It's emerged that the first UK national to be killed while fighting Islamic State militants was a student in Nottingham.
It's understood Konstandinos Scurfield was shot dead on Monday while fighting alongside Kurdish forces in Syria. Chris Halpin reports.
A man from Northamptonshire has begun an epic journey, to walk 5,500 miles from his home town of Kettering to Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa.Read the full story ›
The parents of a 13-year-old boy who was killed when gunmen opened fire on a school in Pakistan two months ago, attended an event in Birmingham last night to remember the 141 victims of the massacre.
Haris Nawaz was shot dead.
His 14-year-old brother Ahmad is now being treated at a hospital in the city.
Robin Hood fans in the American states of Oregon and New York are backing Nottinghamshire's Major Oak for the title of European Tree of the Year.
The famous tree in Sherwood Forest is known for being Robin's base.
Major Oak facts:
We are delighted to be backing this campaign. We enjoy close links with our friends in Sherwood Forest in the UK through our respective annual festivals which celebrate the life and times of Robin Hood and it would be great if the Major Oak can win.
Rolls-Royce has secured a contract worth $130 million to provide Trent 1,000 engines to All Nippon Airways.
The firm, which has a base in Derby, has previously been selected by the airline for the engine which has now powered more than 80,000 Dreamliners.
A cameraman has gained quite a following on social media after posting dramatic photographs of New York City online.Read the full story ›
Frontman of metal band writes to Indonesia president to appeal for the life of a British woman sentenced to death on drug charges.Read the full story ›
A student from Nottingham who survived eight nights stranded on a mountain in Turkey is due back in the UK today.
David Mackie, 21, survived the ordeal by sheltering in a cave and eating insects. He was found with his two Dutch friends on Monday and airlifted to hospital.
They got lost during what was supposed to be a one-day hiking trip in Antalya on 11 January.
Birmingham City Council has ruled out joining possible legal action to sue Fox News over claims Birmingham is a "totally Muslim city."Read the full story ›
David Mackie, 21, and two Dutch friends were forced to survive on insects and spring water after getting lost in Antalya, Turkey.Read the full story ›