A man's been jailed for life for his part in the murder of 18 year old Kenichi Phillips in Birmingham
Coventry Refugee Who Survived Crossing Med Tells Heart She'd Rather Have Died
The 26-year-old - who we're calling Salam to protect her identity - spent a year and a half coming to Europe and says no-one should see the things that she has.
It took a year and a half for Salam to make it from Eritrea to Italy - now she studies in Coventry and is helping other refugees.
She said:"They're working only for money, they don't care about your life after.
"They took $50 for a life jacket but didn't give us a life jacket.
"It's better to die in your own country - really, it's better to die in your prison of your country.
"It was very bad. I saw people who died, I saw everything - bad things."
EU leaders have agreed to triple funds for operations in the Mediterranean aimed at saving migrants lives fleeing their home countries.
Countries have pledged to send more ships there, and also plan to destroy traffickers' vessels.
A top surgeon in Solihull's been found guilty of carrying out operations which weren't needed on woman from across the West Midlands.
A 16-year-old who fell for a scam trying to buy tickets for Ed Sheeran's gig tonight in Birmingham has told Heart she wants to make sure others don't lose out like she did.
A man who groomed a 12-year-old online before raping her in Staffordshire has been tracked down in Brazil.
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