:48 GMT

A rescue centre dog is found to have 50 pieces of lead shot embedded in its head.

HMP Kirklevington abuse inquiry: More than 350 ex-inmates claim abuse

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:44:01 GMT

More than 350 former inmates of a detention centre have come forward to say they were abused, police say.

Fog alert in southern England prompts flight delay warnings

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:35:44 GMT

Met Office issues yellow warning for freezing fog across much of southern England.

Spaniel 'dumped over 6ft fence' in freezing conditions in West Malling

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:46:58 GMT

A dog was found dumped over a six foot fence, surrounded by "frozen solid faeces", the RSPCA says.

Man hit and killed by car on B2173 in Swanley

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:47:44 GMT

A man has died at the scene of a collision with a car in Swanley on Saturday night, police say.

Man dies after Eastleigh taxi crash

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:23:57 GMT

A man in his 80s dies in hospital following a collision with a taxi in Eastleigh.

Thousands join anti-Trump marches

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:23:20 GMT

Rallies take place as part of global protests on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency.

Wayne Rooney: Record-breaking striker 'a true great' says Sir Bobby Charlton

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:02:47 GMT

Sir Bobby Charlton says Wayne Rooney is "a true great" after the striker broke his Manchester United all-time goalscoring record.

Family of Brighton cancer vlogger Charlotte Eades finds unseen videos

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:00:34 GMT

The family of a teenager who died from a brain tumour has discovered dozens of previously unseen videos she made.

The English vet saving Sri Lanka’s street dogs

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:17:10 GMT

The vet who left behind her home in England to care for Sri Lanka’s street dogs.

Dying WW2 veteran Sandy Saunders in 'last flight'

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:38:11 GMT

The 94-year-old, who underwent pioneering plastic surgery after the war, has terminal cancer.

Blind cricket changed our lives say Lancashire Lions

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:36:25 GMT

Members of the Lancashire Lions explain how blind cricket works and the effect it has had on their lives

Anti-Trump protesters fill Trafalgar Square

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:32:27 GMT

Thousands of protesters in London fill Trafalgar Square as part of a Women's March on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency.

Greenwich mum makes Jamaican Patois-speaking doll

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:03:13 GMT

A mother from London has created a Jamaican Patois-speaking doll for her daughter to reflect her heritage.

World landmarks recreated with Lego

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:35:23 GMT

An artist has recreated more than 70 global landmarks using Lego bricks.

Rescued Donald 'doing well'

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:55:14 GMT

Seal pups left exhausted by the East Coast tidal surge are recovering at an animal sanctuary.

Re/Western: Leeds College of Art show puts female twist on classic cowboys

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:25:44 GMT

An exhibition of paintings reimagining famous film cowboys as women opens.

Women's March

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:54:40 GMT

Thousands of men, women and children took part in the Women's March in London.

Kerb appeal

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:28:30 GMT

Police in one London borough say they will not prosecute cyclists who ride on the pavement, but is it a good move?

England's Big Picture: 16 - 22 January

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:23:08 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

Plinth pitches

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:57:12 GMT

A scoop of ice cream covered in parasites and an empty robe are some of the new proposals for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square.

Nuisance calls

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:05:30 GMT

The UK's information watchdog receives a complaint about nuisance phone calls on average every five minutes. We answer your questions on how the calls get through and what can be done about them.

Caste divide

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:45:02 GMT

Some British Asians say they still experience discrimination due to their caste. So, why are virtually all Hindu bodies in the UK opposed to this being made illegal?

Costa scores on return in Chelsea win

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:20:42 GMT

Diego Costa scores on his return to the Chelsea team as they beat Hull to move eight points clear at the top of the Premier League.

India v England: Ben Stokes stars at Eden Gardens

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:58:16 GMT

England hold on to win the third one-day international against India by five runs as Ben Stokes finds redemption at Eden Gardens.

Sanchez scores 98th minute Arsenal winner

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:32:26 GMT

Alexis Sanchez's 98th-minute penalty sees Arsenal claim a thrilling victory over Burnley at Emirates Stadium, despite Granit Xhaka's red card.