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Boy, 3, drowns in David Lloyd fitness club pool in Leeds

Police were called to David Lloyd Fitness Club in Moortown, Leeds after reports of a child drowning.

Four people hurt as bus crashes into house in Prestbury

The bus driver, a cyclist and two passengers on the bus were injured in the crash.

Life-saving rescue in Bournemouth captured on dashcam

Kevin Steele was dragged out of his car by passers-by who administered CPR before paramedics arrived.

Luigi Basile custody death: Hertfordshire Police officers investigated

Luigi Basile's death in a custody suite prompted an independent investigation.

Heartbeat actor Bill Maynard's funeral held

The veteran actor, who died aged 89, was described as a "great actor" and a "great character".

Three abandoned fox cubs adopted by farmer's dog

Mark Bucknell thought the fox cubs were puppies and had agreed to sell two of them.

Northampton Town loan: Council private meeting criticised

Northampton Borough Council said its meeting would include confidential information.

One dead in two multi-vehicle crashes on A12 in Suffolk

A six-vehicle collision was followed by a three-vehicle crash on the opposite carriageway.

Kent arrest in Hither Green fatal burglary probe

A man wanted over the Hither Green break-in where an intruder was killed is held by police.

Kenilworth station to open at end of April

Passengers have been waiting for many years for trains to return to the Warwickshire town.

Man charged over death of woman in West Thurrock

Police found a woman fatally injured in West Thurrock after reports of an assault.

A417 Gloucestershire crash: Man dies in collision with lorry

The road is expected to remain closed until 11:00 BST.

Dipton opencast mine protesters brought down from tree

Mining firm Banks Group wants to extract 500,000 tonnes of coal from Pont Valley, near Consett.

Bletchley man jailed over fire attack on neighbour

Raymond Bowen doused his neighbour in petrol before throwing his lighter at her.

Alfie Evans case: Supreme Court rules against parents for second time

The court has also refused permission for the parents of the terminally ill toddler to appeal.

Cornwall mother jailed for daughter salt poisoning

The 29-year-old woman poisoned her 18-month-old daughter with more than a tablespoon of salt.

Man who 'fell ill' after Dukinfield fight arrest dies

Adam Harris was being held on suspicion of assault when he was taken ill and later died, police say.

Mum detained for stabbing son, 5, to death

Tyler Warmington's body was found at the home of Emma Jackson in Faringdon in March last year.

'I want to look as good as my friends'

The make-up artist using her skills to help scarred women live a normal life.

Rotherham abuse victim: 'All I wanted was to be believed'

Abuse victim "Elizabeth" tells BBC News about her desire to see her attacker brought to justice.

Robbers used duvet cover in Manchester shop raid

Police appeal for information after three men stuffed a duvet cover with alcohol and cash.

Twitter plea sees football boots donated to Norwich school

More than 70 pairs of football boots were donated to Lakenham Primary School.

Whitby Wildlife Sanctuary fox befriends badgers

A trio of cubs have formed an unlikely bond which would not usually be seen in the wild.

Tourist takes crowdfunded trip to British islands

American Joe Hill thought a Facebook group for Jersey, the Channel Island, was for New Jersey.

Artist painting Wolves players ahead of Premier League promotion

Louise Cobbold has won thousands of new fans on social media after sharing a painting.

Wythenshawe cafe helping former prisoners 'transform'

A cafe in Greater Manchester which only employs former prisoners is helping them stay away from crime.

Doodoowatch 'poo-shaming' map gains UK council interest

The anti-dog fouling scheme, dubbed Doodoowatch, was created by locals in a Cambridgeshire village.

London Marathon: Couple to run together after race-day wedding

Mel Elliot and James Parker will run their first London Marathon together on Sunday - straight after getting married that morning.

Trip to the shops

What's the appeal of a discount shopping centre in the middle of the British countryside?

England's Big Picture: 16 - 22 April

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

Still relevant?

The National Trust is getting "radical" as it tries to bring in more diverse members - how will it work?

Falling sales

Chief executive Sergio Bucher says a new store, with a Nando's on site, is being used as a "test lab".

'Days from death'

Alex Skeel was stabbed, beaten, kept isolated and denied food by Jordan Worth who has been jailed.

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