More than 300 potholes are being repaired every week in Staffordshire following weeks of severe wintry weather.
In February, Staffordshire County Council said £500,000 would be spent on helping to clear the backlog of weather related potholes and defects.
3,500 potholes have been repared since the start of the year.
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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.
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"This was an incident of domestic violence of the highest severity which sadly had tragic consequences."