Families of pub bombing victims to meet with police

Families of the 21 people who lost their lives in the Birmingham pub bombings 40 years ago will today meet with senior police officers to learn whether their campaign for a fresh inquiry has been successful.

The wreckage of the Mulberry Bush pub - one of the bomb targets
The wreckage of the Mulberry Bush pub - one of the bomb targets Credit: ITV News Central

West Midlands Police has been collating thousands of documents over the past few months, and examining whether new forensic techniques could be used to find those responsible.

No one has been brought to justice for the murder of 21 people in the terrorist attack on two pubs in Birmingham city centre in 1974.

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Birmingham pub bombings: no new inquiry

Families of the 21 people who lost their lives in the Birmingham pub bombings 40 years ago have been told there will not be a fresh inquiry into the deaths.