A police officer tells a court he had sex with different women but never at the expense of either his work or his colleagues.
Plans are revealed for a £40m redevelopment of Staffordshire University's main campus.
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes agrees a new contract which will keep him at the club until 2019.
An £800,000 grant to rewire Lichfield Cathedral saves it from possible closure, its dean says.
Work begins on a new section of a £7.5m cycle path linking Staffordshire with the Peak District National Park.
School children in Stoke-on-Trent are underperforming at most stages of their education, Ofsted inspectors say.
The UK government has not shown why it needs to spend £50bn building the HS2 rail link, says a House of Lords committee.
The UK government must act quicker to bring to justice fugitives who flee to Turkish-controlled northern Cyprus, a House of Lords peer says following Staffordshire Police's arrest of John Anslow.
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