Hundreds of tons of timber have gone up in flames at a recycling plant in the Black Country – with residents urged to keep windows and doors closed today amid clouds of acrid smoke.
Fire ripped through offices and the hall of an historic church in Wolverhampton city centre after a suspected burglary.
It was the goodbye no one wanted. But when it came to it there were tears, cheers and fears among the 2,600-strong faithful who made the pilgrimage, cans of Red Stripe in hand, to Wolverhampton Civic Hall to bid farewell to the best of companions for nearly two decades: Blast Off.
A woman whose body was found at a hotel in the Black Country, sparking a murder investigation, died from 'multiple stab wounds', police said today.