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'Feisty' scorpion found in luxury Birmingham hotel

The Hyatt Regency is to host some of the Conservative Party conference from Sunday. Source: BBC Black Country

County Championship: Warwickshire's bowlers stun Kent before Will Rhodes ton

Will Rhodes hits 102 not out for Warwickshire after the Bears bowl out Kent for just 167 in their Division Two title decider. Source: BBC...

County Championship: Yorkshire safe despite Daryl Mitchell century for Worcestershire

Worcestershire's Daryl Mitchell hits a century but Yorkshire have most to celebrate as they officially secure safety. Source: BBC Black Country

eBay to help Wolverhampton traders build online shops

The partnership will help support retailers in a 'challenging climate', the council says. Source: BBC Black Country

Jack Grealish: Aston Villa midfielder signs new five-year deal

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish signs a new five-year deal with the Championship club. Source: BBC Black Country

Unlicensed Birmingham taxi driver raped student

Attif Hamid is jailed for nine years after luring a woman into his car with the promise of a low fare. Source: BBC Black Country

Wolves stars wish 92-year-old fan happy birthday

A friend formed a secret plan to record players' happy birthday messages to fan Jim Payne. Source: BBC Black Country

Councillor and wife hurt in shop robbery

Two people have been arrested after the incident at Uplands Fruits in Sandwell Road. Source: BBC Black Country

Thomas Jones: Second murder arrest over missing student

Another 20-year-old man is arrested in connection with the disappearance of Thomas Jones, 18. Source: BBC Black Country

David Cotterill: Wales winger opens up about depression

Wales footballer David Cotterill opens up to BBC Sport Wales and shares the story of his long-term battle against depression. Source: BBC Black Country

Women's selfies sought for giant Face of Suffrage artwork

Thousands of pictures of girls of women will form a giant mosaic of a mystery suffragette. Source: BBC Black Country

WSL: Reading Women 0-1 Birmingham City Women

Birmingham City maintain their perfect start to the Women's Super League season with victory at Reading. Source: BBC Black Country

British 'pharmacist who joined IS' is detained in Syria

The man, who says he is from Birmingham, has been captured in Syria on suspicion of being an IS member. Source: BBC Black Country

Olly Stone: England call-ups & Warwickshire's promotion cap 'crazy week'

From a knee injury to an excuse for a knees-up: Warwickshire paceman Olly Stone's two-year pathway to England's Test squad. Source: BBC Black Country

Aston Villa 1-2 Sheffield Wednesday: Owls beat Villa in Bruce's 100th game in charge

Steve Bruce says he is "never going to walk away" as Aston Villa manager after his side lose at home to Sheffield Wednesday. Source: BBC...

Leeds United 1-2 Birmingham City: Marcelo Bielsa blames his own tactics as Blues beat...

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa blames his own tactics as Birmingham stun the previously unbeaten Championship leader to secure a first win of 2018-19. Source: BBC...