Wolverhampton-born One Direction star Liam Payne has hit back at suggestions he is drinking heavily.Read the full story ›
BT has announced the West Midlands is to benefit from plans to create a thousand apprenticeships and graduate jobs in the UK.Read the full story ›
The owners of what some people claim to be the 'Welsh Holy Grail' are offering a cash reward for the ancient artefact's safe return.Read the full story ›
It's emerged that the first UK national to be killed while fighting Islamic State militants was a student in Nottingham.
It's understood Konstandinos Scurfield was shot dead on Monday while fighting alongside Kurdish forces in Syria. Chris Halpin reports.
Officers were called to the village of Hurley, Warwickshire, after the "angry" bird tried to bite a retired policeman's dog on Tuesday.Read the full story ›
After a chilly few days temperatures are climbing and just in time for the weekend too. Get the details here...Read the full story ›
The police officer at the centre of the notorious Downing Street "Plebgate" incident has accepted £80,000 damages in settlement of his libel action against former chief whip Andrew Mitchell.
The conclusion of Pc Toby Rowland's defamation case against the MP for Sutton Coldfield was announced at the High Court in London today.
Last November Mr Mitchell, who vehemently denied using the word "pleb", lost a high-profile action against News Group Newspapers, publishers of the Sun.
A judge then declared he had reached the "firm conclusion" that Mr Mitchell had used the "politically-toxic" word in September 2012 when he was not allowed to cycle through the main Downing Street vehicle gates.
Tim Sherwood has won his first game in charge of Aston Villa.
Christian Benteke secured the winner with a late penalty leaving them with a 2-1 win over West Brom and lifting them out of the relegation zone.
The manager took charge of the club in February.
Campaigners for victims of the Birmingham pub bombings will meet Home Secretary Theresa May to press for a new inquest into the deaths.Read the full story ›
The Midlands is famous for its canals, which are still in use today. But their age means they are often in need of a little bit of TLC.
We have been to one stretch of the Grand Union canal where workers have been repairing a leaky lock.
Hatton Locks is a marvel of engineering which allows canal boats to go uphill - and downhill.
It stretches for two miles and in its day it transported sugar, tea and spices and became known as the Stairway to Heaven.
Mark Gough reports: