Man remains in custody over bus stabbing

A 22-year-old man remains in custody over the murder of a teenage girl who was stabbed to death on a crowded bus on her way to school, police said.

Extra police officers will be patrolling public transport this morning in the wake of yesterday's tragedy to reassure commuters.

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Bus stabbing suspect sectioned

A 22-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murdering a 16-year-old schoolgirl on a bus in Birmingham has been sectioned. Police are urgently appealing for fellow passengers to come forward after the fatal stabbing of Christina Edkins.