Team GB's Midlands based flag bearer has said his selection is 'unbelieveable' but still wants to push for medals in Sochi.
A woman has been reunited with a shoebox full of photos from World War One, after she had mistakenly donated them to charity.
Founded in 1922 as the Swallow Sidecar Company, Jaguar Land Rover Limited has become one of Britain's most enduring brands.
A careers event for anyone interested in an apprenticeship with companies such as Solihull-based Lafarge Tarmac can head to a special event at the University of Derby today.
Twenty higher apprenticeships at mineral product companies such as Tarmac, as well as other companies including Sibelco, Hanson-Heidelberg, and Hope Construction Materials, will be on offer.
The event will be held at the university's Corporate Enterprise Centre from noon until 5pm.
Anyone interested will be able to have interviews with the companies, as well as university tutors, to find out more.
Solicitor Simon McKay is representing four of the six families of military policemen who died in Iraq in 2003. He talks about claims of new evidence coming to light that could prompt a fresh inquest into the deaths.
The families of four military policemen murdered in Iraq, including two from the Midlands, are demanding a fresh inquest into their deaths after claiming new evidence has come to light.
They want the original inquest verdicts from eight years ago quashed.
Six soldiers, including Lance Corporal Thomas Keys from Solihull, and Corporal Russell Aston from Swadlincote, died in 2003 when the mob attacked a police station.
The lawyer representing four of the troops has written to the Attorney General Dominic Grieve suggesting they had fresh evidence which meant a new inquest was 'necessary and desirable in the interests of justice'.
Police are appealing for information after a woman went missing from her home in Solihull yesterday.
69-year-old Violet Hammond, from Westfield Close, was last seen being dropped off at Dorridge train station by her daughter. It is thought she purchased a ticket for Birmingham and has not been seen since.
She is described as white, 5ft 1ins tall, slim build with shoulder length straight brown hair. She was last seen wearing black jeans, black ankle boots and a dark jacket with a fur collar.
Wednesday's storm blew a tree into a chapel in Solihull, causing severe damage.
The 100-year-old building is now a bridal shop, home to Lisa's Bridalwear.
West Midlands Fire Service and local tree surgeons were on the scene quickly, where nobody was injured despite all staff being in the building at the time.
Dan Evans is though to his first ever ATP Tour event semi-final, after he beat German 3rd seed, Philipp Kohlschreiber in three sets.
The Birmingham tennis player will face number one seed, Tommy Haas, or Andrey Kuznetsov in the next round of the Zagreb Indoors championship in Croatia.
Evans worked his way into the spotlight of British tennis last year, when he reached the third round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows.
An Olympic short track speed skater from the Midlands has been chosen to carry the British flag in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics.
Solihull-born Jon Eley, aged 29, who now lives in Nottingham, is the most experienced member of the British short track team and made his Winter Olympics debut in Turin in 2006, finishing sixth in the 500m.
In 2007 he became the first British short track speed skater to win gold at a World Cup competition in the 500m in Heerenveen.
He began skating at 18 months old and his first sport he was Ice Hockey. He tried short track speed skating when he was 12 and was then given a chance to join the British national short track team.
The opening ceremony for the 2014 Winter Olympics will take place from 4pm on Friday 7 February.
2 of 2 Wolverley Rd where 1 dog was rescued from an island in the middle of the lake by 2 tech rescue personnel wearing dry suits.