- The businesswoman behind the legal battle against triggering Brexit without parliamentary approval has described last week's Commons vote on the issue as "irrelevant" and a "red herring".
- Louis Tomlinson has said singing on The X Factor days after the death of his mother was "harder than I ever imagined".
- Some young offenders will be held in "secure schools" rather than youth jails under an overhaul to be launched by the Government.
- Finland's Saara Aalto has taken a step closer to becoming the first ever non-UK winner of the X Factor.
- One in five drivers (20%) has risked getting behind the wheel the morning after a night of heavy drinking even though they thought they could still be over the limit, according to research.
- Sports presenter Ore Oduba hit the top of the Strictly Come Dancing leaderboard ahead of next week's final.
- TV presenter Davina McCall has confirmed all three of her children have September birthdays because she did not want to miss hosting Big Brother.
- A British journalist who was detained in Kenya and deported said that he believes "somebody powerful...doesn't want me around any more".
- Campaigners have instructed lawyers to begin a legal challenge over w hether leaving the EU meansautomatic withdrawal from the single market.
- Concern is growing over the consequences of Brexit and food price rises, a new survey shows.
- A bitter spat erupted between a top aide to Theresa May and Nicky Morgan after the former Cabinet minister was banned from a No 10 meeting in a row over the Prime Minister's trousers.
- A teenage boy has been charged with the murder of two men in Ipswich, Suffolk Police said.
- Antonio Conte believes he has convinced "warrior" Diego Costa to ignore the sideshow of niggling opponents and focus instead on simply scoring goals.
- Hull midfielder Robert Snodgrass apologised and admitted the incident that led to the hosts' controversial opener against Crystal Palace was "never a penalty" after Saturday's thrilling 3-3 draw.
- Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri said a post-Porto inquest helped to inspire the reigning Premier League champions after Jamie Vardy's hat-trick downed Manchester City.
- Arsene Wenger saw his side beat Stoke to go top of the Premier League before saying they are "in the fight" to be crowned champions.
- Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall has declared Owen Farrell ready to deputise for Dylan Hartley as England captain for the RBS 6 Nations if required.
- Besiktas and the Turkish Football Association have condemned the terrorists who apparently targeted police with a car bomb outside the Istanbul club's Vodafone Arena.
- Rugby union referee Nigel Owens has suggested footballers who dive should be cited.
- Jamie Vardy spectacularly ended his three-month goal drought with a hat-trick as Leicester inflicted moremiseryon Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola.
- Jamie George scored a try in front of England head coach Eddie Jones as Saracens overwhelmed Sale 50-3 in a Champions Cup mismatch at Allianz Park.
- Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus was proud of how his charges played in demolishing Champions Cup rivals Leicester 38-0 at Thomond Park.
- Northern Ireland poet John Montague has died aged 87.
- Paul Lambert said his Wolves players were 'outstanding' after they shared a dramatic 4-4 draw with Fulham at Molineux.
- AFC Telford United boss Rob Smith has admitted his side are 'nowhere near' the level of Kidderminster Harriers after a loss 4-0 to them in the FA Trophy first round.
- Shrewsbury win at Millwall for the first time in 54 years as Louise Dodds scores the only goal of the game.
- Munster handed Leicester Tigers their heaviest ever Champions Cup defeat with a fantastic four-try performance in a 38-0 win at Thomond Park.
- Boss Paul Hurst hailed the effort of Shrewsbury Town’s players after they picked up a vital win at Millwall.
- Swansea relieved the pressure on under-fire manager Bob Bradley with an emphatic 3-0 home victory over fellow strugglers Sunderland.
- Stefano Okaka scored his first goals for Watford as Everton's miserable run continued with a 3-2 defeat at Vicarage Road.
- Southern Railway has been accused of cancelling trains and blaming industrial action even though drivers and other crew members were available.
- A member of staff at a prestigious private school has resigned after being filmed by an undercover reporter apparently discussing donations from a foreign family in return for a place for their child.
- Dylan Hartley's suitability to lead the British and Irish Lions has been questioned by Brian O'Driscoll as the England captain waits to discover the damage caused to his career by yet another major disciplinary lapse.
- A signed letter from Muhammad Ali to Nelson Mandela offering his condolences on the death of an anti-apartheid leader will be sold at auction.
- Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he still exchanges texts with Sir Alex Ferguson but will not be speaking to the Scot ahead of Sunday's game against Manchester United.
- Shropshirestar.com brings you live updates as AFC Telford take on Kidderminster in the FA Trophy.
- Temporary four way traffic lights on Shawbirch Roundabout in Telford are due to be removed by the end of today - nearly two weeks ahead of schedule.
- It may be 20 years since they last toured but Reeves and Mortimer have clearly lost none of their talent for entertaining a live audience.
- Ryder Cup star Rafa Cabrera Bello survived a major wobble in the middle of his third round to take a share of the lead into the final day of the UBS Hong Kong Open.
- Plans to change the way fare dodging rail passengers are punished have been outlined by the Department for Transport (DfT).
- A speech by Jeremy Corbyn to highlight human rights abuses was plunged into chaos when campaigners staged a protest over Labour's response to the Syrian crisis.
- A man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault on a teenage boy.
- Jack Leach took the crucial wicket of Rashid Khan as England Lions completed a 48-run victory against Afghanistan.
- Shrewsbury Town midfielder Antoni Sarcevic leaves the club by mutual consent after agreeing to cancel his contract.
- All week you have been using Your Questions to ask about the West Midlands. Here are some of our answers.
- A large range of items, many of them handmade by Shropshire Council staff, will go on sale this coming Monday, 12 December, to help raise money for charity.
Items including jewellery, greetings cards, knitted toys, clothes, handbags, cakes, books and Christmas decorations will be on sale at a Christmas Fayre at Shirehall in Shrewsbury.
The event runs from 12 noon to 2pm.
There will be around 20 stalls at the Fayre and each stallholder is being asked to donate a minimum of £5 to the charity
- Shropshire Council’s Shropshire Archives will be closed from the end of today (Friday 9 December 2016) for essential behind the scenes work.
Like many archive services across the country Shropshire Archives closes for one week, to allow for time to do essential behind the scenes work which can only be done during a closed period. The service will close at 4pm today (Friday 9 December 2016) and reopen at 10am on Wednesday 21 December 2016. This period has been chosen as it is typi
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