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Man dies in Handsworth shooting

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A man in his 20s has died after being found with gunshot wounds in ...

yesterday 19:59 open_in_new
Mohammed Afsar shooting: Men's conspiracy to murder convictions quashed

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Five men each jailed for more than 20 years over the shooting of a ...

yesterday 18:56 open_in_new
Ozell Pemberton: Boy is fourth to be arrested over death

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A 13-year-old boy is the fourth person arrested in connection with the ...

yesterday 17:53 open_in_new
Dan Evans wins in first round of Loughborough ATP Challenger

Britain's Dan Evans reached the second round of the ATP Challenger event in Loughborough as he continues his comeback from a 12-month drugs ban.

The 27-year-old beat second seed Max Purcell 6-4 6-2 in the first round.

Evans is playing his second tournament since being suspended after ...

yesterday 16:50 open_in_new
Alan Hutton: Aston Villa defender 'a manager's delight', says boss Steve Bruce

Alan Hutton will play at left-back for Aston Villa at Wembley on Saturday out of position and almost out of contract, but not out of Steve Bruce's thoughts.

The former Scotland international, 33, is again set to deputise for the injured Neil Taylor in the Championship play-off final ...

yesterday 15:47 open_in_new
Forced marriage: Mum guilty of making daughter, 17, wed older man

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A mother has been convicted of forcing her daughter to marry a man 16 ...

yesterday 15:47 open_in_new
'Wicked' Birmingham woman stole thousands from elderly couple

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A woman stole an elderly couple's life savings by posing as an undercover ...

yesterday 13:41 open_in_new
Poppy-Arabella: Letter sent to PM to change driving law

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A letter has been written to the prime minister in an effort to change ...

yesterday 12:38 open_in_new
Andy Cook: Walsall sign Tranmere Rovers striker on two-year deal

Walsall have signed Tranmere Rovers striker Andy Cook on a two-year deal.

The 27-year-old, who joined from Barrow in 2016, arrives on a free transfer following the expiration of his contract at Prenton Park.

Cook scored 28 times as Tranmere sealed their return to the English Football ...

yesterday 10:32 open_in_new
Laser pen attacks on planes landing at Birmingham Airport

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A number of planes have been subject to "extremely dangerous laser pen ...

yesterday 10:32 open_in_new
Latest knife bin opened after armed attacks in Birmingham

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Communities are being urged to work together to help stamp out armed ...

2018-05-21 18:41 open_in_new
West Brom manager Darren Moore wants to be an 'inspiration to all'

Darren Moore wants his appointment as West Brom boss to inspire all managers and not just those from a Black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) background.

Moore became one of only three black managers in the top four divisions when he was named Alan Pardew's successor.

Yet, after a ...

2018-05-21 16:35 open_in_new
Mini Mercedes gives young patients in Sandwell a lift

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Children are being given a lift in a remote-control car to calm their ...

2018-05-21 13:26 open_in_new
Garry Monk: Birmingham City fan gets tattoo of manager on his backside

A Birmingham City fan has gone ahead with his promise to get manager Garry Monk's face tattooed on his backside.

The Blues boss paid £80 to help fund the tattoo, ensuring Kevin Tomlinson reached his initial £100 target, with any further pledges set to raise money for the ...

2018-05-21 10:17 open_in_new
Ozell Pemberton: Murder charge over Sutton Coldfield stab death

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A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder after a teenager died on ...

2018-05-21 09:14 open_in_new
Street gunfire heard and man injured in Satley, Birmingham

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Police are investigating after reports of gunfire on a residential ...

2018-05-20 15:20 open_in_new
Sutton Coldfield arrest over Ozell Pemberton stabbing

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A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a ...

2018-05-20 14:17 open_in_new
Emily Westwood: Birmingham City Ladies and England defender to retire

Ex-England defender Emily Westwood will retire after Birmingham's last game of the season against Reading on Sunday.

Westwood is taking up a role behind the scenes helping young players at Blues, who she joined from Everton in 2010.

The 34-year-old scored four times in 32 England ...

2018-05-18 21:20 open_in_new
West Brom: Darren Moore confirmed as Baggies manager

Relegated West Brom have appointed Darren Moore as their new manager.

The former Baggies defender, 44, led them on an unbeaten run in April as caretaker manager after replacing Alan Pardew, with three wins and two draws.

But he was unable to save Albion, who were bottom of the ...

2018-05-18 18:11 open_in_new
Birmingham City: Midfielders Jason Lowe and Andrew Shinnie released

Birmingham City have released midfield pair Jason Lowe and Andrew Shinnie.

Lowe, 26, joined Blues from Blackburn Rovers on a one-year deal last August but made only 11 appearances for City.

He played just twice under Garry Monk, who arrived at St Andrew's in March and guided Blues to ...

2018-05-18 16:14 open_in_new
Speeding motorists at Belgrave Middleway fatal crash site

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Speeding drivers have been caught doing up to 90 miles an hour on a dual ...

2018-05-18 15:11 open_in_new