West Midlands

History of Birmingham's Que Club retold in heritage project

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 01:58
Since 1989, stars including David Bowie and Blur have performed at The Que Club in Birmingham.
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Two jailed after Birmingham machete attack on boy

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 19:12
The 16-year-old victim suffered deep wounds to his leg during the assault, police said.
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Police pursuit before fatal Birmingham crash 'appropriate'

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 18:22
A watchdog has found no wrongdoing on behalf of the West Midlands force when a woman died in a crash.
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West Bromwich Albion: Gareth Barry & James Morrison not offered new deals by Baggies

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:15
Gareth Barry and James Morrison are among five players not offered new deals by managerless West Bromwich Albion.
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UK stabbings: Is austerity causing rising knife crime in Birmingham?

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:00
Eight of the 100 people stabbed to death in the UK have been in the West Midlands area.
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Birmingham Star City cinema death: Worker 'froze' as man crushed

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:37
The force exerted on Ateeq Rafiq by the cinema seat was equivalent to three-quarters of a tonne.
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County Championship: Warwickshire collapse to heavy defeat by Hampshire

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:29
Warwickshire old boy Keith Barker helps Hampshire to a 314-run win as the injury-hit Bears buckle at Edgbaston.
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Walsall: New Saddlers boss releases 11 players following relegation to League Two

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 14:36
New Walsall manager Darrell Clarke releases 11 players following the club's return to League Two.
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Mental health concerns before Jasmine Forrester killing

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:40
Delroy Forrester was found guilty of the manslaughter of his great-niece Jasmine in 2018.
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County Championship: Worcestershire beat Durham by five wickets despite scare

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:46
Worcestershire recover from Chris Rushworth's burst of 5-28 to beat Durham by five wickets at New Road.
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UK knife crime: The first 100 fatal stabbings of 2019

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 04:58
The BBC has tracked the killings to uncover the stories of those who have lost their lives.
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County Championship: Josh Tongue takes 5-37 to leave Pears poised to beat Durham

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 19:12
England contender Josh Tongue takes his third five-wicket haul for Worcestershire to set up a likely victory over Durham.
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County Championship: Bears face home loss to Hampshire despite Dom Sibley ton

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 18:51
Dom Sibley hits a ton for the sixth successive match in first-class cricket but Warwickshire face defeat against Hampshire.
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Girls 'made up' masked men abduction in Acocks Green

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 18:03
The schoolgirls claimed masked men tried to abduct them as they walked home from school in Birmingham.
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Tomasz Kuszczak: Birmingham City release keeper, plus Greg Stewart & Cheikh Ndoye

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:33
Tomasz Kuszczak, Greg Stewart and Senegal midfielder Cheikh Ndoye are all released by Championship club Birmingham City.
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T20 Blast Finals Day: Semi-finalists' ticket allocation increased to 750 each

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:16
The four semi-finalists for this year's otherwise sold-out T20 Blast Finals Day are to get an increased 3,000 ticket allocation.
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Birmingham Star City cinema death man 'was searching for keys'

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:46
Ateeq Rafiq died a week after his head got stuck in a "Gold Class" cinema seat in Birmingham.
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Cancer patient scans cancelled over equipment problems

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:14
The PET scans are used to investigate the spread of cancer and how it is responding to treatment.
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West Bromwich Albion: Danny Cowley & Chris Hughton under consideration for manager's job

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:05
Lincoln City's Danny Cowley and former Brighton boss Chris Hughton are among the candidates to be the next manager of West Brom.
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LGBT school lessons protests spread nationwide

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:28
Protests began at schools in Birmingham where the No Outsiders programme was being taught.
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