The most seriously injured British soldier to survive the war in Afghanistan is defying doctors thanks to a company from the Midlands.
Paratrooper Ben Parkinson lost his legs and suffered brain and back injuries in a landmine explosion.
But the firm Rehab Prosthetics is helping transform Ben's life. They've built him a pair of computerised artificial legs and are building up his confidence with intense physiotherapy.
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A decision is expected today on whether to open new inquests into the deaths of the 21 victims of the Birmingham pub bombings.
A dull and damp day, with cloudy skies and further outbreaks of rain, locally heavy during the morning.
It will be a cloudy day across the West Midlands with showery outbreaks of rain, possibly heavy in places