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24 April 2014 Last updated at 06:21

Cancer teen hits £1m charity targetStephen Sutton

A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises more than £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.

Alison WilliamsonOlympic medallist Williamson retires

Archer Alison Williamson, who teaches in Stafford, will not bid for a record-breaking seventh Olympic appearance in Rio after retiring from the sport. BBC Sport

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

Funding cuts expose polar opposites

How government austerity measures and council funding cuts make polar opposites of lifelong friends.

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

Chemists create a new cancer drug

Chemists have created a new medicine to fight cancer which they hope will overcome the problem of drug-resistant cancers.

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