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M6 in Staffordshire to close for bridge removal

6 hours 8 min ago
The motorway will close in both directions for up to 18 hours as part of improvement work.
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Why are nets appearing over trees and hedges?

6 hours 38 min ago
High-profile nature lovers including broadcaster Chris Packham have criticised developers for promoting the practice.
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Arrests over Birmingham mosque hammer attacks

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 21:27
One man is being held on suspicion of racially aggravated criminal damage while another was released.
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National Action trial: Nazi accused 'told to burn evidence'

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 19:45
Garry Jack and Connor Scothern deny being members of the banned neo-Nazi National Action group.
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Parkfield School LGBT lessons 'not axed' despite protests

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 15:47
Parents who have protested outside the Birmingham school say the lessons are "toxic" and "disgusting".
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Birmingham City deducted nine points for EFL profitability and sustainability rule breaches

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 15:38
Birmingham City are deducted nine points by the EFL for breaching profitability and sustainability rules.
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Birmingham pub bombings: 'Men responsible' named by IRA bomber

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 15:21
A convicted IRA bomber has named four men during inquests into the deaths of 21 victims in 1974.
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Arthur Gumbley murder: Killer burglar jailed for 33 years

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 13:52
Jason Wilsher broke Arthur Gumbley's ribs, punched him in the face and tore the skin from his hand.
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Actress exits musical over anti-gay post

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:21
Seyi Omooba is no longer part of The Color Purple after a 2014 post saying homosexuality was not "right" resurfaced.
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Birmingham mosques on heightened alert after attacks

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 10:03
Security is high in the wake of the New Zealand terror attack and after Birmingham mosques were targeted.
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League One: 13 teams battle to avoid relegation with eight games to go

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 08:17
Thirteen teams are still in real danger of going down from League One with eight games left. But how has it got so close?
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Miami Open: Dan Evans through to second round after comfortable win

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 06:50
British number three Dan Evans advances to the second round of the Miami Open after defeating Malek Jaziri 6-2 6-0.
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Birmingham artist's Lebanon trip to help refugee children

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 00:53
Graffiti artist Mohammed "Aerosol" Ali visits Lebanon to help refugee children with his art.
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Bin collections are weekly for just one in six councils

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 00:02
At least 10 authorities switched to fortnightly rounds or announced plans to do so in the past year.
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Birmingham LGBT row: Parkfield School protests resume

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 18:01
Protesters call for Parkfield school's head teacher to resign alleging "she cannot keep her word".
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Second man charged over Birmingham park murder

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 18:01
Abdullah Muhammad was stabbed in a park in Small Heath and died at the scene.
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'Dr Evil': Wolverhampton tattooist jailed for tongue-splitting

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:10
Brendan McCarthy, who is know as Dr Evil, also carried out consensual ear and nipple removals.
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Birmingham pub bombings: Blasts were 'IRA operation that went wrong'

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 15:19
A former IRA chief tells an inquest he does not think the Birmingham pub bombings were murder.
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Charlie Lakin: Birmingham City midfielder extends deal

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 14:13
Birmingham City's teenage midfielder Charlie Lakin extends his contract at the club until June 2021.
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Burglar murdered 87-year-old in 'horrific' Little Aston raid

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:55
Jason Wilsher has been found guilty of murdering Arthur Gumbley in a burglary.
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