Work on the new runway at Birmingham International Airport begins today. Bosses say the extended runway will unlock the Far East and the rest of the world for the airport as it means long haul flights can go direct to and from there.
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Police say they are very concerned for the well-being of a six-year-old boy who has been reported missing from home this afternoon.
A mother described how her son tried desperately to save a 5-year-old boy who died at Bosworth Water Park in Leicestershire.
A number of individuals have been jailed after a recent crack-down on seizing fire-arms by West Midlands Police.