West Midlands are the second highest offenders for feeding their pets 'toxic' human chocolate.
The East Midlands is one of the least savvy regions in the country when it comes to taking advantage of special deals, research has found.
After a cloudy night, staying mostly dry with sunny spells.
ITV News can confirm that former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg has been arrested by West Midlands Police on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.
Detective Superintendent Shaun Edwards of West Midlands Police said there was "no immediate threat to public safety" following the four Syria-related terrorism arrests.
A mother and son are among four people from the West Midlands arrested over Syria-related terrorism offences.
The 44-year-old woman, and her son, aged 20, are from Sparkhill in Birmingham.
Their home is one of three properties being searched by officers.
Police say they have removed vehicles and electronic equipment for forensic analysis.
Four people arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences are from Birmingham.
A 45-year-old man from Hall Green is suspected of attending a terrorist training camp and facilitating terrorism overseas.
A man aged 36 from Shirley, along with a woman and aged 44, and her son aged 20 from Sparkhill, have been detained on suspicion of facilitating terrorism overseas.
All four are being held at a police station in the West Midlands area.
Their three home addresses are being searched by officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit.
Four people from the West Midlands have been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.
Three men and a woman are being held at a police station in the region.
More to follow...
BREAKING: Three men and a woman from the West Midlands have been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences. More follows.
A Midlands charity is packing donation boxes to send to flood victims in the south of England.
Matts Mission Children's Charity, which is based in Birmingham, has been encouraging local children to send items such as toothpaste and soap, along with a few treats such as chocolate.
The 'Smile in a Box' campaign is also collecting other essentials such as wellies, blankets, tinned food and bottled water.
The cost of travel insurance is stopping many people with cancer from going on holiday or forcing them to travel without insurance.
Figures released by a specialist cancer insurer show that in the West Midlands more than half of people who have or have had cancer would like to go on holiday.
But most of them say the cost of travel insurance effectively confines them to the UK. Nearly a third also said they were forced to travel without insurance, leaving them open to excessive costs if something went wrong.
The family of a seven-year-old girl with bone cancer, were quoted three and a half thousand pounds for travel insurance for a holiday to Malta.
New research has found that three in five cancer patients in the Midlands stay in the UK for their holiday because of the high cost of travel insurance.
The study also shows that of those who did travel in 2013, over half of patients in the West Midlands and nearly a third of those in the East Midlands, did so without insurance.
Those figures are the highest in the UK, for people travelling without any cover.
More than half of cancer patients in the West Midlands say they are forced to travel without insurance due to what they call high costs.
Research by InsureCancer1 also says three in five (64%) cancer patients in the region say they can only holiday in the UK due to the costs of travel insurance.