Families of the victims of the Birmingham pub bombings have had a request for legal aid granted just days before inquest proceedings into the 1974 terror attacks are due to get under way.
Man Flown To Hospital After Shropshire Crash
A car passenger has been airlifted to hospital after a crash in Shropshire involving a bus which left five other people injured.
The driver of the bus was assessed by paramedics and discharged at the scene of the accident on the A528 near Harmer Hill, Shropshire.
West Midlands Ambulance Service said five patients travelling in the car were taken to hospitals in Shrewsbury, Telford and Stoke-on-Trent with a variety of injuries, including a serious pelvic injury and a broken arm.
Among the casualties was a 19-year-old man who was freed from the car by fire crews using specialist cutting gear.
A woman in her 80s travelling on the bus suffered facial and leg injuries.
The Wales Air Ambulance service, five land ambulances and a rapid response vehicle attended the crash, which happened at about 3.25pm on Friday.
A drug dealer from Birmingham who went on the run almost a decade's been jailed for more than 4 and a half years.
Kenichi Philips was shot dead as he sat in a parked car in Ladywood in March.
Jamaican born Douane Brown will spend at least 21 years in jail for the killing.
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