An investigation by ITV has revealed many people are still taking risks on nights out by getting into unlicensed cabs to get home.
This footage shows people getting into an ordinary car in Birmingham City Centre which ITV placed hidden cameras inside.
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A senior court prosecutor from Worcester stabbed his wife in the head as she slept after a bout of depression brought on by work pressures.
A man has appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court charged with the murder of another man who was found dead in Coventry on Monday night.
"This was an incident of domestic violence of the highest severity which sadly had tragic consequences."