A hearing will take place today over controversial plans to build hundreds of homes on greenbelt land near Anne Hathaway's cottage.
The district council filed a legal challenge against the Communities Secretary's approval for the planned homes near the Shakespearian house in Stratford-upon-Avon.
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Mostly dry with sunshine breaking through across the region, but a risk of showers in northern areas.
Police believe a Birmingham man who missed a court appearance in connection with downloading indecent images may have fled to Ireland.
Police were called to Urban Village in Selly Oak in the early hours of last Saturday morning.