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Last updated: 22:59 BST, 27 June 2022
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BIRMINGHAM: LATEST NEWS, BREAKING STORIES AND WEATHER UPDATES

Shocking moment gang use flatbed truck to slam into vehicle before using baseball bats to smash through the windows and attack occupants in terrifying ambush

27/06/22 21:22

27/06/22 19:44

Doreen Rees-Bibb did not survive the blaze which reduced her home to rubble and left her buried under several feet of debris in Birmingham as her partner is hospitalised.

27/06/22 15:35

EXCLUSIVE: Witnesses have described how brave locals risked their lives to remove David Murphy from his home on Dulwich Road, Kingstanding, which went up in flames last night.

27/06/22 13:48

Staff at the car giant's plant in Solihull near Birmingham (pictured) will now have to use the word 'surrogates' when referring to parts used in their vehicles.

27/06/22 12:10

Shiner faces three allegations of dishonesty dating back to 2007 following a five-year investigation by the National Crime Agency.

27/06/22 08:36

West Midlands Fire Service confirmed the tragic death of the woman this morning after emergency services scrambled to the scene on Dulwich Road, Kingstanding.

26/06/22 23:40

Hannah Betts explains some of the best firmers out there for softer skin. She says the first step to smoother skin is exfoliating it with a dry body brush.

26/06/22 22:05

West Midlands Police said they were called just after 8.30pm on Sunday to the incident on Dulwich Road in Kingstanding.

26/06/22 15:53

Teenagers sitting A-levels are facing 'one of the most competitive' years for university admissions as exam watchdog Ofqual warned 60,000 fewer top grades will be awarded.

24/06/22 16:22

Birmingham Airport chief executive Nick Barton's wage rose from £399,000 to £595,000 in a year which has seen UK holidaymakers' journeys blighted by cancelled flights and delays.

24/06/22 16:11

Olivia Alison, 23, from Birmingham, who is getting a free nose job on the NHS due to medical reasons has been trolled and told 'it's a waste of taxpayers' money' in a now viral TikTok video.

24/06/22 14:04

Phil Shiner, 65, (pictured) from Birmingham, is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on June 27 to face three counts of fraud. The charges follow a five-year investigation by the National Crime Agency

24/06/22 01:48

The singer, 48, looked comfortable on stage as she belted out her hits and enthralled the audience.

24/06/22 00:38

The Care Quality Commission yesterday said it is investigating the Priory Group and the hospital's manager for breaches of Health and Social Care law over the death of Matthew Caseby

23/06/22 13:19

Margaret Smith, (left) whose 18 year-old daughter Maxine (right) was killed in the Birmingham bombings (bottom inset), has issued a civil writ against Michael Patrick Riley (top inset)

22/06/22 16:40

The 22nd Commonwealth Games will see 6,500 athletes competing in Birmingham and the BBC plans over 200 hours of live coverage and 11 live streams via its digital platforms.

22/06/22 11:07

Father Daniel Harvey, 38, fumed that the supercar (pictured) blocked him from dropping off his six year-old disabled son. The Birmingham family had to make a longer diversion to bring Daniel's son to a cafe

21/06/22 19:19

A family have gone back in time to experience life as South Asian immigrants in Birmingham in the '50s and '60s for a TV experiment.

21/06/22 16:59

Boulter trailed 5-0 inside half an hour but after she got on the board kept with the Czech before she got the crowd off their feet on a number of occasions during a dramatic second and third set.

21/06/22 14:40

Daley, who has won four Commonwealth Games gold medals and one silver competing for England, revealed the news on Instagram on Tuesday.

21/06/22 14:08

The Birmingham comic, 33, said he had no plans to remove the 'giant donkey d***' joke from his current UK More, More, More! tour - after being investigated by police following the complaint.

21/06/22 01:50

ROLAND WHITE: There should have been a trigger warning before Back In Time For Birmingham (BBC2): 'Scenes in the following programme might make some viewers feel really, really old.'

20/06/22 16:47

A 17-year-old student, Dylan Pegues (pictured), has reportedly died after he was electrocuted when his car crashed into a telephone pole in Alabama.

18/06/22 16:21

Catalina Cojocaru, 37, lived a luxury lifestyle in Northampton with boyfriend Jamie Dunn, 42 raking in £250,000 a year running a huge prostitution ring which trafficked vulnerable women for sex.

18/06/22 01:24

The suspect in the killing of three seniors at a church potluck dinner in Alabama has been identified as Robert Findlay Smith, 70.

17/06/22 21:08

Katie Price was seen arriving at her latest make-up masterclass on Friday after suffering another Instagram photoshop fail in a new snap.

17/06/22 16:50

Walter 'Bart' Rainey, 84, was identified Friday morning as one of two fatally shot St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Thursday by a gunman who police said previously attended the church.

17/06/22 14:18

The royal, 58, toured Toye, Kenning and Spencer, a British jewellery and clothing manufacturer, where medals for the Commonwealth Games are being minted.

17/06/22 13:45

The glamour model, 44, shared a snap of herself gazing sultrily down the lens as she prepared for her makeup masterclass in Birmingham.

17/06/22 12:19

Speaking at a conference in Birmingham today, Dame Rachel de Souza said: 'Girls do like hard maths' and blamed all-male physics classes for girls being put off from doing the subject.

17/06/22 01:40

PATRICK MARMION: The pleasure of this gutsy and absorbing revival of August Wilson's 1970s taxi-office drama is that it spares us the prissiness of political correctness.

17/06/22 01:32

St Stephen's Episcopal Church in Vestavia Hills, a suburb of Birmingham, was hosting a 'Boomers' Potluck' on Friday evening when a gunman opened fire, killing two and injuring one.

16/06/22 19:41

Katie Price put on an animated display as she got her make-up done at her masterclass in Birmingham on Wednesday.

16/06/22 00:54

Swimming pools in Essex, Staffordshire, Birmingham and Brighton were closed or operated on shorter timetables as Londoners enjoyed the hottest day of the year so far with temperatures of 82F.

16/06/22 00:04

The three-time Olympic champion will undergo a key scan on his broken right foot this week and remains in a protective boot just a month and a half out from the opening ceremony on July 28.

15/06/22 22:30

The 25-year-old from Leicestershire scored a second excellent win at the Rothesay Classic in Birmingham to make the quarter-finals, beating France's former world No 4 Caroline Garcia 7-6, 6-1.

15/06/22 17:01

Sebastian Coe has stressed it would be 'bizarre' for track and field to lose its foothold in London as UK Athletics deliberate over cashing in on their right to use the London Stadium.

14/06/22 10:09

Some 16 easyJet flights at London Gatwick were axed today along with another ten at Luton, eight at Belfast, seven at Bristol, six at Stansted and a handful more at Glasgow, Edinburgh and Newcastle.

14/06/22 08:07

EXCLUSIVE: The great-great-great granddaughter of John Cadbury, Tobi-Jayne Cadbury, 34, has revealed she has found love with an SAS hero, 46, who uses the alias Chris Craighead.

13/06/22 01:58

West Midlands Fire Service have deployed 20 appliances to the Smurfit Kappa Recycling centre on Mount Street in Nechells, Birmingham.

12/06/22 15:12

Didi Okoh, 19, from Chelmsford, Essex, was diagnosed with lymphedema in 2016. The condition caused her left leg to swell up to twice the size of her right one.

12/06/22 11:40

Qari Asim (pictured) was let go from his roles as independent adviser on Islamophobia and deputy chairman of the Anti-Muslim Hatred Working Group on Saturday.

12/06/22 10:41

Stephen Groves, 56, from Birmingham, could have to move after Birmingham City Council applied to ban him from entering Pear Tree Road, in Shard End, following his treatment of Steven Persaud, 61.

11/06/22 23:28

Mr Wang has a chequered past, including being detained following bribery scandals involving, separately, a copper mine in Zambia and a bank in China.

11/06/22 09:05

Heather Wheeler, MP for South Derbyshire, made the disparaging remark while speaking at the launch of the 2022 to 2025 Roadmap to a Digital Future on Thursday.

10/06/22 23:01

GUY ADAMS:The scene is rush-hour in Birmingham. Every few minutes, uniformed railway workers emerge from a modern building opposite the entrance to New Street station.

10/06/22 22:34

The British sprinter, 26, will make defending her world 200m crown in the United States next month her main goal this season. But she will compete in Birmingham.

09/06/22 23:48

Inaugural champions Southern Brave signed another explosive batsman in Yorkshire's Finn Allen, who represented runners-up Birmingham Phoenix in 2021.

09/06/22 22:30

A number of the country's biggest Olympic stars will miss next month's home Commonwealth Games in a major blow for the event and Team England.

09/06/22 14:02

The winners of the 2022 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence have been announced, selected from hundreds of tourism businesses across England, including hotels, B&Bs and museums.

09/06/22 11:07

Viewers were not impressed with Max, who told Kirstie Allsopp on last night's Location, Location, Location that he wanted a four bedroom house so he could have a study and a basement for £245,000.

09/06/22 08:36

Showcase yesterday became the second silver screen chain to pull The Lady of Heaven, a film about the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad, from its venues following an outcry from demonstrators.

09/06/22 01:26

Muslim demonstrators entered Westfield shopping centre in Stratford on Wednesday evening, where they chanted 'Take it down' and demanded to speak with the cinema manager.

09/06/22 00:44

Yasser al-Habib, who born in Kuwait and a script writer for the film, also raised funds for the movie which has been at the focal point of Muslim protests in recent days.

08/06/22 18:17

Health Secretary Sajid Javid today weighed in on the controversy and said the cancellations were 'an incredibly dangerous road to go down' after Cineworld and Showcase cancelled screenings.

08/06/22 18:16

Raducanu had a scan in Nottingham following her withdrawal after just seven games of her first round. She has been diagnosed with a sidestrain and told to have a brief period away from the court.

08/06/22 17:09

Plans to turn a historic Peaky Blinders-style pub (pictured) into a mosque have been called 'madness' its former regulars and residents.

08/06/22 12:35

EXCLUSIVE: Showcase was due to show the movie but is no longer advertising any screenings.

08/06/22 00:33

Cinema goers have hit out at those calling for The Lady of Heaven to be banned, arguing that removing the film from UK cinemas would fuel intolerance towards the Muslim community.

08/06/22 00:00

University of Birmingham researchers found men who had bad dreams at least once per week were twice as likely to develop Parkinson's disease within 12 years as those who did not.

07/06/22 19:12

Joseph Derbisz was at the University of Birmingham nightclub for a Fab N Fresh night at the Guild of Students in Edgbaston when he became separated from his pals at about 3.30am.

07/06/22 18:27

Diane Bland, 66, who has trapped nerves in her back and cannot walk properly, waited for two hours at Birmingham Airport only to be eventually told that her £1300 scooter had gone missing.

07/06/22 17:32

Teachers ordered children to hide under their desks at North Birmingham Academy as the school went into lockdown after armed teenagers were seen on school grounds.

07/06/22 15:51

Hundreds of demonstrators have turned out in Bradford, Bolton, Birmingham and Sheffield to protest theatres showing screenings of historical drama The Lady of Heaven.

06/06/22 17:13

The actor, 58, who has been celebrating his dramatic defamation case victory over ex-wife Amber Heard , carried a mug in his hand as he was guided out of the Grand Hotel by his bodyguard.

06/06/22 16:20

Founder Benjamin Boycott will join the Saddlers' board as co-chairman with Pomlett, who has agreed to stay on for four years as part of the transition process.

06/06/22 15:25

The actor, 58, celebrated his dramatic defamation case victory over ex-wife Amber Heard by enjoying a curry in Birmingham with friends - and running up a whopping £50,000 bill.

05/06/22 11:03

Tube stations across London will be closed today because of a strike. It comes as Grant Shapps rejected calls to bring in 'cheap' foreign workers to relieve the chaos at UK airports.

05/06/22 00:45

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Klim has been spotted using a walking stick on a trip out with his mother in Melbourne. It comes two years after he broke his leg on a family holiday.

04/06/22 23:16

The 34-year-old, who played Ada Thorne in the hit BBC drama about the Midlands crime gang, larked around with actor partner Matt Stokoe and their one-year-old son Henry in Barcelona.

04/06/22 11:46

Areas such as Blackpool, Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Liverpool and Birmingham have between 20 and 25.5 per cent of the working age population claiming benefits.

03/06/22 22:30

The 40-year-old Bell, who scored 7,727 runs in 118 Tests for England, retired from the first-class game two years ago, and has since broken into coaching.

03/06/22 20:02

Karen and Jason Brogan and their neighbour Janet Finn live in properties on either side of the house on the Meadway in Garrett's Green, Birmingham.

02/06/22 22:00

Bosses at Birmingham airport said there was a 20 per cent rise in people asking for assistance and it has had to buy more wheelchairs and take on extra staff to push them.

01/06/22 11:24

Learner drivers are facing up to a year-long wait for a driving test because of Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) backlogs caused by Covid lockdowns.

01/06/22 10:17

Helena Bonham Carter was near unrecognisable as she got into character as Crossroads icon Noele Gordon during filming for ITV drama, Nolly, on Tuesday.

31/05/22 13:04

From a life-sized cake to scarecrows and from knitted models to Lego displays, Britons are coming up with a variety of unusual ways to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

31/05/22 11:26

The Championship side are fighting to keep hold of their England Under 18 international who has been courted by a number of clubs since breaking into the first team this season.

31/05/22 10:06

Alan Edney is accused of killing Kerry Owen (pictured), 35, after her remains were discovered in Hopwood, south of Birmingham at 6am on Friday.

30/05/22 12:13

This is the moment a driver smashed a £500,000 Ferrari supercar into a row of five parked vehicles in Halesowen, near Birmingham, West Midlands, before fleeing the scene.

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