It is the eve of World Aids Day and a man who contracted HIV in 1979 has been speaking about the stigma he faced when people found out about his illness.
Chris Kearl says he lost his job, and his grandparents didn't speak to him again. He was also told he had a life expectancy of 18 months.
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A cooler and cloudier day on the whole, although it will remain dry in most places.
Rather cloudy with an increasing chance of rain during the day, perhaps heavy at times later across northern parts.
A man has been charged with attempted murder after a man suffered stab wounds in Perry Barr yesterday.