BBC news for Staffordshire

Plans for 200 homes on Stoke's former Victoria Ground

Homes set to be built on Stoke City's former ground 20 years after club left, council says.

Three Musketeers terror trial: Undercover officer 'honest'

An undercover officer accused of planting evidence is "absolutely professional', a colleague tells a court.

The Stanley Matthews football revolution made in Ghana

The 1957 tour that created the first global football superstar.

Five killed on M6 in Staffordshire named

The four women and a man, from Romania, were in the same car when it was in collision with a lorry.

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Jared Kushner defended by Trump amid 'secret Russia line' questions

Donald Trump calls his son-in-law a 'good person' after reports he sought a secret line to Moscow.

France's Macron set for 'tough' talks with Putin near Paris

The French and Russian presidents will hold their first talks in palatial Versailles.

Australian man injured after shark jumps into boat

The Australian fisherman lost "a fair amount of blood" after being hit by the 200kg (440lb) shark.

Somalia's al-Shabab stones man to death for adultery

A man with two wives is killed by militants after an Islamic court found him guilty of adultery.