Journalist Steve Hewlett, who shared his experience of battling cancer on BBC Radio 4, has died of the disease at the age of 58.Read the full story ›
A former head teacher of a school in Birmingham has been charged with sexual offences against adults.
64-year-old Graham Hardy of Blackfriars Place, Market Harborough, will appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court on Friday 17th March where he will stand accused of six historical sexual assaults and one count of rape, all against adults.
It is believed the offences happened between 2009 and 2016.
Following investigations it is not believed that any offences were committed against former pupils at the school.
Police are re-appealing for witnesses after two step-sisters were murdered or a bottle of Tia Maria and boxes of chocolates 30 years ago.Read the full story ›
A protest over Donald Trump's state visit to the UK is being held in Nottingham, Leicester and Birmingham this evening.Read the full story ›
His family are extremely worried as they say this is really out of character for Aaron who has never been missing before.Read the full story ›
It's said that the man had threatened to jump off a bridge with the children if a "new house and financial assistance" was not provided.Read the full story ›
One lane closed and slow traffic on M42 Northbound between J5 A41 / A4141 (Solihull / Knowle) and J6 A45 (Birmingham Airport / Coventry).
West Bromwich-born Phil Lynott died 31 years ago. Philomena Lynott admits she still visits her son's grave every day.Read the full story ›
After Birmingham City's defeat to QPR yesterday, manager Gianfranco Zola was 'surrounded' at Birmingham New Street Station. The Coventry branch of the British Transport Police came to his aid and tweeted this selfie.
Puppets from ITV's Spitting Image of Neil Kinnock and his wife Glenys have sold at auction today for £3,400.
Former Labour leader and his wife were a regular sight on the programme in the 1990s.
Spitting image was a popular puppet show that poked fun at the politicians of the day. It ran from 1984 until 1996