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This is the route map for Birmingham International Marathon 2017

This is the final route for Birmingham’s first marathon in 30 years.

Birmingham International Marathon 2017 will start at Alexander Stadium and finish at Millennium Point - taking in some of the city’s key landmarks in between.

The event takes place on Sunday, October 15, 2017 - ...

2017-10-13 23:31 open_in_new
Which is the Second City? Who cares! Metro Mayors promise to work together

The mayors of Birmingham and Manchester joked about which is the UK's second city as they met to open a new era of collaboration.

But there was no doubt who had the star quality as five leading mayors gathered in Birmingham.

It was the London mayor Sadiq Khan who was mobbed as he got ...

2017-10-13 23:31 open_in_new
Euromillions results: Winning numbers for Friday October 13

Could you be a winner on tonight's Euromillions draw?

For a chance at the jackpot players must match all five of the main numbers drawn, plus the two lucky stars.

There are also other chances to become a millionaire, as ten UK ticket-holders are guaranteed to win £1 ...

2017-10-13 23:31 open_in_new
Birmingham City vs Cardiff LIVE: Adams cracker gives Blues early lead

It's matchday!

The never-ending wait for a return to domestic action after the international break is over.

Blues would dearly loved to have had an opportunity before now to right the wrongs of the 6-1 humiliation at Hull City.

But the break has at least given new manager Steve ...

2017-10-13 22:25 open_in_new
This very quirky-looking bar 'The Ruin' has just opened in Digbeth

Birmingham’s latest new bar certainly lives up to its name!

The Ruin bar in Digbeth is situated in a Grade II listed building and decorated with second hand artefacts - giving a whole new meaning to the term shabby chic.

Inspired by the 'bar culture in Budapest' this place is ...

2017-10-13 22:25 open_in_new
Birmingham City vs Cardiff: The Blues team as Steve Cotterill makes five changes

New Birmingham City boss Steve Cotterill has made an immediate impact on Blues’ starting XI by making five changes to the team he watched get comfortably beaten at Hull before the international break.

From that 6-1 hammering at the KCOM Stadium, Lukas Jutkiewicz, Jeremie Boga, Craig ...

2017-10-13 21:19 open_in_new
Skoda's Kodiaq stands out from the crowd

The battle for sales of SUV models hotted up in April when Skoda launched what is arguably one of the best in the business – the new, and slightly oddly named Kodiaq.

In an ever crowded market it’s a car which is refreshingly enjoyable and easy to drive and actually inspires you to ...

2017-10-13 21:19 open_in_new
Birmingham City vs Cardiff LIVE: Cotterill makes five changes; Jota and Kieftenbeld in squad

It's matchday!

The never-ending wait for a return to domestic action after the international break is over.

Blues would dearly loved to have had an opportunity before now to right the wrongs of the 6-1 humiliation at Hull City.

But the break has at least given new manager Steve ...

2017-10-13 21:19 open_in_new
Man in hospital after car crashes into Ward End house during police chase

A man was taken to hospital after a car being chased by police ploughed into a house.

Officers in a marked police car were pursuing another vehicle which crashed into a bungalow off Washwood Heath Road, Ward End , at around 9.30pm on Thursday.

The man inside the bungalow was taken ...

2017-10-13 21:19 open_in_new
Teenager stabbed near Digbeth’s Custard Factory after reports of gang attack

A teenager was rushed to hospital with stab wounds after being attacked by a gang near Digbeth’s Custard Factory.

Police and paramedics were called to the junction of Gibb Street and Heath Mill Lane, shortly after 4pm yesterday (Friday) afternoon.

Paramedics treated the ...

2017-10-13 21:19 open_in_new
The 12 moments from BBC1's Ambulance which made us laugh, cry and cheer

The BBC1 series Ambulance has kept millions of viewers gripped and been a fantastic advert for the extraordinary work of the West Midlands Ambulance Service.

It has lifted a lid on how patient, compassionate, hard-working and generally amazing the staff are, whether out on the road or in ...

2017-10-13 21:19 open_in_new
Birmingham City vs Cardiff LIVE: Full coverage from St Andrew's

It's matchday!

The never-ending wait for a return to domestic action after the international break is over.

Blues would dearly loved to have had an opportunity before now to right the wrongs of the 6-1 humiliation at Hull City.

But the break has at least given new manager Steve ...

2017-10-13 20:13 open_in_new
Date set for Boldmere Christmas lights switch-on

A popular shopping district in Sutton Coldfield will start its countdown to Christmas next month, with the date announced for its annual festive lights switch-on.

Boldmere is set to shimmer and sparkle on Sunday, November 26 when its Christmas lights are switched on.

Thousands of ...

2017-10-13 20:13 open_in_new
Crook used a HIRE CAR to travel to and form burglaries

A career burglar who used a hire car to travel to his break-ins was caught after his DNA was found on a necklace he had taken from one house and dropped outside his next target.

Jason Hatton (42) formerly of Dickinson Drive, Walsall, was jailed for two-and-a-half years after pleading ...

2017-10-13 20:13 open_in_new
New Accessorize store to open at Sutton Coldfield’s Gracechurch Centre

A POPULAR fashion store is set to return to a Sutton Coldfield shopping centre after several years of absence.

Accessorize will open at the Gracechurch Centre this month, moving in to the former Jones The Bootmaker shop, and just around the corner from its previous joint outlet with ...

2017-10-13 20:13 open_in_new
Pupil 'threatened with knife' outside Shenley Academy

Police are investigating after a pupil was allegedly threatened with a knife at the school gates.

West Midlands Police were called just before 3.30pm on Thursday to Shenley Academy, after a pupil reported that they had been threatened.

Pupils were immediately called back into the ...

2017-10-13 20:13 open_in_new
Stranger Things season two final trailer released - watch it here

The final Stranger Things series two trailer is finally here - and it's spine-tingling.

The Netflix sci-fi returns for its second season in October.

The show returns to Hawkins and brings back all your favourite characters, Dustin, Mike, Eleven, Lucas, Steve Harrington and his hair, ...

2017-10-13 20:13 open_in_new
Hillary Clinton just compared Harvey Weinstein to Donald Trump

Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has drawn comparisons between Harvey Weinstein and Donald Trump.

The politician, who has previously received campaign funding from Weinstein, called rape and sexual assault allegations facing the movie mogul ...

2017-10-13 20:13 open_in_new
Birmingham City and Leeds United summer target reveals his frustrations

Birmingham City summer target Aden Flint has spoken out after weeks of speculation threatened to disrupt his career.

The centre-back, who was also extensively linked with Leeds United, was the subject of three failed bids from Blues with former boss Harry Redknapp keen to bring him to St ...

2017-10-13 19:07 open_in_new
This new all-day restaurant and pub is serving UNLIMITED breakfasts where kids eat FREE

A brand new restaurant and pub has just opened in the Midlands and is serving 'unlimited breakfasts'.

Cookhouse and Pub launched in Oldbury on October 12.

Bosses said it "seamlessly blends a comfortable all-day restaurant with an inviting pub that’s fit for any ...

2017-10-13 19:07 open_in_new
Surgeon fumes over marking of daughter's homework at 'old fashioned' school

A top surgeon has taken to social media after being angered by how his daughter's homework was marked.

Dad Robert Sutcliffe said Edgbaston High School was “old-fashioned” after he was sparked by a comment left on the homework of of his eight-year-old daughter Yasmin.

He said ...

2017-10-13 19:07 open_in_new