The body of a man has been found in a children's playground in Yardley, Birmingham. The death is not being treated as suspicious and has been referred to the coroner.
Dixons Carphone has offered to take on 800 of the 5,600 staff who faced being out of work after the collapse of mobile phone retailer Phones 4u.
The jobs are for staff who currently work at Phones 4u concessions within Currys/PC World stores, which were recently taken over by Dixons Carphone.
A statement on the company website said: "With regards to our Phones 4U shop-in-shop colleagues we hope to help them secure new roles with us and are opening up discussions with the administrators to agree our position."
Dixons Carphone also tweeted that roles could be available for Phones 4u staff at Carphone Warehouse and Dixons.
More hope was offered by reports that network operators Vodafone and EE may be willing to buy part of Phones 4u's business.
Fire crews are damping down at the scene of a major fire at a scrap metal plant in Wolverhampton.
Thick black Smoke could be seen around the city after the fire broke out in Eastfield. At its height more than 40 firefighters were dealing with the blaze.
The owners of a residential home in Nottingham being investigated after a family filmed the care given to a relative have released a statement.
Avery Healthcare say they are grateful to the family "for bringing these incidents of unsatisfactory conduct to our attention".
Three people have been arrested on suspicion of gaining illegal entry to the UK.
It's after they were seen clinging onto the underneath of a lorry travelling along the M6 motorway near to junction 8 this morning.
Five staff have been suspended at a residential home after a family filmed the care given to a relative.
Police are now investigating Acer Court Care Home in Nuthall and Nottingham council have suspended their contracts with the home.
They called an emergency meeting and immediately decided they would stop sending residents there.
Birmingham MP Liam Byrne has reacted to the news of the jobs cuts at Birmingham City Council by blaming the Government for "destroying the city."
It was announced yesterday that the council were facing a difficult financial situation.
Forty firefighters are at the scene of a large blaze at a scrap metal and waste centre in Eastfield, Wolverhampton.
People in the Monmore Green and Horseley Fields areas are being asked to stay indoors and keep their windows closed due to the thick black smoke currently billowing over the area.