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28 July 2014 Last updated at 18:54

Driver dies at classic car raceSilverstone racing circuit

A driver from Staffordshire dies after an accident during a classic car race at Silverstone racetrack in Northamptonshire.

Stafford HospitalHospital 'safe but still fragile'

Inspectors rule services at Stafford Hospital are "currently safe" but worry that they are still "fragile" because of low staff levels.

National Memorial ArboretumWW1 stories remembered on sculpture

Visitors to Staffordshire's National Memorial Arboretum are being asked to add their family stories of World War One to an artwork to mark the centenary of the war.

Patrick Burns Article written by Patrick Burns Patrick Burns Political editor, Midlands

A local take on the growth agenda

Prime Minister David Cameron's recent visit to the Midlands brought into focus the political debate around localism and growth.

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David Gregory-Kumar Article written by David Gregory-Kumar David Gregory-Kumar Science & Environment correspondent, BBC News

Supercharging the humble 999 call with streaming video

West Midlands Fire Service want to trial technology to allow 999 callers to send them video from the scene of a fire.

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