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GCSE success for Black Country students. Send your pictures of you getting your results to Star Witness and be in with a chance of winning £100.

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Polling stations are now open to vote for the next West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, and will remain open until 10pm tonight.

Fomer Irish PM Albert Reynolds has died at the age of 81.

Information here on the candidates in tomorrow's PCC elections.

40,000 left out of consultation over shake-up at Stafford Hospital claims MP Gavin Williams.

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Just in from West Midlands Police - Six men appeared before Birmingham Magistrates this morning accused of violent disorder at a protest by the English Defence League in Centenary Square on July 20 last year. Sixty people have been charged with crimes linked to the protest and the case will be heard again in November.

Air ambulance staff are out in Staffordshire this afternoon

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In tomorrow's Express & Star: UKIP leader Nigel Farage answers your questions.

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Fulham v Wolves - LIVE

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Expressandstar.com bring you live minute-by-minute updates from Craven Cottage, as Wolves go to Fulham in the Championship.

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Peaks, poems and protests: Special report on Edwin Drummond

In the 1970s and early 80s, Edwin Drummond was the bane of the international establishment. His protest climbs to the top of landmarks such as Nelson's Column and the Statue of Liberty resulted in several brushes with authority, as well as making headlines around the world.

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Has Hitler row damaged UKIP?

UKIP's Bill Etheridge

UKIP’s Bill Etheridge learned a rather valuable lesson this week about public speaking - that it’s generally a bad idea to say anything that could be construed as positive about Adolf Hitler.

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Peaks, poems and protests: Special report on Edwin Drummond

Edwin Drummond, in beret, pictured with Stephen Rutherford with beard, being escorted from Liberty Island in 1980 following their protest on the Statue of Liberty.

In the 1970s and early 80s, Edwin Drummond was the bane of the international establishment. His protest climbs to the top of landmarks such as Nelson's Column and the Statue of Liberty resulted in several brushes with authority, as well as making headlines around the world.

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Toyota listens to customers!

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Customers tell you they’d like sharper steering in their next new car. If you’re Toyota, you will answer their wish – by using stronger glue to hold the windscreen in place.

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Power firms 'must face licence axe'

Caroline Flint accused the Government of presiding over a 'broken energy market'

A Labour government would give a new energy regulator the power to revoke energy companies' licences to help protect the interests of the public, the party announced today.

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