Worcestershire

Premiership: Bath v Worcester Warriors

Team news as Bath host Worcester Warriors in Saturday's Premiership fixture at The Rec (12:45 GMT).

Murder accused 'wanted to teach lover a lesson'

John Broadhurst is accused of murdering his lover Natalie Connolly at their home in a village.

Worcester's Hill on bench for England

Bath wing Joe Cokanasiga will make his England debut against Japan as Eddie Jones makes sweeping changes from the side that lost to New Zealand.

Worcester Warriors: Prop Ryan Bower and flanker Zac Xiourouppa to miss rest of season

Injured Worcester forwards Ryan Bower and flanker Zac Xiourouppa are both expected to miss the rest of the season.

HMP Hewell prisoner killed inmate with 'single punch'

James Johnson was jailed for manslaughter after he killed Luke Derriman in a prison fight.

John Hastings: Former Durham, Worcestershire and Australia all-rounder retires

Ex-Durham, Worcestershire and Australia all-rounder John Hastings retires with a lung condition causing him to cough up blood.

Premiership Rugby Cup: Saracens and Bristol win to maintain semi-final hopes

Saracens and Bristol pick up wins in the Premiership Rugby Cup to keep their semi-final hopes alive.

The eight brothers who fought in World War One

Thomas and Eliza Everton received a letter expressing the king's gratitude for their sons' war effort.

Moeen has not taken chance batting at number three - Bayliss

England coach Trevor Bayliss says Moeen Ali could move down the batting order for the second Test, while Jos Buttler, Ben Foakes and Jonny Bairstow could all play.

World War One: The BBC's Home Front comes to an end

The final episode of Home Front is set to air after four years of showcasing domestic life during WW1.

Rapist who jumped from court dock get more jail time

Sex offender Bradley Tout, 20, went on the run for four days after fleeing from Worcester Crown Court.

Former St Gilbert's headmaster will not face retrial

Prosecutors say no evidence will be put forward against David Burns on three outstanding charges.

Wales v Australia: Josh Adams picked ahead of Liam Williams

Wales pick Worcester wing Josh Adams ahead of British and Irish Lions star Liam Williams for Saturday's Test against Australia.

Jehovah's Witness elder jailed for child sexual abuse

Brian Jenkins used his position in religion to indecently assault a "terrified" schoolgirl.

Former St Gilbert's head teacher cleared of child cruelty

A hearing this week will decide whether a retrial will go ahead on three outstanding charges.

Bromsgrove man shot by police 'moments' after arrival

The Independent Office for Police Conduct is investigating the non-fatal shooting in Worcestershire.

Man shot and injured by armed police in Bromsgrove

Officers were responding to reports of a man with a handgun in a nearby street.

Premiership Cup: Worcester Warriors record biggest-ever win at Leicester

Worcester record their biggest-ever win at Leicester as they beat the Tigers 31-12 in the Premiership Cup.

M5 pedestrian killed in traffic near Frankley Services

The victim, in his 50s, was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

GB swimmer Tazmin Pugh died in 'accidental' house fire

Investigators say an electrical extension cable over-heating started the fire which killed Tazmin Pugh.

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