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The father of a man from Peterborough killed in a bus crash in Malaysia said his family was "devastated" by the attack.
Harry Woolhouse's father Christopher, 67, told the Telegraph his daughter had called him after she had seen a message on Facebook which said her brother had been killed.
"We just can't take it in. We're completely devastated," he said.
Thousands of people have celebrated the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi today. The festival, which fell last Monday, marks the day the Sikh faith was founded more than 500 hundred years ago.
Police have today charged a person with manslaughter following the death of a man injured at a pub in Streetly on Friday night.
Adam Lynn, 24, of Kingstanding Road, has been remanded in custody to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court tomorrow morning.
Tickets have gone on sale for a football match in memory of a rising rap star who was murdered in Birmingham.
Joshua Ribera, who was 18, was stabbed outside TCs nightclub in Selly Oak in September 2013. 18-year-old Armani Mitchell is serving life in prison for the murder.
The memorial match will be held by Birmingham City at St Andrew's on May 11th.
The head of Ofsted is to take a "personal lead" in the watchdog's investigation into allegations of a hardline Muslim takeover plot at a number of Birmingham schools, it has been announced.
Sir Michael Wilshaw is to visit the city next week to meet those directly involved in the inspections.
Ofsted has assessed more than a dozen Birmingham schools in recent weeks in the wake of the so-called "Trojan Horse" allegations and the findings are expected to be published in early May.
An Ofsted spokesman said: "Sir Michael has made clear that he is taking a personal lead in agreeing the individual reports and ensuring that they fully address concerns that have been raised."
Donnington Park in Leicestershire played host to the second round of British Touring cars this weekend.
Race one was dominated by Birmingham based MG, with cars driven by Jason Plato and Sam Tordoff claiming a one two finish.
Reigning champion Andrew Jordan who is from Lichfield came third in his Honda Civic.