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A homeless man has appeared in court in Birmingham,
charged with murdering Tracey Wilkinson
and her 13-year-old son Pierce,
who were stabbed at the family home
Aaron Barley is also accused of attempting to murder
the boy's father Peter Wilkinson, who remains
The 23-year-old was remanded to appear before Birmingham
A 30-year-old man arrested in Birmingham last Sunday under
The Metropolitan Police say all those arrested in connection
with the terrorist attack in Westminster on March 22nd
have now been released with no further action.
A Big Wheel which has been at the centre of a row
in Stratford-upon-Avon has officially opened for rides.
The 35m high Ferris Wheel led to hundreds of objections from local
residents and businesses, many of which thought
it wasn't in keeping with Shakespeare's birth place.
But as Lindsay Doyle reports, there are many who think it
In fair Stratford where we set our scene,
not so much a house divided, but a town divided,
and it's all because of a 35m high Ferris Wheel.
but I think it has settled down a lot now, a
and I think people will get used to seeing the wheel here.
The Big Wheel was given the go-ahead by Stratford-on-Avon District
Council for a six month trial at the Recreation Ground,
despite opposition from the Town Council
and hundreds of local residents.
People come from all over the world in their
thousands to visit Stratford-upon-Avon because of
I think visitors who come to share that experience
will be horrified when they see that going round and round in their face.
Those in favour believe it will offer more choice to tourists
and will bring money into Stratford.
We have a number of attractions in Stratford
but diversifying them and
giving people more things to do is often on everyone's agenda.
As the first punters took to the skies, young
I can see that tourists will enjoy it all,
you know, will be able to have another
facility in Stratford but in
terms of the edge historical significance of Stratford I'm not
sure it really fits with the kind of view of Stratford, really.
The wheel's fortune will be reviewed in six months,
but it's here to stay till the end of summer.
Coventry City's players have been touring Wembley stadium today
to prepare for tomorrow's Checkatrade Trophy final
Most of the current team weren't even born the last time
the Sky Blues appeared at the national stadium
Victory tomorrow would be a huge lift in a season that looks
We've really got just to enjoy it and embrace everything that goes
with the Wembley appearance and it's not very often that you get them.
You know, I think that players certainly at the beginning
of their careers might just think that this is might be
a normal occurrence but, you know, it isn't, there's not many
people that get to play there, we've got to enjoy it,
Today's football now and starting with the Premier League.
Stoke City - who've only won three away league games this season -
It was a goal-less draw for West Bromwich Albion
In the Championship, two goals from Jonathan Kodjia
saw Aston Villa beat Norwich City by two goals to nil.
An injury time goal boosted Burton Albion's hopes of avoiding
Danny Batth scored twice as Wolves beat Cardiff 3-1,
to move eight points clear of the relegation zone.
In League One, Walsall lost 1-0 at Bradford.
Shrewsbury lost 2-0 at Bristol Rovers.
In League two, Cheltenham Town beat Morecambe 3-1.
In the National League, Solihull Moors lost 2-0 to Aldershot.
One Rugby result, Wasps Champions Cup hopes were ended when they lost
Let's have a look at the weather for the rest of the weekend.
Well, it has been a day where we saw some sunshine and some showers,
but it is the 1st of April, so we do expect that.
For tomorrow, though, a very different story.
Through the next few hours we continue to see the showers
A ridge of high pressure builds in, it's going to settle things down
nicely for tomorrow, but it will be a chilly night.
Temperatures falling to five or six, so in the sheltered spots
A chilly start to tomorrow, but a fine and dry day,
lots of lovely sunshine, a little bit of fair weather cloud
bubbling up by the end of the day, as temperatures not doing too badly,
getting up to 15 Celsius at best with light winds,
and it will stay nice and settled as we head into the
Just a reminder that Patrick Burns is here tomorrow
I'll be here with tomorrow's bulletin at 6.40am.
Good evening. It is the 1st of April today and appropriately enough, we
had a day of sunny spells and showers. We saw some rainbows, this
lovely double rainbow captured by one of -- one of our Weather
Watchers in Leicestershire. Some showers still dotted around but the
trend is they will become fewer and further between