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Revealed: How addicts in the West Midlands aren't being given life-saving overdose kits

Only seven in 100 people taking heroin and similar drugs in Solihull are being provided potentially life-saving anti-overdose kits.

Exclusive research by Release, a drugs and drugs law charity, for [publication] reveals that most of England’s local authorities are failing to provide ...

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Mo Farah named BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017

Mo Farah has won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

He beat Jonnie Peacock, who came third, and Jonathan Rea, who came second, to claim the prize.

The much sought-after Team of the Year prize was won by the England Women cricket team - a fitting tribute to their superb ...

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Ryanair pilots SUSPEND pre-Christmas one-day strike

Ryanair pilots have suspended a pre-Christmas one-day strike, union bosses have announced.

Impact, which represents Irish-based pilots, has agreed to meet the low-cost carrier's management on Tuesday evening ahead of the planned strike on Wednesday.

Some 117 directly-employed Ryanair ...

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Ryanair pilots SUSPEND pre-Christmas one-day strike

Ryanair pilots have suspended a pre-Christmas one-day strike, union bosses have announced.

Impact, which represents Irish-based pilots, has agreed to meet the low-cost carrier's management on Tuesday evening ahead of the planned strike on Wednesday.

Some 117 directly-employed Ryanair ...

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West Brom pair will train this week ahead of return - Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew has confirmed that he expects Nacer Chadli and Craig Dawson to train this coming week as West Brom look to bounce back from the defeat to Manchester United at Stoke.

Pardew has inherited a squad hampered by injuries since replacing Tony Pulis as manager last month; he’s yet ...

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Father-of-six taxi driver Imitiaz Mohammed named as horror crash victim

Loving father of six Imitiaz Mohammed, has been named as one of the victims of the horrific Birmingham collision which left six dead.

Mr Mohammed, aged 32, died in the crash in Lee Bank Middleway , and was described by his devastated family as ‘a legend’.

The young taxi driver ...

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£18.4 million jackpot in Wednesday's Lotto draw

There will be an estimated £18.4 million jackpot in Wednesday's Lotto draw after no one scooped Saturday's top prize.

The winning Lotto numbers were 25, 35, 45, 57, 22, 46 and the bonus number was 14.

Set of balls three and draw machine Guinevere were used.

One ...

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West Brom 1 Manchester United 2: Lukaku and Lingard sink Albion - but there is encouragement

Gareth Barry’s late goal wasn’t enough to save West Brom from extending their winless run as Manchester United’s early goals won the day at The Hawthorns.

Barry came off the bench to open his account for Albion in the second half, but the returning Romelu Lukaku and Jesse Lingard ...

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Donald Trump blasts 'disgraceful' FBI Hillary Clinton email probe

US president Donald Trump has said "it's a shame what's happened" with the FBI, saying the agency's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation was "really disgraceful".

He spoke as he departed the White House for a speech at the FBI training academy in ...

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Strictly Come Dancing final watched by staggering 13.1m viewers

Strictly Come Dancing attracted a peak of 13.1 million viewers for its final, where fans watched Joe McFadden and Katya Jones crowned as champions.

The conclusion to the hit series matched last year's viewing figure, when Ore Oduba lifted the glitterball trophy.

It means that the ...

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Heartfelt tributes paid to six killed in tragic city centre smash - just week before Christmas

Readers have paid heartfelt tributes to the victims of a horrific death smash - one of the worst the city has ever seen.

Ambulance crews have described the 'extensive' scene of the six vehicle smash in the early hours of Sunday which left six people dead.

Another man is fighting for ...

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Father-of-six taxi driver Imitaz Mohammed named as horror crash victim

Loving father of six Imitaz Mohammed, has been named as one of the victims of the horrific Birmingham collision which left six dead.

Mr Mohammed, aged 32, died in the crash in Lee Bank Middleway , and was described by his devastated family as ‘a legend’.

The young taxi driver ...

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Police forces set for £50m funding boost to fight against terrorism

Police forces will be handed a £50 million funding boost to help the fight against terrorism.

The extra cash will increase intelligence and surveillance capabilities and pay for armed officers to patrol city centres.

Home Secretary Amber Rudd secured the rise in next year's ...

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Police forces set for £50m funding boost to fight against terrorism

Police forces will be handed a £50 million funding boost to help the fight against terrorism.

The extra cash will increase intelligence and surveillance capabilities and pay for armed officers to patrol city centres.

Home Secretary Amber Rudd secured the rise in next year's ...

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Tyson Fury has set his sights on Anthony Joshua's world titles

Tyson Fury has set his sights on reclaiming the world heavyweight title after being cleared to fight again immediately.

Fury is free to resume boxing after a compromise on his positive test for the banned steroid nandrolone was found with UK Anti-Doping (UKAD), resulting in a two-year ban ...

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'Who will we beat if they're in a different division?' How opposition reported Birmingham City 1 QPR 2

A double from the unlikely source of Jack Robinson ended Queen’s Park Rangers’ travel sickness.

Without an away win since February - when they also tasted victory here - the 24-year-old struck the first two goals of his senior career.

Sam Gallagher levelled for Steve ...

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West Brom player ratings: Brunt and Burke stand out as Manchester United take the points

Fortunate when he nearly lost the ball in an aerial battle with Lukaku and was pretty helpless for the second goal.

Didn’t have too much to do beyond that, particularly in the second half when Albion had a go.

Delivered a decent cross in the first half towards Rondon in a rare ...

yesterday 16:41 open_in_new
The key points taken from press conference following crash that killed six

A press conference has taken place at Lloyd House police headquarters in the wake of the horrific crash which has left six people dead.

Superintendent Sean Phillips from West Midlands Police and Michelle Brotherton from the ambulance service answered questions from the media and gave a ...

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Mum drops FIVE dress sizes after seeing these holiday snaps

A MUM has dropped FIVE dress sizes and six stone after her holiday snaps motivated her to lose weight.

Natalie said she realised she had to take action on a family holiday in August 2016 after seeing her holiday pictures.

The barrister’s clerk from Stourbridge, who joined Slimming ...

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Death crash: 13 people in total involved in collision - ambulance service reveals

Thirteen people were involved in a horrific collision which left six dead on Lee Bank Middleway.

In a press conference at Lloyd House this afternoon, West Midlands ambulance service spokesperson, Michelle Brotherton confirmed at total of thirteen people were involved in the crash, which ...

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'Do NOT share harrowing images of crash victims' - warn officers investigating tragedy just week before Christmas

Police have urged people NOT to share harrowing images taken in the immediate aftermath of the tragic smash that left six dead and another fighting for his life.

The distressing images - some showing the victims - were widely shared on social media following the early morning multi-vehicle ...

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