Latest News Birmingham

Headlines
Inside the abandoned Woolworths store where drug dealer grew £2.6million cannabis haul

A man has been jailed after a cannabis farm with an approximate street value of £2.6 million was found in an abandoned Woolworths.

Staffordshire Police officers found a staggering haul of the drug in a former Midlands shop.

On 10 July, neighbourhood policing officers entered a

2019-08-22 18:02
Nadia Sawalha squirms on Loose Women as Christine Lampard awkwardly discusses sister

Nadia Sawalha's awkward reaction as Christine Lampard discussed her sister has surfaced - and it's cringe-worthy.

Loose Women viewers spotted Nadia's reaction on today's show, which was pre-recorded before her ongoing feud with sister Julia erupted.

The Loose

2019-08-22 18:02
Betty Munroe, 93, dies 'from broken heart' after three men break into home and rob her of dignity

A 93-year-old pensioner has died from "broken heart syndrome" after she suffered PTSD when her home was burgled two months ago.

Betty Munroe was pronounced dead on Wednesday after three men forced their way into her home on June 11, Northamptonshire Police said.

The

2019-08-22 18:02
100,000 Royal Mail workers set to vote on strike action

More than 100,000 Royal Mail workers are to be balloted for strikes.

The members will be balloted over issues including job security and terms and conditions of employment, the Communication Workers Union announced.

Earlier this week, the CWU accused the company of not honouring the

2019-08-22 18:02
Elecreg co uk Birmingham - how do I check if electoral register details are correct?

Residents across Birmingham have recieved letters in the post this week asking them to confirm that the details held by the Elections Office are correct.

People are required to respond to this and there are two ways of doing so.

One is to respond to the query by post and the other is

2019-08-22 18:02
£2 million to be spent on tower block safety in Sandwell

Plans to spend to spend over £2 million ensuring the facades of hi-rise towers in Sandwell are maintained and safe are expected to be passed by council bosses next week.

Sandwell cabinet is being asked to approve a five year contract with Bell Decorating Group Limited to carry out a

2019-08-22 18:02
Heartbroken dad, 39, killed himself after being banned from seeing daughter

A dad heartbreaking took his own life - after being banned from seeing his child.

The dad killed himself after being banned from seeing his daughter by the courts.

An inquest has now heard Daniel Donnelly was found dead at his home earlier this year.

The 38-year-old was found

2019-08-22 18:02
Libby Squire police release man, 25, who was arrested on suspicion of murder

A 25-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murdering Hull University student Libby Squire has been released under investigation.

Miss Squire, 21, disappeared in February this year, leading to a search which involved hundreds of police officers and members of the public.

But,

2019-08-22 18:02
GCSE grade boundaries 2019 for AQA, Edexcel, CiDA, CCEA, OCR, WJEC

The GCSE results for 2019 are being revealed today.

How well do you think you did in this year's exams? And what are the mark equivalents between the new numerical grades and the old system?

As students find out whether they have passed - and if they have the grades needed for

2019-08-22 16:59
‘Pay £80m’ Liverpool fans make Wolves transfer demand after Manchester United moment

Ruben Neves found the top corner yet again for Wolverhampton Wanderers as Manchester United left Molineux with a point.

The 22-year-old midfielder has developed somewhat of a penchant for delicious strikes from range – Monday night’s offering being the ninth time he has scored from

2019-08-20 17:44
‘Very’ Manager makes this claim about Aston Villa atmosphere

Eddie Howe has admitted his players found it difficult in the Villa Park atmosphere despite the away side coming away with all three points.

A capacity crowd ramped up the noise on Saturday as Aston Villa played their first home match in the Premier League for more than three years.

2019-08-19 23:53
Wolves suffer injury blow ahead of Europa League clash with Torino

Matt Doherty limped out of Wolverhampton Wanderers’ match with Manchester United on Monday evening. 

The 27-year-old Dubliner picked up an injury midway through the first half against United and needed to be replaced shortly before half-time. 

Doherty played on for a while after

2019-08-19 23:53
'It was' Aston Villa ace makes this confession to manager

Andre Green has admitted that playing as a striker was a challenge after he was pushed up the pitch by Preston North End boss Alex Neil.

Green, on loan from Aston Villa , is a winger by trade and appeared out wide in both of his previous appearances for Preston this season.

But he

2019-08-19 23:53
Coronation Street's Kym Marsh's poignant text message to Faye Brookes after Gareth Gates split

Kym Marsh has spoken out over the message she sent Coronation Street co-star Faye Brookes.

The former Hear'Say singer, who hosts this year's Pride of Birmingham Awards, sent Kate Connor actress Faye a message of support.

Kym rushed to her aid after the news broke of her

2019-08-19 23:53
Carol Vorderman's defiant message to trolls after being branded 'mutton dressed as lamb'

Carol Vorderman has issued a message to her haters after appearing on This Morning today.

The former Countdown star appeared on the ITV1 daytime favourite on Monday, August 19.

She appeared opposite Eamonn Holmes and wife Ruth Langsford, who interviewed her over her recent

2019-08-19 23:53
The Chase's Bradley Walsh left speechless at contestant's brutal snub

The Chase viewers watched on in shock today as Bradley Walsh was left utterly bewildered.

The host of the ITV1 quiz show was left baffled this afternoon.

His confusion on the episode, which aired on Monday, August 19, came as after one contestant secured their place in the Final

2019-08-19 23:53
Daily News
Inside the abandoned Woolworths store where drug dealer grew £2.6million cannabis haul

A man has been jailed after a cannabis farm with an approximate street value of £2.6 million was found in an abandoned Woolworths.

Staffordshire Police officers found a staggering haul of the drug in a former Midlands shop.

On 10 July, neighbourhood policing officers entered a

2019-08-22 18:02
Nadia Sawalha squirms on Loose Women as Christine Lampard awkwardly discusses sister

Nadia Sawalha's awkward reaction as Christine Lampard discussed her sister has surfaced - and it's cringe-worthy.

Loose Women viewers spotted Nadia's reaction on today's show, which was pre-recorded before her ongoing feud with sister Julia erupted.

The Loose

2019-08-22 18:02
Betty Munroe, 93, dies 'from broken heart' after three men break into home and rob her of dignity

A 93-year-old pensioner has died from "broken heart syndrome" after she suffered PTSD when her home was burgled two months ago.

Betty Munroe was pronounced dead on Wednesday after three men forced their way into her home on June 11, Northamptonshire Police said.

The

2019-08-22 18:02
100,000 Royal Mail workers set to vote on strike action

More than 100,000 Royal Mail workers are to be balloted for strikes.

The members will be balloted over issues including job security and terms and conditions of employment, the Communication Workers Union announced.

Earlier this week, the CWU accused the company of not honouring the

2019-08-22 18:02
Elecreg co uk Birmingham - how do I check if electoral register details are correct?

Residents across Birmingham have recieved letters in the post this week asking them to confirm that the details held by the Elections Office are correct.

People are required to respond to this and there are two ways of doing so.

One is to respond to the query by post and the other is

2019-08-22 18:02
£2 million to be spent on tower block safety in Sandwell

Plans to spend to spend over £2 million ensuring the facades of hi-rise towers in Sandwell are maintained and safe are expected to be passed by council bosses next week.

Sandwell cabinet is being asked to approve a five year contract with Bell Decorating Group Limited to carry out a

2019-08-22 18:02
Heartbroken dad, 39, killed himself after being banned from seeing daughter

A dad heartbreaking took his own life - after being banned from seeing his child.

The dad killed himself after being banned from seeing his daughter by the courts.

An inquest has now heard Daniel Donnelly was found dead at his home earlier this year.

The 38-year-old was found

2019-08-22 18:02
Libby Squire police release man, 25, who was arrested on suspicion of murder

A 25-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murdering Hull University student Libby Squire has been released under investigation.

Miss Squire, 21, disappeared in February this year, leading to a search which involved hundreds of police officers and members of the public.

But,

2019-08-22 18:02
GCSE grade boundaries 2019 for AQA, Edexcel, CiDA, CCEA, OCR, WJEC

The GCSE results for 2019 are being revealed today.

How well do you think you did in this year's exams? And what are the mark equivalents between the new numerical grades and the old system?

As students find out whether they have passed - and if they have the grades needed for

2019-08-22 16:59
‘Pay £80m’ Liverpool fans make Wolves transfer demand after Manchester United moment

Ruben Neves found the top corner yet again for Wolverhampton Wanderers as Manchester United left Molineux with a point.

The 22-year-old midfielder has developed somewhat of a penchant for delicious strikes from range – Monday night’s offering being the ninth time he has scored from

2019-08-20 17:44
‘Very’ Manager makes this claim about Aston Villa atmosphere

Eddie Howe has admitted his players found it difficult in the Villa Park atmosphere despite the away side coming away with all three points.

A capacity crowd ramped up the noise on Saturday as Aston Villa played their first home match in the Premier League for more than three years.

2019-08-19 23:53
Wolves suffer injury blow ahead of Europa League clash with Torino

Matt Doherty limped out of Wolverhampton Wanderers’ match with Manchester United on Monday evening. 

The 27-year-old Dubliner picked up an injury midway through the first half against United and needed to be replaced shortly before half-time. 

Doherty played on for a while after

2019-08-19 23:53
'It was' Aston Villa ace makes this confession to manager

Andre Green has admitted that playing as a striker was a challenge after he was pushed up the pitch by Preston North End boss Alex Neil.

Green, on loan from Aston Villa , is a winger by trade and appeared out wide in both of his previous appearances for Preston this season.

But he

2019-08-19 23:53
Coronation Street's Kym Marsh's poignant text message to Faye Brookes after Gareth Gates split

Kym Marsh has spoken out over the message she sent Coronation Street co-star Faye Brookes.

The former Hear'Say singer, who hosts this year's Pride of Birmingham Awards, sent Kate Connor actress Faye a message of support.

Kym rushed to her aid after the news broke of her

2019-08-19 23:53
Carol Vorderman's defiant message to trolls after being branded 'mutton dressed as lamb'

Carol Vorderman has issued a message to her haters after appearing on This Morning today.

The former Countdown star appeared on the ITV1 daytime favourite on Monday, August 19.

She appeared opposite Eamonn Holmes and wife Ruth Langsford, who interviewed her over her recent

2019-08-19 23:53
The Chase's Bradley Walsh left speechless at contestant's brutal snub

The Chase viewers watched on in shock today as Bradley Walsh was left utterly bewildered.

The host of the ITV1 quiz show was left baffled this afternoon.

His confusion on the episode, which aired on Monday, August 19, came as after one contestant secured their place in the Final

2019-08-19 23:53
Latest news from Birmingham
2019-08-22 18:02 Inside the abandoned Woolworths store where drug dealer grew £2.6million cannabis haul
2019-08-22 18:02 Nadia Sawalha squirms on Loose Women as Christine Lampard awkwardly discusses sister
2019-08-22 18:02 Betty Munroe, 93, dies 'from broken heart' after three men break into home and rob her of dignity
2019-08-22 18:02 100,000 Royal Mail workers set to vote on strike action
2019-08-22 18:02 Elecreg co uk Birmingham - how do I check if electoral register details are correct?
2019-08-22 18:02 £2 million to be spent on tower block safety in Sandwell
2019-08-22 18:02 Heartbroken dad, 39, killed himself after being banned from seeing daughter
2019-08-22 18:02 Libby Squire police release man, 25, who was arrested on suspicion of murder
2019-08-22 16:59 GCSE grade boundaries 2019 for AQA, Edexcel, CiDA, CCEA, OCR, WJEC
2019-08-20 17:44 ‘Pay £80m’ Liverpool fans make Wolves transfer demand after Manchester United moment
2019-08-19 23:53 ‘Very’ Manager makes this claim about Aston Villa atmosphere
2019-08-19 23:53 Wolves suffer injury blow ahead of Europa League clash with Torino
2019-08-19 23:53 'It was' Aston Villa ace makes this confession to manager
2019-08-19 23:53 Coronation Street's Kym Marsh's poignant text message to Faye Brookes after Gareth Gates split
2019-08-19 23:53 Carol Vorderman's defiant message to trolls after being branded 'mutton dressed as lamb'
2019-08-19 23:53 The Chase's Bradley Walsh left speechless at contestant's brutal snub
2019-08-19 23:53 Jed Foster, 20, charged with PC Andrew Harper's 'murder' after cop's death while investigating burglary
2019-08-16 15:02 Man and woman hurt after hit-and-run in Netherton
2019-08-16 15:02 West Brom team news: Two players expected to miss the trip to Luton Town
2019-08-16 15:02 Aston Villa issue bold transfer message as Manchester United star’s shock Man City offer revealed & Pogba agent blasted - Premier League rumours
2019-08-16 15:02 Mothercare urgently recalls baby sleeping bags over overheating fears
2019-08-16 15:02 Bus attack, mugging and phones snatched - Timeline of violent robberies as man in court
2019-08-16 15:02 Probe after cannabis factory goes up in flames in Small Heath
2019-08-16 15:02 Home Office cordoned off after man 'stabbed' in security incident
2019-08-16 15:02 Home Office stabbing as man 'left fighting for life' after being knifed
2019-08-16 15:02 Met Police officer Robin Ruston sobs as he admits stealing £200 in 'integrity test'
2019-08-16 15:02 Paul Creedy wanted after fleeing from HMP Kirkham after being jailed for role in robbery gang
2019-08-16 15:02 Newcastle stabbing victim knifed outside Greggs 'with screwdriver' named as Peter Duncan
2019-08-16 15:02 'Ross from Friends' lookalike thief Abdulah Husseini jailed for nine months
2019-08-16 15:02 Man and woman arrested after two young kids involved in taxi crash
2019-08-16 15:02 Thomas Cook family's dream £3,500 holiday turns into nightmare at hotel 'full of teens doing drugs'
2019-08-16 01:23 Wolves boss Nuno has this message for Cutrone and Neto following Pyunik win
2019-08-16 01:23 Stan Collymore sends this message to former Aston Villa striker Tammy Abraham
2019-08-16 00:20 'Obviously' Manchester United ace delivers Wolves warning to teammates
2019-08-16 00:20 Leeds United contract update emerges – and it’ll interest Aston Villa
2019-08-16 00:20 ‘What a signing’ - Wolves player ratings as Neto, Gibbs-White, Vinagre and Jota rout Pyunik
2019-08-16 00:20 Tesco launch battered vegan Brussels sprouts for Christmas - and people are very divided
2019-08-16 00:20 Love Island's Chris Taylor and Harley Brash split up - less than a month on from being introduced
2019-08-16 00:20 Nora Quoirin's cause of death set to be revealed at police press conference
2019-08-15 01:14 Jeremy Corbyn asks Tory MPs and smaller parties to make him Prime Minister - and stop a no-deal Brexit
2019-08-15 01:14 'Out of control' thief Declan Mayes jailed after killing chef Lionel Simenya in stolen Peugeot
2019-08-14 11:35 Shopkeeper's terror as shears-wielding monkey dust user steals giant gorilla ornament
2019-08-14 11:35 Mum livid over 'pathetic' chip shop portion 'tasting like raw potato'
2019-08-14 11:35 Hotel worker and guests left sickened by 'filthy' blood-stained, bedbug-ridden rooms
2019-08-14 11:35 'Healthy' toddler found dead in his bed as mum reveals heartbreak
2019-08-14 11:35 Comedian Whitney Cummings posts topless photo after extortion attempt
Latest news from Great Britain
today 22:14 Mikael Lustig continues his Celtic love affair as Hoops hero chooses club over country
today 22:14 Ex-soldier caught on camera walking to job despite claiming over £10,000 in disability benefits
yesterday 21:59 Teenagers charged with murder after Great Britain athlete knocked off bike
yesterday 21:59 Ashes workload bowls Jofra Archer over as Australia leave England with mountain to climb
yesterday 21:59 How to get a flat stomach: Cutting out this food from your diet can achieve washboard abs
yesterday 21:59 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are nothing but divas, as William shows, says CAROLE MALONE
yesterday 21:59 Dover migrant crossings: Boris's firm message to illegal immigrants 'We'll send you back!'
yesterday 21:59 Stomach bloating: Eating this fruit makes it worse - causes trapped wind
yesterday 21:59 Daniel Hannan snaps after Brexit point sparks groans – 'Some Remainers in the audience'
yesterday 21:59 Science breakthrough after researchers major discovery could lead to unhackable internet
yesterday 21:59 Meghan Markle news: How Meghan had ‘no choice’ on private jet after couple's ‘obsessions’
yesterday 21:59 Abbott stunned by Hannan in brutal Brexit clash – 'Didn't say that at the last election!'
yesterday 21:11 National Lottery EuroMillions results: Winning numbers for Friday August 23
yesterday 21:11 New ferry linking Scotland and the Netherlands set to launch later this year
yesterday 21:11 DJ George Bowie tweets daughter’s Bits ’n’ Pieces tattoo gaffe after tribute to dad goes wrong
yesterday 20:56 Germany warns UK it ‘may stop sending food after no-deal Brexit’
yesterday 20:56 Bank holiday travel chaos as ‘mums with prams forced to walk down train tracks’
yesterday 20:56 South China Sea: Australia vows to crush Beijing’s militarisation of contested waters
yesterday 20:56 NASA news: Hubble telescope snaps dying star in a ‘gloomy scene’ that confused astronomers
yesterday 20:56 Sleeping: Five summer sleep tips for the heatwave to ensure a good night’s rest
yesterday 20:56 Heart attack: New ‘wonder drug’ costing a few pence could cut the risk by 40 per cent
yesterday 20:23 UK economy headed for stagnation in third quarter - BoE's Carney
yesterday 20:11 Holiday firm 'shocked and saddened' after East Yorkshire boy drowns in lake in France
yesterday 20:08 Rangers announce Ibrox sections closed for Legia showdown as Union Bears set to miss out
yesterday 20:08 SNP deputy leader lays out plan to slash £7bn from deficit after independence
yesterday 20:08 Dog owner 'in tears' after meat spiked with needle left in her Clydebank garden
yesterday 20:08 Stranger's incredible act of kindness for adorable puppy born with six legs
yesterday 20:08 Stranger's incredible act of kindness for adorable puppy born with six legs
yesterday 20:08 Holiday chaos on cards as British Airways pilots to strike on three days in September
yesterday 19:53 British travellers warned of stricter checks in Hong Kong airport amid protests
yesterday 19:53 Aston Villa vs Everton LIVE: Confirmed team news as Tyrone Mings goes down during warm-up
yesterday 19:53 Two headed mutant cow stuns Argentina in ‘one of the world’s most unique cases’
yesterday 19:53 Royal feud: Kate and William ‘hitting back’ at Meghan Markle and Harry with budget flight
yesterday 19:53 Patsy Palmer health: ‘I told myself to be brave’ EastEnders star’s 'shock' ordeal
yesterday 19:53 Weight loss: Jimmy Carr followed one simple diet rule to achieve amazing transformation
yesterday 19:53 Brexiteers outline ’shopping list’ of MORE changes to Brexit deal as EU caves on backstop
yesterday 19:53 Game of Thrones author George RR Martin affirms: ‘I WILL finish A Song of Ice and Fire’
yesterday 19:53 Prince Andrew and the Queen: How ‘self important’ prince was ‘indulged’ by the Queen
yesterday 19:53 G7 summit: Trump and Marine Le Pen team up to blast 'absurd' plan to block Russia
yesterday 19:53 Prince Harry ‘will definitely’ go to ex girlfriend Cressida Bonas’ wedding - will Meghan?
yesterday 19:53 Royal Family share unseen picture of Queen relaxing with young Prince Charles
yesterday 19:53 Solar eclipse: Another 'Great American Eclipse' is coming - Get ready for solar spectacle
yesterday 19:53 Prince George mocked for taking ballet classes in 'despicable' attack by US TV presenter
yesterday 19:53 UK weather: Britain to melt in EXTENDED summer as temperatures remain high until October
yesterday 19:50 Men's Football China turn to Sun Wen to fix failing national team
yesterday 19:50 Men's Football Loan starlet Eddie Nketiah scores the winner for Leeds
yesterday 19:50 Protesters demand London Stock Exchange delists mining company
yesterday 19:08 Euromillions results live: Winning Lottery and Thunderball numbers for Friday August 23 draw
yesterday 19:08 Man with knife tied to his jogging bottoms caught outside Hull McDonald's
yesterday 19:08 Is this Donald Trump and Boris Johnson graffiti another Banksy in Hull?
Watch the news from UK on Facebook