Construction equipment company JCB announces 150 job losses as the result of "uncertainty" in world markets.
A sculpture created in honour of women who served in the Land Army during World War Two - built with £85,000 in donations - is unveiled.
A man arrested after a police officer was shot in the eye with a suspected air rifle, is detained for psychiatric treatment.
The musician behind one of the most recognisable saxophone solos - on Gerry Rafferty's hit Baker Street - has died, it is announced.
A man is jailed for more than four years for causing the death of a driver on the M6 in Staffordshire.
Special car filters designed to stop harmful emissions escaping from diesel cars are being illegally removed by garages in Staffordshire.
What became of Stoke City's former stadium?
The political headlines from the West Midlands
Scunthorpe's 10 men come from behind to earn a valuable point against Port Vale but still slide to the foot of League One.
Crewe climb off the bottom of League One with a win over nine-man Peterborough, who lose ground on leaders Bristol City.
Stoke chairman Peter Coates says BBC pundit John Hartson's criticism of Potters winger Victor Moses is "unacceptable".
Darts legend Phil Taylor tells BBC Midlands Today that he wishes he had the power to change things that have happened in his life.
Swansea boss Garry Monk was "out of order" to brand Victor Moses a cheat, says Stoke assistant manager Mark Bowen.
Port Vale sign teenage Leicester City striker Harry Panayiotou on a month-long youth loan deal.
League One side Crewe Alexandra sign Notts County striker Danny Haynes on a month's emergency loan.
Championship Derby County sign Stoke City and England Under-21 goalkeeper Jack Butland on a one-month loan deal.
Championship club Millwall sign long-serving Stoke City defender Andy Wilkinson on a three-month loan deal.
Crewe hope that teenage midfielder Ryan Colclough can kickstart his career after nearly a year out of football with injuries.
Substitute Jonathan Walters scores to ensure Stoke come from behind against Swansea to win at the Britannia Stadium.
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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