Members of a youth theatre in Wolverhampton have staged a flash mob protest against what they fear are plans to cut their funding.
An appeal has begun to help a Wolverhampton girl get the vital equipment she needs to increase her freedom.
A group of students from Wolverhampton who were stranded in extreme snow in Scotland for more than three days tell their story of survival.
Three men and a woman have been jailed for attacking and stabbing a retired Indian military general over his involvement in a siege in the 80s.
After a two-week trial, Mandeep Singh Sandhu, aged 35, of Great Barr, Birmingham, and Dilbag Singh, 37, of no fixed address, were sentenced to 14 years in prison for wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
Harjit Kaur, 39, of Hayes, Middlesex was found guilty of the same charge and she was sentenced to 11 years.
Barjinder Singh Sangha, 34, of Wolverhampton, had previously pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison.
Retired Lieutenant-General Kuldip Singh Brar was attacked and stabbed by a group of men in the West End while holidaying in London in September last year.
An investigation is underway after a rooftop protest at a prison in South Staffordshire.
Earlier today, six men scaled the walls at HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton and set up camp.
– Spokesman for G4S
"We can confirm that an incident involving six prisoners at HMP Oakwood has now come to an end.
”We are carrying out an investigation into what happened so it would not be appropriate to comment further at this stage.”
A rooftop protest by inmates at HMP Oakwood prison in South Staffordshire has come to an end.
At around 11am this morning, six inmates scaled the walls of the building near Wolverhampton.
It is understood no staff or prisoners were injured during the incident and that no damage was done.
Bosses at security firm G4S, which runs HMP Oakwood in South Staffordshire, have put contingency plans in force as a rooftop protest continues at the prison.
A spokesman confirmed six prisoners were involved in the incident.
– G4S spokesman
We can confirm that an incident involving six prisoners is taking place at HMP Oakwood.
The Ministry of Justice has been alerted and our normal contingency plans have been enacted.
Prisoners at a heavily-criticised prison near Wolverhampton have staged a rooftop protest this afternoon - for the second time in a matter of weeks.
Six men scaled the walls of HMP Oakwood and set up camp on the roof this afternoon.
The men, most of whom were wearing orange hi-vis jackets, were heard shouting down to people on the ground while security firm G4S, which runs the prison, patrolled the area.
The protest comes just weeks after three men climbed to the top of the prison in a similar protest last month.
A report released earlier this year slammed the prison for its inexperienced staff and high levels of violence and self-harm, as well as failures including not giving prisoners toilet roll.
West Midlands Fire service have tweeted photos inside a cafe in Wolverhampton which has been destroyed by fire.
Crews were called to the Starbuzz shisha cafe on St George's Parade at 9:20am and were met with what they decribed as a 'severe' fire.
Around 30 firefighters were needed to bring the blaze under control, which crews put out by 10:30am.
Investigations have now begun to find out how the fire started.
6 fire engines currently in attendance at fire in St Georges Parade, Wolverhampton. Further updates to follow...
Severe fire St Georges Parade Wolverhampton town centre swiftly dealt with by use of aggressive firefighting tactics by attending crews
A4123 Wolverhampton Road Southbound closed, slow traffic due to accident between A4034 Churchbridge (Birchley Island) and B4169 Causeway Green Road, congestion on A4123 to Newbury Lane / Portway Road and on A4034 Churchbridge to A457 Oldbury Ring Way Southbound. Police directing traffic.