Birmingham

Owners increasingly believe their pets go to heaven
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Owners increasingly believe their pets go to heaven

And other stories from the stranger side of life
28 Oct 2020
Everything we know about the Birmingham stabbing spree
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Everything we know about the Birmingham stabbing spree

Man arrested on suspicion of murder and seven counts of attempted murder
7 Sep 2020
Man charged after Grealish assaulted during Birmingham derby
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Man charged after Grealish assaulted during Birmingham derby

'Part of football died' after three violent incidents over the weekend
11 Mar 2019
VIDEO: thief loots ambulance as crew respond to call-out
NHS ambulances and A&E
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VIDEO: thief loots ambulance as crew respond to call-out

Paramedics returned to their vehicle to find smashed window and personal belongings missing
31 Oct 2018
Manhunt launched over Solihull attack on mother and daughter
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Manhunt launched over Solihull attack on mother and daughter

Police hunt suspect, Janbaz Tarin, 21, after two women are stabbed to death in the West Midlands
28 Aug 2018
HMP Birmingham emergency takeover: what went wrong?
HMP Birmingham
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HMP Birmingham emergency takeover: what went wrong?

Government steps in after new report reveals shocking levels of violence and drugs in the jail
20 Aug 2018
Hunt for killer who threw two cats from tower block
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Hunt for killer who threw two cats from tower block

RSPCA called after dead animals found lying together on ground beneath 12-storey building
18 Jul 2018

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Flat Earth conspiracy theorists gather for UK convention
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Flat Earth conspiracy theorists gather for UK convention

IT and NHS workers among attendees at the event in Birmingham
30 Apr 2018
Why is Channel 4 leaving London – and where will it go?
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Why is Channel 4 leaving London – and where will it go?

State-owned broadcaster to open ‘creative hubs’ around the UK
16 Apr 2018
Alternative ways to explore UK cities
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Alternative ways to explore UK cities

Ditch the car and travel by air, boat, bike or balloon to discover the hidden beauty of Britain’s biggest cities
26 Oct 2017
Birmingham gangs handed super-injunction
Convicted members of Burger Bar Boys and Johnson Crew
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Birmingham gangs handed super-injunction

Police hail 'landmark ruling' but critics warn it will fail to address root cause of gang violence
24 Aug 2017
Black-face Morris dancers heckled in Birmingham
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Black-face Morris dancers heckled in Birmingham

Group deny accusations of racism after being threatened for wearing traditional costume
9 Jan 2017
One of world's oldest Korans found in Birmingham library
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One of world's oldest Korans found in Birmingham library

Experts say the holy text may have been written by someone who knew Prophet Muhammad
22 Jul 2015
Trojan Horse teachers claimed Lee Rigby murder was 'hoax'
Birmingham mosque
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Trojan Horse teachers claimed Lee Rigby murder was 'hoax'

Private messages on WhatsApp group offer 'disturbing insight' into the attitudes at Park View
23 Jul 2014
All Christians are liars, Birmingham pupils told
Birmingham mosque
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All Christians are liars, Birmingham pupils told

Inquiry into 'Trojan Horse' allegation finds extremism in 13 schools
19 Jul 2014
Ofsted chief: Gove rejected 'no notice' inspections in 2012
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Ofsted chief: Gove rejected 'no notice' inspections in 2012

Sir Michael Wilshaw delivers findings on claims of a hard-line Muslim takeovers in Birmingham schools
10 Jun 2014
EDUCATION: 'Islamist takeover' foiled?
Mosque in Birmingham
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EDUCATION: 'Islamist takeover' foiled?

Birmingham schools could have their leadership removed or even be closed
20 Apr 2014
TROJAN HORSE: 'Islamist takeover' in B'ham schools
Mosque in Birmingham
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TROJAN HORSE: 'Islamist takeover' in B'ham schools

Letter passed to Birmingham City Council explains how four schools have already been targeted by Islamists
8 Mar 2014