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VIDEO: Great War secrets given up by Cannock Chase


With its sweeping hills, towering trees and flowing streams, Cannock Chase is rightly regarded as one of the finest locations in the Midlands – but many might not know the important role it played during the First World War.

Poll: Should workers be allowed time to watch the Olympics?

Jessica Ennis-Hill at the London Olympics

Employers are being urged to allow flexible working in the coming weeks so any sports-mad staff can watch the Olympics. The conciliation service Acas issued guidance to help firms deal with any potential problems after the Games start next month.