Alton Towers starts to see recovery in trade
Alton Towers has started to see a recovery in trade, its owners Merlin Entertainment have said, following last year's crash on the Smiler rollercoaster.
Wildlife expert captures deer and stag mating ritual
A wildlife expert captures deer and a stag running through a reservoir at the start of their mating ritual.
Teens arrested over pupil attack shared on Facebook
Two teenagers are arrested after footage of a schoolgirl being assaulted was shared on social media.
Kidsgrove General Electric closure hits 230 jobs
A General Electric site is set to close with the loss of more than 230 jobs.
Driver of 44-tonne truck caught using mobile
The driver of a 44-tonne truck was among motorists caught using their mobile phone as the BBC joined Central Motorway Police on patrol.
Smiler crash: Alton Towers operator Merlin fined £5m
Alton Towers operator Merlin Attractions is fined £5m over the Smiler rollercoaster crash.