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Nechells scrapyard deaths: Expert says wall was 'overloaded'

Health and Safety Executive expert Martyn Ostcliffe says a wall at the site was "not safe". Source: BBC Black Country

Alex Palmer: Oldham Athletic sign West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper on loan

Oldham Athletic sign West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Alex Palmer on a seven-day emergency loan. Source: BBC Black Country

Walsall cancer patient meets lifesaving German donor

Teenager Jack Withers has said thank you to the German national who gave his bone marrow. Source: BBC Black Country

Hospital recruits eight dogs to brighten up patients' stay

Patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham can request a visit from a dog. Source: BBC Black Country

Checkatrade Trophy: Gareth Barry features for West Brom's U21 in Macclesfield...

Gareth Barry plays for West Brom's Under-21s at the age of 37 in the Checkatrade Trophy but fails to save them from elimination. Source: BBC...

Birmingham Catholic church sex abuse victims treated as 'scourge'

Father Tolkien allegedly forced a Birmingham schoolboy to pray with his trousers down in 1970. Source: BBC Black Country

Nechells scrapyard deaths: Safety adviser 'not asked to check wall'

Michael White says he was "never consulted" about walls at a site where five men died. Source: BBC Black Country

Man admits assault on traffic warden in Alum Rock

The victim was pulled off his bike and kicked and stamped on in a street attack, a court is told. Source: BBC Black Country

Britain's first specialist wound hub to open

Terror attack victims and injured soldiers are to benefit from research at the Birmingham centre. Source: BBC Black Country

The 'sound baths' rinsing off the day with noise

How is a wellness trend using noise to help people drop off? Source: BBC Black Country

Catholic priest John Tolkien 'made scouts strip' claim not reported

Father John Tolkien, son of author JRR Tolkien, was "sent for treatment" after the alleged incident. Source: BBC Black Country

Solihull Moors to face Blackpool in FA Cup

National League North side Guiseley are paired with League One team Fleetwood Town in the second round of the FA Cup. Source: BBC Black Country

'Race hate' vandal attack on Smethwick war memorial

A 10ft statue of a Sikh soldier was sprayed with graffiti referring to Indian soldiers. Source: BBC Black Country

Dean Smith: Aston Villa have got 'bums off seats' again

Aston Villa's performance in their 3-0 win at Derby "certainly got the supporters' bums off their seats," says head coach Dean Smith. Source: BBC Black...

'A specific type of terror'

How police closed in on the banned far-right group National Action and several of its members. Source: BBC Black Country

Suzy Lamplugh: No evidence found in Sutton Coldfield body search

A two-week investigation at a Sutton Coldfield house by police has not uncovered a body. Source: BBC Black Country