Here's the Express & Star's front page from Thursday, August 30, 2001 - the day a four-year-old boy from the West Midlands drowned in a Worcestershire marina whilst on a boating holiday with his parents.
Oscar-winning actor and director Richard Attenborough, who died on Sunday at the age of 90, will be fondly remembered by the people he met during his numerous visits to the West Midlands over the years.
More than a quarter of parents never cook with their children, a new survey has found. And one in eight families don’t prepare any meals in the oven.
TV star and conservationist Bill Oddie did a spot of monkeying around when he officially opened Dudley Zoo’s £20,000 baboons on the Bank attraction.