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Britain votes to leave the European Union


The UK has voted to leave the EU - a process that has come to be known as Brexit. Here is what is likely to happen next.

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At exactly 06:00 BST it was confirmed that the UK had voted to leave the European Union. The first thing to stress is that the UK will not leave immediately. The UK will still be a member of the European Union at this stage. The process of leaving will begin, however.

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Year 4 children at a Wolverhampton School have performed a Christmas show with a difference.

Set in the heart of Tettenhall, Woodthorne Primary School’s ‘The stars are coming out for Christmas’ production wowed parents, friends and family with a novel take on the nativity story.

The children aged between 8 and 9, performed a glitzy Hollywood style awards ceremony which saw stars of Christmas such as the Christmas Dinner and Snow competing to win the ‘outstanding contribution to Christmas award.’

The fight is over for Goodyear workers after bosses announced the landmark Wolverhampton factory will definitely close – with more than 300 jobs to go.

The fight is over for Goodyear workers after bosses announced the landmark Wolverhampton factory will definitely close – with more than 300 jobs to go. The plant in Bushbury Lane will shut completely by January 2017, the firm said earlier this evening following a consultation period with union bosses and staff.

It will close in phases with the first batch of redundancies likely to be announced on New Year’s Eve. The final news, which will bring to an end almost 90 years of history, has been met with criticism and concern from the city workers’ union representatives and Wolverhampton North East MP Emma Reynolds.

A CRYSTAL clear image of two men suspected of stealing car batteries has been released by police.

CCTV Battery TheivesOfficers are keen to speak to the men in connection with the theft which took place at Car Spares on Cooper Street in Wolverhampton on Tuesday 27 November.

It is believed that the men visited the store in a car described as a dark blue Vauxhall Vectra estate.

A third man remained in the car whilst the other two visited the store.

Thieves are believed to have stolen four car batteries worth around £160 before driving away.

Woodthorne Primary SchoolChildren at a top ten primary school* in Wolverhampton celebrated the Harvest Festival season by collecting food for the Good Shepherd Ministry.

Woodthorne Primary School held not one but two Harvest Festival assemblies last week for the children and their parents. Based in the heart of Tettenhall the school is collecting food for the Wolverhampton homeless charity.

A PENSIONER was karate kicked to the floor by a man less than half his age before a fellow lout leapt onto his chest in a two-footed stamp.

CCTV footage showing the attack in Wolverhampton bus station has been released in the hope someone will recognise the offenders and contact police.

Investigating officer, Sergeant Adrian Brown from the Safer Travel Police Team, said: "The elderly man is seen wandering through the bus station...he looks unsteady on his feet and may well be drunk.