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.
Teenager Charged After Shirley Crash
A teenager has been charged with causing the death of a man and seriously injuring his grandson in a collision in Solihull.
19-year-old Kirpal Sokhi, of Tetley Road, Hall Green is accused of causing the death of 60-year-old Stephen Beckett by dangerous driving.
He is also charged with causing serious injury to Mr Beckett's 9-year-old grandson by driving dangerously and using a vehicle without insurance.
He is accused of being the driver of a £105,000 Range Rover when it was in collision with a Vauxhall Astra van on Bills Lane, Shirley, at approximately 2:30pm on 17th August 2014.
He is due to appear before Birmingham Magistrates' Court on 21st November 2014.
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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