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Local news for Birmingham, England continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

6 hrs ago | Newsday

Car fire murder suspect in court

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a woman's body was found in a burned out car.

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9 hrs ago | Bromsgrove Standard

Canal trip treat for young carers

Young carers Gemma Hemings, ten, Roxy Jones-Whale, eight, Summer Zebkhan, nine, Susan Bourne, ten, Rebecca Strong - manager of Anglo Welsh, and Bob Wilkes - president of Bromsgrove Lions.

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10 hrs ago | Bromsgrove Standard

RSPCA Frankley to host biggest and best funday

THE ANNUAL RSPCA Family Funday and Dog Show will take place this Sunday at the Birmingham Centre in Frankley Green.

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12 hrs ago | Newsday

Teen stabbed in back in park fight

A 16-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in the back during a suspected fight in a Birmingham park.

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14 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

Hunt on for sex attacker on board Hinckley train

Neighbour tells court that young mum was shouting for help from the front window and said "he's going to kill me" before she fell from the window clutching her baby son to her chest Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the ... (more)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Killer driver Wayne Payne who told family of victim 's*** happens' sold cocaine

Botched execution leaves killer gasping for TWO HOURS before dying: Murderer who'd appealed over secret drug cocktail smiled before 'disturbing' death that victims' families say he DESERVED 'What if I decide to run?' Michele Bachmann says there's a 'chance' she could join the cadre of Republicans expected to seek the presidency in 2016 Facebook now ... (more)

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BBC News

Dwarfism boy 'barred from buses'

A boy with a form of dwarfism says he has been barred from buses five times in a fortnight in a row over his bike.

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M2.com

New street of eco-homes in Quinton

The new council homes have been developed by Birmingham City Council's house building programme, Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust , and its partners, Homes and Community Agency , Capita and Mansell Homes.

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Inventor Spot

Wearable Tech: Stilettos Guaranteed for One Thousand Years

Anyone can look for fashion in a boutique or history in a museum. The creative explorer looks for history in the hardware store and fashion at the airport .

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Newsday

Agency errors before mothers' deaths

The killing of a Birmingham mother in 2012 "was potentially preventable", according to a review which exposed a number of agency failings.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Pressat

Ford shortlisted as regional winners of National Apprenticeship Awards 2014

Ford and its national dealer network has been short-listed from hundreds of entrants for the South East final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014.

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Northern Michigan News

Welsh boxer banned from Commonwealth Games

Games officials on Wednesday would not give a reason for the ban, although Welsh media reported that the 23-year-old welterweight from Cardiff was ordered to pay fines of more than $2,000 after admitting to a role in a nightclub assault in Birmingham, England.

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Newsday

Ex-MEP on money laundering charge

Ms Sinclaire, who represented the West Midlands until losing her seat in this year's European election, will appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on 17 September.

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BBC News

Hundreds attend PCC memorial service

A memorial service to celebrate the life of former West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner Bob Jones has taken place in Wolverhampton.

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Stratford Herald

Prisoner on the run found and arrested in Stratford

Four years ago Ellis Holtom, of Stratford-upon-Avon, was born with half a working heart.

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The Washington Post

How police are using Snapchat

It is also, as of last Friday , the home of at least one a police department. The West Midlands Police in Birmingham, England - you may be familiar with their Twitter antics - believes it's the first police department in the world to join the platform.

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This Is Lancashire

2m Britons to join summer getaway

Bookings to Greece and Turkey have also been going well, while for those travelling further afield Dubai, Mexico and Florida are among the most popular destinations.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Guitar World

10 Things You Didn't Know About Black Sabbath

It's been nearly 45 years since Black Sabbath emerged out of Birmingham, England, and defined the genre of heavy metal with detuned guitar riffs, occult themes and monolithic heaviness.

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Examiner.com

These songs topped the UK pop charts in the late '60s, but lagged on U.S. charts

Third of a 3-part series: Songs that reached No. 1 in England but had far less success in the U.S. Third of a 3-part series: Songs that reached No.

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Newsday

City to get education commissioner

Ms Morgan said the education commissioner would work to address criticisms of the authority made in the report by Peter Clarke, the former counter-terrorism chief of the Metropolitan Police.

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