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Birmingham child murders: Dad guilty of killing son and daughter
A father has been found guilty of murdering his two young children who he smothered with a petrol-soaked rag before setting fire to the family home.
today 12:41
Walsall teacher sent sexually explicit emails at school
A primary school teacher lost his job after sending sexually explicit emails while at work, a professional misconduct panel has heard.
today 10:37
2 Sisters chicken supplier problems 'not one-off', say MPs
Problems at a major UK chicken supplier forced to suspend operations over hygiene concerns were "not a one-off", MPs have claimed.
today 09:35
Resistance to new housing comes from 'baby boomers who have long since paid off their own mortgage'

Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid hits out at older generations who stand in the way of new housing development

Baby boomers who paid off their mortgages should not try block the construction of new homes for the younger generation Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has said.

The

today 08:43
Resistance to new housing comes from 'baby boomers who have long since paid off their own mortgage'

Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid hits out at older generations who stand in the way of new housing development

Baby boomers who paid off their mortgages should not try block the construction of new homes for the younger generation Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has said.

The

today 08:43
Birmingham firework death: Arrest on suspicion of murder
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man who died after a fatal firework attack.
today 07:31
West Midlands unites to urge Chancellor Philip Hammond to back region in Budget

Conservative and Labour MPs issue a joint statement calling for cash to expand the Midland Metro, action to cut homelessness and more

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been asked to extend the Midland Metro and support the region's car industry when he presents his Budget next

yesterday 16:59
West Midlands unites to urge Chancellor Philip Hammond to back region in Budget

Conservative and Labour MPs issue a joint statement calling for cash to expand the Midland Metro, action to cut homelessness and more

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been asked to extend the Midland Metro and support the region's car industry when he presents his Budget next

yesterday 16:59
Armed patrols as Birmingham Christmas market opens
Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas Market has opened with an increased armed police presence.
yesterday 16:49
Leah Farley: Missing con woman hunted after evading court
A con woman is being hunted by police after failing to appear for sentencing at court.
yesterday 13:43
New housing plans for site once courted by Tesco

Long-running saga over proposed supermarket moves forward with new plans for apartments on derelict site

The site of a long-running saga over a new supermarket in a Birmingham suburb has been acquired by property developer Seven Capital.

The company, which is behind several city

yesterday 06:39
New housing plans for site once courted by Tesco

Long-running saga over proposed supermarket moves forward with new plans for apartments on derelict site

The site of a long-running saga over a new supermarket in a Birmingham suburb has been acquired by property developer Seven Capital.

The company, which is behind several city

yesterday 06:39
Birmingham fatal firework attack: Man arrested
A man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder after a fatal firework attack in Birmingham.
2017-11-15 19:51
Firearms dealer Paul Edmunds supplied weapons to gangs
A firearms dealer has been found guilty of supplying illegal handguns and home-made bullets linked to more than 100 crime scenes, including three murders.
2017-11-14 18:53
Handsworth man charged over fatal hit-and-run crash
A man has been charged with perverting the course of justice over a fatal hit-and-run crash, police said.
2017-11-14 17:51
West Midlands Police under pressure after big increases in gun crime, sex offences and violence

Police Commissioner says force is coping with funding cuts at the same time as 999 calls and serious crime shoot up

West Midlands Police is experiencing a massive increase in demand for its services thanks to soaring crime rates and 999 calls.

The shocking increase was highlighted

2017-11-14 17:01
Daily News
Birmingham City boss Steve Cotterill on what David Davis is really like

Steve Cotterill handed 'diamond' David Davis the Birmingham City captain's armband because he 'knew what it would mean' to the midfielder.

Davis was made captain for Blues' last match before the international break, the 2-0 defeat at Barnsley, in the absence of Michael Morrison who was on

today 17:19
Tom Sizemore and Jeffrey Tambor deny sexual misconduct claims

Two more US actors have denied allegations of sexual misconduct amid a growing wave of reports of abuse and inappropriate behaviour.

Saving Private Ryan star Tom Sizemore addressed recent allegations that he groped an 11-year-old Utah girl during a 2003 photo shoot, saying he never

today 17:19
People can't tell which of these three is the 40-year-old mum

A mum from Nova Scotia is garnering a massive following on social media - and all because of her age-defying looks.

The mum, who is 40 years old, routinely poses with her two children.

Kienya is mum to 18-year-old K'Lienya and 16-year-old Kolieya.

The trio routinely pose for

today 17:19
People can't tell which of these three is the 40-year-old mum

A mum from Nova Scotia is garnering a massive following on social media - and all because of her age-defying looks.

The mum, who is 40 years old, routinely poses with her two children.

Kienya is mum to 18-year-old K'Lienya and 16-year-old Kolieya.

The trio routinely pose for

today 17:19
University staff threaten to STRIKE over pensions row

University staff could stage a series of strikes next year if a row over pensions is not resolved, a union has warned.

Lectures, classes and exams at around 50 universities could be affected if the University and College Union (UCU) pushes ahead with walkouts.

The union has announced

today 17:19
University staff threaten to STRIKE over pensions row

University staff could stage a series of strikes next year if a row over pensions is not resolved, a union has warned.

Lectures, classes and exams at around 50 universities could be affected if the University and College Union (UCU) pushes ahead with walkouts.

The union has announced

today 17:19
Police slammed as HIV hairdresser continued to spread virus on BAIL

Police have come under fire over claims they put gay men in danger when they released a hairdresser on bail, allowing him to continue a campaign to deliberately infect his lovers with HIV.

Officers were also criticised for allegedly wrongfully arresting and detaining one of Daryll Rowe's

today 17:19
Police slammed as HIV hairdresser continued to spread virus on BAIL

Police have come under fire over claims they put gay men in danger when they released a hairdresser on bail, allowing him to continue a campaign to deliberately infect his lovers with HIV.

Officers were also criticised for allegedly wrongfully arresting and detaining one of Daryll Rowe's

today 17:19
Latest news from Birmingham
today 17:19 Birmingham City boss Steve Cotterill on what David Davis is really like
today 17:19 Tom Sizemore and Jeffrey Tambor deny sexual misconduct claims
today 17:19 People can't tell which of these three is the 40-year-old mum
today 17:19 People can't tell which of these three is the 40-year-old mum
today 17:19 University staff threaten to STRIKE over pensions row
today 17:19 University staff threaten to STRIKE over pensions row
today 17:19 Police slammed as HIV hairdresser continued to spread virus on BAIL
today 17:19 Police slammed as HIV hairdresser continued to spread virus on BAIL
today 17:19 Boris Johnson says no stone to be left unturned to bid jailed Brit in Iran
today 17:19 Tories risk being seen as party of nostalgia and privilege - police chief warns
today 17:19 General Election candidates 'overwhelmingly white', report finds
today 17:19 General Election candidates 'overwhelmingly white', report finds
today 17:19 Missing teenager Gaia Pope's dad reveals why finding her may be more difficult
today 16:59 Yorks Bakery closes Colmore Row cafe after going into liquidation - but plans to reopen it
today 16:59 Yorks Bakery closes Colmore Row cafe after going into liquidation - but plans to reopen it
today 16:17 New fashion store launching at Bullring
today 16:17 QPR vs Aston Villa: This is our strongest claret and blue starting XI
today 16:17 Police storm house in Walsall - two arrested as drugs seized
today 16:17 Hooded burglars raid Tamworth store
today 16:17 This is why UniLad have been taken down by Facebook
today 16:17 What to do if you suspect your neighbour is smoking cannabis
today 16:17 Band 'disgusted' as Legion leaves them out of Remembrance Sunday
today 15:57 Jaguar Land Rover tests driverless vehicles on public roads
today 15:57 Jaguar Land Rover tests driverless vehicles on public roads
today 15:57 Birmingham Council sending homeless families to budget hotels almost FIFTY miles away
today 15:57 Birmingham Council sending homeless families to budget hotels almost FIFTY miles away
today 15:57 Birmingham MP Jess Phillips reveals how she was nearly mugged before fighting off assailant
today 15:57 Birmingham MP Jess Phillips reveals how she was nearly mugged before fighting off assailant
today 15:57 Fears hundreds of children at risk of sexual exploitation in Birmingham not being identified
today 15:57 Government threatens legislation to force Channel 4 to move out of London
today 15:57 Government threatens legislation to force Channel 4 to move out of London
today 15:15 Aston Villa owner Tony Xia is back in Birmingham and he's got a busy schedule!
today 15:15 Wolves scouting report: Assessing transfer 'target' Nicolai Jorgensen
today 15:15 Why Ross McCormack is not the man to solve Aston Villa's striker crisis
today 15:15 Birmingham Council sending homeless families to budget hotels almost FIFTY miles away
today 15:15 Fears hundreds of children at risk of sexual exploitation in Birmingham not being identified
today 15:15 Could your child be eligible for FREE school meals after this huge change to Universal Credit
today 15:15 Unite boss says union won't support Labour council candidates if they 'act like a Tory'
today 15:15 Theresa May under pressure to abandon plans to enshrine Brexit date in law
today 15:15 Theresa May under pressure to abandon plans to enshrine Brexit date in law
today 15:15 This trick will add thousands to your home - according to an interior design expert
today 15:15 Girl 'electrocuted after rolling on to broken iPhone cable' during her sleep
today 15:15 Girl 'electrocuted after rolling on to broken iPhone cable' during her sleep
today 14:55 60pc of businesses reliant on interims for leadership positions
today 14:55 60pc of businesses reliant on interims for leadership positions
today 14:13 Birmingham MP Jess Phillips reveals how she was nearly mugged before fighting off assailant
today 14:13 UK could STAY under European Court jurisdiction after Brexit, admits David Davis
today 14:13 The shocking number of dads feeling pressure to juggle work and family
today 14:13 Theresa May says she won't back down over Brexit date demand
today 14:13 This trick will add thousands to your home - according to an interior design expert
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today 17:17 VW reveal £8.9 billion electric car plan for China - 40 new cars planned for release
today 17:17 Overwatch free weekend countdown: Start, end time for trial, as Moira joins PS4, Xbox One
today 17:17 Hold money back! Brexit bill strategy revealed to keep lid on £20bn offer
today 17:17 'A bit crackpot' Expert mocks claim 'Russian bots' swung democratic will of Brexit Britain
today 17:17 WATCH: New NASA footage shows 2017’s most ferocious Hurricanes sweep across the globe
today 17:17 Having a dog can help you live LONGER by slashing risk of premature death
today 17:17 JAILED: Crooked social worker who stole almost £38,000 from elderly men in her care
today 17:17 Big game hunting documentary SLAMMED by wildlife campaigners: 'NOT informative'
today 17:17 'We REJECTED EU' Nigel Farage blasts 'CRACKPOT' conspiracists for refusing Brexit
today 17:17 Queen Elizabeth has THIS many locations named after her - can you guess them all?
today 17:17 Waddesdon Manor crash: First photos of Buckinghamshire flight disaster
today 17:17 One of Britain's last gas-powered homes sells for £370,000 at auction
today 17:17 Smacking children for naughtiness 'makes them behave even MORE badly'
today 17:17 When did the Queen and Prince Philip get married? Britain celebrates wedding anniversary
today 17:17 France in Brexit BOAST: Paris claims to have snatched 4,000 jobs from London
today 17:17 Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1,000 ft in 45 seconds
today 17:17 Macron rival demands FRENCH referendum on EU as he blasts president’s federalism mistake
today 17:15 Royal troopers: Prince William and Prince Harry's Star Wars cameos confirmed
today 17:15 Argentinian military submarine ARA San Juan missing at sea for two days
today 17:11 Teenager, 16, stabbed in broad daylight at Westminster college
today 17:11 Blind man forced to sit on Virgin train floor as no one gave up disabled seats
today 17:11 Customer found wire from scouring pad in chicken shawarma
today 17:07 SEAT release special Leon Cupra R
today 17:07 Manchester United boost as Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba get set to return against Newcastle
today 17:07 Tesla Motors reveal the all-electric truck - and the roadster inside
today 17:07 Hearts set noon deadline on Saturday for final Tynecastle safety inspection to determine fate of Partick Thistle clash
today 17:07 Diamond celebrations for loving couple
today 17:07 People are baffled trying to tell which one of these women is the age-defying 40 year-old mum
today 17:07 People are baffled trying to tell which one of these women is the age-defying 40 year-old mum
today 16:59 Aliens could contact humans in just 24 YEARS after probe sent to Super Earth
today 16:59 Dominos 2.0: Sainsbury's to launch takeaway pizza service at THESE stores
today 16:59 Driver gets ticket because clocks went back – WHILE he was in car park
today 16:59 ‘They’ll be killing us soon’ Viewers' HORROR as robot does backflips BETTER than humans
today 16:59 Black Death plague could make shaving cut FATAL as antibiotics fail GLOBALLY, expert warns
today 16:59 Ex-Man United star gets ‘BORED with money, nightclubs and women’...and becomes PRIEST
today 16:59 Chilling last words of teacher stabbed to DEATH by pupil in classroom REVEALED
today 16:59 Is this the world's HOTTEST cosplay star? Model’s sexy snaps send comic fans WILD
today 16:59 'How dare you' Liverpool fan's fury at Hillsborough memorial 'promotion'
today 16:59 Enormous 20ft SEA MONSTER found for first time ever
today 16:59 BREAKING: Stabbing at Westminster college sparks evacuation
today 16:59 High as a cat: Woman shocked to find pets passed out in home after eating CANNABIS
today 16:59 Killer robot ARMS RACE: US, Britain and Russia 'on brink of AI war'
today 16:59 When is Black Friday 2017: Date, deals and latest offers
today 16:59 Moon landing FAKED? Video of astronaut's visor 'PROVES' NASA staged Apollo 17 mission
today 16:59 Teen bodybuilder tipped as future champ dies in HORROR crash with mum and coach
today 16:51 Two weeks to unlock Brexit, EU tells May
today 16:35 There Is A Desperate Need For People To Come Together
today 16:35 Campaigners Say Ministers Knew Diesel Was Damaging People's Health 'Decades Ago'
today 16:35 Aylesbury Mid-Air Collision: Emergency Services Rush To Scene After Helicopter And Aircraft Crash
today 16:25 Germany slams Dutch call for more ambitious EU climate goal