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Rui Patricio: Wolves agree £16m fee with Sporting Lisbon for goalkeeper

Wolves agree an 18m euro (£16m) fee with Sporting Lisbon for Portugal keeper Rui Patricio. Source: BBC Black Country

West Midlands mayor 'depressed and cross' over Channel 4

Andy Street said Birmingham put forward a "great package" to host the broadcaster's new headquarters. Source: BBC Black Country

Angler drowned 'searching for Llandudno fishing spot'

Lukasz Lesniacki and his friend made a trip to Llandudno after it was recommended him by customers. Source: BBC Black Country

Channel 4 chooses Leeds for new HQ

The broadcaster is moving almost 40% of its staff out of the capital. Source: BBC Black Country

Four in court after 'wrong way' motorway chase

A vehicle went through red lights while being tracked by police, the West Midlands force says. Source: BBC Black Country

Cyclist killed in Smethwick van hit-and-run

Police are looking for a van which they say may have damage on its nearside. Source: BBC Black Country

Birmingham pub bombings: Inquests to start next year

The 1974 pub bombings in Birmingham city centre left 21 people dead and another 182 injured. Source: BBC Black Country

Girl's lip ripped off in Wolverhampton dog attack

A girl, 12, is attacked by a husky or German shepherd-type dog while walking home in Wolverhampton. Source: BBC Black Country

County Championship and One-Day Cup changes agreed for 2020 season

The County Championship will see three teams promoted and one relegated next year to create a 10-team top tier from 2020. Source: BBC Black Country

Ben Purkiss: Walsall re-sign PFA chairman on non-contract terms

Walsall re-sign free agent defender Ben Purkiss on non-contract terms while he continues his rehabilitation from injury. Source: BBC Black Country

Jaguar Land Rover makes loss as sales slide 13%

The UK's largest carmaker blamed falling Chinese sales, uncertainty over diesel and Brexit. Source: BBC Black Country

The black history you might not learn at school

As Black History Month draws to a close, BBC News celebrates four lesser-known historical figures. Source: BBC Black Country

Suzy Lamplugh: Sutton Coldfield search enters day three

Police have been interested in an area to the rear of a semi-detached home in north Birmingham. Source: BBC Black Country

PC Andrea Reynolds: Walks the beat 'with African feet'

Andrea Reynolds had to overcome prejudice when she started in the police 24 years ago. Source: BBC Black Country

Solihull Moors 0-0 FC Halifax Town

Danny Wright smashes a penalty over the bar and Solihull Moors must settle for a goalless draw with FC Halifax Town. Source: BBC Black Country

Grandparents teach teens about the days racism was 'normal'

Teenagers have been learning from family members about the days when racism was "normal". Source: BBC Black Country