One of the biggest clubs in Birmingham has had its licence revoked by the city council after police complain of violence.
A man who left an older man badly beaten in a Tipton street may have then attacked a woman, police say.
A new £38m urgent care and emergency centre opens at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton.
The female governor at a private Muslim school in Birmingham - at the centre of criticism from Ofsted - chose to sit separately from men, says the school.
Open University staff stage a one-day walk out as plans to close seven regional centres, including one in Birmingham, are agreed.
A man who died after suffering head injuries at an entertainment venue is named.
A man alleged to be part of a group bringing in £38m of cocaine and heroin to the UK in a fake ambulance tells a court he was just a handyman.
A supply teacher creates a cardboard bed to keep homeless people warm and dry in the winter.
A man is jailed for more than six years after DNA linked him to a teenage girl raped nearly 30 years ago.
A man drowned while trying to rescue his daughter from a river in Cumbria, an inquest finds.
Jaguar Land Rover is set to hire hundreds of new workers as the car manufacturer announces plans to double the size of its factory near Wolverhampton.
Birmingham City Council elects a new leader - with the winning contender clinching the position by a single vote.
Calls for help for children whose parents are "hazardous drinkers"
Tony Pulis on being a modern boss
Louis Thompson strikes late for Swindon Town to end Walsall's unbeaten away record in League One.
Wolves defender Dominic Iorfa signs a new three-and-a-half-year contract, keeping him at Molineux until 2019.
League One side Walsall extend the loan of midfielder George Evans from Manchester City until 9 January.
Midfielder Jordan Graham says a five-match loan spell at Oxford was a vital step towards his debut for Wolves.
Birmingham City step up their efforts to sign a striker after losing top-scorer Clayton Donaldson to injury.
Warwickshire will welcome Ian Bell into their pre-season plans after his omission from the squad to tour South Africa.
A primary school teacher from Wolverhampton has designed flat-pack cardboard beds for homeless people which he's giving away for free.
A terminally ill teenage boy from Pakistan has been flown to the UK to fulfil his dying wish to meet the Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai.
A US aircraft attacked a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz because of "human error", a US military inquiry says.
The surviving pilot of a Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border says no warning was given, and the plane was inside Syrian airspace.
Pope Francis urges Kenyans to work for peace as he starts his visit to Africa, with crowds lining the streets of the capital to welcome him.
Germany will do more to fight Islamic State militants, Chancellor Angela Merkel says in response to a French call to do more in the wake of the Paris attacks.
Ukraine bans all Russian planes from using its airspace as Russian state-controlled energy giant Gazprom stops delivering gas to its neighbour.
The so-called Islamic State group says one of its suicide bombers carried out Tuesday's deadly attack on a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunisia.
The UN's aid chief accuses Yemen's Houthi rebel movement of obstructing the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the country's third city of Taiz.
Temperatures across the globe are likely to break records in 2015 with readings running "well above" any previous year, scientists say.
The Gambian president bans female genital mutilation - in a country where 76% of women get the risky procedure.
Controversial French comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala is sentenced to two months in jail by a Belgian court for anti-Semitic comments made in Belgium.
An Australian man who made headlines after saying Facebook told him to take down his profile admits he hoaxed the media.
Former French minister Philippe Douste-Blazy helps to deliver a baby girl on an Air France flight to Paris.
Nazi-inspired advertising for the TV show The Man in the High Castle is removed from the subway in New York after complaints.
The Turkish military has released what it says is an audio recording of the warning given to the Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border.
Australian fire crews are struggling to bring a major bushfire under control near the southern city of Adelaide.
A protest has taken place outside the Turkish embassy in Moscow over Turkey's downing of a Russian jet on the Syrian border.
Hundreds of metres of underground tunnels used by Islamic State militants under the Iraqi city of Sinjar have been discovered by Kurdish forces.
President Barack Obama pardons turkeys for the seventh year in a row, this time a pair named 'Honest' and 'Abe'.
Prior to his arrival in Kenya for a three-nation African tour, Pope Francis was filmed on board the papal plane greeting reporters.
It is 100 years since Albert Einstein predicted them but where are the Universe's gravitational waves?
Dashboard camera footage has been released of the moment a black teenager was shot dead by a white police officer in Chicago.
Women in Raqqa ‘fed to hyenas’ for defying Islamic State
How sport responds to security risks
What are the Pope's five big issues in Africa?
Homeless photographers capture their lives
Starting new businesses after the Soviet Union fell
Why so many European universities are joining forces
With rowing team-mates and protesting fans, Great Britain's run to the 1978 Davis Cup final was far from dull.
Tyson Fury sings a Bette Midler classic to Wladimir Klitschko at a public workout before Saturday's world title fight.
GB women lose their second EuroBasket qualifier 60-48 against Italy in Manchester, despite 16 points from Chantelle Handy.
Manchester United's involvement in this season's Champions League is in the balance following a goalless draw at home to PSV.
Juventus join Manchester City in the Champions League knockout stages by beating Manuel Pellegrini's men.
Eoin Morgan believes plans to scrap the toss before some county games could be beneficial to the national team.
The Premier League postpones its annual under-12s Truce Tournament in Belgium because of safety concerns.
British Paralympic leaders are confident Team GB can continue to deliver medals despite increased global competition.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores on his return to hometown club Malmo as PSG win to reach the Champions League last 16.
The first NFL match at Twickenham will feature St Louis Rams against as yet undecided opponents in October next year.
The nine England players who have reached 100 caps will be honoured ahead of Sunday's Euro 2017 qualifier against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
A report into the conduct of IAAF officials has a "wow factor", says Dick Pound - the man who compiled the dossier.
The final tickets for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015 in Belfast will go on sale on Friday, 27 November from 09:00 GMT.
Fly-half Ruaridh Jackson has put his World Cup omission behind him and is making a big impact at Wasps.
Shaun Murphy thrashes local player Ashley Hugill in the first round of the UK Championship at the York Barbican.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho and Diego Costa had "a few kisses and cuddles" after a row during the win at Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Celtic captain Scott Brown is facing "eight to 12 weeks" out through injury, says manager Ronny Deila.
Uefa orders Dynamo Kiev to play two games behind closed doors as punishment for racist behaviour from their fans.
An email raises questions about Lord Coe's role in the decision to award the 2021 World Championships to Eugene earlier this year.
The Golden State Warriors set a record for the longest unbeaten start to an NBA season with victory over the LA Lakers.
Worcestershire's Tom Fell is given the go-ahead to play next season after revealing he had testicular cancer surgery.
Formula 1 bosses reject plans to introduce a cheaper, alternative engine alongside the turbo hybrids used since 2014.
A draw against Ajax could keep Celtic's Europa League hopes alive, but Ronny Deila says they simply have to win.
Leigh Centurions sign half-back Rangi Chase on a two-year contract, with the option of a further year.
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Libby Clegg announces the end of her sprint partnership with Mikail Huggins.
BBC Sport introduces My Sport, allowing users to see news, reports and scores for all sports and teams they follow in one page.
Before England play Germany in a friendly on Thursday, BBC Sport looks at how the gap between the old rivals is closing.
Tyson Fury sings to world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko at a public workout at Dusseldorf Airport before Saturday's world title fight.
Watch former Manchester United forward George Best score one of his most iconic goals against Sheffield United in 1971.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes his side can still qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League after a 3-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb.
Watch Berkhamsted midfielder Josh Chamberlain score a stunning goal from the halfway line in their FA Vase match against Kempston Rovers.
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce says "it is no coincidence" his side have kept a clean sheet in both their league victories this season.
After his side's 4-0 win over Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Champions League, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his Chelsea future was never in doubt, despite rumours he may leave the club.
Watch a report from the 1978 Davis Cup final - the last time Great Britain were involved - where they eventually lost to the USA.
Wales boss Chris Coleman joins Dan Walker for this week's Focus Forum - and says he is "really looking forward" to Euro 2016.
Ex-heavyweight world champion David Haye says he feels "like a young fighter again" after announcing his return to boxing against Australian Mark de Mori on 16 January.
Anthony Crolla says he is delighted for his 'second chance' at boxing success after knocking out Colombia's Darleys Perez to win the WBA lightweight title.
Andy Murray says that "everything seems fine" in Ghent as his team prepare to take on Belgium in the final of the Davis Cup.
Watch former Manchester United and Northern Ireland footballer George Best receive the lifetime achievement award at the BBC's Sport Personality of the Year in 2002.
Watch the best plays from week 11 in the NFL featuring the blistering speed of DeAndre Hopkins of the Houston Texans.
James Ward tells BBC London this weekend's Davis Cup final against Belgium is the end of "a long road" for Great Britain.
Kilmarnock draw with Celtic for the second time this season as they hold the champions with a resolute performance.
One year on from the death of cricketer Phillip Hughes, BBC Sport explores how sportspeople are affected by the loss of a team-mate.
Memphis Depay can become a world great if Manchester United show patience with him, according to his former PSV coach.
Southend midfielder Ryan Leonard credits pop star Justin Bieber with helping him rediscover his goal-scoring form.
BBC reporter Joe Wilson on how the Davis Cup final is dealing with the omnipresent security risks following the Paris attacks.
Snooker legend Stephen Hendry explains why John Higgins is his favourite to win the UK Championship.
BBC Scotland's Richard Wilson assesses the merits of a Scottish Premiership match taking place in the United States.
The Shropshire quarry that helped the Yas Marina circuit look a billion dollars, plus more Abu Dhabi GP facts.
This week's sport on the BBC, including the Davis Cup final, Champions League and the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
The mass participation football tournament will return in January following its success in 2015.
A group of Kenyan athletes occupy the headquarters of the sport's national governing body in the capital, Nairobi, stopping officials from entering.
As Wladimir Klitschko prepares for his 24th world title defence against Tyson Fury, is the champion under-appreciated?
South African batsman Richard Levi agrees a new two-year contract for all formats with county side Northants.
Becky James is set to represent Great Britain for the first time in almost two years at next week's Track World Cup in New Zealand.
Edinburgh judo player Sam Ingram heads for Lisbon to defend his European visually impaired title before his Paralympic gold medal bid.
Musicians mark the 10th anniversary of George Best's death with score to 1971 film
Sebastian Vettel is so content in the red of Ferrari, it's almost as if he has already brought multiple titles back to Maranello.
It is refreshing to see a motivated Rory McIlroy with a renewed commitment to golf, writes Iain Carter.
Cue Card storms away from last year's winner Silviniaco Conti to claim his second Betfair Chase at Haydock.
Brinn Bevan suffers a double leg break while vaulting, putting his hopes of competing at the Rio 2016 Olympics in doubt.
Salford Red Devils sign hooker Logan Tomkins on a permanent basis from Wigan Warriors for the 2016 season.
Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill says clubs are trying to lure Manu Tuilagi with "huge amounts of money".
Adam Duffy says he was confident he could beat world number nine Ding Junhui in the first round of the UK Championship.
Double world champion James Guy wins 400m freestyle gold as Britain claim six medals at the World Cup in Dubai.
Great Britain's Davis Cup team are satisfied with security arrangements in Ghent for this weekend's final, says Andy Murray.
Scotland's women advance to the semi-finals of the European Curling Championships after victory over Switzerland.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says a "dangerous" pitch in Haifa is to blame as John Terry suffers an ankle injury.
Ajax manager Frank de Boer says his side will go on the attack against Celtic to save their Europa League challenge.
Neil Taylor says Swansea boss Garry Monk has the backing of the players, who must share responsibility for the club's poor form.
Scrum-half Ruan Pienaar says he would consider staying on at Ulster after his current deal expires in 2017.
Chancellor George Osborne does a U-turn on cuts to tax credits and vows to protect police funding in his Spending Review.
There are nearly 100,000 bus drivers in England, but this year for the very first time the title of "top driver" goes to a woman.
Tiverton in Devon has unveiled its new Christmas lights - but many local residents have mocked them saying the lights look like underpants hanging on a washing line.
The Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, tells a noisy MP who disrupted George Osborne's Spending Review speech that he should "take up yoga".
A UK student who lobbied to change the A-level music syllabus after spotting it featured no female composers has spoken to the BBC's 100 Women about her campaign.
A primary school teacher from Wolverhampton has designed flat-pack cardboard beds for homeless people which he's giving away for free.
Female genital mutilation is banned in the UK and somebody carrying it out can be jailed for up to 14 years. We rarely hear women of different generations from the affected communities discussing the issue. This is one Somali family's story where attitudes have changed through the generations.
A four-year research project claims to have "rewritten the history of Glastonbury Abbey" after archaeologists at Reading University found the site was occupied 200 years earlier than previously estimated.
MP Damian Collins MP says Lord Coe should leave his advisory role with Nike, after the former athlete faced allegations of a conflict of interest.
Babies born in English NHS hospitals at weekends are more likely to be stillborn or to die in the first week of life, than those delivered on weekdays.
Meet the RSPB's 'gadget man' who builds devices to help conservation scientists gather data.
People working with drug addicts are concerned about the rise in the use of "spice".
Steroid abuse is "off-the-scale" in Welsh grassroots and semi-professional rugby, it has been claimed.
More than 60 years since Henri Matisse created his iconic work The Snail, it is on show in the UK outside London for the first time.
Tim Muffett looks at why more people do not car share with their colleagues to get to and from work.
More than one in ten children have a family member who has dementia, according to figures from Alzheimer's Research UK.
Two 5,000-strong "strike brigades" that can be rapidly deployed are to be created by 2025 to help the UK respond to "diverse" threats, the PM is to say.
David Cameron has said he will take his case to parliament to extend air strikes by the UK from Iraq into Syria.
The first black Lord Lieutenant of Greater London has topped a list of Britain's most influential black people.
Dr Rebecca Redfern of the Museum of London explains what the bones of a 14-year-old girl tells us about London 2,000 years ago.
The use of so-called legal highs in jail is "getting worse by the day", the chief inspector of prisons has said.
Child sex abuse victim Yehudis Goldsobel tells Professor Tanya Byron how she suffered abuse by a family friend.
School children tell BBC Panorama how their families have been affected by the closure of Redcar's steel works
A gay drama teacher's texts between him and a parent who objected to his homosexuality have been shared on social media.
David Cameron says that the world is coming together to hunt down Islamic State militants in their heartland of Syria and Iraq.
An operation to fix a mute rooster's beak raises hopes he will cock-a-doodle-doo for the first time
Strictly Come Dancing judge Darcey Bussell speaks to BBC Breakfast about Blackpool.
Roadside tests have seen the number of arrests for drug-driving increase by 600% in some areas, but how are they actually carried out?
Olivier award-winning actor Mark Rylance reveals how
Nicole Kidman was named best actress for her role as pioneering British scientist Rosalind Franklin in the play Photograph 51.
The Church of England says it is "disappointed and bewildered" by the refusal of leading UK cinemas to show an advert featuring the Lord's Prayer.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has told BBC Breakfast the defence budget will increase by an extra £12bn on top of current plans
Alek Wek, one of the most recognised fashion models in the world and a passionate campaigner for refugees, talks to the BBC's 100 Women season.
Britain is to speed up the purchase of new fighter jets under plans to be unveiled on Monday, the Chancellor confirms.
The Archbishop of Canterbury says the terror attacks in Paris made him "doubt" the presence of God.
Police in New Zealand have named the four British people killed when a helicopter crashed in the country's South Island.
Chancellor George Osborne has refused to rule out cuts to the number of frontline police officers in an interview with the BBC's Andrew Marr.
Weather forecast for the UK
Banks and building societies are to simplify mortgage information, to help borrowers find the cheapest deal.
Inequality in school funding across England is expected to be addressed in George Osborne's Autumn Statement on Wednesday.
Peter Dimmock - the first presenter of Grandstand, Sportsview and the Sports Personality of the Year awards - has died aged 94.
Figures recorded by the Met Police show a 25% increase in hate crimes against transgender people this year.
Peter Robinson says Northern Ireland "is a place transformed" in his final leader's speech to the Democratic Unionist Party's annual conference.
A comprehensive solution is needed to end the civil war in Syria so that IS can be "isolated and defeated", Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has suggested.
A 17-year-old victim of bullying at school tells BBC Breakfast about how she endured years of torment.
BBC News NI looks back at some of the memorable moments that defined one of the founding members of the DUP.
Emergency doctors and safety campaigners are calling for a national scheme to help parents prevent injuries to toddlers in their own homes.
Two women who had relationships with men they did not know were undercover police officers have described their feelings about the issue.
An estimated £1.2bn hike in the cost of electrifying the Great Western Main Line is "staggering and unacceptable", Parliament's public spending watchdog says.
Now that the Redcar steelworks has closed, what can be done to redevelop the land?
Homeless charities have criticised plans to ban people from sleeping rough in city centres as Newport is the latest place to consider imposing fines of up to £1,000.
UK Muslims call for solidarity among different communities in the wake of the deadly attacks in Paris.
Several people are reported to be injured following an explosion at a steelworks in Cardiff.
Acid Survivors Trust International is calling for tighter controls on the sale of acid to help reduce the number of people injured in attacks.
Tens of thousands of drones have been sold in the UK in the past year alone, but complaints to the police have also soared.
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