Police have confirmed the M42 motorway is to reopen in the next hour, following a 26 hour closure. Police say the man threatening to harm himself on a bridge has been safely detained.
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Campaigners have called for more cycling infrastructure to be installed across the Midlands following the death of a woman in Birmingham.
Paul Gunter launched the campaign after discovering that there was no current war memorial for his nephew.
Witnesses who saw the incident said that the man threw the dog in the air a number of times and let her drop to the floor.