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Shooting in Wolverhampton: Boy, 6, injured when shots fired at house in broad daylight

Police are investigating after a six-year-old boy was injured when shots were fired at a house in Wolverhampton.

West Midlands Police say a group of men are understood to have fired shots at a house in Ashbourne Road, Eastfields just before 4pm on Good Friday (April 19).

The boy is ...

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Birmingham City take Wolves' French starlet on trial

Birmingham City have taken Wolves youngster Enzo Sauvage on a short-term trial.

The 19-year-old was part of the Under 23s team which defeated their Hull City counterparts 2-0 at the East Riding FA on Friday afternoon.

Sauvage travelled up with Richard Beale’s squad and came off ...

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'Apparently Barcelona made an enquiry' Here's what that Aston Villa fan said on the WM phone-in

Aston Villa fans can be forgiven for getting a little excited...

Twenty seven points from a possible twenty seven have transformed Villa from Championship also rans to serious play-off contenders.

Villa equalled a 110-year record by making it nine wins on the spin with a 2-0 ...

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'Grand old club' Aston Villa fans eyeing ten straight wins on way to play-offs

Aston Villa’s 2-0 victory equalled a club-record nine wins on the bounce - but there was nothing Good about Friday for Bolton Wanderers who were relegated to League One after the defeat.

Jack Grealish opened the scoring on 47 minutes before turning provider to superbly set up Tammy ...

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'Incredible skill' Aston Villa player ratings after historic Bolton beating

Aston Viilla's 2-0 victory equalled a club-record nine wins on the bounce - but there was nothing Good about Friday for Bolton Wanderers who were relegated to League One after the defeat.

Jack Grealish opened the scoring on 47 minutes before turning provider to superbly set up Tammy ...

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Aston Villa face anxious wait after worrying Tammy Abraham injury blow

Aston Villa suffered a potentially-damaging blow at Bolton Wanderers as Tammy Abraham was forced off through injury.

The on-loan Chelsea man left the field holding his shoulder after landing awkwardly during the passage of play that saw him score Villa’s second goal.

Jack Grealish ...

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This is what West Brom's Ahmed Hegazi said to Jimmy Shan after storming off

West Bromwich Albion defender Ahmed Hegazi has apologised to Jimmy Shan following his angry response to being substituted.

Hegazi stormed down the tunnel after being taken off with an ankle injury 18 minutes into Albion's 3-2 victory over Hull City at The Hawthorns.

Shan put ...

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'You're 'avin a laff!' The safety line is in sight for Birmingham City after Derby point

Birmingham City took a big step towards securing another season in the Championship with a hard fought point at home to Derby County.

Lukas Jutkiewicz, who has rediscovered his scoring boots in recent weeks, opened the scoring within two minutes against the play-off chasing Rams at St ...

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'Boom, boom, boom' West Brom player ratings as Dwight Gayle downs Hull City

West Bromwich Albion came from behind to pick up another crucial win, 3-2 against Hull City at The Hawthorns.

The Baggies led at half time thanks to a Kieran Gibbs goal, but two quick fire efforts from Todd Kane after the break saw the away side take the lead.

The home side were ...

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Aston Villa issue injury updates on Tammy Abraham, Axel Tuanzebe and Jonathan Kodjia

Tammy Abraham is out of Monday’s clash with Millwall after sustaining a shoulder injury in the 2-0 win over Bolton Wanderers.

The on-loan Chelsea man played a major role in the latest victory, scoring his 25th goal of the season and setting up Jack Grealish’s opener as Aston Villa ...

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Charity condemned for 'poverty safari' experience in Victoria Square

A councillor has hit out at plans for children to experience what it is like to live in a developing country describing it as a "poverty safari."

Labour councillor Nicky Brennan, who represents the Sparkhill ward, criticised the Christian child development charity Compassion UK ...

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Bolton Wanderers 0 Aston Villa 2 REPORT: Jack Grealish and Tammy Abraham seal a 109-year first

Aston Villa's 2-0 victory equalled a club-record nine wins on the bounce - but there was nothing Good about Friday for Bolton Wanderers who were relegated to League One after the defeat.

Jack Grealish opened the scoring on 47 minutes before turning provider to superbly set up Tammy ...

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Birmingham City 2 Derby 2: Blues pegged back twice in exciting Rams encounter

Birmingham City were twice pegged back but still inched closer to Championship safety with another point on the board.

Lukas Jutkiewicz and Michael Morrison both scored from first half set-pieces but Derby quickly replied through Martyn Waghorn and Richard Keogh to produce a result that ...

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Aston Villa deliver classy message to Bolton after NINTH win on the spin

Aston Villa were celebrating a slice of history at Bolton Wanderers.

Goals from Jack Grealish and Tammy Abraham secured a 2-0 victory which made it NINE wins on the spin for Dean Smith's men.

Not since 1910 - 109 years ago - have Villa enjoyed such a long sequence of ...

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Championship permutations: How things look for West Brom and Birmingham City after Good Friday drama

The Easter weekend always proves to be dramatic every season and Good Friday certainly did not disappoint, with significant results at both ends of the table.

The biggest news came at Elland Road where promotion-chasing Leeds United lost 2-1 to ten-man relegation-threatened Wigan Athletic, ...

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KFC has launched a Hot Cross Bun BURGER - and it's amazing

KFC has launched the KFC Hot Cross Bun Burger for Easter!

The "perfectly sweet and savoury treat" (according to the fast food giant, anyway) includes a juicy current filled bun.

Everyone’s favourite, succulent Original Recipe Chicken is also involved, as KFC ...

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Mum 'dies on badminton court for eight minutes' - but hero worker restarts her heart

A life-saving leisure centre worker has been lauded - for saving a mum's life who collapsed and "died for eight minutes" on a badminton court.

Heroic Tom Wilson sprang into action after mum-of-three Saira Hussain crumpled to the floor and fitted during a game of badminton ...

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Tributes to 'Remal' left at Erdington murder scene as hunt for gunman continues

Floral tributes have been left at the scene where a 28-year-old man was murdered in broad daylight.

Bouquets of flowers have been placed together inside Asda delivery boxes near to where the man was shot dead on Church Road in Erdington.

Tearful mourners have been visiting the ...

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Bags of rubbish blight city streets as council admits bins going uncollected

Residents have compared parts of Birmingham to like to a 'scene from Medieval times' as uncollected bags of rubbish blight the streets.

Many streets in Bordesley Green are strewn with bags of rubbish after Birmingham City Council failed to collect them.

It is a similar ...

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Drug dealers ran 'drugs hotline' from phone boxes in Birmingham

Three drug dealers have been jailed for running a 'drugs hotline' from phone boxes.

The West Midlands Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU) discovered that Phillip Reid, Damaine Sculley and Rogel Smith operated a ’drugs hotline’ which received thousands of calls and messages ...

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Nurse died of smoke inhalation day after knocking over tea light on way to toilet

A nurse died of smoke inhalation following a house fire where she accidentally knocked over a tea light on her way to the toilet.

Tracey McLean, from Tamworth , had been drinking before going to bed with the tea lights burning but she knocked one off her bedside cabinet when she got up in ...

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