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This is how Brexit will affect each Premier League club - including West Brom

The United Kingdom’s exit from the EU could impact West Brom less than almost any other Premier League club.

Only a fifth of the appearances made and just 13 per cent of the goals scored have been by players either from the EU or with an EU second nationality.

The government will ...

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Aston Villa: Neil Taylor was "nearly in tears" - Everton defender

Aston Villa's Neil Taylor was "nearly in tears" after his horror tackle on Seamus Coleman which left the Republic of Ireland defender with a double-leg break, according to Wales captain Ashley Williams.

Taylor made a reckless challenge on Coleman during the World Cup qualifier ...

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National Sea Life Centre in Brindleyplace unveils latest attraction

National Sea Life Centre in Brindleyplace is launching a new attraction for Easter .

The Octopus Hideout will allow visitors to see new eight-legged marine species including the giant pacific octopus, the lesser octopus and cuttlefish when it opens on Tuesday, April 5 just before the ...

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Adam Jones tragedy: Mother vows to fight for 'justice' for teen despite conclusion of police investigation

The heartbroken mother of a teenager killed in an horrific crash in West Bromwich has vowed to fight for justice despite being told by police the investigation has ended.

Mandy Ruston has been told the investigation into her 15-year-old son’s death has concluded and no further charges ...

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Tragedy as woman dies in Cradley Heath flat fire, investigation launched

A woman has died after a blaze ripped through a flat in the Black Country .

The woman was found dead in the bedroom of the first floor flat in Cradley Heath , at around 9.30am on Wednesday.

A cat was found hiding in the kitchen of the New Pool Road property following the fire, ...

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Angry residents urge council to act immediately after travellers move onto Selly Park

Angry residents have urged the council to act immediately after travellers returned to Selly Park Recreation Ground for the sixth time in less than a year.

The group of around 50 vehicles pitched up last night on football pitches off Raddlebarn Road.

Residents say travellers have ...

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Park on the kerb or the grass verge? You could soon be fined for mounting the pavement

Ever park on the kerb? The pavement perhaps? Maybe that grass verge outside the house?

Well you could soon be facing a £70 fine in Birmingham.

The fines are common practice in parts of London and could now be rolled out to other parts of the UK, including the Birmingham City ...

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Birmingham’s nearest beaches - the best places to enjoy a day at the seaside

Fancy a day at the seaside?

A gorgeous spell of hot weather gets most of us in the mood for sunbathing and then cooling off with an ice cream or a swim.

So where are the nearest and best beaches?

Birmingham has often been described as the UK's most landlocked city and this ...

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Birmingham City supporters group to stage marquee event at St Andrew's

Birmingham City supporters group Blues 4 All are staging a gala event at St Andrew’s on Friday, March 31.

The evening starts at 6.30pm and will feature a meet and greet, dinner, a presentation by Kick It Out and Q&A with local broadcaster Tom Ross.

Blues 4 All are also ...

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Where to see outdoor cinema near Birmingham in summer 2017

Outdoor cinema specialist Luna Cinema has announced a series of summer screenings in the Midlands for 2017.

Warwick Castle and the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire will provide the tranquil settings for a series of top movies including

Harry Potter and The ...

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John Legend impromptu London St Pancras performance thrills commuters

John Legend surprised commuters with an impromptu piano performance at London's St Pancras International station as he announced a new European tour.

Legend, 38, arrived on a Eurostar train from Paris dressed in a camel coat and sunglasses and took a seat at one of the pianos in the middle ...

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£700k of heroin seized in massive Heathrow Airport drugs bust

A Birmingham man was arrested after officials found £700,000-worth of heroin inside bags at Heathrow Airport.

The man was stopped after he stepped off a flight from Pakistan at 8.50pm, on Sunday.

Border Force officers searched his bags and recovered 14 kilograms of ...

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Armed police swoop on Northfield shopping centre after 'man seen with an axe'

Armed police raced to a shopping centre after reports of a man seen wielding an AXE.

Firearms officers were sent to the Grosvenor Shopping Centre in Northfield after a call from a concerned member of the public.

The shopper reportedly saw a man walk into the centre, on Bristol Road ...

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Dad of six who swapped £100-a-week lifestyle with millionaire in Channel 5 show comes home to find £1,000 bill

A star of Channel 5's latest life-swap show has revealed he came home to a demand for a £1,000 payment, the Mirror reports.

Anthony Williams stars in the new series Rich House, Poor House.

And he explained that, following a dream week in a millionaire's house, he returned ...

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Wedding Gowns by MiAmor Bridal

MiAmor Bridal is a luxurious boutique-style bridal store based in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. Boasting of a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, MiAmor, a family run business, prides itself in offering a personalised service to all Brides, throughout their wedding process.

MiAmor offer ...

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The Polar Express Train Ride is coming back for Christmas 2017

The Polar Express is coming back to the Midlands.

The popular train ride based on the hit film is coming back for Christmas 2017 - but tickets are already selling out fast.

Last year’s event at Telford Steam Railway was a complete sell out.

And even when extra dates were ...

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Birmingham City must seriously consider signing these five Premier League free transfers

With only eight games of the season left, Birmingham City will be beginning to look towards the summer transfer window.

Blues boss Gianfranco Zola will be identifying targets as he continues hid squad rebuild.

And what better place to start than with the Premier League players who ...

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Khalid Masood's ex-boss speaks of 'jolly' teacher-turned-terrorist

Khalid Masood’s ex-boss has told of his shock at the killer’s Westminster terror strike – and spoke of his “jolly” former colleague .

The man, who would only be identified as Farasat, said Masood was the “last man” he would have thought capable of committing the ...

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Woman dies as car smashes into tree in Wythall

A woman was killed when her car smashed into a tree on a country lane.

She was confirmed dead at the scene after paramedics were called to Hill Lane in Wythall at 9.20am on Wednesday.

A passer-by raised the alarm after finding the crash scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service ...

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This hidden security feature on the new £1 coin is confusing everyone

Birmingham was quids in – as one of the few cities to launch the new £1 coin .

The shiny 12-sided coin became legal tender on Tuesday .

The coin - which the Royal Mint claims is the hardest in the world to counterfeit - has a raft of security features.

But you won't ...

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Tony Pulis urges West Brom squad to "step up to the mark" during run-in

Tony Pulis has challenged his squad to "step up to the mark" for the final push towards a record points tally.

West Bromwich Albion need seven points from the last nine games to hit 50 for the first time in the Premier League era.

That tally would also eclipse the ...

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