Police said the woman's son and his guardian, both from Walsall, claimed she had died in a car crash in East Africa.Read the full story ›
A couple who paid for their Northampton home through a tobacco smuggling scam has been sentenced.Read the full story ›
Trooper Rowland F Edwards was presented with the Legion d’Honneur medal, the highest award in France.Read the full story ›
The inquests into the deaths of 30 British people in the Tunisian beach terror attacks continue to hear evidence about East Midlanders today.
Details about Carly Lovett from Lincolnshire and John Stollery from Walesby in Nottinghamshire are being given to the hearing.
They were killed when gunman Seifeddine Rezgui went on a killing spree, shooting tourists in Sousse on June 26 2015.
John Stollery's family say they hope the inquest will raise awareness of what happened, and has outcomes which will help "lessons being learnt".
They believe "proactive changes" are required to make sure the same does not happen again.
A woman from Wednesbury whose son, brother and father were killed by a gunman in Tunisia says the terror attack has destroyed her family.Read the full story ›
Owen Richards was 16 when a terrorist killed his brother, grandfather and uncle in their hotel on a family holiday.Read the full story ›
The Iraqi born Stratford Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi says he is in favour of President Trump being given a state visit to Britain.
It comes despite the controversy over the President's travel ban on seven nations which the MP feared would mean that having been born in Baghdad he could not travel to see his two sons who are studying in the US.
But recent clarification from the Foreign office confirms the ban does not apply to British citizens. The MP says he has no objection to a State visit from the President.
Gatherings are taking place in Bristol, Cheltenham, Exeter and Falmouth. People in the region will be demonstrating against the travel ban.Read the full story ›
Ukip's leader Paul Nuttall made the comments on the campaign trail in Stoke-on-Trent today.Read the full story ›