The Met Office has Issued Yellow Warning Over UK Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain

The latest update that thunderstorms are set to hit eastern parts on Monday while heavy rain lashes the north and Scotland, weather forecasters said. A yellow weather warning, the least severe warning has been distributed for the east of England with...

West Midlands Police tackle speeding drivers on 20MPH zone near Cannon Hill Park

Traffic officers will be putting the breaks on speeding motorists near a popular city park. West Midlands Police are in a 20mph zone to catch speeding drivers. There are approximately 1,500, roads with a speed limit of 20mph in the...

A huge £150m expansion for the Midland Metro fleet

Transport chiefs are planning a £150 million development of the Midland Metro network by enhancing up to 50 new battery-powered trams to the taskforce. Extensions to the network are either intended or already under way in Birmingham city centre, Wolverhampton,...

Shisha lounge fire which nearly killed couple in horror

THREE men have been jailed for disregarding fire safety regulations after a blaze ripped through a Shisha lounge in Birmingham - that almost killed a couple. Michael Atkinson and Sherelle Gordon 'escaped death by seconds' when floor collapsed during...

Chinatown ‘upmarket’ nightspot is blocked over city centre disorder doubts

A bid to open a new 'upmarket' nightspot in Chinatown has been blocked by the city council resulting in concerns from police which already struggle to maintain command in the area. A licensing officer also criticised the proposed menu...

Plans for a new city centre hotel are scaled back

Developers to go back to the drawing board and create new designs. Plans for a 26-storey city centre hotel which were given the green light almost two years ago have been ascended back after it emerged the application site...

The ‘Corsa Cannibals’ a new crimewave sweeping the West Midlands

Motorists are being cautioned of a new crime trend in which specific cars are targeted by professed 'Corsa Cannibals'. Thieves are alleged to be stripping bonnets from Vauxhall Corsas across the region - with the West Midlands now gripped by...

Tea room and patisserie to be opened in Grand Central by a Great British...

A Great British Bake Off contestant is introducing a new tearoom and patisserie in Grand Central shopping centre, Birmingham City Centre, the shop will open at noon on Monday, August 6. Cocoa by Ali has been founded by Ali Imdad, who starred in...

Bordesley Green house fire reveals £200k cannabis factory

West Midlands Police were then after called to the blaze at 7am on Thursday, tweeting video footage from inside the house. The fire destroyed the roof of the property - and exposed a large-scale drugs farm. Firefighters called to statements...

Citizen Khan and Ackley Bridge star Adil Ray contacts police after abuse on social...

Citizen Khan star Adil Ray communicated with the police after a protruding Birmingham food blogger said: "Let's hang, draw and quarter him outside the Bullring."   The actor and broadcaster, from Yardley Wood, rejected suggestions the comment, posted on the @MeatOneVegBlog Twitter account,...