Cancer patients in Birmingham who've are now getting specialist counselling to talk about the effect on relationships.
Three More Birmingham Gun Gang Members Jailed
Three more members of a Birmingham gun gang known as the 'Burger Bar Boys' have been jailed.
They are the final of 18 people to be sentenced for selling and trading guns across the city.
Darren Mentore, Clinton Officer and Jamal Shaka Smith were handed prison terms of 12, 11 and six years respectively at the city’s Crown Court on Friday (22 January).
The three men were part of a network of 17 individuals who worked for Nosakhere Stephenson, the head of the crime group, who was jailed in November 2015.
They were all caught in a major undercover operation by the force’s Serious and Organised Crime Unit with support from the National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS).
The sting, which was set up in summer 2014, involved surveillance over many months and saw detectives intercept the movement of weapons from suppliers to buyers on five separate occasions.
Eight guns including a machine gun were found in police raids. Some were found buried in the garden of the home in Aston.
Speaking in November, when gang leader Nosakhere Stephenson was jailed, Chief Inspector Simon Wallis, from West Midlands Police’s Serious and Organised Crime Unit, said: "Stephenson or ‘Nosa’ was widely-regarded as the untouchable ‘Godfather’ of the Burger Bar gang but as this case goes to show, nobody is above the law."
46-year-old Endris Mohammed is accused of murdering the two children after a house fire.
The funeral has taked place at Lichfield Cathedral for the woman who became Britain's first rape victim to waive her right to anonymity.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
Recently Played Tracks
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.