BBC news for Shropshire

Noel Conway: Terminally ill man granted assisted dying appeal

Noel Conway wins the right to challenge a High Court decision against changing the law on assisted dying.

High winds cause disruption across the West Midlands

Winds were so severe overnight they blew the roof off a house and caused trees to fall on roads and the railway.

Shrewsbury offshore shopping centre purchase 'immoral'

Shropshire Council won't pay stamp duty on the £60m deal, but the move is legal.

Severn Valley Railway raises £10k for carriage repairs

An investigation began after vandals daubed the historic train carriages with paint on Christmas Day.

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Turpin case: California couple deny torturing 'shackled siblings'

The couple appeared in court after prosecutors detailed the horrific abuse allegations against them.

US government shutdown: House backs funding bill and sends it to Senate

A bill to temporarily fund the US government must now be backed by the Senate to avert a shutdown.

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant

Jacinda Ardern, who took office in October, jokes that she "thought 2017 was a big year".

HSBC to pay $101.5m to settle currency rigging probe

Financial giant HSBC agrees to pay $101.1m, confirming it misused client information for its own profit.