Schoolboy footballer wins damages

The father of a footballer who lost his contract when he was unable to play after a hospital failed to diagnose a fracture, has spoken out.

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Chancellor: 'We are growing faster than any other advanced economy'

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Budget2014 Osborne says we are growing faster than any other advanced economy - we will stick to plan @itvcentral @itvnews

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@itvcentral budget2014 Osborne says pay restraint in public sector continues -

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Council cuts - should Council Tax be increased?

Over the next few weeks decision makers at councils across the Midlands will be making some of the biggest cuts in local spending history with services and jobs under threat.

The government are putting pressure on councils not to increase council tax but with so many services under pressure could it be the answer. This is what some of you said:

Some of your views on whether council tax should be increased.

Keep up to date with all the latest on cuts at your council on ITV Central News.

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The biggest Asian Wedding Show in Europe

The catwalk at the Asian Wedding show Credit: ITV Central

It's the 8th year of the Asian Wedding Show at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham. A typical Asian wedding costs £30,000 - £40,000 so its big business.

Jewellery being exhibited at Asian Wedding Show Credit: ITV Central

There's plenty of new and eye catching displays - like this fish tank table decora

Table decoration Credit: ITV Central

Biggest fall in unemployment in the Midlands

57,000 people in the West Midlands and 49,000 in the East Midlands have found work in the past 3 months. Employment minister Esther McVey says we can expect hundreds more jobs to be created in the future.

Today’s figures published by the ONS shows the West Midlands has fallen from second to joint third place with London on the unemployment league table.

READ: Unemployment falls in the Midlands

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