A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life after a flat fire in Kidderminster left a mother and her five-year-old son critically injured. The boy's condition is now described as "serious but stable."
Police say they are "conducting a search" at a house in Birmingham Road in West Bromwich.
This viewers footage appears to show a man being rescued after jumping onto a lorry following a house fire in Kidderminster last night.
A mother and her young son are being treated for critical injuries after a fire broke out at their flat above a shop in the Horsefair area of the town.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life.
Leicester City Council is considering taking civil court action against men who are thought to be sexually exploiting a vulnerable child following ground-breaking moves by social services bosses in Birmingham.
The council says it has concerns about a 16-year-old girl.
Council officials are having discussions with the police.
Birmingham City Council has already succeeded in gaining injunctions against ten men who were thought to be sexually exploiting a vulnerable 17-year-old girl in Birmingham.
Orders preventing the men from contacting the girl - and from approaching girls they do not know - have been made at a series of High Court hearings in recent weeks.
A man has been found guilty and sentenced to life for murdering an 83-year-old man from Stafford on Christmas Day last year.
23-year-old Josef Moscicki, of Gorse Ride North, Finchampstead in Wokingham, was convicted of murdering Bernard James Smith, from Shakespeare Road in Stafford, and will serve a minimum of 21 years.
Nottingham City Council has won 'Britain's cleanest city' at the Clean Britain Awards.
These were the scenes at Arena Park's Tesco superstore in Coventry as 'Black Friday' shoppers entered the store at midnight.
Today is dubbed 'Black Friday' which marks the first day of what is expected to be one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year in the run up to Christmas.