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Parents of Pakistan massacre victims attend Birmingham event

Haris and Ahmad were victims of the attack, and their parents attended the event in Birmingham Credit: ITV Central

The parents of a 13-year-old boy who was killed when gunmen opened fire on a school in Pakistan two months ago, attended an event in Birmingham last night to remember the 141 victims of the massacre.

Haris Nawaz was shot dead.

His 14-year-old brother Ahmad is now being treated at a hospital in the city.

Central Weather: Warning issued for snow and ice

Severe weather warnings of snow and ice have been issued across the UK Credit: PA

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for the Midlands and areas across the UK

Showers, heavy at times, will turn increasingly wintry overnight on Sunday into Monday morning, causing snowfall over hills and creating an ice risk.

The public are advised to be aware of tricky travel conditions generally, and possible disruption to transport.


Police appeal to Wolverhampton crash witnesses

The crash happened shortly before 1am this morning (Sunday 1 March) Credit: West Midlands Police

The crash happened on Bridgnorth Road in Compton in the early hours of the morning.

At the scene, officers found a blue Fiat Punto had left the road leaving the driver, from Wombourne in Wolverhampton, with multiple injuries. She remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

West Midlands Police are asking for anyone who witnessed the crash to come forward with information.


Growing concern for missing Telford schoolgirl

14-year-old Charlie Palmer was last seen at Wolverhampton train station on Thursday 26 February Credit: West Mercia Police

West Mercia Police are appealing to the public for their help in locating a missing girl from Telford, Shropshire.

14-year-old Charlie Palmer is new to Telford, and it is thought she may have been planning to travel to Manchester.

She was seen at Wolverhampton railway station at around 2pm on Thursday 26 February.

Charlie is described as 5ft 3 tall, of slim build with shoulder length black hair. She was last seen wearing green parka coat and navy leggings with black or navy trainers, and has dental braces on her upper teeth.

Man charged with attempted murder after Walsall balcony fall

A 28-year-old woman was reportedly pushed from a third floor balcony of this tower block in Walsall Credit: BPM Media

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a woman fell from a balcony last week and suffered serious injuries.

Unemployed Michael Riggon, 52, of West Bromwich Street, Caldmore, Walsall, will appear before Walsall and Aldridge Magistrates Court on Monday (2 March).

The 28-year-old woman is still in hospital being treated for injuries from the incident at Woodhouse, on Little London in Caldmore.

People may have taken in missing Nottingham woman

Gloris Smith has been missing since October last year Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

The family of a woman who has been missing from her home in Nottinghamshire for more than four months say they think someone may have taken her in, not realising her family are looking for her.

50-year-old Gloris Smith left her home in Nuthall on 22nd October. Her family are appealing to anyone who might know where she is to get in touch. There was a sighting in Nottingham around Christmas time, but nothing since.

Man charged with murder of woman in Stoke-on-Trent

Lindsay Hughes' body was found in a flat in Furlong Road in Tunstall in Stoke-on-Trent Credit: ITV News Central

A man will appear in court tomorrow charged with the murder of a woman.

38-year-old Lindsay Hughes' body was found in a flat in Furlong Road in Tunstall in Stoke-on-Trent last Monday.

She died from injuries to her head, neck and face.

Peter Plant, who is 47, will appear in court in the morning.

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