Two men have suffered serious burns following an explosion at a flat in Birmingham. Gas engineers have been sent to the scene on Aldersmead Road in West Heath.
Workers at the Queen's medical centre in Nottingham have joined a national walkout as the row over pay continues.
The Government say they cannot afford the recommended 1% pay rise.
Strike action is taking place until 11am in protest at the Government's refusal.
The last of 22 new trams have arrived in Nottingham.
They'll be used for testing along the new lines to Chilwell and Clifton, before being used by the public once work is completed next year.
Two men taken to hospital following an explosion that destroyed a flat in West Heath last night have been arrested.
Emergency services were called to the scene at around 8pm after receiving multiple reports of a loud bang and an explosion at a flat in Aldersmead Road.
A 27-year-old man and a man in his 30s have both been arrested on suspicion of causing an explosion likely to endanger life.
The pair remain in hospital this morning, their injuries are not described as life threatening.
The road is closed while an investigation continues.
CCTV has been released after a woman was sexually assaulted in Birmingham.
Police were called to a building on Broad street on Sunday 19 October where she was attacked.
The 25-year-old had been on a night out and left Walkabout with a man, known only as Kevin, the pair were stopped by a man who then spoke to Kevin before going off with the woman leaving Kevin alone.
Detectives are trying to trace him as they believe he is a significant witness.
Nurses, midwives and paramedics are now on strike across the Midlands.
The walk out will take place for four hours until 11am in protest at the Government's refusal to accept a recommended 1% wage rise for all NHS employees.
The government has previously said it cannot afford the recommended rise.
West Midlands Police say they've arrested a lorry driver going the wrong way down a dual carriageway, who then tested more than twice over the drink drive limit.
The driver is said to be a foreign national, and was stopped driving the wrong way down the Black Country Route by Traffic Police overnight.
Two men have suffered serious burns after an explosion at a flat in Birmingham.
Paramedics were called to a property on Aldersmead Road in Northfield just after 8.00pm last night. The cause of the explosion is unknown.
One man in his 30s and another in his 20s were taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Another man, thought to be in his fifties and living in the flat above where the explosion happened, is being treated for shock and is being cared for by his family.