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3 hrs ago | IcWolverhampton

As it happened: Birmingham and West Midlands news, weather, traffic and sport

Bringing you Friday's breaking news, sport, traffic and weather from around Birmingham and the West Midlands as it happens If there's something you've noticed and want us to check out then feel free to get in touch - call us on 0121 234 5430, tweet @birminghammail, or email newsdesk@birminghammail.co.uk I'll have the latest news, travel and sport ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

Gang jailed for kidnapping, imprisoning and torturing Worcester man

A GANG who were found guilty of falsely imprisoning a Worcester man have been jailed for a total of 65 and a half years.

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6 hrs ago | This Is London

Interview: Lord Bilimoria, Cobra - Pulling no punches, the lager lord who is speaking up for Britain

In what must have been the Indian army equivalent of wheeling out your kids to show them off at a dinner party, the eight-year-old Karan Bilimoria's father hauled him up to do an exhibition boxing match.

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10 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

Nathan Sykes Skips The Wanted's Last Show

Earlier this year , the Glad You Came hitmakers announced they would take an indefinite hiatus following their world tour in May but they continued to book occasional shows.

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14 hrs ago | IcWolverhampton

Birmingham MP John Hemming offers to take pay cut - if he can keep his other jobs

Birmingham MP John Hemming has offered to take a pay cut - if he is allowed to continue with his a lucrative second job outside Parliament.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Philly.com

For cancer patient, 'life is how the time goes by'

Sue Russell has rare ocular melanoma. Her life is scans and trials, tears and fear.

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IcBurton

New Year's Honours for top West Midlands policemen

Retired Chief Superintendent Neil Evans and DCC Dave Thompson to be presented with the Queen's Police Medal at Buckingham Palace Former chief superintendent Neil Evans and deputy chief constable Dave Thompson of West Midlands Police have both received the Queen's Police Medal Recently retired chief superintendent Neil Evans and deputy chief ... (more)

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Mirror.co.uk

Student and man died in railway station plunge 'following struggle over mobile phone'

Mystery over the deaths of Hitesh Shirajlal and Jeevan Dhanda deepens as it is revealed the teenager's phone was found in the older man's pocket A student and another man who died after plunging onto railway tracks may have been in a struggled over a mobile phone moments before their deaths, it has emerged.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

IcBurton

A round-up of the best comedy, music, theatre and exhibitions, August 29-September 4

Do you know of concerts and shows that should be listed in our pages? Send details to listings@birminghammail.net or write to Birmingham Mail, Floor 6, Fort Dunlop, Fort Parkway, Birmingham B24 9FF For more details of events and venues visit here ROCK & POP The Mighty Young, The Castillians, The Cedar House Band; The Sun at the Station, High St, ... (more)

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IcWolverhampton

Hitesh Dhirajlal (left) and Jeevan Singh Dhanda

The second man involved in a double death riddle at Birmingham's New Street Station was a "much-loved" son and brother, his devastated family said today.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

British Wives is Chico tradition for more than 50 years

Maureen Hauser, front, and Valerie Flynn look over a copy of Britsh Weekly at a meeting of the British Wives group on Aug. 22 at Roots Catering.

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Mirror.co.uk

Ice Bucket Challenge bully video proves only cruel minds love a poor joke

A video emerged this week of yobs in Liverpool terrorising a disabled middle aged man and forcing him to take part in the viral Ice Bucket Challenge A text landed, asking if I'd seen the video clip of a man in a wheelchair being given the full ice-bucket treatment .

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IcWalsall

Replay: Friday's breaking news, weather, sport and traffic for Birmingham and the West Midlands

If there's something you've noticed and want us to check out then feel free to get in touch - call us on 0121 234 5430, tweet us @birminghammail, tell us at our Facebook page or email us at Newsdesk email link START-UP: Hello, how are you? Didn't we enjoy lovely weather last night? It was like summer's last hoorah.

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Mashable

5 Robots Booking It to a Classroom Near You

The technological creations are taking on serious roles in the classroom. With the accelerating rate of robotic technology, school administrators all over the world are plotting how to implement them in education, from elementary through high school.

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Newsday

Sentence cut for sex camera teacher

Phillip Evans, 39, who taught music at King Edward's School in Edgbaston, was jailed for 44 months at Birmingham Crown Court in December.

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IcWolverhampton

Teenager in court over sword robbery at a Harborne Post Office

The 17-year-old, who can not be named for legal reasons, faced one charge of robbery when he appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court earlier this month A teenager accused of a robbery in which a Birmingham shop worker was attacked with a large sword has appeared in court.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

IcWolverhampton

Pride of Birmingham: Harry Moseley's mum nominated for award

When 11-year-old Harry Moseley died in 2011 from an inoperable brain tumour his devastated mother had little time for grieving.

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Bromsgrove Standard

Crowds gather for Bromsgrove VJ commemorations

A POIGNANT service to commemorate the 69th anniversary of VJ Day - 'Victory over Japan' - was held at Bromsgrove's Burma Campaign Memorial in Crown Close.

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The Charlotte Observer

Ruth Gaddy: Pioneer, patriot

Fannie Flono writes on news, politics and life in The Carolinas. Her column appears on the Editorial pages of The Charlotte Observer.

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IcWolverhampton

Birmingham MP calls for university reform to create 'richer, fairer country'

Confidential soccer star contracts are being put up for sale on eBay - after being dumped in a skip outside Birmingham City's ground.

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