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1 hr ago | Pensions & Investments

PGL Pension Scheme enters into 900 million longevity swap

The trustees of the PGL Pension Scheme, Birmingham, England, hedged the longevity risk of 900 million of liabilities with Phoenix Life.

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5 hrs ago | MTV

FKA Twigs Drops Three More Songs + Videos

If you can't get enough of FKA Twig's recently released "LP1" ,you are in luck. The 26-year-old singer dropped three more tracks, complete with music videos.

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10 hrs ago | IcWalsall

Unite Against Fascism protesters confront police in Chamberlain Square

Six more men have appeared before Birmingham magistrates accused of violent disorder at a protest by the English Defence League last year .

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14 hrs ago | Newsday

Missing girl aged 12 found safe

The girl left her aunt's home in Balsall Heath, between 10:00 BST and 14:00 BST on Monday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Teenage died falling onto railway tracks after night out clubbing

Jeevan Dhanda, 18, was found seriously injured on the lines at Birmingham's New Street station along with a 30-year-old man from Handsworth - who also later died.

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IcWolverhampton

Video: Watch the Red Arrows roar through the skies over Solihull

Residents in Birmingham and Solihull were shaken by an early afternoon roar from the skies that caused more than a few inquisitive glances upwards.

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Washington Times

U.K. official: British Muslims fighting for the Islamic State far surpasses those in armed forces

A British Member of Parliament told Newsweek on Wednesday that there are more than twice as many British Muslims fighting for the Islamic State group than in the nation's military.

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IcWalsall

Two Towers Brewery backing Pride of Birmingham with new exclusive bitter

Real ale brewers are raising a glass to the Pride of Birmingham awards - with a limited edition beer exclusively for the event.

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IcStafford

Police make three arrests in raids against suspected drug dealers

Officers searched houses and businesses including a petrol station and car dealership in Rowley Regis, Bordesley Green and Kitts Green Officers from Birmingham and the Serious and Organised Crime Unit searched houses and businesses including a petrol station and car dealership in Rowley Regis , Bordesley Green and Kitts Green.

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Dudleynews.co.uk

Farage issues rallying call to voters ahead of police election

UKIP leader Nigel Farage MEP issued a rallying call to borough voters ahead of tomorrow's police and crime commissioner election.

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BBC News

Drunk stowaway said he was co-pilot

A drunken man who managed to sneak on to a plane claimed he was the co-pilot when he was found, a court heard.

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Worcester News

"For Nikki": Mo and Andy Usowicz of Bewdley.

HUNDREDS of walkers strode out to support St Richard's Hospice on the charity's popular annual Waterways Walk on Sunday .

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Droitwich Advertiser

More than 250 people take part in the a Waterways Walka in aid of local charity

ALMOST 130 people took part in the 'Waterways Walk' a 21 mile journey from Droitwich Spa to Diglis in aid of St Richard's Hospice.

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IcStafford

New head of children's service department calls for urgent action

Strategic director Peter Hay was appointed to run children's services after the departure of Peter Duxbury by "mutual consent" The new interim head of Birmingham's failing children's service department admitted vulnerable children remained "unsafe" in this city and urgent action was required to turn the department around.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Hippodrome Presents International Video Art Exhibition About Town: Video Art in Southside, Nov. 13-16

About Town is an exhibition of international video art in Birmingham's Southside district taking place 13 - 16 November 2014.

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IcSuttoncoldfield

Katie Hopkins facing legal action after calling White Dee 'benefit cheat'

Loudmouth Katie Hopkins could face legal action after falsely accusing Celebrity Big Brother 's White Dee of being a benefits cheat.

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IcWalsall

New Street Station deaths: Tributes to teenager who died after falling onto tracks

The family of a talented student who died after a fall onto the tracks Birmingham's New Street Station have paid tribute to the teenager, describing him as "a beacon of love and happiness."

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IcStafford

The Property Show: How to decide on the right area for you

A local estate agent is part of that mix; their office isn't just a place to buy or sell properties, but a meeting place for people to pick up the local newspaper and have a chat about what's happening in the market.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Benefits Street White Dee a favourite to win Celebrity Big Brother say bookies

Bookies are giving White Dee odds of 9/2 to win Big Brother behind former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney who has odds of 5/2 Benefits Street star White Dee is hot on the heels of Kellie Maloney as favourite to win Celebrity Big Brother.

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BBC News

Cancer girl mum in school absence row

The mother of a seven-year-old girl who battled cancer is facing prosecution for not sending her to school.

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