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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Tributes have been paid to a 91-year-old Royal British Legion member who died in a house fire on Saturday morning.
Flood warnings have been issued across the Midlands after heavy rainfall.
Most parts across the region will be dry but showers are likely as well as brisk winds.