People living in Boston, Lincolnshire, have been saying prayers for their namesake city in America, following explosions during the Boston Marathon yesterday which killed three people.
Kate McCann from Leicestershire, whose daughter Madeleine was abducted in Portugal in 2007, has said she will not be deterred by the bombings and intends to run the London Marathon this Sunday.
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Residents say their lives are being blighted by a huge stack of hay bales dumped right next to their homes in Ockbrook, Derbyshire.
Police are searching three addresses in the Midlands after a suspected terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament.
A terror suspect accused of deliberately crashing a car outside the Houses of Parliament is understood to be from the Birmingham area.