UKIP burka ban policy 'misguided' says party's MEP
UKIP's foreign affairs spokesman resigns his post in protest at leader Paul Nuttall's call to ban the burka.
Why Staffordshire oatcakes are being eaten in Arizona
How wide is the appeal of Staffordshire oatcakes? BBC News asked readers for their food stories.
Armed police called to Stoke-on-Trent fights
Reports said some of the men were armed with bats, poles and what was described as a gun.
Blowing up the ATMs
A gang that blew up cash machines across the UK, including four in Scotland, stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds, is sentenced.
Against the poll
A total of 13 MPs voted against an early general election. We look at who they are and why they said no.
Walsall 0-1 Port Vale
Chris Eagles hits a stunning late winner to beat Walsall and keep Port Vale's League One survival hopes alive.