BBC news for Herefordshire

'Ice Maiden' team celebrates Antarctica ski record

The women, who are all part of the British Army, completed their challenge in two months.

Thousands sign petition to rehome Hereford SAS veteran

Ex-SAS soldier and novelist Andy McNab has called for help for a homeless former soldier.

Worcestershire man suing Jet2holidays over pool injury

Graham Hyde says the boy jumped on to him as he emerged from a slide during a trip to Barcelona.

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.

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Kabul: Afghan forces end Intercontinental Hotel siege

Some 160 people are rescued but at least six civilians die after gunmen attack a luxury hotel.

Deadly unrest over Honduras election

Police fire tear gas at protesters across the country, with one death in the northern town of Saba.

Paul Bocuse: Top French chef dies at 91

He is said to have passed away in his famous three-Michelin-starred restaurant near Lyon.

US shutdown: Trump and Democrats blame each other

Recriminations start after the US Senate fails to pass a new budget, leading to a shutdown of services.