Got a TV Licence?

You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.

Find out more
I don’t have a TV Licence.

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Concerns for missing 14-year-old girl

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News

    A 14-year-old girl has been reported missing from Swadlincote, Derbyshire.

    Police said Caitlin Wright was last seen near Primark in Burton at about 11:30 yesterday and believe she may have travelled to Birmingham.

    Caitlin Wright
  2. Around the web: Drama student lives at homeless centre

    Stoke-on-Trent Live

    From the Stoke-on-Trent Live website:

  3. Your photos: Spectacular sunset

    BBC Weather Watchers

    We've had dozens of photos from our BBC Weather Watchers showing yesterday's spectacular sunset.

    Here are three from users Raj's Range in Telford, Shropshire, Lukazure in Leintwardine, Herefordshire and Mr Twister in Leek, Staffordshire:

  4. More towns and cities given £25m to save shops

    Allen Cook

    BBC News

    Four towns and cities in the West Midlands will get up to £25m each to help save their local shops, the government's announced.

    Centre of Coventry

    Having already named 101 places last summer to benefit from their Future High Streets Fund, ministers said a further 20 areas would also get support and they've named 14 today.

    In this region, they are:

    • Staffordshire Moorlands - Cheadle
    • Birmingham - Stirchley
    • Coventry - Coventry City Centre
    • Sandwell - West Bromwich Town Centre

    The government said the support they'd each get would include "access to cutting-edge research", online training and use of local footfall data.

  5. House fire in Leek 'started deliberately'

    Jack Dowling

    Journalist, BBC Radio Stoke

    A house fire in Staffordshire is believed to have been started deliberately.

    The fire took place on Britannia Street, Leek, yesterday afternoon.

    No-one was hurt and the fire in the front room was put out by 16:00.

  6. A sunny and clear day

    Kaye Forster

    Weather Presenter

    Any early mist and fog should lift to leave a mainly fine day with sunny spells. High: 10C/50F.

    Video content

    Video caption: Kaye Forster

    Then staying dry this evening with clear spells before turning more cloudy through the night. Low: 5C/41F.

    Stay up-to-date with the BBC Weather website.