Work begins to demolish thousands of tonnes of concrete on the site of a former JCB factory.
A police officer tells a court he had sex with different women but never at the expense of either his work or his colleagues.
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes agrees a new contract which will keep him at the club until 2019.
Plans are revealed for a £40m redevelopment of Staffordshire University's main campus.
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.
The political headlines from the West Midlands.
Phil Taylor calls for Stoke darts venue
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Leyton Orient and Port Vale (15:00 GMT).
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Sheffield United and Crewe (15:00).
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