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Worcestershire hospital trust moves out of special measures

Inspectors previously called on bosses to improve the safety of its emergency care departments.

Richard Morris: Cause of diplomat's death 'not yet known'

Richard Morris was found dead in a forest after going missing from Alton, Hampshire, in May.

Could churches double up as bank branches in cash-stricken areas?

The idea is one of a number being trialled to help improve access to cash in remote areas.

Covid-19: Health workers 'sick' with fear at thought of second wave

An NHS boss says staff anxiety is the highest he has seen in 30 years as Covid-19 cases rise again.

Steelbacks, Foxes & Sharks into last eight - T20 Blast round-up

Northants, Leicestershire and Sussex secure the last three T20 Blast quarter-final places in the final round of group games.

Blackpool crowds ignore Covid 'last blast' warning

People reported queues for attractions and traffic was gridlocked in Blackpool on Saturday.

HMP Hewell: Prisoners 'unable to access showers for weeks'

Inspectors also found prisoners at HMP Hewell in Redditch "could not be safe".

Former Worcester teacher jailed for raping woman

Michael Leydon sent texts to his victim blaming the attack on "drink, tablets and stress".

Reality TV put pressure on Malvern teen to have 'ideal body type'

Callum Shipp spent three months in hospital after being diagnosed with an eating disorder at age 16.

Circumcision practitioner charged with assaulting children

A man is charged with physically assaulting children across England during circumcision procedures.

Coronavirus: 'Why can I meet my mum in a pub but not her home?'

We look at the extra restrictions imposed in parts of the West Midlands - and the reasons for them.

Richard Morris: Diplomat's family "devastated" by loss

Richard Morris, the British High Commissioner to Fiji, was last seen running in Hampshire in May.

Worcester Warriors: GJ Van Velze and Will Butler suffer season-ending injuries

Worcester Warriors forward GJ Van Velze has shoulder surgery, and centre Will Butler is to see a a specialist about his ankle injury.

Glos win to qualify for T20 last eight, as Worcs beat Northants

Central Group leaders Gloucestershire are the first side to reach the T20 Blast quarter-finals after beating Birmingham Bears, while Northants lose at home to Worcestershire.

Tribute to Rotary club's Paul Simpson after tractor crash

Rotarian Paul Simpson died while on a sponsored walk along Offa’s Dyke, his club says.

Great British Bake Off: 2020 contestants revealed

A Samaritan, a student and a pantomime producer are in the mix for this year's securely-made event.

Broadband boost for rural areas with cash injection

A scheme to bring ultrafast broadband to areas across England is getting a £22m funding injection.

T20 Blast: Essex beaten again while Notts & Glos win top-of-table battles

Notts and Gloucestershire are victorious but reigning champions Essex remain winless in the T20 Blast.

Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy: Sophie Luff ton as Western Storm and Southern Vipers both win

Centurion Sophie Luff and Georgia Hennessy share a 162-run stand as Western Storm win, while Georgia Adams hits 89 as Southern Vipers maintain their 100% record.

First Indian rhino born at West Midland Safari Park

West Midland Safari Park, which has been going for 47 years, announces the milestone.