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Court closures 'will widen inequalities'

Sandwell Magistrates' Court is one of 86 to be axed around the country

A decision to close magistrates courts in Sandwell and Stafford has been criticised by a representative body for solicitors, which has said it will ‘serve to deepen the inequalities in the justice system’.

Black Country acid gas cloud firm boss in apology

The acid gas cloud

The boss of a chemical factory ordered to pay almost £500,000 after causing a potentially dangerous phosphoric acid gas cloud that swept across the Black Country on a Bank Holiday has spoken of his regret over the incident.