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Sir Peter Luff has 'normal life' following Parkinson's diagnosis

Sir Peter Luff says things are 'normal' following his diagnosis. Source: BBC Worcestershire

M5 reopens following fatal collision near Droitwich

Highways staff worked through the night to resurface part of the northbound carriageway. Source: BBC Worcestershire

Parkinson's diagnosis for ex-minister Sir Peter Luff

Sir Peter Luff reveals he has the degenerative disease, after first being diagnosed three years ago. Source: BBC Worcestershire

Ofcom halts local TV roll-out over finance worries

Media regulator Ofcom scraps plans to launch a further 13 local television channels. Source: BBC Worcestershire

Celebrity divorce lawyer backs reform of 'archaic' laws

Baroness Shackleton, who has represented Prince Charles, also says couples must be more practical. Source: BBC Worcestershire

Millions miss out on seven-day GP access

Government says it is on track to meet its target, but Labour says it has "broken its promises" on extended care. Source: BBC Worcestershire

Blue badge parking permits to cover 'hidden disabilities' in England

People with autism or mental illnesses will be eligible for the permits that allow free parking. Source: BBC Worcestershire

Sixth man in court over Worcester 'acid attack' on boy

Saied Hussini, from London, is charged with conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm. Source: BBC Worcestershire

Rashid plays in Yorkshire win, Guptill hits 35-ball ton – T20 Blast round-up

England spinner Adil Rashid takes 1-19 to help Yorkshire win a rain-affected T20 Blast match with Birmingham Bears. Source: BBC Worcestershire

Staff rue inadequate Hereford academy closure

Robert Owen Academy focussed on pupils who struggled in mainstream education. Source: BBC Worcestershire

UK heatwave: England's parched landscape from the air

England's green and pleasant lands are turning brown. Source: BBC Worcestershire

Father in court over Worcester 'acid attack' on boy, 3

Five men appear in court charged with conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm. Source: BBC Worcestershire

County Championship: Somerset overcome resilient Worcestershire

Somerset eventually break Worcestershire's record 10th-wicket partnership to win by 141 runs and keep their title hopes alive. Source: BBC Worcestershire

Tini Owens loses Supreme Court divorce fight

Judges say Tini Owens will not be able to divorce until 2020, after five years of separation. Source: BBC Worcestershire

Miss Wyre Forest: 'I don't call myself a beauty queen'

Miss Wyre Forest wants to show that beauty - and beauty queens - are more than skin deep. Source: BBC Worcestershire

Worcester 'acid attack': Five men are charged

Five men are charged with conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm after a three-year-old was injured. Source: BBC Worcestershire