The latest news stories happening right across the region from Stafford to Worcester and Telford to Rugby
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has agreed to dissolve scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust and move key services to neighbouring hospitals
The final decision on the future of Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust will be announced by the Health Secretary.
Sam Greatrex will go round world using only pedal and paddle power
A London taxi driver has been killed when part of a building fell onto her car.
Tesco is preparing the ground for the departure of its finance director amid tensions with its chief executive as the retail giant attempts to reverse the declining fortunes of its core UK operatio
A skydiver and pilot have escaped with minor injuries after a mid-air collision near Tampa, Florida.
A 16-year-old is in intensive care after apparently taking "Mortal Kombat", a drug which has been linked to the death of another teenager last month.
International criminal investigation teams are trying to establish how at least two passengers got on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
It is the news Michael Jackson fans have been waiting for - but those desperate for a new album by the King of Pop may have to buy a new mobile phone to hear it.
A woman has been arrested in Atlanta after she was found sleeping in a bedroom at a house rented by pop star Justin Bieber.
A man who killed singer Usher's 11-year-old stepson while recklessly riding a jet ski has been jailed for four years.
Gavin And Stacey creator and star Ruth Jones has said the decision to make digital channel BBC3 an online-only service is "extreme".
FA Cup holders Wigan booked a semi-final date with Arsenal after stunning Manchester City in a 2-1 win at The Etihad.
England beat Wales 29-18 at Twickenham to claim their first Six Nations Triple Crown for 11 years and avenge last season's humbling in Cardiff.
Hull City secured a place in the FA Cup semi-finals for only the second time following a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Sunderland at the KC Stadium.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson's long jump silver was the highlight on Sunday as Britain finished the World Indoor Championships with a total of six medals.
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A TV reporter has been buried in snow by a passing plough truck while he delivered a live broadcast.
A 10ft python swallowed an entire crocodile after an epic battle lasting four hours in Australia.
A zoo in North Korea has reportedly welcomed its newest animal attraction - a pack of Yorkshire Terriers.
Get ready for cute overload: watch a video of lion cub triplets meeting their father.
Watch a young Cate Blanchett in this hilarious mid-90s TV advert.
See one mother's struggle as she attempts to get her stubborn youngster to bed.
Watch these children's hilarious reactions as they are presented with an rotary phone.
A whopping 79% of women lie to their friends and family about the real reason they can’t go out on the town.
According to one in ten men a man's place is now well and truly in the kitchen.
Research has revealed that 85% of British men dream of an easy life.
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