The availability of new psychoactive substances has led to debt and bullying inside a Staffordshire prison, a report finds.
An exotic spider known as one of the most poisonous in the world is found in a Staffordshire warehouse.
A man is charged with causing death by dangerous driving after an alleged hit-and-run crash in Rugeley.
Police are hunting for a "violent" convicted robber who has escaped from a category B prison in Staffordshire.
A section of the M6 motorway closes overnight for a week as part of a project to introduce variable speed limits.
A driver is arrested after a van crashes through barriers on the M6 Toll motorway.
The National Farmers' Union and the campaign group Farmers for Action are meeting to discuss falling milk prices.
Made from thousands of fragments of hoard metal
Gordon Banks statue unveiled at Stoke City
Stoke release keeper Thomas Sorensen, Honduras midfielder Wilson Palacios and long-serving defender Andy Wilkinson.
Danish goalkeeper Jakob Haugaard agrees a three-year deal at Stoke City to become the club's second summer signing.
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