‘Citizen Khan’ star’s sneak peek on what to expect in Series 5

The star and creator of hit BBC One sitcom ‘Citizen Khan’ has warned fans to prepare for a funeral in the upcoming fifth series, which returns to screens later this year. Adil Ray, who plays Mr Khan in the award-winning...

High Court Battle Lost for Muslim Man

A Muslim who wanted to raise the marble edge around his father's grave to stop people from walking across has lost a High Court battle. Atta Ul-Haq, a practising Barelvi Muslim, wants to increase a 4in (10cm) edging to...

Nottingham In ‘Fake’ Parking Fine Letter Warning

Fake parking notices have been posted in Nottingham warning cars they could be fined for parking in residential areas. Posted in Marham Close, Sneinton, the letters, claiming to be from the council, advise drivers they could be fined £120 or...

Double Olympic Medallist Louis Smith MBE Officially Launches BCU Sports and Life Sciences Course

Louis Smith MBE, who won silver at the Rio Olympics, was at the Rotunda, Birmingham over the weekend to officially launch the new BCU sports and life sciences courses. Smith, along with a cohort of beaming cheerleaders, was at the...

Entrepreneurial Index ranks Birmingham as UK’s Most Entrepreneurial City 2018

Instant Offices Entrepreneurial Index has classified Birmingham top amongst the UK’s leading cities with over 21,000 companies launched this year. When it comes to business start-ups in Britain, London may lead the pack, but the latest study from Instant Offices...

Freak Accident on Alum Rock Road

A car mounted a pavement and hit two pedestrians, including a traffic warden, in what appears to be a freak accident just after 10.30am on 7 September on Alum Rock Road. A spokeswoman for West Midlands Police said: "Police were...

Sisters Breaking The Stereotypes of Asian Women

Two sisters who are encouraging other women to break the typical stereotypes of Asian Women talk how they have built confidence in themselves and healthier lives, Growing up sisters, Sahida and Wehida rarely played outside while they were growing up...

Taxi drives onto pavement in Sparkhill blocking local residents

A bright blue taxi was spotted parked diagonally across Nansen Road, in Sparkhill, on Thursday and Friday mornings. Latest in chaotic parking in Sparkhill, East Birmingham. The council registered cab...

Birmingham Airport Named Best in Britain

Birmingham Airport has been crowned the fastest airport in the UK, beating out more popular favourites Heathrow, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The ranking was released by Skyscanner, with their study demonstrating that 37% of BHX passengers reached their gate in...

Plans To Close Stratford Road Car Park

The Alfred Road car park in Sparkbrook is constantly "chock-a-block" with but is now set to be closed to make way for a new housing estate. In 2005 it was offered as a parking provision when the council introduced a red route...