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HMP Birmingham: Scanner funding failure 'inexplicable'
A troubled jail's failure to secure funding for a body scanner to help stop drugs being smuggled in is "inexplicable", the chief inspector of prisons has said.
today 04:11
Lisa Skidmore inquest: Officer 'wanted to recall' sex attacker
A police sergeant wanted to recall a convicted rapist to prison four weeks before he went on to murder a nurse, an inquest jury heard.
today 22:56
Labour must argue strongly to Remain, says Tom Watson
Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson is to urge his party to "strongly" make the case for the UK staying in the EU.
yesterday 10:20
Julia Rawson disappearance: Police find body in Tipton
Police investigating the murder of a missing woman said they have found a body.
2019-06-16 18:29
Police officer hurt in Erdington pursuit crash
A policeman was injured when his patrol car was in collision with a vehicle that failed to stop.
2019-06-16 15:20
Handsworth murder probe: Police charge man over stabbing
A 36-year-old man has been charged with murdering a man who was stabbed in the neck.
2019-06-15 14:08
West Midlands Police forensic officer: 'I felt so uncared for'
A former forensics officer who quit due to the toll on her mental health says unpaid volunteers sought by West Midlands Police will likely be left to cope alone with seeing graphic content.
2019-06-15 04:38
Hazrat Umar murder: Killer jailed for 'Rambo-knife' stabbing
A boy who killed a fellow student with a "Rambo-style" knife after his mobile phone was taken has been jailed.
2019-06-14 14:59
Birmingham LGBT school row: MP Roger Godsiff given warning
A Labour MP has been warned not to repeat comments in support of protesters in a row over LGBT teaching.
2019-06-14 13:56
James Dempsey jailed after kidnapping baby in Birmingham
Body-cam footage from police officers shows the moment they rescued a kidnapped baby after a 36-hour manhunt.
2019-06-13 19:02
West Midlands Police advertises unpaid forensics jobs
A police force's appeal for volunteer digital forensic analysts has been branded a "disaster waiting to happen".
2019-06-13 03:17
Nurse struck off over pool water brain injury
An autistic woman suffered a life-limiting brain injury after swallowing "excessive" amounts of swimming pool water while under the care of a nurse.
2019-06-12 18:53
Tina Billingham: 'Missed chances' to help woman killed by partner
A woman told a nurse she feared her abusive partner would kill her four years before he stabbed her to death, a report has revealed.
2019-06-12 13:38
Trial set over Birmingham school LGBT protests
A court trial will be held over whether protests can be held outside a Birmingham primary school.
2019-06-10 14:23
Birmingham LGBT row: Labour whip to meet MP over school protest support
A Labour MP will be spoken to by the party's chief whip about his support for protesters opposed to LGBT teaching at a primary school.
2019-06-09 17:23
Birmingham LGBT row: MP tells school protesters 'you're right'
The MP for a primary school facing demonstrations over LGBT equality teaching has been criticised by party colleagues after telling campaigners "you're right".
2019-06-08 22:14
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The Shaylor Group: 200 jobs lost at Walsall-based construction firm
Two hundred people have been made redundant at a design and construction firm.
yesterday 18:44
Amjad Khan dies after 'targeted' attack in Oldbury
A man has died almost a week after he suffered serious head injuries in a "targeted attack".
yesterday 15:35
Wolverhampton hammer attack: Daniel Iftikhar pleads guilty
A student who launched a life-threatening hammer attack on a 16-year-old has admitted causing grievous bodily harm with intent.
yesterday 14:32
Aaron Thomason: Sussex sign former Warwickshire all-rounder

Sussex have signed all-rounder Aaron Thomason on an undisclosed-length contract following last week's mid-season release by Warwickshire.

Birmingham-born Thomason, 21, had only played one-day cricket for the Bears in four years on the staff at Edgbaston.

"This is a lovely part of the

yesterday 13:29
Kortney Hause: Aston Villa sign defender from Wolves

Aston Villa have signed centre-back Kortney Hause on a permanent transfer from Wolves for a reported £3m.

Hause, 23, spent last season on loan at Villa, making 12 appearances in the Championship before they were promoted via the play-offs.

The former Wycombe Wanderers defender

yesterday 12:26
'Wolves have been robbed' Aston Villa fans react as fourth transfer is completed

Aston Villa have exercised the option in Kortney Hause's loan deal to bring him to the club permenantly.

The 23-year-old joined the Villans on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers in January and was part of the team that earned a record number of consecutive wins to gate crash the

yesterday 12:17
‘Absolute steal’ Our verdict on Aston Villa’s latest summer signing

He’s Our Hause. It’s official.

And now, Kortney, Aston Villa’s third summer signing can start preparing for another crack at the Premier League.

Signed from Wolves on a £3million deal , the 23-year-old has been welcomed with open arms.

‘An absolute steal’ suggested

yesterday 12:17
Carabao Cup 2019/20 first round draw to be held in Morrisons supermarket

The Carabao Cup first-round draw for the 2019-20 campaign will take place in a London supermarket.

The switch comes after being held in Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City in the past two seasons.

Excitement is building ahead of the 2019/20 season.

Of course, the Carabao Cup is the

yesterday 12:17
Latest news from Birmingham
today 04:11 HMP Birmingham: Scanner funding failure 'inexplicable'
today 22:56 Lisa Skidmore inquest: Officer 'wanted to recall' sex attacker
yesterday 18:44 The Shaylor Group: 200 jobs lost at Walsall-based construction firm
yesterday 15:35 Amjad Khan dies after 'targeted' attack in Oldbury
yesterday 14:32 Wolverhampton hammer attack: Daniel Iftikhar pleads guilty
yesterday 13:29 Aaron Thomason: Sussex sign former Warwickshire all-rounder
yesterday 12:26 Kortney Hause: Aston Villa sign defender from Wolves
yesterday 12:17 'Wolves have been robbed' Aston Villa fans react as fourth transfer is completed
yesterday 12:17 ‘Absolute steal’ Our verdict on Aston Villa’s latest summer signing
yesterday 12:17 Carabao Cup 2019/20 first round draw to be held in Morrisons supermarket
yesterday 12:17 'Birmingham turned down £6 million' - This Aston Villa target in the words of his managers
yesterday 12:17 'Levels' The Wolves reaction as Aston Villa complete fourth signing
yesterday 12:17 These are the most crime-hit ASDA stores in the Black Country
yesterday 10:20 Labour must argue strongly to Remain, says Tom Watson
yesterday 09:17 'I just got fed up with the sexism. It was everywhere'
2019-06-16 19:32 Johanna Konta aims to transfer form to grass in Birmingham
2019-06-16 18:29 Julia Rawson disappearance: Police find body in Tipton
2019-06-16 15:20 Dan Evans advances to Nottingham final
2019-06-16 15:20 Police officer hurt in Erdington pursuit crash
2019-06-15 18:20 Nottingham Challenge: Dan Evans into semi-final
2019-06-15 18:20 Tommy Elphick: Huddersfield Town sign former Aston Villa defender
2019-06-15 14:08 Why would a nurse become a serial killer?
2019-06-15 14:08 Handsworth murder probe: Police charge man over stabbing
2019-06-15 10:50 ‘Ignored’ Chairman takes fresh swipe at Aston Villa over Financial Fair Play
2019-06-15 04:38 West Midlands Police forensic officer: 'I felt so uncared for'
2019-06-14 21:17 Birmingham's Bambu club licence suspended after death
2019-06-14 20:14 Dan Evans beats Mikael Ymer to advance in Nottingham
2019-06-14 19:02 Backstreet Boys tour Birmingham - setlist, start and finish times, support and tickets
2019-06-14 16:02 Gurpreet Singh: Wife murder trial jury fails to reach verdict
2019-06-14 14:59 Hazrat Umar murder: Killer jailed for 'Rambo-knife' stabbing
2019-06-14 13:56 Nathaniel Armstrong death: Murder case dropped before trial
2019-06-14 13:56 Birmingham LGBT school row: MP Roger Godsiff given warning
2019-06-14 11:41 Nike Air Max women's trainers blasted by fuming customers - over looking like an IRON
2019-06-14 11:41 Bride-to-be's brain tumour missed for FIVE years as she lay two weeks away from paralysis
2019-06-14 11:41 EastEnders' Bobby Beale returns as shocked fans spot BIG problem
2019-06-14 11:41 These four dogs need forever homes - can you help?
2019-06-13 23:14 Birmingham LGBT row school 'should always be safe place'
2019-06-13 21:08 Aston Villa sign striker Wesley from Club Brugge
2019-06-13 21:08 Handsworth murder inquiry: Police find man's body in home
2019-06-13 19:53 How good is Aston Villa-bound striker Wesley Moraes? We asked Football Manager
2019-06-13 19:53 Love Island rocked by EXPLOSIVE row as Michael and Amber fiercely clash
2019-06-13 19:53 Fortnite down - gamers in Birmingham report they can't connect online
2019-06-13 19:53 Vodafone DOWN across Europe as customers fume over mobile and broadband outage
2019-06-13 19:53 Jamie Oliver's remaining UK restaurants saved - sparing 250 jobs
2019-06-13 19:53 Tory members think Sajid Javid has the best chance of winning over younger voters and ethnic minorities
2019-06-13 19:02 Jaguar Land Rover asks workers to take on four-day week
2019-06-13 19:02 Teen admits Birmingham stab murder midway through trial
2019-06-13 19:02 James Dempsey jailed after kidnapping baby in Birmingham
2019-06-13 17:59 Court backs woman in rent row with Birmingham council
2019-06-13 15:53 Slaven Bilic: West Bromwich Albion name ex-West Ham manager as head coach
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today 01:35 Boris Johnson to purge Remainers from his new Cabinet to surround himself with allies
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today 00:38 Hull KR facing major injury blow ahead of key London Broncos clash
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today 00:32 Rory Stewart pledges to BLOCK Boris Johnson’s no deal Brexit with help of 100 MPs
today 00:32 Avengers Endgame: Robert Downey Jr backs Ironheart replacing Iron Man in MCU
today 00:32 Donald Trump says he knows who was ‘behind’ 9/11 as he attacks Bush - ‘It was NOT Iraq’
today 00:32 Love Island 2019: New spinoff revealed with a huge twist set to delight viewers
today 00:32 MH370 claim: Malaysia's 'misleading comments about disabled radio' revealed
today 00:32 Tory leadership plot: Boris Johnson allies hatch plan to rig contest to ENSURE he wins
today 00:32 ‘ISIS Beatles’ terrorist demands family be allowed to live in UK - ‘I am British!’
today 00:17 Voices of Scotland: Fife faces a fresh renewables scandal
today 00:05 Mum faked depression to get £7k NHS nose job: 'I flirted and they never checked a thing'
today 00:05 Cop 'wrecked murder trial by lying about juror link – costing taxpayer £80k’
today 00:05 Police use 'community resolutions' to deal with sex assaults and knife crime OUT of court
today 00:05 Autistic boy, 13, goes blind after drinking blue water at school where teachers got cancer
today 00:05 BREAKING: At least 1,000 US troops heading to Middle East in major show of force to Iran
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today 23:29 BBC blunder: Viewers left fuming at 'incompetence' after huge gaffe on Afternoon Live show
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