A school in Oldbury has joined forces with the local council to build a new teaching block. Previously placed in special measures by OFSTED, Perryfields High School has turned around in the last ten years and is now a popular choice for parents.
That success means they need to expand and there's been no help from central government.
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A senior court prosecutor from Worcester stabbed his wife in the head as she slept after a bout of depression brought on by work pressures.
A man has appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court charged with the murder of another man who was found dead in Coventry on Monday night.
"This was an incident of domestic violence of the highest severity which sadly had tragic consequences."