A Birmingham taxi-driver who raped a teenager after picking her up from a night out in Birmingham city centre has been jailed for 10 years.
Video of Lightning Hitting BT Tower In Birmingham
People across the West Midlands witnessed big thunderstorms at the weekend.
The storms hit on Friday night and during Saturday, with some areas seeing more than half the average rainfall for July in less than 24 hours.
Twitter user @B1bobs took this amazing video of lightning striking the BT Tower in central Birmingham.
A convicted murderer from Staffordshire who raped a woman in front of her children 30 years ago has been jailed for life.
The body of a woman has been found in Wolverhampton after officers say her husband called Kent Police.
A Wolverhampton man's been jailed for life for the murder of a 21-year-old found stabbed to death.
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