Gerry McCann is giving his backing to the launch of a petition to put pressure on the authorities to implement the recommendations in the Leveson report.
Mr McCann and other victims of press intrusion say the proposals for a tough independent regulator to be underpinned by legislation should be implemented in full.
It follows the Prime Minister's statement in the Commons yesterday that he had 'misgivings' about introducing a new law .
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Police have released CCTV images after a 74-year-old woman was grabbed and dragged along the ground in Handsworth.
The rain will become heavy at times, and also prolonged.
Rain will spread across the region by lunchtime, turning heavy in places. Staying cloudy with some brightness in the southeast later.