Inquests have been opened into the deaths of seven people from the Midlands killed in the Tunisia terror attacks.Read the full story ›
Visitors were evacuated from a rollercoaster at Alton Towers after a power cut forced the ride to grind to a halt.Read the full story ›
In a statement, Alton Towers told ITV News Central:
“Following a temporary loss of power at TH13TEEN, guests were taken off the ride. Alton Towers Resort staff followed the established procedure to ensure everyone was helped off safely.”
There are reports people have had to be evacuated from a rollercoaster at Alton Towers after a power outage caused the ride to stop midway.
Pictures on social media show people on the rollercoaster Th13teen, which appears to have broken down.
Peter Odemwingie flashed a big thumbs-up and an even bigger smile as he signed a one year extension to his Stoke City contract.
The Nigerian forward once famously turned up at QPR's Loftus Road ground on deadline day, only to be told by his club at the time, West Brom, that he wasn't going anywhere.
Stoke are also reportedly in talks with former Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri after agreeing a £12m fee with Inter Milan for his signature.
Temperatures are on the rise and expected to peak on Wednesday as a heatwave hits The MidlandsRead the full story ›
Rain is heading our way later this week find out how it will impact us and all the summer events across The MidlandsRead the full story ›
A tropical storm that has causes chaos in the United States is heading across the Atlantic in our direction. Find out how it will impact usRead the full story ›
Three men, including one from Stoke, died in a plane crash in Afghanistan after misunderstandings between air traffic control and the crew.Read the full story ›
A woman has died and two people are in hospital after a crash involving two cars and a lorry in Staffordshire last night.
Emergency crews were called to a junction on the A515 close to Draycott-in-the-Clay near Burton-on-Trent just before 10pm.
The driver of one of the cars was confirmed dead at the scene.
While a 40-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman in the other car were taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital for treatment.
The driver of the lorry was unharmed.