BBC news for Worcestershire

Worcestershire man suing Jet2holidays over pool injury

Graham Hyde says the boy jumped on to him as he emerged from a slide during a trip to Barcelona.

High winds cause disruption across the West Midlands

Winds were so severe overnight they blew the roof off a house and caused trees to fall on roads and the railway.

GKN rejects £7.4bn hostile takeover bid

The engineering giant says the offer from turnover specialist Melrose fundamentally undervalues it.

Alex Hepburn: Worcestershire cricketer denies rape charges

Alex Hepburn appeared in court in Worcester to plead not guilty to an attack on a woman in the city.

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Turpin case: California children 'chained for months'

California prosecutors detail allegations of horrific abuse by parents of 13 siblings held in shackles.

Deadly storm Friederike causes Dutch and German transport chaos

A fierce storm sweeping across northern Europe kills five people and halts Dutch and German trains.

US police arrest two boys after vandalism killed 500k bees

They are accused of vandalising hives at an US honey business, causing the bees to freeze to death.

Trump sows confusion as Republicans scramble to avert shutdown

The White House is forced to issue a statement maintaining the president backs his party's strategy.