'I'll always remember her as Christina who loved to laugh'

A friend of the 16-year-old schoolgirl who was stabbed to death on a bus in Birmingham this morning has paid a tearful tribute to Christina Edkins.

Laura Bishop said she was liked by many adding "I'll always remember her as Christina who loved to laugh and party".

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Bus stabbing suspect sectioned

A 22-year-old man that is in police custody on suspicion of murder has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act. 16-year-old Christina Edkins was stabbed on a bus on Hagley Road in Birmingham on Thursday morning.