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30 January 2015 Last updated at 18:21

Novice bank robber read how-to guideGreg Dike

A bank robber who struck at branches across the country and threatened customers with a knife and gun is jailed for 11 years.


Care death accused nurse cleared

A nurse is found not guilty of manslaughter over the death of a 91-year-old woman who suffered a broken leg in a care home.

Kelly ButtonCare home teen death was preventable

The death of a Wolverhampton 17-year-old girl in a fire at a Shropshire children's home could have been prevented, according to a serious case review.

Patrick Burns Article written by Patrick Burns Patrick Burns Political editor, Midlands

Politics can damage your health in needle elections

Health issues are once again firmly on the agenda as the UK heads for a general election.

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David Gregory-Kumar Article written by David Gregory-Kumar David Gregory-Kumar Science & Environment correspondent, BBC News

West Midlands medic trials sugar remedy

One medic in the West Midlands investigates whether sugar could help treat infected wounds.

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