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Birmingham Council to fit sprinklers in 213 tower blocks

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All of Birmingham's 213 tower blocks will have sprinklers fitted in the ...

yesterday 20:31 open_in_new
Birmingham waste collectors set to strike

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Refuse workers are set to strike six times over plans to cut more than ...

yesterday 19:12 open_in_new
Jon Guthrie: Walsall sign Crewe Alexandra defender on two-year deal

League One club Walsall have signed Crewe Alexandra defender Jon Guthrie on a two-year contract.

The 24-year-old, who turned down the offer of a new Crewe deal, becomes Walsall's second summer signing, following the arrival of fellow 24-year-old Luke Leahy from Falkirk.

"Jon has got ...

yesterday 17:59 open_in_new
Teenagers charged over Kings Heath Post Office armed raid

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Two women have been charged with a series of violent robberies, including ...

yesterday 14:11 open_in_new
Antiques Roadshow Faberge ornament 'valued at £1m'

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Antiques Roadshow experts say a Faberge ornament they recently valued ...

yesterday 11:33 open_in_new
Birmingham school in 'lockdown' after shots fired outside

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A primary school was put on "lockdown" after shots were fired outside and ...

yesterday 08:45 open_in_new
Request to remove gun from grooming suspect missed

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A message between police forces to remove a gun from a man who later shot ...

2017-06-21 22:26 open_in_new
New hope for future of listed Moseley heritage baths

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A historic swimming baths, due to close this summer, looks set to stay ...

2017-06-21 22:26 open_in_new
Essex v Warwickshire: Test spinner Simon Harmer takes six as Bears follow on again

Essex's South African Test spinner Simon Harmer took 6-92 as struggling Warwickshire were invited to follow on for the third time this season.

Harmer bowled almost unchanged for 45.4 overs as Warwickshire, 60-2 overnight, were bowled out for 283 at Chelmsford.

Jeetan Patel hit 71 and ...

2017-06-21 21:03 open_in_new
EFL fixtures 2017-18: Why are people talking about Boxing Day on Twitter?

It is one of the hottest June days on record and the pollen count is soaring - so why has Boxing Day been trending on Twitter?

Far from yearning for TV specials, leftover turkey and enormous call out charges for emergency plumbers, football fans have been looking up and discussing who ...

2017-06-21 18:51 open_in_new
Megan Bills: Murder charge over body in wardrobe

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A man arrested after a teenager's body was found in a wardrobe wrapped in ...

2017-06-21 14:47 open_in_new
Championship 2017-18 fixtures: Hull City open at Steve Bruce's Aston Villa

Relegated Hull City begin their 2017-18 English Football League Championship season away against former manager Steve Bruce's Aston Villa side on Saturday, 5 August.

Sunderland, who finished below the Tigers and Middlesbrough at the bottom of the Premier League, start at home to Derby on ...

2017-06-21 12:07 open_in_new
Walsall lake death: Boy, 15, was swimming with friends

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A teenage boy has died after getting into difficulty while swimming in a ...

2017-06-21 00:35 open_in_new
Gerard Coyne sacked by Unite as West Midlands secretary

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Gerard Coyne, who lost the Unite leadership battle to Len McCluskey - has ...

2017-06-20 20:11 open_in_new
Dan Evans: Injured Briton pulls out of Eastbourne International

British number three Dan Evans' hopes of playing at Wimbledon are in doubt after he withdrew from next week's Aegon International in Eastbourne.

The 27-year-old retired with a calf injury during his quarter-final against Dustin Brown at Surbiton two weeks ago.

He was seen on crutches ...

2017-06-20 17:59 open_in_new
Jaguar Land Rover employee dies at Solihull factory

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A Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) employee has died at the car manufacturer's ...

2017-06-20 14:39 open_in_new
Big stadium at heart of Birmingham Commonwealth Games bid

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Plans to create the UK's largest permanent athletics stadium are at the ...

2017-06-20 14:39 open_in_new
Phil Ofosu-Ayeh: Wolves sign Ghana defender from Eintracht Braunschweig

Wolves have signed Ghana defender Phil Ofosu-Ayeh from German side Eintracht Braunschweig on a free transfer.

The Germany-born 25-year-old will start a three-year contract at the Championship club on 1 July.

Ofosu-Ayeh is the second defender signed by new head coach Nuno since he ...

2017-06-20 13:33 open_in_new
Images of asylum seeker's life in Birmingham on display

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Photographs taken by an Afghan asylum seeker documenting the lives he and ...

2017-06-20 03:39 open_in_new
Councillor suspended over Grenfell 'hanging' tweet

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A councillor has been suspended from his cabinet position after an ...

2017-06-19 17:41 open_in_new
In Pictures: England soaks up more hot weather

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Blue skies and hot sunshine have continued into the working week after ...

2017-06-19 16:35 open_in_new