West Midlands

Disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson struck off by tribunal

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 17:53
Ian Paterson performed unnecessary surgery and asked to be struck off without the need for a hearing.
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Man thanks people who dragged him from water decades before

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 17:25
A businessman crosses the Atlantic to meet those who dragged him from water when he was three.
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West Bromwich drive-by shooting trio jailed for life

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 16:39
They carried out a revenge attack over a stolen diamond-studded luxury watch, a court hears.
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Subaru flipped after failing to stop for traffic police

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 14:35
A firefighter's filmed climbing on to the car moments after it landed on its side in Tipton.
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Diogo Jota: Atletico Madrid midfielder joins Wolves on season-long loan

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:36
Atletico Madrid attacking midfielder Diogo Jota joins Championship side Wolves on a season-long loan.
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'Traumatised' autistic man restrained for 11 hours

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 08:12
Adam Nasralla was restrained by as many as nine members of staff at a private hospital in Birmingham
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Student Emily Hughes denied loan due to namesake

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 00:23
Emily Hughes was told someone with the same name, birthday and who was born in the same area has already applied.
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Birmingham carer sprayed aerosol in dementia patient's face

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 20:58
Susan Draper is sentenced to four weeks' jail, but is out on bail after lodging an appeal
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Men filmed racing at 134mph near Birmingham spared jail

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:26
Footage played to a court shows them driving through roadworks at up to 100mph (160kmph).
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Dozens of stolen bikes go up for auction

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:20
Bargains to be had as stolen bikes go under the hammer in one of the biggest auctions of its kind.
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Uncollected rubbish in Birmingham 'attracting rats'

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 14:46
One resident says her rubbish was not collected for two weeks before a strike even began.
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Street racers hit 134mph on Birmingham dual carriageway

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 14:14
Police dashcam video shows Golf and Mercedes cars racing at more than 130mph on a public road.
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Crash motorcyclist had 'family of friends'

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:25
Motorcyclist Joshua Reece Coppinger, 25, was in collision with a van and died at the scene.
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Cervical smear tests: 'Concerning' delays on results letters

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:07
A change to the screening system is thought to be the cause as fewer staff are replaced when they leave.
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Pollock impresses in Bears T20 debut

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 18:38
Ross Whiteley hits six sixes in an over but Worcestershire lose to Yorkshire, plus Sunday's T20 Blast round-up.
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Pelsall Villa football ground vandalised twice in three weeks

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 18:03
Pelsall Villa FC will not be able to repair the damage in time for the start of the season.
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Car stolen with mother and baby inside in Solihull

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 16:18
A man got into the woman's car as she attended to her baby, and drove off.
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Man charged over Solihull 'cleaning fluid' attack

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 14:57
The man, who was attacked outside a pub in Dickens Heath, did not suffer any burning sensation.
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Couch to 5K: Teacher's story from 26 stone to Birmingham half marathon

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 08:11
Stuart Warner, a teacher from Birmingham, tells us how taking inspiration from the London Marathon has transformed his life.
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The woman aiming to write 'a million lovely letters'

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 00:12
Jodi Ann Bickley gets requests from people around the world who want a morale-boosting letter.
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