46-year-old Endris Mohammed is accused of murdering the two children after a house fire.
Birmingham riots: One year on
August 2011 saw unprecedented violence and disorder across the UK, including Birmingham and The Black Country.
More than 700 people have been arrested since, with police still trying to find 145 more they believe were involved. You can see CCTV pictures of them BY CLICKING HERE.
In the video below, our reporter Rob Mayor looks back at the riots.
(Picture credits: David Jones/PA Archive/Press Association Images)
The funeral has taked place at Lichfield Cathedral for the woman who became Britain's first rape victim to waive her right to anonymity.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
Inquests into the deaths of the 30 Britons, including four from the West Midlands, killed in the Tunisia beach massacre of 2015 will begin today.
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