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.
Mum Of Worcestershire Toddler Charged With Manslaughter
The mum of a toddler who died in Worcestershire from methadone poisoning has been charged over his death.
32 year-old Kelly Emery of Gravelly Hill, Erdington, in Birmingham was arrested in February and has been charged with manslaughter and child cruelty.
Fenton Hogan died after he was found collapsed at his home in Frankley in July last year a postmortem examination revealed the heroin substitute had caused his death.
His mother has been remanded into custody and is due before Birmingham magistrates this morning (10 September).
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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