A man whose had more than twenty operations after a car crash says he's shocked and disappointed to be told the NHS won't pay for his final procedure, which would help him to walk unaided.
Duncan Bunkley was given a 5% chance of survival after a head-on car crash near Shifnal, Shropshire. He's currently recovering well but says the operation he needs would change his life.
However, NHS bosses have said his case is not exceptional.
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A Sandwell man who stabbed his partner of 20 years to death following an argument has been convicted of her murder.
The incident, in which it is believed a man attempted to take a child from her family, happened at around 3pm yesterday afternoon.
Martin Carter spotted Sarah Burke and let his dog loose to attack her - which was then filmed on a mobile phone. She later killed herself.