Have No Fear

Photojournalist Sabiha Mahmoud said the stranger was listening to her speaking and pointed at her, saying: “You lot are leaving next.” The whereabouts of the incident has not been exposed. Ms Mahmoud, a mother-of-two, wrote on Facebook: “Nationalism, fear and hatred...

Halal Meat Shop in Flames

A bottle containing an “accelerant” as described by the West Midlands Police was thrown into Kashmir Meat and Poultry shop on Wednesbury Road in Walsall whilst a worker was still inside at about 5.25pm on Monday 27 June. It collided...

Man Stabs His Pregnant Wife

41-year old, Babur Raja confessed attempted murder, attempted child destruction, possession of a knife in public and the wounding and attack of two passersby’s after the outbreak in Sutton Coldfield town centre. At his hearing at Birmingham Crown Court, his...

Pool Bug

The parasite Cryptosporidium was identified in the teaching pool at Northfield Leisure Centre. Birmingham Community Leisure Trust is anticipating the results for the main pool. It said it did a variety of tests as an “extra precaution” after the bug was...

London Indian Film Festival Returns to Birmingham

Challenging stereotypes of India and South Asia, and wrestling with some very hard issues the 7th Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival returns to Birmingham this summer bringing with it a series of high profile actors and directors. The festival...

Lord Aleem Apologises to Police

The self-acclaimed 21-year-old, Lord Aleem was filmed in a dispute with police officers who stopped him in Digbeth for a check, just hours after he took a delivery of £550,000 Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster. In the footage, an aggravated Aleem...

Brutal Dentist Attack

Birmingham Crown Court was told that Abdul Abubaker launched this ruthless attack by kicking and punching Muhiddin Ahmed whilst he was still sitting in a chair. Abubaker’s teenage sister went to Bhandal dental practise in Small Heath last year for...

Take Back the Streets

Bikers were reported to have joined forces in Birmingham as an unauthorised gathering that was planned for the giant Star City complex was cancelled. The Take Back the Streets event was listed for Sunday but was dismissed with short notice. The...

Shak Khan Comes To Birmingham

Shak Khan - also known as Raja Sony Palwan, son of Raja Khouram of village Sochani, near Dadyal, in Azad Kashmir, is the Freestyle Wrestling Champion of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. Sony Palwan will be defending his title against Austria’s Number...

Drug Gang Jailed

The dealers, Aqib Hussain, Mohammed Miah, Izrar Hussain and Omar Faroq were caught after a police operation that involved raids on properties in Walsall. They dealt in a network which had brought a lot of desolation to the streets in...