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SEE: 50 pictures that prove marathons are the new Halloween 

18 Oct 17

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EU workers in the NHS: Birmingham hospitals leavers are on the rise 

17 Oct 17

The proportion of EU workers leaving Birmingham NHS trusts has increased in 5 out of 6 hospitals in the last year.


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Birmingham writer challenges herself to write 100,000 words in a month 

16 Oct 17

An Erdington accounts assistant is up to write 100,000 words in one month during an international writing challenge covering six continents.


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Police chief visits South & City College 

16 Oct 17

David Jamieson (WMPCC) addressing students at South City College The West Midlands Police Crime Commissioner visited South City College in Birmingham today (Monday October 16 2017).


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“Scientology is like crack”, ex-member warns 

16 Oct 17

Pitmaston House.


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Fierce Festival returns to Birmingham. 

16 Oct 17

Photo by Deinse Chan  The Fierce Festival returns to Birmingham today (16th October 2017), with acts from Dorian Electra and Selina Bonneli.


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A 36-year journey culminates at Birmingham Marathon 

16 Oct 17

Photo from @TeamEdwards800 A marathon runner completed a 36-year journey when he set a new world record for running 800 marathons  — all under 200 minutes.


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The Running Viola breaks world record in Birmingham 

16 Oct 17

‘The Running Viola’, has set yet another world record this weekend at the Birmingham International Marathon .


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Big screen success for Birmingham based special effects studio 

16 Oct 17

Photo credit: Twitter @FatherPhantom Halloween’s come a few weeks early for one Birmingham business.


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#RedSky: Five talking points 

16 Oct 17

Monday’s mixed weather conditions are due in part to the threat of Hurricane Ophelia , but they have brought some delight in the marvel at the Red Sky pictured across the UK.


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Big Sleuth Bears raise over 250,000 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital 

13 Oct 17

Last night 91 of the Big Sleuth Bears, which have brought the streets of Birmingham, Solihull and Sutton Coldfield alive with colour this summer, went under the hammer at the ThinkTank Science Museum.


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Appeal for witnesses after female cyclist dies in Edgbaston crash 

10 Oct 17

A female cyclist involved in a crash in Edgbaston has died.


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The Vintage Kilo Sale is back at the Custard Factory 

9 Oct 17

The Vintage Kilo Sale stopped at Birmingham on Saturday 7th of October, selling vintage clothes for £15 a kilo.


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Pershore Road closed after cyclist is involved in crash with a lorry 

9 Oct 17

Emergency services at the scene of the crash on the Pershore Road A main route in Birmingham has been closed after a crash.


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Cork popping makes wine taste better 

9 Oct 17

Photo by Ginny .


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Birmingham Market move delayed again 

9 Oct 17

Birmingham market has been delayed once again, after a malfunction with the sprinkler caused the latest delay.


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Birmingham immigration checks netting more Brits than any other nationality 

9 Oct 17

Picture courtesy of the Home Office (Creative Commons licence) One out of every four people stopped by immigration officers in Birmingham are British nationals , according to figures revealed Monday as part of a nationwide investigation.


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Motorcyclist in hospital after crashing into car in Edgbaston 

5 Oct 17

A motorcyclist has crashed into a car in Edgbaston.


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The National Wedding Show comes to Birmingham 

30 Sep 17

The National Wedding Show 2017 The National Wedding Show has arrived in Birmingham this weekend.


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EGX 2017 live! 

21 Sep 17

The Eurogamer Expo is the biggest gaming event in the UK and takes place at the NEC.


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Birmingham developer teaming up with Sir David Attenborough to create new virtual reality app to help hospice patients 

14 Sep 17

A Birmingham developer is teaming up with Sir David Attenborough to create a new virtual reality app which could help hospice patients manage their pain.


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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra boosted by £800,000 legacy 

11 Sep 17

A donor has gifted an £800,000 legacy to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.


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Leader of Birmingham City Council steps down after “frenzied” speculation in the wake of bin strikes 

11 Sep 17

The leader of Birmingham City Council says “frenzied media speculation” in the wake of the city’s bin strikes has led to his decision to step down from the role.


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Bookbinding workshop taking place at the Library of Birmingham 

8 Sep 17

A bookbinding workshop for adults is taking place at the Library of Birmingham.


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Official opening for new £57million Birmingham Conservatoire 

8 Sep 17

The doors to the new Birmingham Conservatoire have been officially opened.


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Handsworth man charged after human trafficking raids across the Midlands 

8 Sep 17

A Handsworth man has been charged with human trafficking.


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Birmingham wins latest battle in bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games 

7 Sep 17

Birmingham has won the latest stage of its battle to be the UK candidate for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.


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Serving Army personnel from Birmingham arrested under anti-terror laws 

5 Sep 17

A 22-year-old man from Birmingham, who is serving in the British Army has been arrested alongside three other men under anti-terror laws in relation to being members of a banned neo-Nazi group called National Action.


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Tributes paid following death of Birmingham kidnap victim Stephanie Slater 

1 Sep 17

Tributes have been paid to a Birmingham estate agent who was kidnapped in 1992 following her death from cancer.


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Funding gives green light for Midland Metro to extend out to Edgbaston 

1 Sep 17

The next stage of the Midland Metro line through Birmingham has been given the green light.


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Birmingham dance group takes centre stage at the 2017 Leeds West Indian Carnival 

1 Sep 17

A dance group from Birmingham have entertained more thousands of people at one of the country’s largest West Indian Carnivals.


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Two out and two in as Birmingham City wrap up a hectic transfer deadline day 

1 Sep 17

Two faces left and two arrived as Birmingham City left it late to complete their business on transfer deadline day.


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Birmingham City break transfer record to sign Brentford winger Jota 

31 Aug 17

A busy transfer deadline day has continued as Birmingham City have broken their transfer record.


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Aston Villa midfielder Gary Gardner secures loan move to Barnsley 

31 Aug 17

Aston Villa’s Gary Gardner has joined Barnsley on loan.


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Man left in a coma after Bank Holiday Monday fight in Birmingham street 

31 Aug 17

A 20-year-old man is fighting for his life after being attacked in Birmingham in the early hours of Bank Holiday Monday.


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Derby clash between Birmingham City and Aston Villa to be shown on Sky Sports 

31 Aug 17

The highly-anticipated derby clash between Birmingham City and Aston Villa will be shown on TV.


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Leading rugby union players to take part in concussion study carried out by the University of Birmingham 

31 Aug 17

Leading rugby players are taking part in a major study at the University of Birmingham to help develop a pitch-side test to help diagnose head injuries.


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Muncie Girls to play the Castle and Falcon in Birmingham this weekend 

31 Aug 17

Punk rock outfit Muncie Girls will perform in Birmingham this weekend.


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Birmingham City add another new face as former Blackburn Rovers man Jason Lowe signs 

31 Aug 17

Harry Redknapp has continued his revamp of Birmingham City’s squad after securing a transfer deadline day deal for Jason Lowe.


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Dog deformed by overbreeding put down after being found wandering in Birmingham street 

29 Aug 17

A dog deformed by overbreeding has had to be put down after being found in a Birmingham street.


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Drivers warned of fines as more bus lane enforcement cameras are switched on across Birmingham 

29 Aug 17

Drivers are being warned to stay out of bus lanes as the latest enforcement cameras are turned on across Birmingham.


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Appeal for witnesses after taxi driver dies in Edgbaston crash 

29 Aug 17

A taxi driver has died after being involved in a hit and run in Edgbaston.


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Requiem for education: The full story about #AcadamiesInBrum 

28 Aug 17

Want to know the full story about #AcadamiesInBrum? Then check-out our full picture story below.


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Teenager stabbed in Castle Vale street attack 

26 Aug 17

A teenager has been stabbed after an attack by three men in Castle Vale.


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Aston Villa sign midfielder Robert Snodgrass from West Ham on loan 

25 Aug 17

Robert Snodgrass.


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UK’s biggest gin festival returning to Birmingham 

25 Aug 17

The UK’s biggest gin festival will be held in the Market Hall venue at the Custard Factory in Digbeth next month.


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Appeal after cat is tied up in a bin bag and left for dead in a Birmingham alleyway 

25 Aug 17

A cat has been left tied up in a bin bag in a Birmingham alleyway.


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Data reveals number of stop and searches is dropping in the West Midlands – but more slowly for ethnic minorities 

25 Aug 17

Data published by the Data.


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We’ve built an #AcademiesInBrum database and need your help 

24 Aug 17

As part of our #AcadamiesInBrum series, we’ve talked about everything from sitting down with Boldmere Mums founder Kath Scott to exploring just what an academy is in modern day Britain is .


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Birmingham student bringing old office chairs back to life as backpacks 

24 Aug 17

A Birmingham student is breathing new life into old office chairs as part of a new project.


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Six held as part of gun crime crackdown across Birmingham 

24 Aug 17

Six people have been arrested as part of a crackdown on gun crime across Birmingham.


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Aston Villa drawn against Middlesbrough in the Carabao Cup 

24 Aug 17

Aston Villa could lock horns with former striker Rudy Gestede after being drawn to face Middlesbrough in the next round of the Carabao Cup.


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Digbeth event to highlight the legal cannabis and hemp trade 

24 Aug 17

A controversial event targeting the legal cannabis and hemp industry is coming to Birmingham.


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Celebration of South Asian heritage to take place at the Library of Birmingham 

24 Aug 17

A one-day celebration of South Asian heritage is taking place at the Library of Birmingham on Saturday (August 26th).


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Birmingham mosque raises over £100k during Ramadan for new roof 

24 Aug 17

A Birmingham Mosque raised over 100k throughout Ramadan from donations made during prayer for a new roof in the women’s section.


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Brighton band Tigercub confirm Birmingham gig at The Flapper 

22 Aug 17

Brighton band Tigercub will perform in Birmingham in October.


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#AcademiesInBrum quiz: How much do you know? 

17 Aug 17

Do you know your Academy from your main stream school? Or what percentage of students are in an academy? – Take the quiz below that we created as part of our #AcademiesInBrum series and see how much you know…


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Sitting down to talk about #AcademiesInBrum with Boldmere Mums 

17 Aug 17

As part of our #AcademiesInBrum series, we’re bringing you an in-depth look at academies in Birmingham.


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#AcademiesInBrum: Exploring the world of academies in 2017 Britain 

16 Aug 17

As part of our series into #AcadamiesInBrum, we’re looking at the real story behind academies.


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Birmingham MP Liam Byrne hoping to learn more about impact of low income on Hodge Hill residents 

15 Aug 17

A Birmingham MP is trying to find out how poverty and low income impacts on people in his constituency.