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'Petrol bomb' threats sent to West Midlands churches and supermarkets

The letters bear a West Midlands post mark and one threatens to stab congregation members "one by one". Source: BBC Black Country

Yardley Wood man guilty of neighbour's stab murder

John Nixon killed Reece Hipwood during a drunken fight in his son's bedroom. Source: BBC Black Country

Dan Evans takes confidence from Roger Federer match at Australian Open

Dan Evans says impressing against Roger Federer at the Australian Open has given him confidence to reignite his career. Source: BBC Black Country

Steve Seddon: Birmingham City left-back joins AFC Wimbledon on loan

League One strugglers AFC Wimbledon sign Birmingham City defender Steve Seddon on loan until the end of the season. Source: BBC Black Country

Australian Open: Roger Federer battles through against Dan Evans

British number four Dan Evans succumbs in three sets after pushing Roger Federer hard in an entertaining Australian Open second-round match. Source: BBC Black Country

Liver transplant 'game changing' treatment approved

It's hoped perfusion machines that "warm livers" will increase the number of viable donated organs. Source: BBC Black Country

Birmingham bin row: Fortnightly rubbish collections introduced

Birmingham City Council threatens legal action over ongoing industrial action by workers. Source: BBC Black Country

Suzy Lamplugh: Search house owners waiting for repairs

A family is still waiting for repairs to their property, which was dug up by detectives. Source: BBC Black Country

Russell Martin: MK Dons bring in defender after Walsall exit

League Two side MK Dons sign defender Russell Martin on a free transfer following his departure from Walsall. Source: BBC Black Country

Driver jailed over Wolverhampton hit-and-run

Rabin Mahmood, 19, attempted to dump his car after running over 80-year-old Hopton Gayle, police say. Source: BBC Black Country

Carlos Acosta named director of Birmingham Royal Ballet

The Cuban-born dancer says he wants to use the new position to reach "more diverse audiences". Source: BBC Black Country

M&S names next 17 stores it wants to close

The proposed closures, affecting 1,045 staff, are part of its plan to shut more than 100 stores by 2022. Source: BBC Black Country

CCTV shows 'vile' robbery of woman in Birmingham

Footage shows the woman in her 70s being dragged to the floor and robbed of her tablet device. Source: BBC Black Country

James Collins: Defender could not stay at Aston Villa after injury

Ipswich's ex-Wales defender James Collins cancelled a deal with Aston Villa because he would have felt "embarrassed" to stay on. Source: BBC Black Country

Willy Boly: French defender apologises to Bernardo Silva for red-card tackle

Wolves defender Willy Boly apologises to Bernardo Silva for the red-card tackle in Monday's 3-0 defeat by Manchester City. Source: BBC Black Country

'Making pizzas used to be a hobby, now it's my business'

In four years Lee DeSanges has gone from throwing pizza parties to running his own restaurant. Source: BBC Black Country