Comedian Jason Manford has been to visit Stephen Sutton at hospital in Birmingham.
Comedian Jason Manford has appealed for people to help teenager cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton to raise £2m.
Birmingham Council has published a list of schools which were inspected as a result of an alleged plot to seize control of governing bodies.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission has announced it is recruiting 200 staff to a new office in Birmingham.
The premises in Quinton are due to open in July, and the new workforce will be recruited over the next few months.
The team in Birmingham will look into any new investigations into forces in the region, including:
- West Midlands Police
- West Mercia Police
- Staffordshire Police
- Nottinghamshire Police
- Leicestershire Police
- Northamptonshire Police
- Warwickshire Police
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson has tweeted support for Stephen Sutton, a teenager from Staffordshire who's battling bowel cancer, for his efforts to raise money for the Teenager Cancer Trust.
The One Direction member has 16 million followers, and his tweet has now been retweeted nearly 20,000 times.
Stephen, from Burntwood, originally set himself a target of raising £10,000 for the charity, but set the bar at £1 million after raising hundreds of thousands more than his first goal. He has now smashed the revised target, with the total now at more than £2 million.
Earlier this week he tweeted a final thumbs up photograph from his hospital bed, after one of his lungs collapsed at the weekend. But today his condition has improved, and he was visited in hospital by comedian Jason Manford, who himself is a patron of the Teenage Cancer Trust.
Dr Mohammed Naseem's brother, Naeem Tahir has spoken of his 'extremely kind' brother and his 'bold and courageous' attitude at his funeral today.
Dr Naseem died on Tuesday and the age of 90 at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Donations have passed the £2million mark for teenage cancer patient, Stephen Sutton. That is more than double his target of £1million.
More than 80,000 donations have been made.
General Secretary of Birmingham Central Mosque has paid tribute to Dr Mohammed Naseem at his funeral today.
Muhammad Afzal spoke of how Dr Naseem devoted his life to humanity irrespective of religion.
Worshippers at Birmingham Central Mosque have said their prayers at the funeral of Dr Muhammad Naseem.
The chairman of the mosque died on Tuesday, aged 90.
Sajda Mughal of the JAN Trust organisation said the group hears the concerns mothers have "daily" and understands the need to "protect your child".
Speaking after a campaign was launched to urge British Muslim women to their relatives against travelling to Syria, Ms Mughal said: "It is important for these mothers to protect and safeguard their children in order for them not to place their child's life at risk".
A funeral service for Dr Mohammed Naseem is being held at Birmingham Central Mosque today.
Dr Naseem died at Queen Elizabeth Hospital aged 90.
Later his body will be taken to a burial service at Handsworth Cemetery.
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