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Race crime against London police officers rises 56%

The Metropolitan Police say the increase in offences against officers is 'abhorrent'.

Bridlington couple guilty over Domino's pizza shop sex

Daniella Hirst and Craig Smith will be sentenced for outraging public decency on 17 October.

Papworth Hospital granted royal title by Queen

Papworth Hospital opened as a tuberculosis colony and celebrates its 100th year in 2018.

Luton Airport valet parking firm apologises for £70 fine

Graeme Philpot left his BMW with Drivefly when flying from Luton Airport on 30 August.

Chloe Campbell missing with violent inmate Craig Moran

Police say the teenager and inmate Craig Moran were spotted at the Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

Ian Brady: Moors Murderer 'would remove feeding tube'

Ian Brady's intermittent hunger strikes played no part in his death, a coroner rules.

Killer Aidan McAteer's sentence increased over social media use

Aidan McAteer was jailed for killing Violet-Grace Youens, aged 4, when he hit her in a stolen car.

Corrie Mckeague search: New CCTV images released

A year after he disappeared, police release new pictures of people who may have seen the airman.

Government to pay £1.1m for Sir Edward Heath inquiry

The former prime minister, who died 12 years ago, has been the subject of a two-year inquiry.

Banksy Liverpool murals sold for £3.2m to Qatari buyer

One of the works, the Liverpool Rat mural, failed to sell at a London auction in 2014.

Harrogate army instructors 'made recruits eat animal manure'

Ten former instructors from Harrogate's Army Foundation College appear at Bulford Court Martial Centre.

Dogs, falcons and owl in crash on A1 in North Yorkshire

A woman was travelling with her five animals as she was returning to live in Italy.

Grenfell Tower victims formally identified rises to 66

Six-year-old Yaqub Hashim is the latest victim to be named, following the fire in June.

Ex-Premier League player Sam Sodje's fraud trial collapses

Sam Sodje had been accused of helping launder cash in an £80,000 international fraud operation.

Murder arrests over burned body in Southfields garden

Detectives said it appeared "attempts" had been made to dispose of the body.

British man held in Dubai for raising middle finger

The holidaymaker has had his passport confiscated while he awaits a court hearing.

WhatsApp and YouTube terror video man jailed

The 21-year-old radical Islamist filmed himself calling British soldiers "baby butchers of the Muslims".

Greenpeace diesel protesters 'remain on port's gantry'

Greenpeace campaigners board a ship and enter secure areas at a port in an anti-diesel protest.

Former Lancashire Police officer Jayson Lobo guilty of voyeurism

The former PC and Commonwealth Games runner filmed seven women he had been in sexual relationships with.

Neo-Nazi case: Soldiers in court on National Action charges

Two soldiers and a third man will stand trial for alleged membership of a banned far-right group.

Murdered Briton Emma Kelty 'shot and thrown in Amazon'

Police in Brazil say they don't know if the kayaker was alive when she was thrown into the water.

Sir Teddy Taylor, former MP and Eurosceptic, dies aged 80

The Tory Eurosceptic began his political career in Glasgow and became MP for Southend East in 1979.

Met Police officer shoots himself in foot

His condition is not life-threatening, the Met says.

The 83-year-old inspiring teenagers through gardening

The 'First Lady Of The Allotments' is 83 and teaching her juniors 'about life' and green thumbs.

Game of Thrones star is a fresher in Birmingham

Isaac Hempstead-Wright, who plays Bran Stark in Game of Thrones, is a student in Birmingham.

Making the sea a supermarket - the art of seaweed foraging

A foraging teacher says there's an "entire world" of seaweeds that can be picked, collected and eaten.

Battling depression at university: A student's story

A student who spent a year recovering from depression speaks of the "stigma" around mental health.

Trying to grow the world's biggest cabbage

A giant vegetable grower has got his sights set on the record for the heaviest green cabbage ever grown.

Skydiving instructor Holly Goodfield, whose career is in freefall

Holly Goodfield, 23, has completed more than 2,500 jumps as a tandem skydiving instructor.

Artefacts found under Netley Military Hospital chapel

Builders find an old newspaper and shoes under the floorboards of military hospital chapel.

Zero waste shop boss's household waste reduction tips

Zero waste shop owner and ex-footballer Richard Eckersley shares tips for cutting household waste.

Portsmouth museum wins £5m for last D-Day landing craft

The tank landing craft became a nightclub after the war and sank at Birkenhead Docks in 2010.

A19 at Portrack and Norton closed by fake severed hand

A driver reported a suspicious item on the central reservation of the A19 to police.

Stolen WW1 watch for bravery returned to Blyth museum

The watch given to sailor James Thompson is missing its hands and glass front.

What's in a name?

As a list of the most popular baby names is released, you tell us the stories behind your own names.

Just a picture?

A local resident explains why he posted photos of a man who had died in the Grenfell Tower fire on social media.

England's Big Picture: 18 - 24 September

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

Myth or reality?

A monkey is mistaken for a French spy by the people of Hartlepool and hanged - true story or myth?

Black snow

At least 361 people died at The Oaks in Barnsley, in what remains England's worst mining disaster

Talking bull

The Champions League of Darts returns this weekend - PDC star and BBC pundit Paul Nicholson answers your questions.

Women's Super League 2017-18: New calendar, new names and new goal alerts

As the new WSL season gets under way on Friday, BBC Sport looks at the inaugural winter calendar, the new signings and how you can follow the competition.

England v West Indies: Second ODI washed out at Trent Bridge

England's second one-day international against West Indies is abandoned after only 2.2 overs at Trent Bridge.

Saints beat Salford to all but seal play-off spot

St Helens all but seal a place in the play-offs with victory at 12-man Salford in their final Super 8s match.

Diego Costa: Chelsea agree terms with Atletico Madrid to sell striker

Chelsea agree terms with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of striker Diego Costa back to the Spanish club.

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