'Dumped' pet snakes a threat to native adders at Kinver Edge

Non-native species pose a threat to the adder population at a beauty spot, the National Trust says.

Tom Heathcote: Worcester Warriors release Scotland stand-off

Premiership club Worcester Warriors release Scotland stand-off Tom Heathcote after his succession of head injuries.

Droitwich teenager stabs rapist during attack

Her attacker may have sought medical attention after he fled the scene in Droitwich, police say.

County Championship: Surrey teenager Amar Virdi takes six wickets in draw with Pears

Worcestershire avoid defeat for the first time this season after Surrey's teenage spinner Amar Virdi takes 6-105.

Political week in 60 seconds: West Midlands

The headlines from the political week are reviewed in 60 seconds by BBC Sunday Politics West Midlands.

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway bridge plea

Tens of thousands of pounds is being spent on a low bridge in Worcestershire.

Lord Adonis apologises for Sajid Javid cartoon tweet

The Labour peer admits the cartoon is in "poor taste" as he apologises to the new home secretary.

Firefighters in second Worcester rugby union record bid

Guinness World Records could not verify their first bid after film footage of the game was lost.

County Championship: Joe Clarke stars with 157 as Pears find batting form at The Oval

England Lions batsman Joe Clarke hits 157 as Worcestershire's batsmen come good against Surrey at The Oval.

County Championship: Daryl Mitchell leads Pears fightback after Rory Burns ton for Surrey

Worcestershire's Daryl Mitchell hits an unbeaten 77 in reply to Surrey skipper Rory Burns' 193 out of 434 at The Oval.

County Championship: Rory Burns hits century as Surrey dominate Worcestershire

Captain Rory Burns bats out the first day at The Oval with an unbeaten century as Surrey make Worcestershire toil.

Callum Cartlidge: Boy, 8, 'failed' by Worcestershire hospital

A coroner said Callum Cartlidge's death would have been prevented if a blood test had been done.

Premiership: Northampton Saints v Worcester Warriors (Sat)

Team news as Northampton host Worcester in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Franklin's Gardens (16:00 BST).

Malvern man charged with attempted murder of boy, 11

The 11-year-old boy was not badly hurt and is recovering at home, police say.

Worcester Conservatives miss council majority by one

The Green Party was the only party to gain, taking a seat from the city's Conservative mayor.

Actor's disabled son told to leave theatre show

Harry Boniface, who has "profound" learning difficulties, had to leave the show his father was in.

Abandoned puppy turns rescue dog in Worcestershire

Five-year-old border collie Dyno finds a new home with a member of Severn Area Rescue Association.

Callum Cartlidge death: Blood test 'would have saved' boy

A medical expert said the test would have identified Callum Cartlidge's rare disease.

Election 2018: Council polls to take place across England

Elections are being held in 150 English local authorities, as well as six mayoral contests.

Wife-in-labour birth-dash dad fined for speeding

Louis Baker said: "I just didn't want my wife and unborn son to die at the side of the road"