The Local Government Association estimates council tax rises in England up until 2020, but says local authorities will still face a combined shortfall of £6.8bn.
A man is charged with murder following a fatal street brawl in south London.
Vandals down an Essex town's Christmas tree on the eve of a celebration to switch on festive lights.
Should power station cooling towers be protected?
The English-born KGB agent whose story inspired a movie
Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England
Collector's Gormenghast author archive may fetch £100,000
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Reaction, images and the best social as Spurs draw with Chelsea in the first of Sunday's four Premier League matches.