12:00 UK time, Thursday, 28 November 2013
Most of the cash that used to be given out under the government's Social Fund is not being spent in the Midlands, the BBC learns.
West Midlands Police says it will publish the names of anyone charged with drink driving over Christmas.
Warwickshire entertainer Freddie Starr is bailed again by officers from Operation Yewtree investigating allegations of sexual offences.
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