Sir Michael Fallon's written a letter apologising to the mum of a Tamworth soldier - who was killed by a roadside bomb.
Staffordshire Rower Anna Watkins brings her Gold Medal home
Staffordshire rower Anna Watkins has been back at home in Leek, celebrating Olympic Gold with her family and friends.
The 29 year old is planning to take a holiday and think about her future, saying she hasn't decided if she'll carry on competing or retire yet.
She told Heart 'I need to have a long serious chat with my husband!'
Before getting the chance for that Holiday, Anna will have a home coming parade in Leek on the 8th September.
Check out the video as Anna pops the bubbles after arriving home.
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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