Star Comment: Drug-drive figures are frightening


The figures from West Mercia Police which show that half of all Shropshire motorists who are being given roadside drugs tests are failing them are frightening, because the inference is that there are a lot of stoned drivers out there.

Star comment: Council’s warning to cheats

Telford & Wrekin Council

It is a cloak which falls rather awkwardly on the shoulders of a Labour council, but Telford & Wrekin’s call to grass up the benefits cheats – not that it has put things in those terms – is perhaps an indication of how severe the squeeze is on councils these days.

Peter Rhodes: Find the toddlers

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry testifies at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee while on Capitol Hill in Washington

Peter Rhodes on why TV isn't telling us the full story about the migrant crisis, why John Kerry should choose his hats carefully and a good reason not to ignore cancer screening.

Peter Rhodes: At last!

aimi macdonald

Peter Rhodes on the rediscovery of a much-loved show, a police inquiry in difficulties and the continuing quest for a death ray.

Star comment: Curtain up on rugby spectacle

The Webb Ellis Cup - police are urging fans not to buy tickets for the Rugby World Cup from touts

Tonight the curtain is rising on a great sporting festival which is being given some added zest by the prospect that this is one World Cup that England might, just might, actually win.