Worcestershire

Rough sex murder defence: Why campaigners want it banned

Campaigners say men are increasingly using the defence to try to get away with murdering women.

West Midlands Police: Ex-PC shared indecent child picture

The officer would have been dismissed for gross conduct had he not already resigned, the force said.

Redditch couple 'buy their own hedge' from government

Guy and Clare Stanbury say they were sent a what felt like a ransom note for part of their driveway.

Urgent repairs for Severn Valley Railway viaduct in Kidderminster

The Severn Valley Railway is spending £1.3m on repairing the crumbling structure.

Brighton & Hove Albion v Aston Villa: Two arrested after game

One man is charged with setting off a flare and another with assaulting a steward, police say.

Yarpole residents toast decade of 'keeping village alive'

People living in Yarpole took on the running of the local shop and post office after they closed.

Major blaze in Herefordshire causes outdoor buildings to collapse

Nine fire engines were sent to tackle the fire in agricultural buildings in Herefordshire.

Malvern's touchscreen tech secrets now on your radar

Hopes that a new science centre at one of Britain's most secret sites will inspire next generation.

Oscar Saxelby-Lee 'cancer-cell free' after treatment

The five-year-old's family says they "are rejoicing at this magical time in our lives".

Moeen Ali: England all-rounder always felt 'one of first to get blame'

Moeen Ali says feeling as though he was "always one of the first guys to get the blame" has been "probably the hardest bit" about representing England.

Challenge Cup: Worcester Warriors v Castres

Team news as Worcester host Castres in Friday's European Challenge Cup fixture at Sixways (20:00 GMT).

Finley Hill rings bell to mark end of stem cell treatment

Finley Hill, seven, has undergone a transplant for an immune system disorder.

County lines: Final member of heroin and cocaine drugs gang jailed

A drugs gang with 19 members transported drugs with a street value of £1.1m into mid Wales.

'Nightmare' M5 junction roadwork costs increase by £8m

The works at junction 6, were initially expected to be completed in late 2018.

Child car seats: Why is it so hard to recycle them?

Children under 12 must use a car seat, but many parents struggle to dispose of them responsibly afterwards.

Rogue traders: 'I don't know how conmen can do it'

How a rogue trader conned an 81-year-old out of £2,000 on a shoddy drive.

European Challenge Cup: Worcester Warriors v Enisei-STM

Team news as Worcester host Enisei-STM in Saturday's European Challenge Cup Pool One fixture at Sixways (15:00 GMT).

Michael Fatialofa: Worcester Warriors lock remains in intensive care

Worcester lock Michael Fatialofa remains in a serious condition in intensive care, six days after suffering a neck injury.

'Misery' for A&E patients facing record-long waits

Patients are waiting hours on trolleys as a beds shortage causes backlogs in emergency departments.

Billy Searle: Worcester Warriors sign Wasps fly-half on two-year deal

Worcester Warriors sign Wasps fly-half Billy Searle on a two-year deal - their first new signing for the 2020-21 season.

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