It is ten years since a freak tornado swept through parts of Birmingham, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.
Nineteen people were injured when winds of up to 130 miles per hour tore through the city.
The tornado uprooted more than a thousand trees, ripped roofs off buildings and sent cars flying through the air.
Armed police were called to a high street in Droitwich in Worcestershire after a tennis racket triggered reports of a person carrying a gun.Read the full story ›
100 brightly coloured owl statues have taken up residence overnight to get children to visit different parts of the city.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of people have taken part in a world record attempt in Nottingham to throw the biggest samba party ever in one place.Read the full story ›
A toddler from the Black Country has been freed from the clutches of a robot by firefighters - well a robot toy at least!Read the full story ›
Organisers of Coventry's Motofest say they hope the city will become the first in the UK to host competitive street racing.Read the full story ›
Exams can be a stressful time, but can petting a piglet help temper students' frayed nerves?Read the full story ›
Two FA Cup final ticket will be blasted into space tomorrow, giving some lucky fans (or passing aliens) the chance to go to Wembley.Read the full story ›
The Duke of Cambridge is spending time with the team at the National Football Centre, as they prepare for the Women's World Cup.Read the full story ›
Patricia Ford, from Tamworth in Staffordshire, has spent 11 years touring the world as a lookalike to Her Majesty The Queen.Read the full story ›