Relatives of children murdered in Peshawar are in mourning, and services and vigils continue to take place across the region to remember the 132 students and nine members of staff who died in the massacre.
Two bars in Northampton which had their licences suspended after a street brawl almost a week ago, will learn today if they can re-open.
More than 50 people were involved in the riot which broke out in the early hours of Friday 12th December outside the Nu Bar and Face Bar in Bridge Street in Northampton.
Northampton Borough Council's licensing committee will decide if any further action will be taken.
8 people were injured during the brawl, with 6 people suffering stab wounds, with one person remaining in hospital in a stable condition.
A 19 year old man has been arrested by Police on suspicion of GBH in connection with the incident in Bridge Street.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a pensioner was killed after she was hit by a car.
The 75-year-old woman was hit by a white Ford Focus on Market Street in Kingswinford just after 10am on Saturday.
Paramedics treated the woman at the scene, and she was taken to hospital where she died.
The driver was spoken to at the time by police, and the road was closed while emergency services were on scene.
Drivers are being urged to 'kill your speed' after the fire service posted pictures on social media of a wrecked car, after it hit a lamp post.
Stourbridge Fire posted that the young driver involved was very lucky to walk away from of the crash which happened at the junction of Farndale Close and Hillfields Road in Brierley Hill just after 10pm last night.
One lane closed and heavy traffic due to accident, car and a tanker involved on M6 Southbound between J11 A460 / A462 (Cannock) and J10 A454 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall).
The parents of a 12-week-old baby from Redditch in Worcestershire are due to be sentenced today for killing their daughter.
Jessica Wiggins was convicted of causing or allowing the death of Isabella Vallance. She died of a head injury in December 2012.
Her father Tyler John Vallance admitted a charge of manslaughter earlier this year.
A serious case review has been launched into Isabella's death.
The great Christmas getaway starts today with many famlies heading overseas and others arriving in the UK to visit relatives here at home.
East Midlands Airport is expecting more than 115,000 passengers over the Christmas period between today and the 5th of January.
People are being asked not to launch Chinese paper lanterns over the festive period.
Fire services across the region say although they are not illegal they can cause extensive fire damage.
They also pose a danger to the environment, wildlife and farm animals.
East Midland Ambulance Service says its dealing with unprecedented numbers of 999 calls as the party season gets into full swing.
Last Saturday more than 3,000 calls were received from people asking for help. That's higher than on News Year's Eve - normally the busiest night of the year.
The advice is only to use the number in real emergencies.