Sir Michael Fallon's written a letter apologising to the mum of a Tamworth soldier - who was killed by a roadside bomb.
Parents Charged With Murdering Their Baby Boy
A mum and dad, from Castle Bromwich, have been charged with the murder of their 22-month-old son.
Mark Piper, 31, of Helmes Close, Handsworth Wood and Danielle Cassin, 26, of Frensham Close, Chelmsley Wood, are due in court tomorrow.
They are also accused of neglect and causing or allowing the death of a child.
Levi was found dead by paramedics at an address on Nightingale Avenue, Castle Bromwich on the morning of February 20, last year.
A post-mortem examination revealed he died as a result of substantial abdominal injuries.
A Black Country man's been jailed for life for stabbing his partner. Ronald Cooke attacked Tina Billingham at their home.
The family of 20 year-old Callum Lees, who was stabbed to death at a house party in Solihull, have paid tribute as they appeal for his killer to come forward.
The binmen strike in Birmingham by members of Unite the union has been suspended.
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