Three arrested on suspicion of modern day slavery in West Midlands

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of working a group of Polish nationals like slaves and paying them just £1 an hour at recycling plants in Sandwell. West Midlands Police officers raided CAP Recycling in Elwell Street, West Bromwich, and sister firm Black Country Recycling in Union Road, Oldbury, on Tuesday morning (27 Sept) as part of a modern day slavery investigation. 23 days ago

Former Israeli leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres dies aged 93

Peres served twice as Labour prime minister as well as serving in a dozen cabinets and being knighted by the Queen. He shared the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize with the late former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin and late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat for reaching an interim peace deal in 1993, which never turned into a lasting treaty. 23 days ago