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Fiona Woolf, the head of the independent inquiry into historic child sex abuse is coming under growing pressure to stand down, as a lawyer representing victims said her social relationship with former home secretary Lord Brittan "puts her beyond the pale in terms of her credibility".

Vote in today's poll and leave your comments online: Should Fiona Woolf stand down as head of the historic child sex abuse independent enquiry?

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Breaking news: Singer Alvin Stardust has died aged 72 after a short illness.

A man from Wolverhampton has been cleared of attempted murder after violence flared outside Perton's Wrottesley Arms pub.

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Lights off, burial fees to rise, and jobs at risk in proposed £27m Dudley Council cuts

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A businessman has unveiled his £8 million plan to reopen Dudley Hippodrome, claiming he would create an entertainment complex better than rival venues in Birmingham and Manchester.

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The Wolverhampton Orpheus Male Choir are performing at Wombourne Civic on Saturday, 7.30pm. Tickets are £6 on the door.

William Cash, the Bridgnorth landowner turned would-be Ukip MP, said he has signed a "non aggression pact" with his father, arch Tory Eurosceptic MP, Sir Bill Cash.

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A prison guard accused of stealing inmates' jewellery valued at more than £9,000 has been found not guilty by a jury.

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Traffic wardens in Wolverhampton have been dishing out tickets to bus drivers - for stopping at a bus stop.

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Wolves chairman Steve Morgan has hailed manager Kenny Jackett as a ‘class act’ – as he revealed the team are putting him through the wringer this season.

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