The latest stories from the Birmingham & Black Country section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 1 hour 23 min ago
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 22:25
A terminally ill teenager marries his school sweetheart three days before dying from leukaemia.
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 21:24
A "vulnerable" 17-year-old girl at risk of sexual exploitation by a group of men is granted life-long anonymity by a high court judge.
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 21:11
The aunt of a teenager who lost his cancer battle days after marrying his school sweetheart has described the ceremony as "beautiful".
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 18:33
Aston Villa and Norwich show an interest in Swansea City and Wales defender Jazz Richards after Fulham have a bid accepted.
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 18:05
Foreign criminals in the West Midlands are being targeted in a week of action involving officers from around Europe.
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 17:08
A resolute final day batting display from Middlesex sees their Championship game against Worcestershire end in a draw.
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 17:00
The BBC needs to invest more in the Midlands, a cross-party group of MPs has said.
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 15:45
The Royal Shakespeare Company tours a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream using local amateur actors with a Black Country twang.
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 14:51
A Stourport-on-Severn mother said she feared for her daughter's life after doctors misdiagnosed a serious bowel condition.
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 14:20
England all-rounder Moeen Ali is cleared to play in Friday's T20 against Northants for table-topping Worcestershire.
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 13:55
A West Midlands teacher who sent sexually motivated Facebook messages to a female pupil is banned from the profession.
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 08:50
Two police officers are injured in a crash with a van in which their squad car overturned.
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 08:47
Striker Tom Bradshaw extends his contract with League One club Walsall until the end of the 2016-17 season.
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:21
Racecourses, such as Bromford Bridge, that once attracted tens of thousands of people now lie beneath airport runways, university campuses and housing estates.
Tue, 06/23/2015 - 23:39
The head teacher of two pupils who died after a crash in Birmingham has described them as "lovely children".
Tue, 06/23/2015 - 16:55
A historical hallmarking centre in Birmingham is moving out of the Victorian building where it has been based since 1877.
Tue, 06/23/2015 - 15:52
Love letters written by dashing 1930s matinee idol Errol Flynn are to be sold at auction.
Tue, 06/23/2015 - 13:50
A huge cake is baked in the shape of a Land Rover Defender to mark the two millionth vehicle to roll off the production line.
Tue, 06/23/2015 - 13:30
A former General Election candidate was among jobseekers at a workshop in Birmingham intended to help them compete for 1000 retail jobs in the city.
Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:45
A huge Land Rover cake weighing 600kg has been baked in the Black Country to celebrate Jaguar Landrover's two millionth Defender
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