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20 hrs ago | The Independent

Rutland Earthquake: Tremor '100,000 times smaller' than Chilean quake felt in Midlands

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22 hrs ago | BBC News

Women held in school fraud inquiry

The quartet - all aged in their 40s - were arrested at around 07:00 BST at addresses in Birmingham and Solihull.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

IcWalsall

Revealed: Aston Expressway at 'considerable risk' of collapsing

An engineering survey says the raised section of the road, which is also part of Spaghetti Junction, needs massive investment to tackle the problem.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

IcSuttoncoldfield

Madge Andrews on her 105th birthday and (right) a photo from her family album

Madge Andrews can remember the time when goods were delivered to the Royal family by a cart pulled by a donkey.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

IcWalsall

Father Ted Simpson, a former school governor and priest at Olton Friary, Solihull,

Father Ted Simpson, a former school governor and priest at Olton Friary, Solihull, will appear at Birmingham Crown Court on May 21 when he is due to enter a plea.

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IcTamworth

A round-up of the best comedy, music, theatre and exhibitions, What's On in Birmingham: April 11-17

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 visit here ROCK & POP Lovats, Malone Malone, These Kings, Lyre, Luminance plus Killr Punx DJs: The Actress & Bishop, Ludgate Hill, ... (more)

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Black Country Bugle

Bugle readers' No to new Black Country region idea

A NEW push for plans to put the Black Country into a super region of Greater Birmingham has been given a huge thumbs down by Bugle readers.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

BBC News

Governor freeze over plot claim

She said, since January, when the council received an anonymous letter containing allegations of a plot to impose an Islamic agenda at some schools, the council had met with the police each week.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

IcLichfield

Good Hope Hospital campaigners demand closure answers

Campaigners from the Save Local Services at Good Hope met with councillors and concerned residents over alleged plans to close trauma services and move it to Heartlands Campaigners determined to save services at Good Hope Hospital met to urge supporters to act now, after alleged proposals to close trauma and some surgery services at the site.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

IcBurton

World's largest unofficial St George's Day parade' celebrates 10th anniversary in Midlands

All bikes, cars, scooters, trikes, trucks and vans are welcome at the family event which will is set to be biggest yet in 2014, say organisers The 'world's largest unofficial St George's Day parade' is celebrating its 10th anniversary as it prepares for its 2014 event in the Midlands to be the biggest to date.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Blundering kidnappers jailed after wrongly kidnapping man they thought was drugs baron

Two bungling kidnappers have been jailed after their plot to capture a drugs baron backfired when they targeted an innocent man .

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

IcStafford

Outriders pay tribute at funeral of police world champion cyclist Richard Phillips-Schofield

Scores of cycling outriders provided a fitting escort for the funeral procession of a former Solihull police world cycling champion who died following a velodrome crash.

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IcStafford

The Handmade Burger Co, Touchwood, Solihull

AFTER Birmingham failed to win a single mention in Michelin's Eating Out in Pubs 2009 guide, we decided to try somewhere different in search of family fulfilment.

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LBC 97.3

Smog Creeps Across UK As Pollution Hits Level 10

Air pollution has reached the highest possible level in some parts of the country, with "very high" readings reported in London and Kent.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

BBC News

Fresh call for surgeon investigation

Solicitors are calling for a fresh investigation into a doctor suspended for performing unnecessary surgery at two West Midlands hospitals.

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Newsday

Inspectors revisit 'plot' schools

Ofsted inspectors have returned to two schools in Birmingham involved in an investigation into an alleged plot by Muslim hard-liners to seize control.

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IcTamworth

Patient of shamed surgeon Ian Paterson: 'I beat cancer with natural remedies'

A mum treated by shamed surgeon Ian Paterson has told how she beat breast cancer after turning to natural remedies.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

IcStafford

Chinese tycoon targets Birmingham House of Fraser store

Top Birmingham store House of Fraser and a string of others across the West Midlands could be taken over by a Chinese tycoon in a A 450 million swoop, it has been revealed.

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IcWolverhampton

Ponies found roaming Berkswell streets are taken to a new home

The nags, including one believed to be pregnant, had been living in a tiny paddock without shelter or grass since they were corralled by concerned residents in Berkswell last week.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Taxpayers will fork out an extra A 1BILLION in housing benefit - despite Bedroom Tax misery

Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith launched the hated tax a year ago to save A 490million from the A annual A 24billion housing benefit bill Taxpayers are to fork out A 1BILLION more in housing benefit despite the misery caused by the Bedroom Tax, reveals the Sunday People.

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