A service was held today at the National Memorial Arboretum to commemorate Victory over Japan Day. Its 67 years since Japan surrendered to the allies after almost six years of war.
Today survivors of the conflict and members of the Midlands Japanese Association came together in a service of reconciliation.
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A senior court prosecutor from Worcester stabbed his wife in the head as she slept after a bout of depression brought on by work pressures.
A man has appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court charged with the murder of another man who was found dead in Coventry on Monday night.
"This was an incident of domestic violence of the highest severity which sadly had tragic consequences."