West Midlands

Keegan Downer: Murdered toddler 'invisible to professionals'

Birmingham BBC News Feed - 9 hours 4 min ago
A serious case review finds assaults on 18-month-old Keegan Downer may have been prevented.
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Birmingham Children's Hospital 'like a big family'

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 19:32
Relatives praise "excellent care" and support for families in Birmingham.
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Environment Agency investigates rise of illegal dumping

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 16:43
The latest fly-tipping incident saw 110 fridges dumped in a street.
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Fly-tippers dump 110 fridges in Kings Norton street

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 13:56
Dozens of fridges are left strewn along a Birmingham street, prompting a council investigation.
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Inside the first children's hospital to get top marks

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 06:05
This Birmingham hospital is the first of its kind to get top marks from inspectors.
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Children's hospital is first to be rated 'outstanding'

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:27
Birmingham Children's Hospital, criticised for failings eight years ago, now declared "outstanding" by inspectors.
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Bus stop windows graffiti photos at London Art Biennale exhibition

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 18:41
The care worker took the photos while travelling for work in and around Birmingham.
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Former Birmingham head teacher charged with sexual offences

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 17:39
Graham Hardy has been charged with six historical sexual assaults and one count of rape.
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Wolverhampton gurdwara to remove screens separating worshippers

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 16:16
One worshipper said the screens made it feel like she was in a "prison".
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Rough sleepers with dogs allowed into Birmingham hostels

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 13:30
A number of hostels in Birmingham have now agreed to take in homeless people with their dogs.
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Van driver jailed over fatal A74(M) crash near Lockerbie

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 13:21
A van driver from the West Midlands is jailed for two years for causing the death of a Glasgow woman on the A74(M) near Lockerbie.
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Jonathan Trott: Former England batsman signs new Warwickshire contract

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 11:04
Jonathan Trott signs a new contract with Warwickshire to stay with the club until the end of the 2018 season.
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Ben Stokes: IPL record as Rising Pune Supergiants buy England all-rounder

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 09:38
England all-rounder Ben Stokes becomes the most expensive foreign player in IPL history by being bought for £1.7m by Rising Pune Supergiants.
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Chief executive of Birmingham City Council Mark Rogers leaves role

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 18:05
The chief executive's tenure has run alongside the "most difficult and challenging of times" for Birmingham City Council.
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Newcastle United v Aston Villa

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 17:47
Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Championship game between Newcastle United and Aston Villa.
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Carl Bridgewater: Police review of evidence 'coming in March'

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 14:35
Police reviewed evidence in the murder of the paperboy following a documentary on television last year.
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Roadkill and lawnmower exhibitions: The weird ways museums are finding funding

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 00:14
As our arts centres and museums suffer funding cuts, several are seeking innovative ways to increase their income and footfall. But can quirky fundraisers keep our tourist attractions afloat?
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Gianfranco Zola: Birmingham City manager expects talks with Chinese owners

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 20:49
Birmingham City boss Gianfranco Zola awaits talks with Blues' owners after their worst defeat since he took charge.
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Just one '£50k' fiver still to be found

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:00
The five pound notes are the handiwork of Birmingham micro-artist Graham Short.
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Injured soldier Lee Bagley would not let his children serve in forces over care 'delay'

Birmingham BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:22
Ex-rifleman says he would forbid his children from joining the armed forces.
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