Forget the January Blues, today could well be the most miserable day of the year, according to a new study.Read the full story ›
The West Midlands Revolution have been crowned champions of the first ever Quidditch Premier League - and even won praise from JK Rowling.Read the full story ›
A new world Scrabble champion has been crowned thanks to his knowledge of classroom furniture.Read the full story ›
A racecourse punter made a creative attempt to try to sneak alcohol into a venue - by hiding a bottle of vodka inside a salami sandwich.Read the full story ›
The oldest trophy in English football has travelled to Alvechurch Football Club, ahead of the team's match against Hanley Town this weekend.Read the full story ›
A couple of dogs have a unique role at a funeral directors in Aldridge in Walsall.
Billie and Ben help people who are grieving. Staff say they lift people's mood through physical interaction or just by watching them play.
They are a year old and half poodle/half cavalier.
A 10-week-old puppy who was abandoned in a box by the roadside has found a new home.Read the full story ›
Around 200,000 people have visited The Weeping Window at The Silk Mill in Derby.Read the full story ›
Dogs in Northampton have been auditioning for a new production coming to the town's Royal and Derngate theatre.
Six canines have been competing for a starring role in 'Legally Blonde the Musical'. They'll join the cast during the week the touring production is in Northampton.
Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes.
And after months of planting, pruning and preening, Northampton is welcoming judges from the East Midlands in Bloom competition.
The team in the town are hoping they can win this year. The competition covers the six counties of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland.
Organised by the Royal Horticultural Society, the aim of the competition is to encourage the improvement of our surroundings through the imaginative use of trees, shrubs, flowers and landscaping. It also aims to achieve a litter free and sustainable environment.