Birmingham

Spitfire pilot's caterpillar brooch sells for more than £2,000

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 4 hours 16 min ago
The brooch was awarded to Sgt William Farmer for successfully parachuting from his aircraft.
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Ferrari crashes into five parked vehicles in Halesowen

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 4 hours 35 min ago
The driver of the car "leaves the scene" before fire crews arrive.
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Birmingham bereavement centre appeal reaches target

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 4 hours 45 min ago
Work is set to start on the new Birmingham's Women's Hospital centre in the summer.
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Killers convicted after 'caring' father beaten to death in Rowley Regis

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 6 hours 58 min ago
Carl Woodall was found dead at an industrial estate with 140 separate injuries.
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Villa captain’s memories of European Cup win 40 years on

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 12 hours 8 min ago
Former Villa captain Dennis Mortimer recalls Peter Withe's 1982 winning goal as a "magical moment".
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Five major nature recovery schemes announced across England

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 12 hours 24 min ago
The projects aim to manage land sustainably and improve access to nature for those in cities.
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Public artworks in Stevenage and Birmingham given Grade II listed status

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 12 hours 26 min ago
The murals have been recognised by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
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Star Hobson and Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: Family concerns 'disregarded' - report

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 16 hours 59 min ago
Family concerns were "disregarded" in the cases of Star Hobson and Arthur Labinjo-Hughes, a report finds.
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Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: Concerns about bruises not taken seriously enough

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 16 hours 59 min ago
Concerns about bruises on Arthur Labinjo-Hughes, 6, were not taken seriously enough, a review says.
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Police warning after rise catalytic converters thefts

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 21:48
West Midlands Police say there has been a rise in the part being stolen from parked cars.
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West Midlands Ambulance Service boss warns it could collapse within months

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 18:00
Nursing director Mark Docherty predicts West Midlands Ambulance Service could fail by 17 August.
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Catalytic converters: Cannock garage creates 'shields' to combat theft

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 17:46
Garage manager Stuart Bateman says thefts can see cars declared a write-off by insurance firms.
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Phillip Harris disappearance: Police release new images

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 16:07
Phillip Harris was last seen aged 15 leaving his home to visit a friend in Birmingham.
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Sewa Badial killed his wife with machete in murder-suicide at Coventry home

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 15:34
Sewa and Sukhjit Badial ran a clothes shop in Birmingham before they were found dead at home last June.
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Disgraced West Midlands Police detective sold sex to strangers

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 14:46
Nicholas Taylor would have been dismissed had he not already resigned, West Midlands Police says.
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Liam Gordon: Walsall agree two-year deal with Bolton Wanderers defender

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 13:32
Walsall boss Michael Flynn makes Bolton defender Liam Gordon the club's first signing of the summer on a two-year deal.
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Woman and three dogs die in Wolverhampton house fire

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 12:42
Two men escaped the blaze with one jumping from a first-floor window, police say.
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Birmingham 2022: Communities 'shut out of direct involvement', panels reports

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 12:39
They have been "shut out", despite inclusivity being key to getting the Games, a race panel reports.
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Sandwell's first openly gay mayor 'honoured' to be elected

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 12:15
Richard Jones says he is looking forward to meeting the communities of Sandwell.
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Cars sought for Birmingham Commonwealth Games opening

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 06:37
Host city Birmingham's links to the automotive industry are to be showcased in a vehicle parade.
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