BBC News - England

Redcar paedophile Michael Dunn jailed for 27 years

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:08:43 GMT

Michael Dunn knocked through a wall behind his fridge to create a cavity in which he hid a girl from police.

BMW hits house and ends up on Yaris roof in Easingwold, York

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:31:37 GMT

One neighbour heard the crash but presumed it was "people putting the bins out".

Funeral for ex-PoW Harold Lock who lied to enlist in Navy at 14

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:02:39 GMT

Friend and former hostage Terry Waite described Harold Lock as "the salt of the earth".

Redcar pair jailed for burying dog alive with nail in head

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:54:48 GMT

The dog's owner said he could not afford to have the elderly terrier put down by a vet.

RAF pilot Flt Lt Andrew Townshend cleared of lying over nosedive

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:02:15 GMT

Flt Lt Andrew Townshend accepts his camera deactivated the autopilot during the flight.

Dartford Crossing 'creaking under pressure of 50m vehicles'

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:35:12 GMT

Businesses say delays to a new Thames crossing to link Kent and Essex are damaging the UK economy.

Man 'photographed himself abusing mother's dog'

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:44:28 GMT

Norman Lever, 31, photographed himself while performing a sex act with his mother's dog.

Man stabbed outside BBC Radio 2 building Wogan House

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:01:26 GMT

Two men were seen arguing before one was attacked, witnesses say.

Care worker Theresa Stratton guilty of theft from pensioner

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:26:21 GMT

The theft was captured on a CCTV camera installed at David Skerritt's home by his family.

Surgeon Ian Paterson 'provided false diagnosis' to insurers

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:26:04 GMT

The patient also underwent 27 biopsies under general anaesthetic when there was no need, a court hears.

Christian street preachers fined over Bristol shopping centre sermon

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:49:08 GMT

Two preachers told Muslim shoppers their god did not exist and spoke disparagingly about homosexuality.

Corrie Mckeague: Man arrested over missing serviceman

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:33:44 GMT

The RAF airman has been missing since September and was last seen on a night out with friends.

BGT finalist Leeroy Bailey not guilty of child cruelty

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:21:17 GMT

Kombat Breakers dancer Leeroy Bailey, 35, had been accused of plying a teenage boy with alcohol.

Used Teabags on radiator form part of art exhibition

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:13:01 GMT

The artwork is by former Turner Prize-winner Laure Prouvost.

Liverpool Lime Street wall collapse halts trains

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:09:25 GMT

All four lines into Liverpool Lime Street station are blocked after a wall came down.

Murder-suicide suspected in deaths

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:00:35 GMT

The woman died from multiple stab wounds while the man was found hanged in a house in Suffolk.

Stroke patient died after surgery denial 'over lack of beds'

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:57:18 GMT

NHS England says a lack of beds is not a reason for refusing admission for urgent surgery.

Thai beach murders: Convicted men lose death sentence appeal

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:11:57 GMT

The Burmese men were sentenced to death for murdering two British backpackers in Thailand in 2014.

Labour admit Southern rail compensation blunder

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:07:50 GMT

Labour made the claim based on pay as you go journeys in south London in one week in December.

Medal collection including a Somme VC sells for £240k

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:05:37 GMT

The medals included a Victoria Cross awarded for valour on first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy principal resigns

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:30:14 GMT

The chairman and vice-chairman of IPACA board of governors previously stepped down.

Jeremy Vine 'road rage' driver to appeal against conviction

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:26:38 GMT

Shanique Syrena Pearson was filmed threatening the BBC presenter as he cycled in west London.

Simon Cowell burglary: Serial burglar jailed for eight years

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:57:04 GMT

The music mogul told the court he now lived in "constant fear" for his family since the break in.

Rubble dumped on family grave

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:21:30 GMT

Stephen Booth found damage at the graves of his parents, wife and daughter.

New drivers caught using phones to lose licence

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:27:17 GMT

One text at the wheel could see a driver forced to retake both their practical and theory tests.

St George's Hospital surgeons operate on 'youngest' patient

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:28:54 GMT

Abiageal Peters was born at 23 weeks gestation and needed emergency surgery when she was six days old.

'Being hit by driver using mobile phone nearly killed me'

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:39:55 GMT

Imogen Cauthery, who was nine when she was hit by a driver using a mobile phone, says it devastated her life.

'Cab for Buster': The new taxi service for pets

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:54:44 GMT

A woman from Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire has set up her own taxi service for pets.

Friends dig up Britain's 'oldest' Iron Age gold in Staffordshire

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:58:00 GMT

The three necklaces and a bracelet found in a field are believed to be about 2,500 years old.

Art of the Brick DC super heroes exhibit comes to London

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:12:03 GMT

This is what happens when a lawyer gives up his day job to follow his Lego passion.

Appeal #findhorsey: Autistic boy given 'sister' toy

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:56:40 GMT

A boy from Lancashire with autism has a new best friend thanks to his mother's lost toy appeal.

'Cheesegrater' building sold to Chinese investors for £1.15bn

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:27:14 GMT

One of London's tallest buildings, known as the Cheesegrater, is sold to Chinese investors for £1.15bn.

Mouse on a plane grounds British Airways Heathrow flight

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:11:42 GMT

A passenger on the plane said there was "general disbelief" a mouse could cause such disruption.

Finders keepers?

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:58:24 GMT

"Finders keepers, losers weepers" is tested by a court case of a woman who trousered £20 she found.

Scars of Sousse

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:52:33 GMT

One man recalls how he risked his life to help victims of the terror attack in Sousse.

England's Big Picture: 27 February - 5 March

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:27:15 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England.

Unexpected attack

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:55:58 GMT

Why women who are young, apparently healthy and often pregnant, suffer unexpected heart attacks.

Is it real?

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:54:26 GMT

The phone auctioned last week has proven controversial: some say it did not belong to the Nazi leader.

Sticks and hankies

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:33:39 GMT

Eccentric? Perhaps a little. Just don't expect a cast of Willy Wonka types.

Team Sky: Doctor has no records of 'mystery package' for Sir Bradley Wiggins

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 19:07:39 GMT

A doctor who received a 'mystery package' for Sir Bradley Wiggins has no record of his medical treatment at the time, MPs are told.

Leicester manager search: Roy Hodgson talks to Premier League champions

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:00:16 GMT

Premier League champions Leicester have held informal talks with former England boss Roy Hodgson over their managerial vacancy.

Pep Guardiola: Man City boss will make Joe Hart wait on his future

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 23:16:23 GMT

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will not make a decision on Joe Hart's future until the end of the season.