A Muslim woman from Leicester who does not want to be identified tells Peter Bearne how she was spat in the face by a man as she was walking in Highfields.
Police say they've seen a rise in hate crimes and prejudice against British Muslims after the death of the British soldier, drummer Lee Rigby.
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A senior court prosecutor from Worcester stabbed his wife in the head as she slept after a bout of depression brought on by work pressures.
A man has appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court charged with the murder of another man who was found dead in Coventry on Monday night.
"This was an incident of domestic violence of the highest severity which sadly had tragic consequences."