Zatoon Bibi, 36, Charged with Murder of Edgbaston Shop Owner

A 36-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of Hi-Tech Music shop owner Tanveer Iqbal. Zatoon Bibi, of Rowey Lane, Oldbury, was set to appear in Birmingham Magistrates Courts on Wedneday Morning. A 43-year-old male was also arrested in suspicion...

Digbeth Murder: Akhtar Javeed Tied up and Executed

Eye witness reports have revealed that Digbeth Murder victim Akhtar Javeed, was tied up and led away by two gunmen before being shot in the head. “The next thing is I heard the gunshot. I didn’t know what had happened....

South and City College Launch Innovative Microsoft Showcase Classroom

South and City College Birmingham has been working closely with Microsoft to launch a brand new Showcase Classroom, based at the college’s Digbeth Campus. Opened on February 3rd by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham Councillor Ray Hassall, the classroom is...

Missing Shop Owner Found Dead in Own Car Boot

West Midland Police launch investigation after the body of missing shop owner, Tanveer Iqbal, was found in the boot of his own car on Portland Road in Edgbaston. The 33-year-old was reported missing on Monday afternoon, after not being...

UPDATE – Tareena Shakil Sentenced to Six Years for Travelling to Syria to Join...

Sparkbrook mom Tareena Shakil, has been jailed for six years at Birmingham Crown Courts. Tareena Shakil, a 26- year-old Sparkbrook mum has become the first British woman to be found guilty for joining terror group, Islamic State, after returning from...

UPDATE – Councillor Afzal Steps Down as Lord Mayor elect

After recent controversies, Councillor Afzal has announced his withdrawal from the running to become Lord Mayor elect. The veteran Labour councillor had been expected to become Birmingham’s First Citizen, when public embroilments ensued. The Birmingham Councillor came under-fire when he made...

14-Year-Old Arrested in Association with False Bomb Scare

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in relation to a bomb hoax that caused Birmingham’s Great Barr School to be evacuated. The young boy was arrested and detained on Thursday Morning In suspicion of being responsible for the bomb threat...

Councillor Pushing Red Light District in Birmingham

Hodge Hill Councillor Majid Mahmood calls for a red light district to be set up in Birmingham to drive prostitutes away from family homes. The Birmingham councillor has urged police and council bosses to consider a designated red light...

Councillor Afzal Fails to Step Down as Lord Mayor-Elect

Councillor Muhammad Afzal has refused to resign the position of Lord Mayer-Elect, despite being urged by Labour Leader John Clancy. The Birmingham Councillor recently came under-fire when he made derogatory comments about the government’s Prevent-anti-terror scheme, accusing David Cameron of...

MP Roger Godsiff Backs Birmingham Dads Battle for ‘Wonder Drug’

Birmingham MP Roger Godsiff is urging the Prime Minister to over turn decisions to deny life-saving medicine to cancer sufferer Khalid Younis. The father-of-four was diagnosed with a chronic form of Myeloid Leukaemia and is being treated at Birmingham’s Queen...