Two men from Coventry have been handed life sentences for the brutal attack on Lee Brooks
High Speed Rail 2 given go-ahead
The Government has given the go-ahead to the £32 billion HS2 route
The high-speed rail route between Birmingham and London was first announced by Lord Adonis two years ago.
Transport Secretary Justine Greening will give it the green light on Tuesday the 10th of January, with reports that double-decker trains will be introduced to transport 1,000 people at a time.
However, there is still huge anger at the route which goes directly through the West Midlands
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A man who repeatedly stamped on a woman's head during a brutal attack in a Birmingham car park shoving a dumped fridge-freezer on her as she lay injured on the floor has been jailed for 15 years.
For the first time, armed officers are on board train journeys across Birmingham.
Zahid Hussain found guilty of a terrorism offence after potentially lethal bomb making equipment was found at his home.
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