The news, sport, travel and weather for Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire and Cheshire on Tuesday 9 February 2016.
Rugeley Power Station, which has supplied electricity in Staffordshire for 46 years, is set to close with the potential loss of 150 jobs, it is confirmed.
The second of two bodies found at a warehouse near Burton upon Trent is identified.
Seventy years after George Orwell published an essay on what makes the perfect pub, BBC news looks at how the author's views are influencing the micropub movement.
What it means for the West Midlands
Stoke City keeper Jack Butland says that "words need to be had" in the dressing room following the Potters' poor run.
Crewe Alexandra striker Marcus Haber says that the threat of relegation is making the club's young players grow up fast.
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