A hospital in Birmingham has become the first in Europe to install keyhole surgery equipment, costing £85,000, that allows live operations to be viewed through an iPad anywhere in the world.
Victoria Davies reports.
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He demanded the money after placing a carrier bag containing what appeared to be a heavy object on the counter.
Closures will be in place on the Aston Expressway, Park Circus and Salford Circus. There will be some full weekend closures and diversions.
West Midlands Police have said specially trained police negotiators are speaking with the woman to try and talk her down to safety.