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.
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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.
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Stoke City keeper Jack Butland says that "words need to be had" in the dressing room following the Potters' poor run.
Port Vale defender Richard Duffy is keen to sign a new contract with the promotion-chasing League One club.
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