West Midlands

Margaret Rope: The 'genius' stained glass artist who became a nun

Birmingham BBC News Feed - 9 hours 46 min ago
The rebellious Victorian artist behind some of the world's most revered stained glass was forgotten after she swapped motor biking and smoking to become a nun, an exhibition reveals.
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Jack Grealish: Aston Villa winger fined over hotel party

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 21:27
Aston Villa fine Jack Grealish following a club investigation into the winger's part in an all-night party at a Birmingham hotel.
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Solihull Moors 1-1 Boreham Wood

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 17:56
Boreham Wood show great determination to chisel out a draw at 1-1 draw at Solihull Moors.
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New bishop of Lichfield installed at cathedral service

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 12:06
The Right Reverend Dr Michael Ipgrave is installed as the new bishop of Lichfield.
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Peterborough United v Walsall

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 10:09
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Peterborough United and Walsall.
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Hillsborough: 132 police officers and staff fail to help watchdog

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 19:20
A total of 132 police officers and staff have not assisted the Independent Police Complaints Commission's investigation into the Hillsborough disaster, it says.
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Officer who admitted hitting prisoner is cleared of assault

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 18:40
A custody sergeant who admitting hitting a prisoner 12 times is cleared of assault by a jury.
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County Championship: Wayne Madsen makes century but Worcestershire beat Derbyshire

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 18:31
Derbyshire's Wayne Madsen makes a century and Harvey Hosein hits 59 but Worcestershire win by nine wickets.
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Bare knuckle boxer defends 'hardcore' sport

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 16:20
More than 1,000 spectators are expected to attend a bare knuckle boxing title fight.
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County Championship: Warwickshire safe from relegation after beating Lancashire

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 14:13
Warwickshire win to ensure safety from relegation in the Championship after beating Lancashire, who remain in danger.
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MG to end UK car production with Longbridge to China switch

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 13:06
MG announces it is to stop making cars at its Longbridge plant and will be moving production to China - ending manufacturing in the UK.
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Aston Villa v Newcastle United

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 12:33
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Aston Villa and Newcastle United (17:30 BST).
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Stoke City v West Bromwich Albion

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 12:18
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion.
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Wolverhampton Wanderers v Brentford

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 10:58
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Wolves and Brentford.
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Queens Park Rangers v Birmingham City

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 10:50
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Queens Park Rangers and Birmingham City.
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Rangers striker Kenny Miller arrested over restaurant incident

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 10:38
Rangers striker Kenny Miller is arrested in connection with an alleged disturbance at a restaurant, hours after his team lost 5-1 to Celtic.
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Adam Maybury and family ran global drugs ring from Spain

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 10:24
A family that ran a global drugs operation from a luxury villa in Spain is sentenced.
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Stan Collymore offers advice to young players as Jack Grealish investigated by Villa

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 21:42
Former Aston Villa striker Stan Collymore says young footballers are "milked like a cow" and are not given enough help off the pitch.
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Michael Vaughan: Ex-England captain denies 'agenda' claims by Jonathan Trott

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 21:27
Former England captain Michael Vaughan disputes claims made by Jonathan Trott that he had a "conflict of interest".
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Officer from West Midlands Police 'hit detainee to ensure own safety'

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:53
A police custody sergeant says he struck a detainee 12 times about the head and face because it was the only way to ensure his own safety.
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