Detectives are at the scene at Gilbertstone Recreation Ground in Moat Lane. A forensic tent has been erected in the play area while investigations are carried out.
A murder inquiry won't be launched into the death of a man in Birmingham.
His body was discovered at Gilbertstone Recreation Ground in Yardley this morning.
The death is not being treated as suspicious and has been referred to the coroner.
An eight-year-old pupil has been excluded from a Birmingham primary school after allegedly threatening another classmate with a knife in the toilets.
It's reported to have taken place at Wheelers Lane Primary School in Kings Heath on the last day of term.
Parents have criticised the school for not contacting the police on the day of the incident and some had threatened to withdraw their children after the pupil returned last week.
Since then the child has been temporarily excluded.
The West Midlands has had the largest annual fall in unemployment in the UK.
That's according to the latest unemployment figures which show that employment has risen by 57,000.
Nationally the number of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance has now dropped below 1 million and unemployment has seen the largest annual fall in a quarter of a century.
The body of a man has been found in a children's playground in Yardley, Birmingham.
Detectives are at the scene at Gilbertstone Recreation Ground in Moat Lane.
A forensic tent has been erected in the play area while investigations are carried out.
There is reportedly 10 police officers and forensics at the scene, with the tent set-up on the play equipment.
West Midlands Police say the death is currently unexplained.
Staffordshire County council has promised to provide support for Phones4U workers after the company went into administration earlier this week.
It comes as the number of people claiming job seeker's allowance in the county fell to its lowest level for seven years.
Council leaders say they want to work with local businesses to help them grow.
Sir Alex Ferguson has been spotted grabbing some lunch in Derbyshire.
Staff at The Wheel Inn posted a picture on Facebook of them posing with the former Manchester United manager on Sunday afternoon.
They later used the social media site to thank him for coming and revealed he ordered a 10oz gammon, homemade chips and peas.
A man's body has been discovered in Birmingham.
It was found in Gilbertstone Recreation Ground off Moat Lane in Yardley just after 7am this morning.
Detectives are now at the scene trying to work out his identity and cause of death.
CCTV has been released of the moment a man appears to be caught red-handed attempting to steal art from a gallery in Birmingham.
The man in the footage is seen trying to hide the frame in his clothing but the artwork was too large and staff spotted him.
He then handed it back and walked off.
The artwork commemorating World War I was taken on Sunday 17th August from Castle Fine Art Gallery on Broad Street.