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Five dog finalists in Green Park, London at a photocall for the Crufts 2014. As this year's finalists line-up to do their owners proud, they'll be hoping to emulate some of their doggy ancestors at the show.
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The 20-strong group will sing a hymn and two contemporary songs during the service at St Philip's Cathedral, Birmingham.
7 hrs ago | Evening News
A special day in November 1978 when Gordon Tilsley, with his sons, John, left, and Andrew, was at Buckingham Palace to be made an OBE by the Queen.
10 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk
AN ASPIRING rapper who almost lost his life after a brutal attack in Halesowen in 2012 is finally having an operation to remove a giant dent in his head after an agonising 18 month wait.
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Andy Baugh and Nicole Richardson, from Npower, with energy maker Harlie Oliver, aged eight, and other pupils Harrison Baugh, aged six, Izabelle Powell, aged nine, and Jacob Weston, aged six.
Birmingham City Football Club owner Carson Yeung has been jailed for six years by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.
You're not going to eat all of that sandwich, are you? A boxer watches its owner devour lunch on the first day of the prestigious Crufts dog show in Birmingham, England.
At the meeting are, from the left, Sandwell Councillor Bob Price; Freda Scott; Councillor Julie Webb; Councillor Ann Shackleton and Joe Gill the three brothers' nephew THREE brave forgotten Black Country brothers may be honoured at last - in time for the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the Great War.
Said to be the largest show of its kind in the world, the annual four-day event, features thousands of dogs, with competitors travelling from countries across the globe to take part.
The author from Withymoor, whose first book Torn was published in 2012, looks set for further success with his second offering Taken - which hits the book stores today to coincide with World Book Day.
Student Zain Hussain, 18, from Woodall Road in Aston and Mohammed Hussain, 19, from Holte Road in Aston, are accused of fraud and handling stolen goods.
The study also found that while weight loss apps provided helpful advice and resources, they were not as effective in preventing relapses and keeping people motivated.
MORE than a thousand cannabis plants have been seized in Brierley Hill after cops received a tip-off about suspicious goings on and pungent smells.
Leading construction, services and property group, Kier, is set to create around 60 apprenticeships in the Midlands as part of a nationwide expansion of its training programme in 2014.
A FALL at a Stourport holiday guest house led to the death of a pensioner who died from a blood clot.
Amatuer boxer Shane Davies kept his football career alive by taking on a false identity - and then slapped a ref and broke his nose A DUDLEY footballer with a history of violence who attacked a referee lied to avoid being banned from the game.
Birmingham City Council has announced plans to sell off the company which runs the National Exhibition Centre and National Indoor Arena.