Lorry engulfed in flames on M5 in Worcestershire

Dozens of firefighters tackle a major lorry and hay bale fire on the M5.

Wayne Parnell: Worcestershire sign South Africa all-rounder until mid-September

South Africa all-rounder Wayne Parnell joins Worcestershire as an overseas player until mid-September.

Delays in radiology results 'affecting patient care'

The health regulator found huge variations in the time taken to report on radiology examinations.

Cricketer Basil D'Oliveira awarded freedom of Worcester

The ex-England and Worcestershire cricketer will be honoured at a civic reception in September.

New £20m fish pass scheme set for River Severn

It is hoped the project will improve fish populations by making parts of the river more accessible.

Emaciated horses found at Worcestershire stables

People living nearby say they found 17 horses badly malnourished with some eating their own faeces.

Millions to face hosepipe ban in north-west England

The ban will affect people in north-west England but other firms say they have no plans to follow suit.

T20 Blast: Yorkshire Vikings end Worcestershire Rapids unbeaten start

Yorkshire consign Worcestershire to their first T20 Blast defeat of the season with a 12-run win at New Road.

Residents evacuated after Redditch house collapse

A search and rescue dog was used to check whether anyone was trapped underneath.

T20 Blast: Aaron Finch and Ben Raine hit tons, and Worcestershire Rapids win again

Worcestershire Rapids maintain their perfect T20 Blast start against Northamptonshire, but Sussex lose their 100% record.

Teenager dies after collapsing in Hereford

The 17-year-old's death is being treated as unexplained, police say.

Terror attack police officers honoured

Officers from eight forces in England and Wales were honoured at a ceremony in London.

Whitetip shark rescue video goes viral

Footage of a woman pulling a hook from the animal's jaws is shared more than 500,000 times.

David Clark jailed for killing wife over penis taunts

David Clark said his wife "nearly always" belittled him, making him feel "inadequate".

Preferred route chosen for Hereford's western bypass

Five houses will have to be demolished to make way for the new road.

Man denies attempting to murder boy, 11, in Malvern

The boy was found injured at an address in Malvern, Worcestershire, police say.

Inadequate Worcestershire school in special measures

About 40 teachers have left North Bromsgrove High School in the past year.

Attempt made to save Peter Harnwell from Walsall floods

An inquest hears people tried to rescue 82-year-old Peter Harnwell from his camper van when it was submerged in 6ft of water.

Worcester giraffes are tall order for artists

Schools and community groups have also decorated the animals featured on a public art trail.

'Just don't go in', water safety experts advise

People should not cool off in rivers, canals, lakes or reservoirs during the warm weather.