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."
Aston Villa has announced Roy Keane has left the club with immediate effect. He joined Villa as Assistant Manager in July.
The 43-year-old had been splitting his time between Villa and his job as Martin O'Neill's number two with the Republic of Ireland.
Keane has stepped down from the Premier League club ahead of their trip to Burnley on Saturday.
Tributes to batsman Phil Hughes, who died yesterday aged 25, dominate the front pages of today's Australian newspapers.
Australia's cricket board is to launch an "immediate" review into player safety in the wake of Phillip Hughes' death.
The 25-year-old's death, two days after he was struck by a ball in a "freak accident", has sparked an outpouring of grief from around the world, symbolised by the #putoutyourbats campaign.
"Statistics say it is clearly a freak incident, but one freak incident is one freak incident too many, so that of course puts us in a position of looking into that," Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland said.
He said the board would work with manufacturers and regulators to review safety measures and seek improvements.
Cricket figures around the world have paid tribute to Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who was regarded as a key part of his country's future before a freak injury from a bowler's delivery ended his life.
ITV News Sport Editor Steve Scott reports on the prodigy who set new records during a career and life cut cruelly short as he entered his prime.
A convicted drug grower from Leicester has been ordered to surrender just under £120,000 or face a further two years in jail.
Karen McCann, 59, is already serving a sentence of three years and four months after she admitted production of cannabis, abstraction of electricity and money laundering.
Earlier this week a judge at Leicester Crown Court decided she had benefitted from her criminality to the tune of £341,861.01 and that she had realisable assets of almost £120,000.
She now has six months to come up with the cash or face a longer jail term.
Police found 26 cannabis plants growing in a bedroom, another 40 in her loft, and £18,000 in cash when they raided her home in March.
She pleaded guilty to the offences in August, and was sentenced the following month.
A woman's arm was trapped between the roof of her car and the road after her car overturned in Hampton in Arden.
The accident happened on Solihull Road at around 10.45pm last night.
The family of missing 20-year-old man who disappeared in the early hours of Sunday morning have issued a heartfelt appeal for his safe return.
Daniel Hodgin had been on a night out in Shrewsbury town centre. His mother, Lorraine, last spoke to him at 5.30am when she called to offer him a lift home.
It is believed Daniel left the Buttermarket nightclub at around 3.30am on Sunday Morning.
His disappearance has been described as completely out of character.
A man attacked a frail 84-year-old woman and stole her handbag, leaving her with a fractured wrist and cuts to her face.
The attack happened as the woman was walking home from a shopping trip on Larch Walk in Yardley on Sunday 16 November at 4.15pm.
Leicestershire Police is launching its Christmas drink driving campaign today.
Officers will be on the streets making checks at random locations.
Last December a total of 108 drivers were arrested during the campaign.