BBC News - England

M20 motorway remains closed after bridge collapse

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:21:19 GMT

Highways England says the M20 will not reopen until 18:00 BST on Sunday to clear debris from a collapsed footbridge hit by a lorry carrying a digger.

Woman, 78, has arm ripped off in parked car in Cornwall

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:10:41 GMT

A woman's arm is ripped off after it is trapped in a parked car, police say.

Camber Sands: Search called off after 'missing woman' found

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:21:33 GMT

A search for a woman thought to be missing in the sea at Camber Sands is called off after she came forward to the coastguard.

Australia stabbing: Tom Jackson's family 'proud' of injured backpacker

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:19:58 GMT

The family of a British man injured trying to save a backpacker who was stabbed to death in Australia say they are "immensely proud" of him.

Redhill boy 'abduction': Fresh appeal as inquiry continues

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:39:05 GMT

A fresh appeal over a suspected child abduction in Redhill is made by Surrey Police more than 48 hours after the incident.

Blyth Tall Ships regatta hit by waterlogged car park

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:24:43 GMT

A Tall Ships regatta in Northumberland is hit by bad weather which forces the closure of one of the event's two main car parks.

Conington Airfield: Two planes almost crash in mid air

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:32:30 GMT

Two light aircrafts came within 100ft (30m) of crashing in mid air above Cambridgeshire, an inquiry finds.

Darwen fatal stabbing: Man, 18, charged with murder

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:49:38 GMT

An 18-year-old is charged with murder after a man was found fatally stabbed in Lancashire.

Teenage boy dies 'after taking drugs' at Leeds Festival

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13:45:09 GMT

A 17-year-old boy dies after taking drugs at Leeds Festival, police say.

Man faces weapon charge after South Shields homes evacuated

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13:29:50 GMT

A man is charged over an incident on South Tyneside which resulted in about 100 people being told to leave their homes.

Everton fan dies after collapsing during home game

Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:06:21 GMT

An Everton fan has died after collapsing during Saturday's Premier League match against Stoke City at Goodison Park.

Shepherd's Bush tower block fire caused by faulty tumble dryer

Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:32:12 GMT

A faulty tumble dryer sparked a fire that led to people evacuating an 18-storey tower block in west London, the fire brigade believes.

Notting Hill Carnival: Clary Salandy's guide to costume-making

Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:36:35 GMT

Ahead of the Notting Hill Carnival, BBC News goes behind the scenes with Clary Salandy who has been making costumes for the event for 30 years.

Camels for sale due to 'too many babies'

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:38:04 GMT

Up to 10 camels are to be sold at a farm in Cornwall as the owner has a successful breeding season.

Boston Tesco evacuated after heavy rainfall

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:53:48 GMT

A supermarket is evacuated after a pipe in the ceiling overflows, causing water to pour into the store.

London Bridge station to open after revamp

Sat, 27 Aug 2016 13:39:33 GMT

The newly renovated London Bridge station is nearly ready to open after three years of waiting.

'Cocaine test helped me deal with son's death'

Sat, 27 Aug 2016 12:40:57 GMT

Hull City midfielder Jake Livermore says his positive test for cocaine came as a relief and was the "get out of jail free card" he needed to start to come to terms with the death of his son.

Who are the RNLI's lifeguards?

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:19:49 GMT

Lifeguards are patrolling Camber Sands in East Sussex over the bank holiday weekend after a series of deaths, but what makes an RNLI lifeguard?

Kendal's Lakes Alive festival features lunar artwork

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13:01:56 GMT

A new moon rises over the Lake District in the shape a stunning artwork depicting a detailed view of the lunar surface.

Football fan Ed Wood vows to break stadium-visit record

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:17:03 GMT

A Derby County fan aims to win back the world record for visiting every English football league ground - plus one Scottish ground - in the shortest time.

Baby gap years

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:02:04 GMT

BBC News speaks to the new mums who swapped sleepless nights for long-haul flights.

In pictures

Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:32:56 GMT

As Notting Hill Carnival marks its 50th anniversary, BBC News looks back at how the event became what organisers claim is the largest street party in Europe.

England's Big Picture: 22 - 28 August

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 06:29:03 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England.

BBC England on Pinterest

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 10:21:28 GMT

BBC England is now on Pinterest, bringing you the best of our content for pinning and viewing.

Epic telly

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 01:26:16 GMT

It is 20 years since Our Friends in the North first aired, but the programme's journey to the TV screen was as tangled as the lives of the four friends it tracked across the decades.

Carnival kids

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:40:57 GMT

BBC News looks at five ways parents can keep their children entertained at what organisers claim is Europe's biggest street carnival.

Challenge Cup final: Lee Radford tips Hull FC for more success

Sat, 27 Aug 2016 19:15:44 GMT

Hull FC coach Lee Radford predicts more success for his side after their dramatic first Wembley Challenge Cup final win.

West Ham: Simone Zaza joins on loan from Juventus for £4.3m

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:00:14 GMT

West Ham sign Italy striker Simone Zaza from Juventus on a season-long loan deal.