Man Jailed For Killing Cousin Over Land Dispute

A man who stabbed his cousin to death over a family row has been given a life sentence. Nadir Ali aged 32, stabbed Hashim Khan 11 times and attacked two of his victim's brothers. Ali, of Edward Road, Balsall Heath, was...

Coronavirus: Selfridges to Close

Birmingham’s iconic shopping store Selfridges will close in response to the Coronavirus outbreak and is unknown when they will reopen. The flagship store is one of four being closed across the country. Selfridges said: “The health, safety and wellbeing of our...

Aston University Announces Lectures and Classes Cancelled

Aston university has announced all seminars, tutorials and face-to-face classes are to be cancelled until at least the end of June. The University has cancelled all assessments on campus and all lab-based classes for the next three-and-a-half months for 'the...

Yardley Shopkeeper Bans Bulk Buying And Will Deliver to Vulnerable Customers

A shopkeeper in Yardley, Birmingham is delivering items to his loyal and vulnerable customers and banned bulk buying. Mudassir Naweed, who runs Premier Express on Stoney Lane in Yardley, will prepare packages including baby milk and anti-bacterial wipes for his trusted...

Birmingham featherweight Raza Hamza will face Mexico’s Alexander Cazares

Undefeated Birmingham featherweight Raza Hamza takes an overdue step up in opposition this month. After five years as a pro, the talented 27-year-old will face Mexico’s Alexander Cazares at the Hermitage Leisure Centre in Leicestershire on 29th March The move...

Further confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Birmingham

There have been three further confirmed cases of coronavirus in Birmingham today (13th March 2020) bringing the total number of cases in the city to five. Two of the cases are in hospital receiving treatment, while the other individual is...

Woman Hit By Driver After Collapsing

A woman was run over after she collapsed into Wye Cliff Road, Handsworth on Monday 9 March after 10.30pm. She was left seriously hurt after she was struck by a hit-and-run driver. It is believed the 35-year -old suffered serious spinal...

Teenage Stabbed in City Centre

Police are investigating after a teenage boy was stabbed by a group of men near bullring shopping centre. The 17-year-old stumbled into the bullring near Zara after he was stabbed on Monday 9 March in the evening. The boy was seriously...

Edgbaston to host Ireland International T20 versus Bangladesh

Birmingham’s Edgbaston Stadium has reached an agreement with Cricket Ireland to host a men’s Twenty20 International (T20I) match between Ireland and Bangladesh on Friday 29 May 2020. Edgbaston, which is already hosting a One-Day International (ODI) between world champions England...

Black Country Businessman scoops award for diversity and enterprise

A former President of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce who is also a Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands and an entrepreneur has scooped a top honour at the Midlands Business Awards  held on Friday the 6th March...