Julie Bailey, the woman who led the campaign to expose poor standards of care at Stafford Hospital has told how her elderly mother was left "begging for her life" after being admitted to one of the wards.
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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