Sir Michael Fallon's written a letter apologising to the mum of a Tamworth soldier - who was killed by a roadside bomb.
Two Teenagers Arrested In Coventry Over Terror Offences
Two teenagers, from Coventry, have been arrested on suspicion of preparing to travel to Syria to engage in terrorism.
The pair, both aged 17, were detained by officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit at their homes around 6am this morning.
They are currently in custody in the West Midlands Police area.
Police say the arrests were pre-planned and there was no immediate risk to the public.
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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