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28-Year-Old Man shot dead in Erdington

Police launch murder investigation after a man was shot dead this afternoon on Church Street, Erdington. The 28-year-old was gunned down and shot, the scene was sealed off by police who have launched an investigation. A witness said the road was...

Four jailed after illegal immigrants travelled to M6 services in lorry

Four men have been jailed after being caught at a service station on the M6 after smuggling two illegal immigrants into the country. Hiwu Ali, 40, Ismael Akdaci, 38, Constantin Morariu, 42, and Ioan-Sorin Moldovan, 29, all pleaded guilty to conspiracy...

Man threatens bouncers with loaded gun outside club 101

Hasnen Hussain was thrown out of Club 101 in the Arcadian Centre in the early hours of January 27 following a disorder – but moments later went back with a loaded Colt Revolver which he aimed at door staff. Police...

BIRMINGHAM YOUTH SPORT ACADEMY GRADUATES AIM TO INSPIRE OTHERS

Birmingham Youth Sports Academy (BYSA) has announced the launch of a dedicated Mentoring Programme to help inspire and influence its players, with the objective of developing role models and ambassadors who could influence their own local communities. In partnership with...

Ex Bank of England Chief Lord Mervyn King in Birmingham for Charity Lunch

Former Head of the Bank of England Lord Mervyn King was in Birmingham last week (13 April) for a charity lunch in aid of Midlands charity, Acorns Children’s Hospice. A Patron of Acorns, Lord King was interviewed by Marc...

DNA Identified Armed Robber

An armed robber jumped over a counter at Wolverhampton Road Post Office in Walsall and loaded up hundreds of pounds worth of cigarettes into a bag on 21 November last year has been jailed. Asif Jhangeer, 39, was tackled...

Eight-Year-Old Honorary Starter at Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K

A young energetic little girl whose determination to run with a pink prosthetic blade will be an honorary starter at the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k. The 8-year-old Anupurba Saha was born with her umbilical cord wrapped tightly around her leg,...

A 16-year old boy critically ill after hammer attack outside Wulfrun Centre in Wolverhampton

A manhunt is continuing today after a a 16-year-old schoolboy was struck with a hammer on the high street. The young boy was left critically fighting for his life. The horrifying attack happened outside of the Wulfrun Centre, in Wolverhampton,...

Notre-Dame Fire – Landmark in Ruins

A massive fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday 15 April which started around 7pm local time and has shocked the nation. The fire burned for several hours and both the iconic spire and roof of the cathedral...

Shafilea Ahmed – Honour Killing Documentary

A new documentary called ‘When Missing Turns into Murder’ tells the story of how teenager Shafilea Ahmed was murdered by her parents for wearing a top that showed off her and dishonouring the family. Shafilea Ahmed, 17, suffered years of...

West Midlands Police Targeting Dangerous Drivers

West Midlands Police are targeting dangerous drivers who risk lives by using their mobile phone at the wheel. A two-week operation starting today (Monday 15 April) to tackle irresponsible motorists. Traffic officers will be monitoring motorists on routes across...

Daughter Finds Late Mum’s Memoir

A Birmingham woman who has been named Brummie Mummies Heroes, knew she was dying from breast cancer, so decided to leave her children and husband an incredible gift - her memoir. Kumi Modi wrote about a remarkable love story about...