'I call my stem cell donor my sister'

Leukaemia survivor Gary Hodges says Karen Scoltock saved his life when she joined the stem cell register.

HMP Hewell disorder as inmates refuse to return to cells

The Prison Service said the incident lasted about four hours, and no staff or prisoners were hurt.

Smethwick man jailed for two rapes in Redditch on same day

Shawn Bennett has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for a string of sex offences.

Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh head coach Steve Rhodes looks to upset England after turbulent year

Bangladesh head coach Steve Rhodes talks of the unique bond between his players after many came "within minutes" of disaster.

South Herefordshire hound 'probably gave fox cub a bite'

Prosecutors claim Paul Oliver was using fox cubs to "blood" hunting hounds in Herefordshire.

Connor Sparrowhawk: Truck tribute for teen after Eddie Stobart snub

A bomb detection truck will be named after Connor Sparrowhawk, after the haulage firm refused to do so.

Plastic pollution: Trust in 'mission to eradicate' litter in canals

Each year 14 million plastic items end up in canals and rivers in England and Wales, a report says.

Firefighters who stopped 'catastrophic' factory blast remembered

Firefighters fought for hours to stop explosives igniting at a Herefordshire munitions plant in 1944.

Long Lartin prison governor attacker given 10 years

Long Lartin inmate David McKenzie attacked Clare Pearson in an "abhorrent assault".

Fox cubs 'fed' to South Herefordshire hunting hounds

Paul Reece and Julie Elmore admitted two counts of causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal.

County Championship: Tim Murtagh's six wickets help Middlesex beat Worcestershire

Tim Murtagh claims 6-51 as Middlesex beat Worcestershire by 127 runs for their first County Championship win of the season.

Michael Spicer: Former Tory MP and ERG founder dies aged 76

The founder of the ERG dies in hospital aged 76 after suffering from Parkinson's and leukaemia.

County Championship: Rain badly affects day three of Worcestershire v Middlesex

Middlesex are frustrated by rain as day three of their County Championship match against Worcestershire only starts after tea.

Murder charge after body found at house in Kidderminster

Neil Calder, 27, appeared in court accused of murdering 48-year-old Paul Lundy in Kidderminster.

Jesse Norman 'consulting' on Tory leadership bid

The Treasury minister says he is talking to constituents about whether he should run.

County Championship: Dawid Malan century puts Middlesex in control at New Road

Middlesex captain Dawid Malan's superb hundred puts his side firmly in the driving seat against Worcestershire.

PIP breast implant scandal: Victims visited by bailiffs

Women who had faulty PIP breast implants fear they may have to pay back compensation.

County Championship: Worcestershire and Middlesex batsmen struggle on day one

The opening day of Worcestershire's Division Two match against Middlesex at New Road ends just about even as the batsmen struggle.

Kidderminster murder arrests after man's body found

Three men, aged 27, 28 and 61, are held by police after the body of a man in his 40s was found.

European election 2019: Brexit Party tops West Midlands polls

The Brexit Party wins three seats, with one each for Labour, the Conservatives, Greens and Lib Dems.