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'Phenomenal' builders fix Birmingham nurse's driveway

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 20:14
Rebecca Elkiraa says her driveway was a pile of rubble before some kind builders took pity on her.
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Extra jail term for dance teacher Neil Harris

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:00
Neil Harris receives a further prison sentence for indecently assaulting children.
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Appeal for information over Wolverhampton dog killing

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 17:12
The RSPCA appeals for help after a Staffordshire bull terrier was found dead in Wolverhampton.
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George Floyd death 'has parallels' with Mikey Powell's

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 16:14
The cousin of a man who died in police custody says George Floyd's death prompts painful memories.
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Birmingham carjack gang attacks man and pregnant wife

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 15:53
CCTV footage released by police shows the couple's ordeal in Birmingham.
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Oscar Montgomery: Diving teams end search for snorkeller

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 15:33
Oscar Montgomery, 17, went missing while snorkelling off Portland in Dorset on 27 May.
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Liverpool go down, Aston Villa go up

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 11:48
Chelsea are named Women's Super League champions on a points-per-game ratio, while Liverpool are relegated.
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New headstone for Royal Navy sailor's Birmingham grave

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 05:37
George Niven is decorated for his bravery, but until recently his grave has been unmarked.
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George Floyd death: Thousands join Birmingham protest

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 18:38
The demonstration is one of many held globally in the wake of the 46-year-old's death.
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Chris Brunt: West Bromwich Albion club captain to leave after 13 years

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 17:51
West Bromwich Albion club captain Chris Brunt is to leave The Hawthorns after 13 years’ service with the Baggies.
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Coronavirus and face coverings: the correct way to wear them

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 17:43
Across the world, people are being asked to wear face coverings to help stop coronavirus from spreading.
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Video shows passenger racially abusing Birmingham taxi driver

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 16:36
Abid Mustafa is heard talking calmly to the passenger as he yells Islamophobic and racist insults.
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Severn Trent wakes customers with early hours 'save water' calls

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 10:21
Severn Trent's water-saving pleas were not welcomed at 04:00 BST.
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Perry Barr man spat at PC in Handsworth during lockdown

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 19:10
Jayon Foster, who was found carrying a steak knife, is sent to prison for 12 months.
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Birmingham man suspected of selling fake Covid-19 tests

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 15:52
Counterfeit coronavirus testing kits are believed to have been sold online in the UK and US.
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George Floyd: Black Lives Matter solidarity as England buildings go purple

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 11:50
Purple lights symbolise solidarity with anti-racism protests and the Black Lives Matter campaign.
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George Floyd death 'adds to UK policing tensions'

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 20:08
A chief constable urges officers "to always consider how actions impact on communities we serve".
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Birmingham George Floyd art 'gives voice to minorities'

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 18:11
The street art was 'wrongly' removed less than 24-hours after it appeared.
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Shielding cancer patient will stay at home despite guidance relaxation

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 10:51
Lissey Boult from Stafford said she has not spent months fighting to stay alive to put herself at risk.
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What is test and trace and how does it work?

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 07:17
The NHS has introduced a test and trace scheme to help the UK lift lockdown measures.
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