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UK heatwave: Four-day extreme heat warning comes into effect

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 55 min 4 sec ago
Scorching temperatures may affect people's health and disrupt transport, the Met Office says.
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West Midlands PC made up claim fake girlfriend died of cancer

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 57 min 7 sec ago
Harry Sarkar was given bereavement leave and flexible working benefits due to his "odious" lies.
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Commonwealth Games: 'You could feel the excitement', says bus driver

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 1 hour 1 min ago
The "massive influx" of Commonwealth Games fans travelled on more than 650,000 shuttle bus journeys.
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Swimming pools: Concern as closures across the UK revealed

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 1 hour 58 min ago
One in six local authorities in the UK have lost at least one pool since 2019, BBC News finds.
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Canadian Open: Cameron Norrie, Jack Draper and Dan Evans through to the third round

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 4 hours 5 min ago
Britain's Cameron Norrie, Jack Draper and Dan Evans are through to the third round of the Canadian Open, as Nick Kyrgios beats Daniil Medvedev.
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Leytonstone stabbing: Boy charged with murdering Ghulam Sadiq

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 5 hours 27 min ago
The 17-year-old was arrested two days ago in Walsall on suspicion of murdering Ghulam Sadiq.
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Commonwealth Games takes big step towards esports

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - 13 hours 18 min ago
Competitive gaming may soon be added to the Commonwealth Games programme, after a successful test event in Birmingham.
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Aston Villa face Bolton Wanderers in EFL Cup

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 21:59
Leicester City travel to face League Two Stockport County in the second round of the EFL Cup, with Newcastle United visiting fourth-tier Tranmere Rovers.
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Fire breaks out in Birmingham's Moseley Park

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 20:46
West Midlands Fire Service says it received about 30 calls about a fire in Moseley.
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Commonwealth Games: 'Birmingham feels like the city for the future'

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 16:13
Businesses describe how vital it's been to have thousands of visitors after a tough two years of trade.
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Heatwave: Earlier bin collections across Midlands as temperatures soar

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 15:08
Ahead of a four-day amber weather warning, councils are bringing forward bin collections.
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UK heatwave: Four-day extreme heat warning for parts of UK

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 13:37
The Met Office says temperatures will be below July's record highs - but this heatwave will last longer.
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Newport County ban fan for 'missile-throwing' after Michael Flynn incident

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 11:43
Newport County ban a fan from attending matches at Rodney Parade pending a police investigation into a "missile-throwing" incident.
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Rubery quarry fire believed to have been started deliberately

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 11:13
Dozens of firefighters tackled the blaze which broke out in Rubery on Tuesday.
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Commonwealth Games: Paris 2024 Olympics 'to learn from Birmingham' on sustainability

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 05:30
Olympics organisers say they will learn from Birmingham's approach to hosting the Commonwealth Games as they attempt to reduce the 2024 event's environmental impact.
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Canal kayaking among Birmingham's heritage week plans

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 05:09
More than 150 walks, talks and tours are planned for this year's event, organisers say.
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Birmingham: 'Action not reports' needed on healthcare racism

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 05:08
Underlying "microaggressions" in the health system need addressing, a Birmingham charity says.
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Eurovision 2023: UK host city will need to cancel other events to make way for contest

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 02:21
Council officials confirm Eurovision organisers need access to a venue six weeks ahead of the contest.
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Norwich City 2-2 Birmingham City (4-2 on pens): Canaries win shootout to go through

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 21:16
Norwich City beat Birmingham City 4-2 on penalties to reach the Carabao Cup second round after the two Championship sides draw 2-2 at Carrow Road.
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Walsall 2-0 Swindon Town

BBC Birmingham News Feeds - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 21:10
Timmy Abraham's first Walsall goal secures the Saddlers a 2-0 win against 10-man Swindon in the Carabao Cup first round.
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