Sir Michael Fallon's written a letter apologising to the mum of a Tamworth soldier - who was killed by a roadside bomb.
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A Black Country man's been jailed for life for stabbing his partner. Ronald Cooke attacked Tina Billingham at their home.
The family of 20 year-old Callum Lees, who was stabbed to death at a house party in Solihull, have paid tribute as they appeal for his killer to come forward.
The binmen strike in Birmingham by members of Unite the union has been suspended.
Family of Harish Kumar describe a humble man who will be sadly missed.
Weston Park in Staffordshire is home to V Festival once again.
The family of Dalian Atkinson say they're "still reeling from their loss" exactly a year after the former Villa player died after being tasered by police in Telford.
West Bromwich police station was closed on Thursday after a BMW with a man's body in was left outside.
Some pubs, hotels and other businesses in Cromer, Norfolk, have closed their doors this weekend following reports of "low-level disorder", police have said.
Britain is facing a public crisis over addiction to prescribed medicine, according to the head of a leading drugs charity.
At least 23 people have been killed and dozens injured after at least eight carriages of a train derailed in northern India.
US police have arrested 27 people after thousands took to the streets of Boston to protest against a rally featuring far-right speakers.
A US judge has denied a plea from Roman Polanski's victim to end the four-decade-old case against the fugitive director.
Taylor Swift, one of social media's most popular celebrities, appears to have wiped years of posts from her accounts.
Sir Bruce Forsyth was as famous for his game show catchphrases as he was for his years as a performer and entertainer.
Strictly Come Dancing presenters Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly have paid tribute to "gentleman and true legend" Sir Bruce Forsyth.
Dillian Whyte moved closer to a world title shot against Deontay Wilder after stopping Malcolm Tann in the third round on his American debut at the Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln.
BMC Racing won a team trial as the Vuelta a Espana started outside Spain for just the third time.
Europe staged a late rally to earn a share of the day two foursomes at the Solheim Cup after Team USA had threatened to extend their commanding three-point lead in Iowa..
Jose Mourinho praised the "confidence, consistency and discipline" of his Man Utd team after their comfortable
A budding four-year-old astronaut who sent NASA a letter asking it to build a rocket he designed was thrilled when the space agency replied with their own letter praising him.
Most dream of a 24-carat gold engagement ring… but one woman was merely thrilled to find her own one-carrot band.
A man who drove himself to hospital after accidentally shooting a nail into his heart was lucky to survive, doctors say.
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