A Birmingham taxi-driver who raped a teenager after picking her up from a night out in Birmingham city centre has been jailed for 10 years.
Coal Mine In Warwickshire To Close
One of the UK's last remaining coal mines is to shut with the loss of up to 650 jobs.
The decision to close Daw Mill Colliery in north Warwickshire follows a major fire last month, the largest in a UK coal mine in more than 30 years.
A small team will remain on site to secure the mine over the coming months but owner UK Coal Mine Holdings said the majority of Daw Mill's 650-strong workforce will be made redundant.
A convicted murderer from Staffordshire who raped a woman in front of her children 30 years ago has been jailed for life.
The body of a woman has been found in Wolverhampton after officers say her husband called Kent Police.
A Wolverhampton man's been jailed for life for the murder of a 21-year-old found stabbed to death.
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