Friday Dec 6
Does anyone snow where stars are? ; Theatre's hunt for child actors...
THERE'S snow business like showbusiness - as these young starlets know only too well.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Weather: Thousands Evacuated Amid Storm Surge
Tens of thousands are forced out of their homes and two people are killed as a fierce storm and tidal surge batters the UK.
Growth Success for Snap-on Industrial
The Kettering-based division of Snap-on UK Holdings Ltd. has seen strong performance across a number of specific industry sectors, including aerospace , rail , and general industry .
Health staff attacks on the rise
More than 2,000 health service staff have been assaulted by patients in the West Midlands during 2012/13, new figures reveal.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Caught in the act: Burglar is captured on CCTV as he creeps into...
Ashley Bell was jailed for four years and nine months after being caught on CCTV raiding a couple's home Ashley Bell, 27, was unaware that he was being recorded as he raided the couple's property in Solihull, West Midlands, on June 26. Bell - wearing a grey hooded tracksuit and black gloves - can be seen carefully tip-toeing around the room before ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Kidderminster councillor in Westminster bid
A WYRE Forest district councillor says he will continue to give "100 per cent" to his role as ward representative, despite being selected as a candidate for a West Midlands parliamentary constituency at the next election.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Cannabis cards given out by council
A council is giving out "cannabis scratch and sniff" cards to Birmingham residents in a bid to tackle cultivation of the drug.
'Shop-a-drink-driver' reward offered
A potential A 200 reward is on offer to people who report drink-drive offences as part of a Christmas safety campaign.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Flamingos in Suffolk - using a Land Rover in the city
The Land Rover brand has forever associated itself with making some of the finest cars to take off-road, through the dirt and the grime of farmlands and mountainous tracks, and with good reason - with its high traction wheels leading to an elevated design, it can easily tackle the tougher terrains of the countryside.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Caught on CCTV: Moment awful driver smashed into three cars - and drove off
British Transport Police are still on the hunt for the awful driver, who hit the vehicles in a railway station car park CCTV footage shows the driver starting off slow and steady before rapidly reversing and swiping two other vehicles at Olton railway station, Solihull.
Universities 'seven times Tesco size'
Universities in the UK occupy property that is seven times bigger than the total estate of Tesco's shops, according to a report from university estate directors.
This halfwit driver was anything but in control of their car and British Transport Police are very interested in a chat after viewing CCTV footage of the car park prang.
Man charged with cyclist's death
A driver has been charged with causing the death of a 74-year-old cyclist, following a crash in Wolverhampton.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Guy Fawkes' blog
Ex-Ukip Mep's Missing Money Mystery
West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire has been taking full advantage of the media limelight ahead of her new book coming out.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
It's all the rage in New York City. Quick-service hair salons that style your hair with a blow-dryer and maybe a flat iron.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
JFK death: 'No-one could believe it'
In the Digbeth area of Birmingham sits a huge mosaic memorial to former US president John F Kennedy who was assassinated in Dallas exactly 50 years ago.
Birmingham property good value as UK's second city is revitalised
Queen Victoria famously ordered the blinds in her train to be pulled down as she approached Birmingham.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
McDonald's job saved the life of anorexic woman
A woman who dropped to a skeletal four stone battling the eating disorder anorexia has made an amazing recovery after getting a job at McDonald's.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Brit left with brain damage after German motorbike smash awarded A 6 million in compensation
Shane Booth also suffered multiple fractures and serious internal injuries when a tractor turned into the path of his motorbike during a biking holiday A former businessman has been awarded A 6 million damages following a horrific motorbike collision in Germany that left him brain damaged and unable to walk.
Conman jailed after passing dud cheques in Alcester and Studley
A PROFESSIONAL confidence trickster who passed dud cheques at shops in Alcester, Studley and Wootton Wawen while he was already on bail for earlier offences, has been jailed for 20 months.