Staffordshire's chief constable is leaving to take up a post with Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary.
Two cars are struck by falling concrete from a bridge over the M6 near Sandbach in Cheshire.
University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust is one of 19 which have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their financial health.
Former West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire is charged with money laundering and misconduct but dismisses the charges as "ludicrous".
Engineers at the car maker Bentley Motors hold a protest outside its headquarters in Crewe against plans to reduce their hours until Christmas.
A Staffordshire police officer is suspended after a video posted online appeared to show him threatening to "knock out" a woman in Stoke-on-Trent.
A protest camp is set up outside Stafford Hospital
Cannock superstore comes off the National Grid
Stoke City chief executive Tony Scholes insists the club do not need to sell "star players" to fund any summer arrivals.
England, including Stoke's Kian Emadi, miss out on gold in the men's team sprint as they are beaten in the final by world champions New Zealand.
Stoke City sign forward Bojan Krkic from Spanish side Barcelona on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
League Two side Burton Albion sign former Bradford City goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin on a one-year contract.
Breaststroke specialist Adam Peaty is surprised by his rapid progress as he prepares to chase medals at the Commonwealth Games.
Crewe Alexandra have made midfielder Chris Atkinson their second signing of the summer, subject to FA clearance.
Port Vale midfielder Chris Lines says excellent team spirit was a key factor in his decision to sign a new contact.
Port Vale have signed three midfielders after agreeing one-year deals with Michael Brown, Steven Jennings and Michael O'Connor.
The boss of the NHS in England defends his role in the Stafford Hospital scandal when he is called in front of MPs.
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