English rainy-day phrases explained by Susie Dent

Where do sayings such as "saving for a rainy day" or "raining cats and dogs" come from?

River search for missing Worcester university student

Thomas Jones's parents have been at a riverbank where he was last seen in the early hours of Wednesday.

Drunk burglar rammed Worcester shop using giraffe

Edward Galbraith, drunk on Lambrini and John Smith's, fell asleep after breaking into the shop.

County Championship: Essex win relegates Worcestershire back to Division Two

Jamie Porter takes 11 wickets in the match as Essex win by an innings to relegate Worcestershire back to Division Two.

County Championship: Worcestershire on brink after Ravi Bopara century

Ravi Bopara makes 130 not out as Essex take a huge first-inngs lead against Worcestershire, who reach stumps on 140-4.

County Championship: Essex's Jamie Porter stars against Worcestershire

Essex reach 252-5 on day one at Chelmsford after paceman Jamie Porter's 7-41 skittles Worcestershire for 94.

Moeen Ali has 'full support' of England team over 'Osama' claim - Joe Root

Moeen Ali has the "full support" of the England team over a claim he was called 'Osama' by an Australia player in the 2015 Ashes, says captain Joe Root.

St Gilbert's abuse: Pupil 'abused more than 200 times'

A former pupil at an approved school was routinely sexually abused by its headmaster, a jury hears.

Wayne Parnell: Worcestershire sign South Africa all-rounder on Kolpak deal

Worcestershire sign Wayne Parnell on a three-year Kolpak deal following his spell as an overseas player this season.

Highways England campaigns to stop motorway tailgating

Driving too close to other vehicles causes one in eight serious accidents, Highways England says.

Pat Brown: Moeen Ali backs Worcestershire team-mate for England call-up

Worcestershire's T20 Blast-winning captain Moeen Ali backs 'find of the tournament' Pat Brown for an England call this winter.

Have-a-go-hero bodybuilder back on stage

Will Flint was trying to help a woman when he was repeatedly stabbed and left seriously injured.

T20 Blast final: Worcestershire's Ben Cox praises team effort at Edgbaston

Worcestershire’s Ben Cox bounces back from poor form to share T20 Blast glory and earn an award double.

Oldest person in the UK: How has life changed?

As Grace Jones, the oldest living person in the UK, turns 112, BBC News looks at her life and times.

T20 Blast final: Worcestershire Rapids beat Sussex Sharks by five wickets

Worcestershire Rapids win their first T20 title beating Sussex Sharks by five wickets in the Blast final.

Basil D'Oliveira awarded freedom of Worcester

His son Shaun D'Oliveira accepted the award and said his dad would have been proud.

T20 Blast: Worcestershire Rapids beat Lancashire Lightning by 20 runs in semi-final

Moeen Ali inspires Worcestershire to a 20-run win against Lancashire Lightning to guide them into the T20 Blast Final.

Moeen Ali: Cricket Australia to investigate claims England all-rounder was racially abused

Cricket Australia are to investigate claims made by England all-rounder Moeen Ali that an Australian player called him 'Osama' during the 2015 Ashes.

Divorce law: Plans to overhaul 'archaic' laws revealed

The government reveals plans to make divorce a less confrontational process for couples.

Premiership: Worcester Warriors v Newcastle Falcons

Team news as Worcester Warriors host Newcastle Falcons in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Sixways (15:00 BST).