Lenny Henry is one of the region's most famous sons and one of the country's favourite comedians. He started his showbiz career on the hit Central Television show Tizwas. Since then he's gone to demonstrate what a versitile performer he is.
Now a whole new audience is about to discover his talents. He's featuring in Disney's award winning animation series Phineas and Ferb. As Balvinder Sidhu reports he joins a guest list which includes David Beckham and Michael J Fox.
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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."