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Smethwick Sikh soldier statue 'striking tribute'
A 10ft bronze statue of a World War One Sikh soldier is to be installed in a high street to commemorate 100 years since the end of the conflict.
today 11:11
New bus lanes planned alongside Birmingham city centre's clean air zone

City transport bosses have outlined proposals to boost buses

As a direct result of the new clean air zone the city council has outlined plans for further bus route improvements in and around the city centre.

These include new lanes and bus priority traffic light junctions - which let

today 08:47
Birmingham congestion charge 'another tax' say drivers
A planned congestion charge in Birmingham city centre has been labelled as "another tax" by disgruntled drivers.
yesterday 21:32
Woman died after getting stuck in Pennal airing cupboard
A woman died after getting trapped in an airing cupboard while on holiday, an inquest has heard.
yesterday 20:29
New bus lanes planned alongside Birmingham city centre's clean air zone

City transport bosses have outlined proposals to boost buses

As a direct result of the new clean air zone the city council has outlined plans for further bus route improvements in and around the city centre.

These include new lanes and bus priority traffic light junctions - which let

yesterday 20:11
Birmingham clean air zone reaction: 'it is unimaginative and should be scrapped'

Opposition politicians and campaigners react to the council's pollution busting plans

Plans to charge high polluting private cars to enter Birmingham City Centre are ‘unimaginative’ and should be scrapped according to the city’s opposition Conservatives.

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yesterday 19:08
Birmingham clean air zone reaction: 'it is unimaginative and should be scrapped'

Opposition politicians and campaigners react to the council's pollution busting plans

Plans to charge high polluting private cars to enter Birmingham City Centre are ‘unimaginative’ and should be scrapped according to the city’s opposition Conservatives.

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yesterday 19:08
Abusive Birmingham husband 'beat wife and locked her indoors'
A husband who regularly beat his wife and kept her locked indoors during their 16-year marriage has been jailed.
yesterday 13:08
Details of clean air zone charge for Birmingham revealed and it's not all bad for drivers

But the heaviest polluting cars will be charged up to £10 per day to enter new clean air zone after 2020

Drivers of older diesel and petrol cars face a charge of up to £10 per day to travel into Birmingham City Centre from 2020 under pollution-busting plans unveiled by council

2018-06-18 19:56
Details of clean air zone charge for Birmingham revealed and it's not all bad for drivers

But the heaviest polluting cars will be charged up to £10 per day to enter new clean air zone after 2020

Drivers of older diesel and petrol cars face a charge of up to £10 per day to travel into Birmingham City Centre from 2020 under pollution-busting plans unveiled by council

2018-06-18 19:56
Mother of three killed in Birmingham hit-and-run crash
A mother of three has been killed in a suspected hit-and-run crash.
2018-06-18 18:08
Sutton Coldfield stabbing: Pair deny Ozell Pemberton's murder
A 17-year-old boy and 21-year-old man accused of murdering a teenager in a street stabbing have pleaded not guilty.
2018-06-18 14:59
England fan Paul Dubberley ready for ninth World Cup
Could this be England's biggest football fan?
2018-06-18 10:47
Electric taxi maker targeting Birmingham drivers ahead of pollution crack down

Polluting cabs set to be refused Birmingham licenses from 2020

The first pollution busting electric taxi has been licensed to operate in Birmingham and could be followed by many more as new regulations come into force.

Coventry based taxi manufacturer LEVC, formerly the London Taxi

2018-06-18 08:23
Electric taxi maker targeting Birmingham drivers ahead of pollution crack down

Polluting cabs set to be refused Birmingham licenses from 2020

The first pollution busting electric taxi has been licensed to operate in Birmingham and could be followed by many more as new regulations come into force.

Coventry based taxi manufacturer LEVC, formerly the London Taxi

2018-06-18 08:23
Wolverhampton stabbing: Boys released in murder case
Three teenagers held on suspicion of murdering a 15-year-old boy have been released by police.
2018-06-16 13:38
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Former Aston Villa favourite gives his own unique take on VAR at the World Cup

Former Aston Villa favourite Christian Benteke has given his amusing verdict on the VAR controversy at the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Benteke failed to make the Belgium squad, but has passed judgement on the standard of the video replay system at the tournament.

The Crystal Palace

today 14:47
Prison governor hospitalised after 'unprovoked inmate attack' at HMP Long Lartin

A West Midlands prison governor has been hospitalised after allegedly being attacked by an inmate.

The unprovoked assault on prison chief Clare Pearson took place last month inside HMP Long Lartin, near Evesham, in Worcestershire.

It is claimed Ms Pearson was struck in the face, with

today 14:47
Bookmakers slashed odds on dramatic Love Island return for Charlie Frederick

Bookmakers have slashed the odds on a return to the Love Island villa for Charlie Frederick following reports he could get a second shot at finding romance.

Cut from 5/1 into odds-on 1/2, Paddy Power think it is highly likely that he could be set for a Muggy Mike-style

today 14:47
Watch: Paddy McGuinness, Peter Crouch and Jamie Redknapp pile into Quinton home to watch World Cup and to deliver McDonald's

This was the hilarious moment Jamie Redknapp, Peter Crouch and Paddy McGuinness turned up to a front door in Birmingham - to watch the World Cup.

Matthew Inniss and Karen Tooley, from Quinton , had the surprise of their lives after the celebrity trio piled into their home to deliver their

today 14:47
Young motorcyclist critical after collision with a Land Rover in Tamworth

A young motorcyclist is in a critical condition after a collision with a Land Rover in Tamworth.

The 26-year-old, from the town, suffered serious and potentially life-threatening injuries in the incident which happened in Glascote Road at around 1pm on Tuesday afternoon (June

today 14:47
Fundraising campaign for BBC presenter Rachael Bland with terminal cancer smashes £4,000 target

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched for a chart-topping podcaster diagnosed with incurable cancer.

Rachael Bland is a Welsh journalist, currently presenting news on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC North West Tonight.

In May, the 40-year-old, who blogs about having cancer, said her

today 14:47
Fundraising campaign for BBC presenter Rachael Bland with terminal cancer smashes £4,000 target

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched for a chart-topping podcaster diagnosed with incurable cancer.

Rachael Bland is a Welsh journalist, currently presenting news on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC North West Tonight.

In May, the 40-year-old, who blogs about having cancer, said her

today 14:47
Championship transfers: Every done deal from Birmingham City's rivals so far

The transfer window is in full swing as Championship sides bid to get deals done ahead of the deadline.

This year, the window slams shut on August 9th, just days after the opening weekend of the campaign.

Birmingham City are set for an injection of fresh faces before then as Garry

today 13:44
Latest news from Birmingham
today 14:47 Former Aston Villa favourite gives his own unique take on VAR at the World Cup
today 14:47 Prison governor hospitalised after 'unprovoked inmate attack' at HMP Long Lartin
today 14:47 Bookmakers slashed odds on dramatic Love Island return for Charlie Frederick
today 14:47 Watch: Paddy McGuinness, Peter Crouch and Jamie Redknapp pile into Quinton home to watch World Cup and to deliver McDonald's
today 14:47 Young motorcyclist critical after collision with a Land Rover in Tamworth
today 14:47 Fundraising campaign for BBC presenter Rachael Bland with terminal cancer smashes £4,000 target
today 14:47 Fundraising campaign for BBC presenter Rachael Bland with terminal cancer smashes £4,000 target
today 13:44 Championship transfers: Every done deal from Birmingham City's rivals so far
today 13:44 We get the expert view on Aston Villa target Michael Hefele
today 13:44 EE launches an incredible SIM-only offer for a short time only
today 13:44 Things you won't want to miss at Supersonic festival 2018 in Digbeth
today 13:44 Police still haven't traced the driver in the Sparkhill hit-and-run which killed a mother
today 13:44 Heartlands Hospital patient recalled for blood tests after doctor hid HIV status
today 13:44 Britain's earliest police mugshots show 20th century Birmingham prostitutes - and some are just 15
today 12:59 Brain Game charity night to return to Birmingham
today 12:59 Brain Game charity night to return to Birmingham
today 12:59 Why the city council may make nothing from the new pollution charge
today 12:59 Why the city council may make nothing from the new pollution charge
today 12:41 Bookies link Wolves with shock bid for West Brom star
today 12:41 How to get your Netflix membership cheaper - or make it completely free
today 12:41 Police appeal over missing nine-year-old Anita-May Davidson
today 12:41 Man, 45, stabbed in Finchley Park, Kingstanding - what neighbours have said
today 12:14 Aston Villa owner Tony Xia can sell shares to raise funds
today 11:38 Birmingham City star responds to wages claim amid Leeds United transfer interest
today 11:38 Birmingham City and Aston Villa go head to head for Liverpool starlet - reports
today 11:38 Aston Villa linked with Premier League centre back - reports
today 11:38 Lord Sugar sparks uproar with 'racist' Senegal football tweet comparing players to Marbella beach sellers
today 11:38 Man stabbed in Finchley Park, Kingstanding - what we know so far
today 11:38 This is the law on disclosing HIV status to partners, employers and more
today 11:38 Lord Sugar slammed after launching staunch defence of 'racist' Senegal tweet comparing players to beach sellers
today 11:38 Prince William and Kate Middleton confirm Prince Louis Christening details
today 11:38 Prince William and Kate Middleton confirm Prince Louis Christening details
today 11:11 Wimbledon 2018: Britain's Dan Evans not awarded wildcard for main draw
today 11:11 Smethwick Sikh soldier statue 'striking tribute'
today 10:35 Wolves defender wanted by Sunderland, Brighton and Norwich City this transfer window - reports
today 10:35 'We'd give you the best years of your career' - Wolves fans want Arsenal star Jack Wilshere
today 10:35 Design unveiled for statue honouring Sikh soldiers of First World War
today 10:35 Live updates: Man aged 45 stabbed in Kingstanding's Homerton Road
today 10:35 Love Island's Zara has naked pictures circulating - leaving family horrified
today 10:35 Watch Free Radio's Lovdev on hilarious 'supermarket sweep' trolley dash in Morrisons for BrumFeeds foodbank campaign
today 10:35 Two charged over alleged "storming" of house and threatening baby with knife
today 09:50 Bank of England will open office in Birmingham under a Labour government, says Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell
today 09:32 Warwickshire Bears aim to break Wells hoodoo as top two clash
today 09:32 Ant McPartlin's wife Lisa Armstrong likes string of tweets branding him a 'scumbag'
today 09:32 Eva Longoria gives birth to baby boy - and his name is adorable
today 09:32 Ant McPartlin's estranged wife Lisa Armstrong refuses to hand over wedding rings
today 09:32 Almost 400 patients offered blood tests after ex-Heartlands Hospital doctor Tamas Nyary hid his HIV status
today 08:47 New bus lanes planned alongside Birmingham city centre's clean air zone
today 08:29 What the bookies are saying about Aston Villa's Championship promotion and relegation odds
today 08:29 What the bookies are saying about West Brom's Championship promotion and relegation odds
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today 15:20 Who are Shkupi? Rangers’ Europa League first qualifying round opponents profiled
today 15:20 Dumfries and Galloway youth workers scoop national awards
today 15:20 Netherburn Nursery kids get into a right old puddle
today 15:20 Quiz in memory of Ringford woman Issy Pitcairn raises more than £500 for Pancreatic Cancer Scotland
today 15:20 Dumfries and Galloway social worker wins top student award
today 15:20 New giant media group created in UK after Reach bid to buy Express Newspapers gets green light
today 15:20 Police hunt fire-raiser after failed attempt to set house alight with residents inside
today 15:20 Police hunt prank mayday caller who sparked major air and sea search in Moray Firth
today 15:17 Millionaire refuses to pull down Britain’s biggest man cave so he’s going to court
today 15:17 Where is cannabis legal around the world and where can you only use it for medicinal purposes?
today 15:17 When is the longest day, when does summer start and what is the summer solstice?
today 15:17 English-language signs put up in Magaluf urging people to behave or be fined
today 15:17 Young brothers face death if UK government sends them back to Pakistan
today 15:17 Tributes to woman who died trying to scratch her way out of airing cupboard
today 15:17 Jurassic World runtime: How long is Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom?
today 15:17 World Cup LIVE: Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia confirmed teams; Luis Suarez wins 100th cap
today 15:17 Royal Baby: Has Zara and Mike Tindall's baby already broken a royal record?
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today 15:17 Holidays 2018: The popular destinations being attacked by pollution and overpopulation
today 15:17 World Refugee Day 2018: What is it, what is theme? How many people have been displaced?
today 15:17 Royal Ascot 2018: Declan Donnelly’s wife Ali flaunts bump amid couple's cosy display
today 15:17 'ARCHAIC!' Zara Tindall birth sparks SEXISM ROW as palace calls new mum ‘Mrs Mike Tindall'
today 15:17 Hawaii volcano update: How long has the Hawaii volcano been erupting?
today 15:17 Brexiteer MP warns meaningful vote could make Brexit DISASTER more likely for UK
today 15:17 Rare toast rack sells for £2,000 at auction – this is why
today 15:17 Father’s fury as GDPR sees doctors refuse to reveal injured daughter’s whereabouts
today 15:17 Hawaii volcano lava photos: How taking a PICTURE could cost Kilauea tourists THOUSANDS
today 15:17 Summer Solstice 2018 astrology: What does the solstice mean for your zodiac sign?
today 15:17 Princess Diana confesses her love for chocolate in a letter up for auction for £1,500
today 15:17 TRADE WAR: Trump rages at China's ‘ECONOMIC AGGRESSION' as tariffs feud escalates
today 15:17 UK weather forecast: Will June be hottest month on record? Will pollen reach high levels?
today 15:17 Love Island 2018: Rosie goes to DESPERATE lengths to get Adam back despite Zara twist
today 15:17 Virgin Media DOWN – customers left without proper internet for weeks
today 15:17 Marks and Spencer told to team up with AMAZON to save retailer as stores close
today 15:17 Alan Sugar Twitter: The Apprentice star APOLOGISES for 'racist' World Cup tweet
today 15:17 Brexit latest: EU starts mind games calling on nations and firms to prepare for NO DEAL
today 15:17 WATCH: The Asian snake NO animal in US Everglades can kill EATS alligator
today 15:17 Rees-Mogg DEMOLISHES Verhofstadt's claim that EU cannot flex its 'SACROSANCT' rules for UK
today 15:17 115 left - The ultra-threatened beautiful British mammal you’ve probably never heard of
today 15:17 Yemen war: Saudi-backed troops destroy Houthi rebels’ hide outs as bombing escalates
today 15:08 Frankie Dettori kisses Meghan Markle's hand – but Prince Harry is NOT happy
today 15:08 Brit men to get CHEWABLE Viagra that works faster and lasts longer than pills
today 15:08 PMQs: Theresa May says Labour would ‘bankrupt Britain’ as she defends £20billion NHS boost
today 15:08 Hospital drugs left 456 patients dead with criminal charges being considered
today 15:08 Casino gambler reveals ‘GUARANTEED WIN’ system banned from roulette tables
today 15:08 Maga booze CRACKDOWN: Resort puts up FINE SIGNS in English warning partying Brits
today 15:08 Rhys Jones documentary: Secret police tapes that caught killer Sean Mercer to be REVEALED
today 15:08 What is Dinosaur X? Scientists in frenzy as 139 million-year-old T-Rex relative FOUND
today 15:08 Rhys Jones murder: Where is Sean Mercer and the rest of his accomplices now?
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