Police believe notorious criminal John "Goldfinger" Palmer was murdered in a carefully planned operation by a hitman.Read the full story ›
For International Women's Day we've spoken to women from the Midlands who are blazing trails in business, education and sportsRead the full story ›
A mother from Shropshire who was shot dead by terrorists in a museum in Tunisia was "unlawfully killed", a coroner has ruled.
Retired Midlands solicitor Sally Adey who was shot dead by terrorists in museum in Tunisia "unlawfully killed" - Coroner
Sally Adey, of Caynton, near Shifnal, died in the shooting at the Bardo National Museum in Tunis on 18 March last year.
The 57-year-old, who was originally from Lincoln, had been on a Mediterranean cruise with her husband Robert, who survived the attack.
An inquest into the death of a mother from Shropshire who was killed in a terror attack on a museum in Tunisia is due to resume today.Read the full story ›
Passengers had a lucky escape after a plane veered off the runway and ended up on a grassed area after landing at Birmingham Airport.Read the full story ›
Two RAF Typhoons have been scrambled to intercept two Russian bombers heading towards British airspace, a Ministry of Defence spokesman said.
The jets were launched from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire this afternoon.
A RAF spokesperson said: “We can confirm that quick reaction alert Typhoon aircraft from RAF Coningsby have intercepted two Russian Blackjack bombers and escorted them while they were in the UK area of interest.
"At no point did the Russian aircraft enter UK territorial airspace.”
A band of rain is expected to turn to sleet and snow tonight bringing with it the risk of ice too.Read the full story ›
An all female crew of rowers attempting to cross the Atlantic have been rescued after their boat capsized off the coast of Africa.Read the full story ›
A terror suspect from the West Midlands who was detained on holiday in Portugal has been freed from jail there, the Sikh Federation (UK) has announced.
Paramjeet Singh Saini, from West Bromwich, has been fighting extradition to India over alleged links to a murder and two explosions in 2009. He has always denied any involvement.
In a statement issued on the group's Facebook page, the Sikh Federation (UK) said: "We are grateful that the Minister of Justice in Portugal has rejected the case and false claims."
Three alleged members of an Islamic terror group accused of plotting attacks will appear in court today for an extradition hearing.Read the full story ›