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Man arrested after couple and son stabbed

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A man has been arrested after three members of the same family were stabbed at their Dudley home this morning (30 March).

Emergency services were called to Greyhound Lane in Norton, Stourbridge, where a man, woman and a boy were found with serious stab wounds.

A Land Rover stolen from outside the home was stopped by police shortly after in Norton Road and a man in his 20s arrested on suspicion of wounding

The Midlands Air Ambulances from Cosford and Staffordshire were sent to the scene along with two land ambulances. A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said:

Three patients suffered serious stab wounds in the incident.

A woman, a man and a boy all suffered very serious injuries in the incident and received advanced trauma care from ambulance staff at the scene.

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman


Man remains in hospital following serious collision

Police were called to the A514 Credit: PA

A man remains in hospital following a serious collision on the A514.

Derbyshire Police were called to the junction of the A50 and Swarkstone village, at yesterday (March 29).

A car went into a nearby canal after it collided with a van, hitting a pedestrian who also went into the water.

Passers-by helped the elderly woman driving the car to safety and pulled the man from the water.

The pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre where he remains in a critical condition. The woman was taken to the Royal Derby Hospital with minor injuries and was later discharged.

Jet2 start flights from Birmingham Airport

Jet2 aeroplane Credit: PA

Jet2 have started new flights from Birmingham Airport, creating 200 new jobs.

The first flight left for Malaga this morning. The budget airline will offer 23 destinations from Birmingham Airport, which will see around 57 weekly flights.

Flights will operate from Birmingham Airport this summer to:

  • Alicante (Costa Blanca, Benidorm and Calpe)
  • Crete
  • Faro (The Algarve and Albufeira)
  • Fuerteventura
  • Girona (Costa Brava, Tossa de Mar and Lloret de Mar)
  • Gran Canaria
  • Ibiza
  • Lanzarote
  • Majorca
  • Malaga (Costa Del Sol, Torremolinos and Merja)
  • Menorca
  • Paphos
  • Reus (Costa Dorada and Salou)
  • Rhodes
  • Tenerife

Paul Kehoe, Chief Executive of Birmingham Airport, said:

This is a significant day for Birmingham Airport as we welcome our newest partner to the West Midlands.Customers from the region will have access to more choice than ever.

– Birmingham Airport, Paul Kehoe

Man in court charged with father's murder

The victim has been named as Sebert Mitchell Credit: BPM

A man has been charged with the murder of his father after officers were called to an address in Wenslydale Road on Tuesday (28 March) by paramedics, who were treating a man for serious injuries.

Unemployed 42-year-old Garey Mitchell, of Wenslydale Road, Great Barr, is due to appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court this morning (30 March).

A post mortem has confirmed the 86-year-old victim - who has today been named as Sebert Mitchell by police - died as a result of head injuries and stab wounds to the neck.

Mr Sebert senior died at the scene.



M6 - SOUTHBOUND Credit: Highways England

Traffic on M6 Southbound has been temporarily halted because of an oil spillage between J10A M54 and J10 A454 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall).

It is after an incident between a lorry and a tanker.

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