A coroner has begun summing up in the case of a one year old girl who died at Birmingham Children's Hospital in 2009.
A lawyer acting for the UK Government has told judges that "there is no right to compensation" because someone has been acquitted.
The history of King Richard III will be remembered today, as part of a medieval battle re-enactment, hosted by the University of Leicester.
Alton Towers' new record breaking rollercoaster has had its opening delayed again because of technical problems.
The 14 loop ride, which cost the theme park £18 million to build, was meant to open to the public yesterday.
However on the Staffordshire attraction's website, it says the ride is still not operational today, due to 'unforeseen teething problems'.
People who have booked tickets to specifically ride the new rollercoaster are advised they can have their tickets revalidated for another date during the season.
An academic paper on the archaeology search for King Richard III, reveals for the first time specific details of the grave dug for his corpse.
The paper reveals that Richard III was 'casually placed in a badly prepared grave' – suggesting gravediggers were in a hurry to bury him.
It also reveals that he was placed in an 'odd position' and the torso crammed in.
King Richard III's remains were discovered in the Greyfriars area of the city in September last year.
Leicester Cathedral will today open a book of condolence, following the attack on Drummer Lee Rigby, who died in Woolwich on Wednesday afternoon.
The Very Revd David Monteith, Dean of Leicester said, “This is a time to stand together and a time to draw from our rich traditions of sympathy and peace.
"We will build the common good here by shunning violence and by growing compassion and understanding with one another."
Police in Lincolnshire have received a number of reports about tweets and Facebook comments that could potentially incite racial hatred and violence, in connection with the ongoing investigations in Saxilby.
The comments are currently being investigated. If they are found to be illegal, these messages may be monitored, recorded and police action considered.
A man and a woman have died in a road traffic collision in Oldbury this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call to reports of a collision involving two cars on the A4123 Wolverhampton Road at the junction of Brandhall Road shortly after 1:20pm earlier today.
Four ambulances, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance attended the scene.
– A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman
When crews arrived they found two cars which had been involved in a significant collision. A man and a woman were in one car and were both in cardiac arrest.
Sadly, it quickly became apparent to crews that nothing could be done to save the woman and she was confirmed dead at the scene.
Crews pulled the man from the wreckage and administered advanced life support at the roadside. Sadly, despite their best efforts, he was also confirmed dead a short time later.
Officers from the Metropolitan police raided a house in Saxilby last night, just hours after 25-year-old drummer Lee Rigby was attacked in Woolwich.
The village on the outskirts of Lincoln, found itself at the centre of an anti-terrorist operation.
Lincolnshire Police is supporting the investigation being carried out by our colleagues.
Although we are unable to comment on any aspect of ongoing investigations, we realise the events of the last couple of days will have had a significant impact on people living in Lincolnshire.
We would urge people to be calm and measured in their response to recent events.
We would like to thank the public, in particular the residents of Saxilby for their patience, co-operation and support throughout the day.
Anyone living in the area that has any concerns should approach one of the many officers patrolling the streets over the next couple of days.
Very careful consideration has been given to policing and resources in response to this incident and there are a significant amount of officers patrolling our community.