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HMP Birmingham: Scanner funding failure 'inexplicable'

24 min 36 sec ago
The chief inspector of prisons says the task to improve conditions at HMP Birmingham is "huge".
Categories: Birmingham

Lisa Skidmore inquest: Officer 'wanted to recall' sex attacker

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 21:05
A sergeant raised concerns about a convicted rapist weeks before he killed a nurse, an inquest hears.
Categories: Birmingham

Marcus McGuire: 'Failings' led to Birmingham inmate's death

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 18:27
An inquest jury finds failings by the Prison Service contributed to Marcus McGuire's death.
Categories: Birmingham

County Championship: Yorkshire batsmen stifled by Warwickshire pacemen at York

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 17:38
Craig Miles (4-32) and Oliver Hannon-Dalby (3-60) help Warwickshire limit Yorkshire to 208-8 on the first day at York.
Categories: Birmingham

The Shaylor Group: 200 jobs lost at Walsall-based construction firm

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 17:18
The Shaylor Group has its headquarters in Walsall and worked on projects across the UK.
Categories: Birmingham

Listeria outbreak: More affected hospitals named

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 16:55
Eight hospitals have reported cases of listeria linked to sandwiches and salads eaten by patients.
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Brexit: 'High price to pay' for Labour stance, says Watson

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 16:53
Deputy leader Tom Watson urges his party to back a new Brexit vote and wholeheartedly fight for Remain.
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Amjad Khan dies after 'targeted' attack in Oldbury

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 15:11
Two men were arrested after Amjad Khan was found with head injuries in a property in Oldbury.
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Wolverhampton hammer attack: Daniel Iftikhar pleads guilty

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 13:30
Daniel Iftikhar delivered a "forceful single blow" to the back of his victim's head, a court hears.
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Sussex sign ex-Bears all-rounder Thomason

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:29
Sussex sign all-rounder Aaron Thomason following his release from Edgbaston by Warwickshire.
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Kortney Hause: Aston Villa sign defender from Wolves

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:52
Aston Villa sign centre-back Kortney Hause, who was on loan at the side last season, from Wolves.
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Violent offences 'dealt with informally' by police forces

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 23:39
Police issue out of court disposals for a range of serious crimes.
Categories: Birmingham

'I just got fed up with the sexism'

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 23:04
How Dame Stephanie Shirley went from child refugee to computer industry and women's rights pioneer.
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Dan Evans wins Nottingham final against Evgeny Donskoy

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 19:44
British number three Dan Evans wins his tenth match in a row to follow up his Surbiton success last week with the Nottingham title.
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Johanna Konta aims to transfer form to grass in Birmingham

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 16:03
British number one Johanna Konta says that her superb clay-court form bodes well for Wimbledon despite limiting her practice on grass.
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Julia Rawson disappearance: Police find body in Tipton

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 14:51
Julia Rawson, 42, was last seen on 12 May and two men are charged with her murder.
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Police officer hurt in Erdington pursuit crash

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 12:31
The officer is in a serious condition with pelvic, leg and shoulder injuries after the crash.
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Nottingham Challenge: Dan Evans into semi-final

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 20:00
British number three Dan Evans makes the last four of the Nottingham Challenge event in after beating Germany's Dominik Koepfer in three sets.
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Tommy Elphick: Huddersfield Town sign former Aston Villa defender

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 14:36
Relegated Premier League side Huddersfield Town sign defender Tommy Elphick on a two-year deal after his release by Aston Villa.
Categories: Birmingham

Handsworth murder probe: Police charge man over stabbing

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:56
The family of Dean Bayliss say they are "heartbroken" over his death.
Categories: Birmingham