The latest news stories happening right across the region from Stafford to Worcester and Telford to Rugby
CCTV footage has been released after an elderly couple were distracted and had £700 stolen in Coventry.
The number of people out of work in the West Midlands has dropped by 14,000 according to the latest official figures.
Two former British soldiers including one from the West Midlands have spoken out about their decision to volunteer to fight in Syria.
A Christmas experience in Birmingham designed by Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen has closed from today after a major financial backer pulled out.
A High Court Judge has revealed a teenage girl who was sexually exploited by a group of men in Birmingham is pregnant.
Report makes 44 recommendations for change.
A man has been injured after a shooting in Halesowen on Saturday.
Birmingham University study finds more teenagers chose to study maths if they know how much they can earn after graduating.
A survivor of VIP sex abuse parties in the 1980s has revealed to Sky News the area of London where he says "part of him died".
A man has been arrested after reports that shots were fired near a school in Dorset.
Police are investigating the murders of three young boys as part of an inquiry into an alleged historical Westminster paedophile ring.
Here's the pitch: a paranoiac tinpot state feels its honour is besmirched by a Hollywood film.
Sony's network was hacked on 25 November and the culprits, calling themselves Guardians of Peace, stole tens of thousands of internal documents and emails.
Hollywood actors and film-makers have criticised the decision by Sony and cinemas not to show The Interview in the light of hacker threats of violence against movie goers.
Sony Pictures has cancelled the release of controversial film The Interview, which depicts the fictional assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
The group threatening to attack cinemas screening a comedy film about Kim Jong-Un may well be the same people who hacked Sony so successfully - but that doesn't mean their threats should be taken s
The curtain has come down on an incredible 11 days of Commonwealth Games sporting action in a glittering ceremony at Glasgow's Hampden Park.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has played down speculation about his future, saying nothing has changed since the start of the season.
England second-row forward Joe Launchbury is likely to miss the Six Nations after Wasps announced he would require up to four months of rehabilitation following neck surgery.
Tim Ludeman scored the quickest fifty in the Big Bash as the tournament got under way with the Adelaide Strikers beating Melbourne Stars by eight wickets.
A letter from a nine-year-old boy to the Chinese President advising him to "lose some weight" has been censored in China.
We have rounded up the heartwarming stories from across the globe about everyday heroes and their random acts of kindness that are making the world a better place.
A wingsuit flyer has pulled off the world's first air-to-ground high five - coming within metres of the ground as he flew through a giant model hand.
Attention 'Harry Potter' fans, Christmas has just come early. New writing from J.K. Rowling is here!
Shoppers in London's Borough Market were treated to a bit of a festive love in for the areas millennial birthday celebrations….
Forget heartbreaking British telly ads this Christmas, this German supermarket stunt is the coolest promo ever!
Prepare for a cuteness overload! Watch Penny the Beagle get rescued from a toy snake by her protective sister in this super-sweet video.
There's something special about inter-species relationships… and this one might be the cutest of all.
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According to one in ten men a man's place is now well and truly in the kitchen.
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