Rail services on a commuter line in Birmingham have been delayed after a lorry smashed into a bridge, ripping the roof off its trailer.Read the full story ›
A lorry has crashed into a bridge in Birmingham. It happened on the A4026 Blake Street between A5127 Lichfield Road / Watford Gap Road and B4138 Rosemary Hill Road / Clarence Road.
It is also affecting trains on the Cross City Line.
Police are trying to trace a suspected burglar after a house in Sutton Coldfield was broken into.
It happened at a home on St. Martins Road on 19 December at around 10pm.
A 91-year-old woman who lives at the property was home when the suspects smashed a rear patio door to gain access to the house.
A substantial amount of jewellery and personal documents were stolen along with cash. The jewellery has since been recovered.
Officers are now appealing to trace a man who they want to question in connection with the break in (pictured below).
"Fortunately the lady wasn’t injured, but she was left extremely shaken by her ordeal.
"The suspects told the elderly lady to stay in bed, while they spent time searching her home.
"We’ve already managed to recover the jewellery, and have this morning arrested a 39-year-old man on suspicion of burglary."
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Researchers in Nottingham say they can predict how likely a woman is to get pregnant through IVF treatment by testing a lock of her hair. It's all to do with levels of the stress hormone Cortisol.
In the final part of our series on Fertility, I met a couple who after years of being told they'd never conceive naturally, they did.
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Concerns are growing for a man who has gone missing from the Sutton Coldfield area suffering from mental health issues.
Michael Kelly was last seen leaving his home in Beaton Road, Four Oaks on Wednesday 14th September.
The 44-year-old is described as white, 5ft 8ins tall, large build, blonde hair and blue eyes.
He was last seen wearing a white rugby top with a light green band across it and camouflage shorts and walks with a stick.
Mr Kelly suffers from mental health issues and police say they need to find him as quickly as possible.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or call the Missing People charity on 116 000.
A Birmingham restaurant boss has been jailed for taking practice swings with a baseball bat – before brutally battering his head chef.Read the full story ›