Helen Plint has the latest weather forecast for the Midlands.
Good news for the weekend with sunny spells and warmer temperatures on the way. But, don't put your umbrellas away, yet.Read the full story ›
It has been fairly cool over the past few days, today the temperatures have lifted slightly and the sunshine has returned, will it stay?Read the full story ›
David Dawson, from Milton, endured a 30-year wait and has now received a new kidney. The operation took place at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham last month.
He is urging people in a similar situation not to give up hope.
You see other people getting transplants after a matter of months, and you get to a point where you think its not going to happen.
But the message I would give to people in the same position now is to never give up hope, never say never. It can happen, no matter how long you've been waiting."
The former jewellery repair worker was previously given a transplant kidney in an operation at the North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary in 1984, but the organ failed after nine months.
Stoke have continued to strengthen their squad ahead of the new season by completing the signing Ibrahim Afellay.Read the full story ›
We have had a wet end to a sunny week and this weekend the weather will continue to change its mind with mixed weather.Read the full story ›
Weather warning have been issued for parts of our region for heavy rain and strong winds from Saturday to Sunday.Read the full story ›
Stoke City fans may be cracking a wry smile this morning after their former goalkeeper Asmir Begovic had a nightmare debut for Chelsea last night.
He conceded four goals during just one half in a 4-2 friendly defeat by New York Red Bulls.
The 28-year-old, who spent five seasons at the Britannia Stadium, moved to Stamford Bridge earlier this month in an £8 million deal.
Begovic came on as a half-time substitute in New York against a side made up of squad players.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho defended his new signing, claiming he was just 'tired'.
"First of all I think he was tired," said Mourinho after the match,
"When goalkeepers are very tired, co-ordination is low, agility doesn't exist, speed and reaction doesn't exist."
A lorry driver from Portugal has been charged with causing the deaths of two Spanish men by careless driving,Read the full story ›
It's school report time - so we've asked our presenters to rummage in their attics and show us some of their most memorable comments.Read the full story ›