A man who admitted forcing another man from Kidderminster to work unpaid for 13 years has been jailed today.
Police in Birmingham are urgently searching for a dementia sufferer who has gone missing.
Samuel McEwan left St Anne’s Community Centre in Bradford Street, Digbeth at around 7pm last night.
Officers believe the 69-year-old from Warwards Lane, Selly Oak could be travelling on the bus network as he has a bus pass.
Mr McEwan is described as a heavily built Irish man, 6 feet 1 inches tall with receding grey hair, clean shaven, blue eyes and a ruddy complexion and glasses.
He was wearing a beige bomber jacket with a Welsh and Irish flag over a white checked shirt and black cord trousers.
Police are appealing for the public's help after a Military Cross medal was stolen from Leicester Cathedral.
The theft happened between July 1 and September 20 this year.
The medal was was displayed on a brass plaque on the south outer wall of the Cathedral. It was awarded to Lt Alfred Ernest Chambers, posthumously, for his actions in combat on the Western Front on October 29, 1918.
Gwent Police have paid tribute to the '"remarkable courage and resilience" of Darrell Simester as Dan Doran Jnr was jailed for four-and-a-half years.
One of the West Midlands’ longest-serving MPs is to stand down after 35 years in Parliament.
Black Country MP Sir Richard Shepherd has written to the chairman of his constituency party to say he will not stand again at next year’s general election.
The Tory, who has represented Aldridge-Brownhills since 1979, is 71. He was knighted in 2003.
Police in Edinburgh are asking for the public's help to trace a 32-year-old woman who may be in Birmingham.
Laura Gorrie has not been seen since October 10, when she said she was visiting ASDA in her home city of Edinburgh. She has gone missing on a number of occasions before, when she has travelled to London, Aberdeen, Inverness, Cardiff, Blackpool and Glasgow.
Police believe Ms Gorrie may be staying in a hostel in Glasgow, Dundee, Birmingham or London.
Officers say that she is a particularly vulnerable person who depends on regular medication which she did not take with her.
Laura is described as white, 5 ft 8in, of large build, with long brown/strawberry blonde hair, blue eyes and glasses. She has a Tasmanian devil tattoo on her upper right arm, with an ’S’ above and ’Dad’ below. She was last seen wearing a grey, hooded, ’Slazenger’ jumper and navy blue jogging bottoms.
Hereford United has paid back more than £50,000 in unpaid rent to the county council today.
Club chairman Andy Lonsdale told ITV News Central that the payment was in response to a council attempt to take ownership of the Edgar Street ground last night, and threats of legal action.
A member of the Hereford United Supporters trust says he is 'despondent' about everything that has gone on at the club.
Mike Baldwin says there have been broken promises and that he wants to see the owners stand down.
The reaction comes after Herefordshire council went to repossess Edgar Street over the club's unpaid rent.