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Fight ramped up against £60m aquatic centre for Commonwealth Games 2020

The protest is going to Whitehall

Campaigners opposed to a proposed £60 million aquatic centre for the 2022 Commonwealth Games are taking their fight to Whitehall.

The Save Londonderry Playing Fields Campaign is urging supporters to  write to the Secretary of State for Housing,

today 08:14
Harborne stabbing: Teenager knifed to death
A teenager has been stabbed to death and a murder investigation launched in Birmingham.
today 23:32
Teens stabbed during Birmingham snooker club robbery
Two teenagers have been stabbed in a robbery at a Birmingham snooker club.
yesterday 10:56
Government questioned about loss of 170 Birmingham jobs at GKN

MP Richard Burden says the owners of GKN Aerospace appear to have gone back on commitments to protect manufacturing in the UK

Government Ministers are to be questioned about GKN’s announcement that it plans to close its aerospace plant in Kings Norton with the loss of 170

yesterday 02:50
Government questioned about loss of 170 Birmingham jobs at GKN

MP Richard Burden says the owners of GKN Aerospace appear to have gone back on commitments to protect manufacturing in the UK

Government Ministers are to be questioned about GKN’s announcement that it plans to close its aerospace plant in Kings Norton with the loss of 170

yesterday 02:50
Birmingham black cabs in 'go slow' clean air zone protest
Black cab drivers in Birmingham have started a nine-day "go slow" protest against proposed clean air zone charges in the city centre.
2019-04-23 12:47
Health shake-up could delay long-awaited Metropolitan Hospital

There are plans to redraw boundaries for health services

A decision by Birmingham council to back a major reorganisation of the NHS could see further delays to the long-awaited Midland Metropolitan Hospital.

Members of the city’s Health and Social Care Overview and Scrutiny

2019-04-22 21:20
Health shake-up could delay long-awaited Metropolitan Hospital

There are plans to redraw boundaries for health services

A decision by Birmingham council to back a major reorganisation of the NHS could see further delays to the long-awaited Midland Metropolitan Hospital.

Members of the city’s Health and Social Care Overview and Scrutiny

2019-04-22 21:20
Comment: It's time to appreciate Madin's wider legacy

Mary Keating from Brutiful Birmingham says John Madin's work broke new ground in thinking beyond just the design of a building

Have you ever considered the lives of the architects behind Birmingham's post-war regeneration?

The John Madin Design Practice was a catalyst for so

2019-04-22 20:18
Comment: It's time to appreciate Madin's wider legacy

Mary Keating from Brutiful Birmingham says John Madin's work broke new ground in thinking beyond just the design of a building

Have you ever considered the lives of the architects behind Birmingham's post-war regeneration?

The John Madin Design Practice was a catalyst for so

2019-04-22 20:18
Wolverhampton house fire: Man and woman die in blaze
A man and a woman have died in a house fire.
2019-04-21 19:50
Wolverhampton shooting: Two bailed after boy, 6, hurt
Two people arrested after a six-year-old boy was hurt when shots were fired at a house have been released on bail.
2019-04-21 15:38
Prodigy's Keith Flint Peterborough mural print collected
A man spent almost £1,000 on a print of an "iconic" mural of The Prodigy singer Keith Flint as it "resonated" with his work to raise mental health awareness within the building industry.
2019-04-20 18:38
Wolverhampton hammer attack: Man charged with attempted murder
An 18-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a 16-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries in a hammer attack.
2019-04-20 17:35
Erdington shooting: Remal Hunt named as man shot dead
Tributes have been paid to a "kind-hearted" father who was shot dead in a street.
2019-04-20 15:26
Leneto Kellengbeck death: Man charged with murder
A man has been charged over the murder of a father-of-one who was stabbed to death.
2019-04-20 12:17
Daily News
Manchester United prepare €130m signing as Alexi Sanchez and Paul Pogba to be axed and Liverpool striker transfer edges closer - Premier League rumours

With the end of the Premier League season fast approaching, teams are already looking at the summer transfer window.

Here we take a look at all the big stories doing the rounds today on the Mirror , Daily Express and Daily Star websites.

Man Utd bid for Kalidou Koulibaly

today 09:35
'Drug gang leader' used houses across Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent to grow cannabis and make £760,000

A "leader" of a "drug gang" had FOUR houses in a Midlands city which he used to grow cannabis.

And, staggeringly, the venture made him £760,000.

Toi Van Le oversaw a team of illegal immigrants charged with cultivating cannabis across the country.

today 09:35
Fundraiser on a mission to spread the word about endometriosis

BirminghamLive's 30 Under 30 campaign showcases some of the most inspiring under 30s living, working and making a difference in the city.

Our readers were asked to nominate others or themselves and the final 30 were chosen by a panel of judges including representatives from The Prince's

today 09:35
Storm Hannah set to hit Britain TOMORROW as Met Office issue warning - the forecast for Birmingham

A storm which forecasters have named Hannah will bring severe gales to Ireland on Friday night.

Strong winds are also expected for southern parts of the UK the Met Office has said.

Storm Hannah is due to make land tomorrow morning.

The weather blast is set to bring strong winds

today 09:35
Teenager, 18, stabbed to death in Harborne - what we know the morning after

Police have launched a murder investigation after a teenager was stabbed to death in Harborne on Wednesday night.

The 18-year-old man was declared dead at the scene.

The harrowing incident unfolded in Tennal Road near to Harborne Golf Course at about 7.15pm.

A large police

today 09:35
Tobacco salesman given free cigarettes considers legal bid after cancer battle

Lawyers are considering legal action against British American Tobacco (BAT) on behalf of former employees given free cigarettes as part of their job.

Leigh Day is acting for former salesman Simon Neale, 57, who worked in the South West of the UK and now has inoperable lung cancer, and

today 09:35
Tobacco salesman given free cigarettes considers legal bid after cancer battle

Lawyers are considering legal action against British American Tobacco (BAT) on behalf of former employees given free cigarettes as part of their job.

Leigh Day is acting for former salesman Simon Neale, 57, who worked in the South West of the UK and now has inoperable lung cancer, and

today 09:35
Barclays makes cuts warning after 10 per cent drop in profits

Banking giant Barclays has warned it may need to slash costs further this year as it revealed first quarter profits dropped 10%.

The lender reported underlying pre-tax profits of £1.5 billion for the first three months of 2019, down from £1.7 billion a year ago, after suffering a tough

today 09:35
Latest news from Birmingham
today 09:35 Manchester United prepare €130m signing as Alexi Sanchez and Paul Pogba to be axed and Liverpool striker transfer edges closer - Premier League rumours
today 09:35 'Drug gang leader' used houses across Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent to grow cannabis and make £760,000
today 09:35 Fundraiser on a mission to spread the word about endometriosis
today 09:35 Storm Hannah set to hit Britain TOMORROW as Met Office issue warning - the forecast for Birmingham
today 09:35 Teenager, 18, stabbed to death in Harborne - what we know the morning after
today 09:35 Tobacco salesman given free cigarettes considers legal bid after cancer battle
today 09:35 Tobacco salesman given free cigarettes considers legal bid after cancer battle
today 09:35 Barclays makes cuts warning after 10 per cent drop in profits
today 09:35 Barclays makes cuts warning after 10 per cent drop in profits
today 09:35 Half-naked models covered in bodypaint used to launch new sponsor
today 09:35 Half-naked models covered in bodypaint used to launch new sponsor
today 09:35 Storm Hannah to hit UK and Ireland with gale-force winds and thunderstorms
today 09:35 Storm Hannah to hit UK and Ireland with gale-force winds and thunderstorms
today 08:59 National Action trial: 'Miss Hitler' contestant pestered to enter
today 08:14 Laughing gas and violence at Birmingham nightspot prompts licence review
today 08:14 Laughing gas and violence at Birmingham nightspot prompts licence review
today 08:14 Fight ramped up against £60m aquatic centre for Commonwealth Games 2020
today 23:32 Harborne stabbing: Teenager knifed to death
yesterday 16:47 Wolves are tipped to sign midfielder and striker as financial windfall revealed
yesterday 16:47 The Archers' Edward Kelsey dies at 88 as tributes pour in
yesterday 16:47 Live updates - M6 delays after multiple pile up near Spaghetti Junction
yesterday 16:47 Police scan bus passengers for knives as arches set up at Oldbury station
yesterday 16:47 Ramadan 2019 - What bosses must do to support staff during the month of fasting
yesterday 16:47 Frantic Great British School Swap parent goes viral amid panic over whether lettuce is halal
yesterday 16:47 Woman who drunkenly screamed racist abuse at officers who removed her from a flight is locked up
yesterday 16:47 Woman who drunkenly screamed racist abuse at officers who removed her from a flight is locked up
yesterday 13:20 Former Tory cabinet minister Stephen Dorrell stands as West Midlands candidate for anti-Brexit party Change UK
yesterday 13:20 Former Tory cabinet minister Stephen Dorrell stands as West Midlands candidate for anti-Brexit party Change UK
yesterday 10:56 Teens stabbed during Birmingham snooker club robbery
yesterday 02:50 Plastic trombone manufacturer wins plaudits in Queen's Awards for Enterprise
yesterday 02:50 Plastic trombone manufacturer wins plaudits in Queen's Awards for Enterprise
yesterday 02:50 Government questioned about loss of 170 Birmingham jobs at GKN
yesterday 02:50 Government questioned about loss of 170 Birmingham jobs at GKN
yesterday 22:56 Carnage as Mercedes flips over during crash outside Tesco Express in Wednesfield
yesterday 22:56 Birmingham mosque condemns Sri Lanka Easter bombings as 'barbaric and twisted'
yesterday 22:56 Gang arrested after yobs 'hurl hammer at car' in Sheldon street attack
yesterday 22:56 Dragons Den: Millionaire mum Sara Davies becomes youngest EVER investor
yesterday 22:56 Dragons Den: Millionaire mum Sara Davies becomes youngest EVER investor
2019-04-23 20:44 10 top Vaisakhi greetings and quotes to celebrate the special day in the Sikh calendar
2019-04-23 20:44 ‘It's a disgrace’ Leeds United fans are fuming about Aston Villa clash
2019-04-23 20:44 Road test: Jaguar E-Pace 2.0 R-Dynamic HSE AWD
2019-04-23 20:44 'He sings when he wants' Tyrone Mings did something brilliant during Aston Villa's victory over Millwall - and you probably missed it
2019-04-23 20:44 'Devastated' What Leeds United and West Brom fans are saying about Aston Villa
2019-04-23 20:44 Chelsea have dropped this transfer hint about Aston Villa striker Tammy Abraham
2019-04-23 20:44 Live updates - road closures around Molineux Stadium due to police incident
2019-04-23 20:44 Government questioned about loss of 170 Birmingham jobs at GKN
2019-04-23 20:44 Norovirus outbreak forces ward closure at Walsall Manor Hospital
2019-04-23 20:44 Concerns grow for missing Willenhall teenager Bethany Hall
2019-04-23 20:44 Roads closed and cordon in place after suspected grenade found in Oldbury
2019-04-23 20:44 Kebab house goes up in smoke after devastating Lozells Road cooker fire
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today 10:29 The death of buy-to-let property is a useful cautionary tale for all investors
today 10:26 Lewis Capaldi Hydro tickets go on sale - here's how to get your hands on some
today 10:26 East Kilbride v Cove Rangers: The lowdown on the Highland League champions
today 10:26 Derek McInnes admits Scotland job is part of his managerial masterplan
today 10:26 Naked man battered in Paisley bedroom bust-up
today 10:26 Stewartry runners on their marks for 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon
today 10:26 Ally McCoist speaks out on mission to net Gryffe High School new pitch
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today 10:26 Deep Sea World hiring a diver to work with sharks in Fife aquarium
today 10:26 Failure of care in tragic Sharon Greenop case can't be repeated
today 10:26 Johnstone 'Blue Plague' pills factory busted by police in drugs sting
today 10:26 Tributes to much-loved grandfather and former teacher killed in A9 horror crash
today 10:26 Edinburgh Uni gym boss sacked amid claim he said female client should be 'raped' for missing class
today 10:26 Husband relives horror of wife, 35, dropping dead in front of baby daughter
today 10:26 Husband relives horror of wife, 35, dropping dead in front of baby daughter
today 10:26 1,000 Orangemen plan new summer march past church where Glasgow priest was spat on
today 10:26 Celtic icon Billy McNeill's funeral will take place on May 3rd with march past club ground
today 10:23 Following Nicola Sturgeon’s speech on Wednesday, could Scotland really be heading for Indyref 2?
today 10:23 2019 European elections: A party-by-party UK guide
today 10:23 Colchester council candidate punched while leafleting
today 10:23 Knife crime offences at record level in 2018, crime data shows
today 10:23 Who is Greta Thunberg and what did she say in her speech about climate change?
today 10:23 Sainsbury’s merger with Asda blocked by competition commission
today 10:23 Fish and chip shop owner admits being notorious burglar ‘Wimbledon Prowler’
today 10:23 Cancer patient ‘to sue’ tobacco firm that gave him 1,200 free cigarettes a month
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today 10:23 Canary Wharf: Extinction Rebellion glue themselves to DLR train AGAIN; five arrested
today 10:23 Windows 10 has a huge problem and there's not long for Microsoft to fix it
today 10:23 Stefanie Sherk dead: Canadian model dies aged 37
today 10:23 Tory MSP confronts Sturgeon over 'disgraceful and ABSURD' independence referendum
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today 10:23 REVEALED: How Man Utd hero Roy Keane LOST it over Gary Neville decision: 'NUTS!'
today 10:23 Ford invests $500 million in Rivian to create new electric cars
today 10:23 James Bond 25 title and cast announcement TODAY: What to expect based on rumours and LEAKS
today 10:23 Riverdale season 3, episode 20 promo: What will happen on Prom Night?
today 10:23 Royal secrets REVEALED: Buckingham Palace to show 'historic treasures' unearthed by refit
today 10:23 Prince Harry gives clue about Meghan Markle’s due date as he makes Anzac Day appearance
today 10:23 Carol Vorderman Twitter: Countdown star causes a stir as she puts on busty display
today 10:23 BREXIT BLOCK: Brussels DENIES access to TOP SECRET second referendum talks with Tony Blair
today 10:21 E-fit released after man attacked in Spring Bank robbery
today 10:21 E-fit released after man attacked in Spring Bank robbery
today 10:21 Pensioner's cocker spaniel injured female while 'dangerously out of control'
today 10:21 Pensioner's cocker spaniel injured female while 'dangerously out of control'
today 10:21 Newland Avenue Chinese takeaway gets zero food hygiene rating
today 10:21 Mum's angry message to driver who killed beloved cat and then sped off
today 10:05 Measles OUTBREAK: More than 500K UK children at risk of disease after missing crucial jab
today 10:05 Hungry Kim Jong-un tucks into BREAD ahead of historic first meeting with Vladimir Putin
today 10:05 Blast heard in Sri Lanka as country reels from suicide bombing terror attack
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