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

13 hrs ago | BBC News

A 14k bus lane fines to be refunded

Just 233 fines are to be refunded to motorists caught driving in bus lanes in Birmingham despite thousands caught in areas where signs were "inadequate".

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17 hrs ago | Hemmings Auto Blogs

Mini Moke fans to celebrate 50th anniversary of the British trucklet

The British military's loss was the motoring public's gain. While Alec Issigonis, the designer of the Mini, thought that the British Motor Corporation might be able to take some business away from Land Rover by building a rugged, Mini-based, air-droppable utility vehicle for the British army, the army thought not.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bromsgrove Standard

Fun, folk and even a carnival at the Bromsgrove Festival

THERE will be even more fun for all the family in the coming seven days as part of this year's new-look Bromsgrove Festival.

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The Independent

Striking new stations, high-speed links and (whisper it) better...

Striking new stations, high-speed links and better services - the UK's railways are entering a new golden age New stations are opening across the country and our railways appear to be entering an era not seen in Britain since the early 1950s Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this ... (more)

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WTOP-FM Washington

No More Knots

Knotted-up headphones can be a common frustration for those who opt for earbud-style models, but a scientist is aiming to solve the annoyance with a mathematical theory.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Acting VA secretary: Dorn Center improving

FEBRUARY 07: A patient is taken to the operating theatre in the recently opened Birmingham Queen Elizabeth Hospital on February 7, 2011 in Birmingham, England.

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Salmon Arm Observer

Ames recognized for heroic past

Honour: Alf Ames was presented with the MSM Legion Medal by Henry Butters, president of Salmon Arm Branch 62 at a ceremony in Invermere.

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She Knows

What? Did Kanye West complain about the train's toilet paper?

For Cailyn Cox, writing isn't just a hobby, it's her life. Passionate about Hollywood, she makes it her mission to find the most entertaining celebrity gossip for SheKnows readers.

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Newsday

MPs push for English tax devolution

Committee chair Clive Betts said: "The government should work with groups of local authorities, focused initially on England's large cities, to break the log-jam stopping local areas from shaping their economic destiny.

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Newsday

Inspectors praise private prison

A snap inspection found the prison in Winson Green was "making good progress" since contractor G4S took control, but some problems persisted.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Scotsman.com

British jihadist turned in by his mother

Childhood friends Mohammed Nahin Ahmed and Yusuf Zubair Sarwar, both 22, from the Handsworth area of Birmingham, travelled to the war-torn country last May after contacting Islamic extremists.

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News Times

Steel Pulse comes to Bridgeport's

Fans of Bob Marley will want to check out this storied reggae ensemble from the other side of the pond.

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ABC News

PHOTO: A British scientists says hes solved the mystery of tangled headphones.

Robert Matthews, a visiting scientist at Aston University in Birmingham, England, has developed a mathematical theory that explains why headphones invariably tangle up into hopeless knots.

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Newsday

Children 'not told of father death'

The family of a man stabbed to death say they have not yet told his four children that their father is dead.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

MedicineNet

Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

The findings suggest that keeping tight control over cholesterol through medication could help prevent breast cancer, said lead author Rahul Potluri, a researcher at the Aston University School of Medical Sciences in Birmingham, England.

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The Independent

Prisoner released from jail by accident after surname mix-up

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BBC News

Murder probe after two found dead

Police said the bodies of a man and a woman were found, after reports of an attack inside the property on Hermitage Road, in the early hours.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Stourbridgenews.co.uk

BLACK Country rock band EofE are giving fans the chance to appear in their music video.

Fresh from touring with supergroup McBusted, the band will be filming the video for Piece of You at Brewsmiths Coffee and Tea in Livery Street, Birmingham on Tuesday .

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

5 jobs that deserve higher pay5 jobs that deserve higher payWhen we...

When we think of the highest paid people in the country, CEOs immediately come to mind for most of us.

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Your Leek Paper

Cheadle company opens its new 1 million factory expansion

Pictured with the RoSPA Gold award are, back row from left, Nigel Wood, Lee Ratcliffe, Ian Mycock , Laura Plant and Shane Bratt .

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