The family of a two-year-old boy in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant are holding an event in Birmingham today to encourage members of the Asian community to become donors.
Gaurav Bains has a serious blood disorder and needs to find a stem cell donor in the next week or so. His family and parents are holding a fund raiser at the Nishkam Centre in Birmingham today as they try to find ways to save their son.
They are asking people in the community to get tested to see if they may be a match.
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A decision is expected today on whether to open new inquests into the deaths of the 21 victims of the Birmingham pub bombings.
A dull and damp day, with cloudy skies and further outbreaks of rain, locally heavy during the morning.
It will be a cloudy day across the West Midlands with showery outbreaks of rain, possibly heavy in places