The mother of the cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton is running her first London Marathon to raise money for the charity her son supported.
Thousands of motorcyclists, led by Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond and world champion bike racer Carl Fogarty, take part in an air ambulance charity ride.
A&E services will be restored through the night in Stafford as soon as it is "clinically safe", the Conservatives promise.
Radio presenter Colin Bloomfield dies aged 33 after a battle with cancer - funds raised in his memory will help educate schoolchildren in Staffordshire.
A convicted sex offender is jailed for life for murdering a student in Stoke-on-Trent.
A woman whose father was killed just a few days before the end of World War Two organised a trip for her entire family to Germany to visit his grave.
Police are hunting for a convicted burglar who has escaped from a prison in Wolverhampton.
Grass and woodland fires across Staffordshire are brought under control by firefighters.
Cheshire political reporter Phil McCann takes a look at how plans for an HS2 station in Crewe are at the centre of the town's election debate.
Will the electorate focus on health?
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Sunderland slip into the Premier League's bottom three despite scraping their way to a hard-earned point at Stoke.
Michael Brown's goal seals Port Vale's League One survival and consigns Paul Sturrock to his first defeat as Yeovil manager.
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