A protest by right-wing movement Pegida passed off without major incident today with just a single arrest.
Around 200 members of the organisation staged a rally at Starley Way, in Birmingham International Business Park, between 2-3pm following a short parade from the nearby train station.
A small group of counter demonstrators gathered at the station but a robust policing operation – with West Midlands Police working alongside British Transport Police colleagues – ensured rival factions were kept apart and minimised the risk of any flashpoints.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a serious injury in a non-stop traffic collision in Birmingham today (Sunday 7 February).
Officers were called to the collision between a black cab and a blue Peugeot 307 estate on Washwood Heath Road, Ward End, at just after 2am.
The driver of the Peugeot, believed to be a man, fled the scene on foot and headed in the direction of Ward End Park.
A charity cycle ride organised by big-hearted police staff has raised £225,000 in two years - with fundraisers set to get on their bikes again this summer.
More than 550 cyclists jumped on their saddle for the annual Wolverhampton to Wales ride last year - breaking the record for money collected.
Now even more are being urged to sign up for the ever-growing charity event which sets off for the 22nd time on Friday, 24 June.
A police investigation has been launched after a man died following an altercation outside a pub in West Bromwich.
Officers were called to reports of a disorder outside the Queens Head pub, Church Lane, at just before 11pm last night (Friday 5 February).
A man aged 61 was confirmed dead soon after and the scene has been sealed off for further investigations.