When you are out and about shopping, you may not think of using your mobile phone to pay for things. But an app that was designed here in the Midlands, is proving a hit on the high street.
Today one of the app's developers has flown out to what is known as the heartland of pioneering technology - Silicon Valley in America - to try to get more investment. As Charlotte Grant reports, it will have all begun in Birmingham.
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A gunman who held two members of staff hostage at a bowling alley in Nuneaton has been arrested.
There are reports of flash-bangs being used at Bermuda Park as ambulances arrive at the scene.
Chris Turner, an eyewitness to the incident at Bermuda Park, said a man was carrying a shotgun and told him to "get out of the way".