The Chiltern Mainline, between Leamington Spa and Banbury, should reopen ahead of schedule on 13 March, Network Rail says.
An "angry" ostrich is detained by police after it escaped from a farm in Warwickshire.
Coventry City name Tony Mowbray, the former Hibernian, West Brom, Celtic and Middlesbrough boss, as their new manager.
A Coventry teenager is charged with the murder of a pensioner who died following an assault in the city.
Rugby fans are asked to help in the search for a Nigerian student missing since the end of January.
The political headlines from the West Midlands.
Ring road used in three-day motoring festival
New Coventry City boss Tony Mowbray says he hopes to help the Sky Blues back to where they "rightfully belong".
George Waring scores the game's only goal as Barnsley beat Coventry, whose new boss Tony Mowbray watched from the stand.
BBC Midlands Today reports on the success of Wasps' move to Coventry, where they are unbeaten in five home games at the Ricoh Arena.
A six-under-par round of 66 leads England's Andy Sullivan to a two-shot victory at the Joburg Open.
Liam Pitchford and Kelly Sibley win the English table tennis singles titles at Redbridge Sports & Leisure Centre.
Wasps run in five tries to secure a bonus-point win over Gloucester and move into the Premiership play-off places.
Andy Walker's goal gives Nuneaton a vital win in their battle to avoid relegation from the Conference against Welling.
The boss of the NHS in England defends his role in the Stafford Hospital scandal when he is called in front of MPs.
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