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Stoke-on-Trent: City and unitary authority in England
Stoke-on-Trent is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire, England, with an area of 36 square miles (93 km2). Together with the neighbouring boroughs of Newcastle-under-Lyme and Staffordshire Moorlands, it is part of North Staffordshire. In 2016, the city had a population of 261,302. It is the largest settlement in all of Staffordshire.

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Sir Keir Starmer: Schools have to be the priority [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: Schools have to be the priority

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson he hasonly a month to fix the test and trace programme to prevent a resurgence inoutbreaks. “We were promised a world-beating..

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Medieval coin found in Stoke-on-Trent garden raspberry patch

The 14th Century groat found in a university lecturer's garden is the first known of in Stoke-on-Trent.
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Ambulance catches fire in Stoke-on-Trent during call out

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Solar panel firm 'mis-sold 25-year contracts in Stoke'

Council tenants claim they were tied into deals with Solarplicity Energy without their knowledge.
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'Shocking' Stoke hit-and-run caught on CCTV

Allan Rafferty suffered a fractured thumb, bruising and concussion in the collision, his son said.
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Washing machine row in Currys PC World leads to police callout

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Woman dies as 'hazardous materials' probed in Stoke-on-Trent

Five emergency workers are checked over in hospital after the incident.
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Struggling Stoke-on-Trent families 'eat donated baby food'

A charity in Stoke-on-Trent receives 100 referrals for mothers in need in January alone.
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West Brom 0-1 Stoke: Tyrese Campbell winner sees Potters stun out-of-form Albion

Championship leaders West Brom's poor run of form continues as Tyrese Campbell's early goal condemns them to defeat by Stoke.
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Politics Midlands: How Stoke-on-Trent lost Labour vote

BBC programme Politics Midlands launches with a look at Stoke-on-Trent's switch to Tory MPs.
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Dog found 'sitting with remains of Christmas pudding' in vet scare

Marley, from Stoke-on-Trent, needed emergency treatment after scoffing toxic Christmas treats.
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Middlesbrough fight back to beat Stoke

Middlesbrough fight back to beat Stoke City and move six points clear of the Potters and the Championship drop zone.
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Stormzy's love for Stoke-on-Trent rapping nativity stars

The rapper said the Christmas version of one of his hits by a Stoke-on-Trent school was "brilliant".
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Stoke appoint NI boss O'Neill as manager

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill accepts the Stoke City manager's job but will remain in his international role for any potential Euro 2020 play-off.
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Michael O'Neill: Stoke seek permission to speak to Northern Ireland manager

The Irish FA says Championship strugglers Stoke City want to speak to Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill about their managerial vacancy.
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Stoke-on-Trent listed building partly demolished despite protests

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Stoke City are refused permission by Preston North End to talk to boss Alex Neil about their managerial vacancy.
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Stoke-on-Trent couple die in sea during Portugal holiday

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We Are Stoke-on-Trent: Helping students who are truanting

Merit in Stoke-on-Trent helps children who truant often because of struggles with their mental health.
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We are Stoke-on-Trent: How Pokemon Go is helping players

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We are Stoke-on-Trent: 'Debt was a circle I could not get out of'

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People bonding over their shared feelings of isolation find coffee beats "staring at four walls".
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We Are Stoke-on-Trent: Small youth charity 'with a big heart'

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We Are Stoke-on-Trent: Meet the new rulers of china

The Burslem China Painters are keeping alive the old school ways from Stoke-on-Trent's pottery past.
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Among the student body in Stoke-on-Trent is a former homeless man trying to stay afloat financially.
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Among users' complaints is that poor service means by the time they get anywhere it is already time to leave.
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A group in Stoke-on-Trent is providing a safe space for members to discuss their lives.
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We Are Stoke-on-Trent: Holidaymakers react to Thomas Cook collapse

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We Are Stoke-on-Trent: Miners fight to save Chatterley Whitfield colliery

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Painted doors brighten up Hanley in Stoke-on-Trent.
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