Birmingham Tops ‘Crash For Cash’ List

Birmingham has topped the UK's "crash for cash" scam postcode league - the second time in a year the city has featured in a table of hotspots for the crime. With the aim of exploiting insurance claims for money, fraudsters...

Wolverhampton Council Make £1.9m Profit From Bus Lane Cameras

It has been revealed that since their introduction two years ago, bus lane cameras in Wolverhampton have raked in £1.9 million in profit. 12 cameras are posted across the city to deter drivers from illegally driving in bus lanes, with...

Birmingham Weekender’s Return Hailed As A Huge Success

Birmingham Weekender’s return hailed as a huge success as an estimated 175,000 attendees participated in and enjoyed an amazing cultural extravaganza with events across the city from mac Birmingham to Eastside Park, from Victoria Square to the Bullring as...

Leicester Man Held In Dubai For Raising Middle Finger

Jamil Ahmed Mukadam, who raised his middle finger at another driver in Dubai, could face jail after he was arrested for "offensive behaviour". Mr Mukadam said he reacted "in frustration", raising his middle finger when a driver cut him off...

Birmingham Man Who Went On Rampage After Suspecting Wife Of Affair Jailed

Mohammed Tabriz, who launched a machete attack after "suspecting his estranged wife of having an affair", has been jailed. The 36-year-old carried out the attacks on a man, woman and child at two addresses in the West Midlands on 6...

Birmingham Man Supplied Guns And Ammunition To Crime Gangs

Two West Midlands men have been arrested for their involvement in the storing and supplying of guns and ammunition to crime groups. 29-year-old Umair Khan from Birmingham made purchases of firearms, including more than 50 revolvers, using the dark web,...

Teen Quadruple Amputee From Derby Aims To Inspire

Isabelle Weall, who lost her arms and legs to meningitis at the age of seven, has launched a YouTube channel to help inspire others in similar situations. The 14-year-old wears leg blades and became a national trampolining champion last year. “When...

Man Shot Dead In ‘Cold-Blooded Killing’ In Birmingham

Police have described the incident in which a man was shot dead as a “shocking and cold-blooded killing”. The man, who has been identified but not yet named publicly, was shot in Great Hampton Row, Hockley, Birmingham, on Wednesday evening....

Jeremy Corbyn Calls For Bin Strike Solution

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called on his party in Birmingham "to find a solution as soon as possible" to the ongoing refuse worker dispute in the city. The workers have been on strike since 30th June following union rejections...

Boy Takes Own Life After ‘Relentless’ Bullying

15-year-old Brandon Rayat ended his own life after relentless bullying from classmates, which included threatening to rape his mother. The teenager suffered months of torture, being taunted by bullies who called him a paedophile and a ‘faggot’ every day for...