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Music school and Mailbox among West Midlands RIBA winners

A new sports centre, revamped shopping mall and music school have all been recognised for their architectural excellence in the 2018 RIBA Awards.

They are among seven projects from across the wider region to be named winners at this year's West Midlands Awards run by the Royal Institute of ...

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£6m investment in Birmingham green energy park

More than £6 million is being invested into a green energy park in Birmingham which is aiming to cut air pollution and improve the environment in the city.

A new £3.89 million access road and refuelling station are being built on Tyseley Energy Park in south-east Birmingham ...

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Key loanee's future remains unclear as Wolves identify £20m midfield target

When Wolves signed Diogo Jota on loan from Atletico Madrid, they hoped he would make an impact.

Eighteen goals later and five assists under his belt - it's fair to say he has been a hit at Molineux.

It is thought that wolves will turn the loan deal into a permanent transfer any day ...

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West Brom star hints at summer move as Albion count the cost of relegation

James McClean has hinted that he is open to leaving West Bromwich Albion this summer after moves to leave the club broke down in the two previous windows.

McClean, 29, revealed he was a target for Burnley last year while Derby County attempted to sign him in January - a transfer that he ...

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Hamstead Road fire live updates: Firefighters battling severe fire

Firefighters are currently tackling a severe fire in Hamstead Road.

West Midlands Fire Service have sent crews from Aston and Handsworth to the scene.

One man has been rescued from the building which was well alight at 9.40pm.

The fire has engulfed at least one vehicle and hit ...

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Man stabbed in horror road rage attack in Coventry Road, Small Heath

A motorist has been stabbed in a horror road rage attack on Coventry Road in Small Heath.

Police say the victim, aged in his 20s, suffered 'life changing' injuries in the attack at 5.30pm on Tuesday.

They are now hunting the knifemen who fled the scene after the broad daylight ...

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Vegans fume as Wetherspoons confirm Heinz beans aren't vegan-friendly

It has controversially been revealed that the new "no added sugar" Heinz baked beans served at all Wetherspoons branches are not vegan friendly.

Worryingly for followers of an eco-friendly diet, the popular budget pub chain - which has a string of Birmingham boozers - has ...

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Instagram is making a massive change to your account

Instagram is to introduce a mute button that will enable users to hide posts from certain accounts from their feed without unfollowing them.

The picture-sharing service has confirmed the new feature will be gradually rolled out over the "next few weeks".

Once live, the ...

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Instagram is making a massive change to your account

Instagram is to introduce a mute button that will enable users to hide posts from certain accounts from their feed without unfollowing them.

The picture-sharing service has confirmed the new feature will be gradually rolled out over the "next few weeks".

Once live, the ...

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Aston Villa's Robert Snodgrass makes this honest play-off final admission

Robert Snodgrass has warned that the play-off final is a "second chance" for Aston Villa after they messed up their main objective. A

The Scot stopped short of saying the 46-game season was a failure because the claret and blues can forget about missing out on automatic promotion ...

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West Brom chief makes this transfer promise after Albion's £40m splurge

Albion chief executive Mark Jenkins has called for a back to basics approach after the club ‘sacrificed its principles’ for Premier League betterment.

The Baggies splashed out close to £40million on players last summer in a bold bid to improve on tenth place in the 2016/17 ...

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Ramadan Dua 2018 - the prayers and acts of worship you must perform in each 10 day Ashra

Ramadan requires daily fasting - no food, drink, smoking, sex or sinful behaviour - on each day between early morning and sunset, for an entire month.

And those 30 days are divided into three stages.

During the month there are prayers as well as an early morning meal (suhoor) before ...

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Ramadan Dua 2018 - the prayers and acts of worship you must perform in each 10 day Ashra

Ramadan requires daily fasting - no food, drink, smoking, sex or sinful behaviour - on each day between early morning and sunset, for an entire month.

And those 30 days are divided into three stages.

During the month there are prayers as well as an early morning meal (suhoor) before ...

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What to do in a house fire - firefighters issue guidance for residents

Firefighters are currently tackling a severe fire in Hamstead Road.

West Midlands Fire Service have sent crews from Aston and Handsworth to the scene.

One man has been rescued from the building which was well alight at 9.40pm.

Standard London Fire Brigade advice to trapped ...

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What to do in a house fire - firefighters issue guidance for residents

Firefighters are currently tackling a severe fire in Hamstead Road.

West Midlands Fire Service have sent crews from Aston and Handsworth to the scene.

One man has been rescued from the building which was well alight at 9.40pm.

Standard London Fire Brigade advice to trapped ...

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Birmingham City fans are all saying the same thing about new Stoke City boss Gary Rowett

'We told you so.'

That's the message Birmingham City fans are sending to Derby County supporters this evening after Gary Rowett's managerial career took another twist.

Fresh from play-off semi-final heartache with the Rams, Rowett has left Pride Park to become Stoke City's ...

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Alvaro Morata tells Real Madrid star to join Chelsea as they prepare bid

Marco Asensio has been told to accept an offer from Chelsea, it has been claimed.

The Real Madrid star was told by his compatriot that he should do all he can to move to Stamford Bridge during the close season.

Morata is absent from the Spain squad that will travel to the World ...

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Police swoop on Coventry Road, Small Heath, after reports of stabbing

Police swooped on Coventry Road in Small Heath after unconfirmed reports a man had been stabbed.

The air ambulance later landed close to the scene of the incident near Aubrey Road.

Locals said on social media that a man had been stabbed, but police have yet to confirm the ...

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Leeds United set for summer swoop on Birmingham City - reports

Leeds United are keeping tabs on David Stockdale's situation after the goalkeeper was reportedly told he can leave Birmingham City.

The Whites are on alert with Leeds-born Stockdale said to be preparing for a summer move with reports indicating he has been informed he can leave Blues, ...

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Boris tells Theresa May to 'get on with it' and take UK out of customs union

Theresa May must "get on with it" and take Britain out of the European customs union "as fast as is reasonably possible", Boris Johnson has said.

The Foreign Secretary's warning came as fellow Cabinet Brexiteer Michael Gove cautioned that a proposed "backstop" ...

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Boris tells Theresa May to 'get on with it' and take UK out of customs union

Theresa May must "get on with it" and take Britain out of the European customs union "as fast as is reasonably possible", Boris Johnson has said.

The Foreign Secretary's warning came as fellow Cabinet Brexiteer Michael Gove cautioned that a proposed "backstop" ...

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