Birmingham News and Events
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See what's On in Birmingham. The events calendar is always packed with arts festivals, live music, exhibitions, blockbuster theatre shows, sport and activities for family and kids.
Resplendent yet accessible, the Symphony Hall is the model of a perfect modern concert space –and it’s likely the 370,00 people who…
For over three decades the Birmingham Jazz and Blues Festival has used the city as a high-profile platform to show off some…
The Black Country was famous for the Staffordshire Thick Coal, which lay beneath much of the area. The coal occurred in seams…
Origins of Birmingham In the Saxon 6th Century Birmingham was just one small settlement in thick forest – the home (ham) of…
Many people living in hostels spend a lot of time alone feeling isolated from society and community activities. Having activities to focus…
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Birmingham Metro News
Drivers flee in panic as car explodes into flames inside tunnel
by Joe Roberts on 21st May 2020 at 12:36 pm
Around 50 vehicles were inside the tunnel when the car burst into flames.
Group pretends to exercise when police catch them chatting outside shop
by Lucy Middleton on 18th May 2020 at 7:58 am
One man shouted 'high knees!' and the group sprang into action.
Man in court over ‘I hope NHS die’ YouTube video turned away due to ‘coronavirus symptoms’
by James Hockaday on 29th April 2020 at 2:02 pm
Matthew Wain allegedly called Birmingham City Hospital and said he 'hoped the staff die'.
Police officer caught on CCTV hitting and kicking 15-year-old boy
by Joe Roberts on 29th April 2020 at 1:39 pm
The unnamed officer is caught on camera flooring the child with a hit to the head and a kick on his […]
Bodies left in industrial fridges for days because of huge backlog
by James Hockaday on 24th April 2020 at 4:42 pm
Muslim families have been unable to follow the tradition of burying their loved ones within 24 […]
Government issues warning to primary schools over not opening this week
by firstname.lastname@example.org (James Rodger) on 1st June 2020 at 1:38 pm
The spokesman added that plans for all children in primary schools to have a month in class before […]
Dozens flout beauty spot warning with BBQs & laughing gas found
by email@example.com (Nick Horner) on 1st June 2020 at 1:29 pm
Yobs were seen flouting rules to stay away from a dangerous Worcestershire beauty spot after a […]
Electrician wins £1m on Euromillions after buying ticket for first time
by firstname.lastname@example.org (James Rodger) on 1st June 2020 at 1:01 pm
Simon Waddup, who hails from Coventry, in the West Mids, now plans to build a property portfolio
'I couldn't think of anything worse' - horror at huge IKEA queues
by email@example.com (Kelly Ashmore) on 1st June 2020 at 12:59 pm
Hundreds of people patiently waited in the huge queue that snaked around the Wednesbury store's car […]
Police probe drive-by substance attack on major road
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Stephanie Balloo) on 1st June 2020 at 12:56 pm
West Midlands Police is investigating the attack after a 27-year-old man was taken to hospital