Man charged with rape over Birmingham city centre attack  Birmingham Live

After a nationwide manhunt, Temesgen Desta, 31, has been charged with rape and false imprisonment.


CCTV examined after sixth mosque attacked in Birmingham  Sky News

A man arrested after handing himself in to police following five previous attacks is detained under the Mental Health Act.


Birmingham crash: Children aged 3 and 5 among those injured in Erdington road collision  The Independent

Two young children, aged three and five, were among five people injured in a “serious collision” between a car and a people carrier in Birmingham.


Third murder charge after Birmingham park death  BBC News

A 17-year-old is charged following the stabbing of a teenager in Birmingham.


Student accommodation staff helped 19-year stabbing victim after attack  Birmingham Live

The 19-year-old victim stumbled into The Heights reception after being knifed in the leg.


Teen stabbed in vicious attack outside Birmingham City University student accommodation block  Birmingham Live

Blood-stains pictured in the main entrance area of The Heights student block in Staniforth Street.


Birmingham mosques on heightened alert after attacks  BBC News

Security has been stepped up at mosques across Birmingham after five were targeted during an "abhorrent" spate of vandalism. CCTV footage has been ...


'Brilliant' The Birmingham City academy star tearing it up at his new club  Birmingham Live

When supporters and neutrals point to the fruits of Birmingham City's academy, names like Nathan Redmond, Demarai Gray and Jack Butland will inevitably be ...


Birmingham City are far from the only club in the Championship chasing fools gold  Telegraph.co.uk

In the Football League's fulsome and damning judgment of Birmingham City's chronic overspend, there is a passage in which the club, in their desperation, try to ...


Revealed: The most expensive house EVER SOLD in Birmingham  Birmingham Live

This eight bedroomed house has just been sold for a “record breaking sum”


GALLERY: Check out the outfits at Birmingham Comic Con  expressandstar.com

The event comes to the NEC with special guests, exclusive *content*, hundreds of stalls and more. Guest attending the event include Sex Education star Asa ...


All you need to know about Blues' kit ahead of summer release  Birmingham Live

BCFC are one of the oldest football clubs in England, and woven into their history is the iconic blue kits.


Ten buildings in Birmingham that look like they've been squashed  Birmingham Live

The buildings in Birmingham that define the phrase 'tight fit' - see how they rate on our Squashed Factor test.


Gymnast Joe Fraser fourth in World Cup in Birmingham  SkySports

Joe Fraser narrowly missed out on a medal in front of his raucous local supporters at the Gymnastics World Cup in Birmingham on Saturday.


Car crash coma survivor stunned at Kym Marsh Pride of Birmingham invite  Birmingham Live

Inspirational footballer Charlie Fogarty is a Corrie super fan and was amazed when she pulled him a pint.


Birmingham City deducted nine points for EFL profitability and sustainability rule breaches  BBC Sport

Birmingham City are deducted nine points by the EFL for breaching profitability and sustainability rules.


'I wanted to rent a garage - why does Birmingham City Council need to know my race?'  Birmingham Live

Ex-Army driver was sent a questionnaire asking about his race and religion.


Watch: Drivers jam on brakes as rampaging child cyclists block road  Birmingham Live

Dozens of young riders ignore the rules of the road to create mayhem.


The brilliant moment that will make Birmingham City fans smile  Birmingham Live

This former BCFC favourite had a glimpse of deja vu on Saturday!


Birmingham council denies using road money to mask the state of its finances  Telegraph.co.uk

A row over a giant contract to manage Birmingham's roads has escalated after it emerged that tens of millions of pounds of Department for Transport funding ...


Amazing costumes at the MCM Comic Con 2019 in Birmingham  Birmingham Live

The MCM Comic Con is back at The NEC this weekend. The action-packed celebration of pop culture features interactive *content*, talks and panels, exclusive ...


Little girl dies of rare virus after dream Maldives holiday  Birmingham Live

Ava Akers slipped into a coma and had to be medically transferred back to the UK.


Birmingham City deducted nine points by EFL for financial breaches  The Guardian

Birmingham City have been hit with a nine-point penalty by the Football League for breaching profitability and sustainability rules.


Jack Grealish attack: Professor says Birmingham fan treated harshly | Daily Star  Daily Star

THE BIRMINGHAM City yob who attacked Jack Grealish was treated "harshly" in being locked up for 14 weeks, it has been claimed.


Teacher behind Birmingham LGBT lessons says protests have been ‘hurtful’  PinkNews

Andrew Moffat, the assistant headteacher who developed No Outsiders programme, has said that protests against LGBT+ education have been "very hurtful."


Birmingham LGBT row: Parkfield School protests resume  BBC News

Protests over a primary school's teaching of LGBT rights have resumed amid claims the topic is still being discussed with pupils. Parent rallies outside Parkfield ...


Birmingham pub bombings: 'Men responsible' named by IRA bomber  BBC News

A convicted IRA bomber has named four men he says were responsible for the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings. At inquests into the deaths of the 21 victims, ...


‘A fudge’ What Aston Villa and Leeds United are saying about Birmingham City points deduction  Birmingham Live

The rest of the Championship has reacted to Birmingham City's points deduction. Blues will be deducted nine points but their transfer embargo will be lifted and ...


Man stabbed as 'large scale' fight breaks out in nightclub  Birmingham Live

Cops were called to a massive brawl inside the Fixxion Warehouse Project nightspot in Skinner Street.


Inside Paradise - first look inside massive scheme changing face of Birmingham city centre  Birmingham Live

The first building in Paradise has finally revealed its secrets and stunning views more than a year after it was delayed by the collapse of Carillion.


Gymnastics World Cup: Ellie Downie and Joe Fraser miss medals in Birmingham  BBC Sport

Ellie Downie counts the cost of falls while Joe Fraser narrowly misses out on a medal in the World Cup Series event in Birmingham.


Birmingham pub bombings: Blasts were 'IRA operation that went wrong'  BBC News

The Birmingham pub bombings were not murder but "an IRA operation that went badly wrong", an inquest has heard. Former IRA intelligence chief Kieran ...


Second man charged over Birmingham park murder  BBC News

Abdullah Muhammad was stabbed in a park in Small Heath and died at the scene.


Bike gang sentenced for Birmingham and Solihull rampage  BBC News

Nearly 30 men have been convicted for their part in a five-hour "ride out" on Birmingham streets.


Partnership to enable development of derelict Birmingham site  GOV.UK

Residents could soon be living in state of the art new affordable homes after the first modular properties have been craned into place on a new city centre ...


Etiquette nightclub licence suspended after 'mass brawl' in Birmingham  Birmingham Live

Etiquette nightclub has had its licence suspended following a 'mass brawl' which saw tables, bottles and ice buckets hurled across the dance floor in ...


Birmingham property boom revealed as house prices skyrocket  Birmingham Live

In the West Midlands as a whole, the value of detached houses rose the most over the year - by 6.1 per cent.


Watch: Moment yob smashes up windows of Birmingham mosque using a sledgehammer  Birmingham Live

The Masjid Faizul Islam mosque, in Broadway, Perry Barr, was targeted in the late-night Wednesday rampage.


10 of the most popular Birmingham sayings - as decided by YOU  Birmingham Live

Birmingham has some amazing Brummie sayings. These are your favourites.


LGBT lessons row: More Birmingham schools stop classes  BBC News

Four more schools in Birmingham have stopped teaching about LGBT rights following complaints by parents. Leigh Trust said it was suspending the No ...


Magician David Blaine is coming to Birmingham on first UK tour  Birmingham Live

The American illusionist and magician is known for his unique style of modern magic and stunts.


Girl hit by ride-on lawnmower in Birmingham  BBC News

The teenager was taken to Birmingham Children's Hospital for treatment, the ambulance *service* said.


Trevor Smith shot dead by armed police in Birmingham - everything we know a week on  Birmingham Live

Devastated pals have raised money in a fundraising appeal since the death last Friday (March 15)


Suspect detained for Birmingham mosque attacks under Mental Health Act  5Pillars

A man has been detained in connection with attacks on five Birmingham mosques under the Mental Health. The 34-year-old man from Perry Barr was arrested ...


Sex in public and nappies thrown from windows - welcome to the 'worst flats in Birmingham'  Birmingham Live

Residents living at block in Dormston Drive, Quinton, said they were desperate for city council help.


The latest Premier League team to show an interest in Birmingham City star Che Adams  Birmingham Live

The latest BCFC transfer gossip involves more speculation concerning top scorer Che Adams - this time it's Everton.


Don't laugh at Birmingham City because it could be your club next  Paddy Power News

Paddy Power News! Read our tips and all the news about football, horse racing, politics and much more!


Birmingham police shooting: Man killed in Lee Bank  BBC News

A man has been shot dead by armed police in Birmingham city centre during an "intelligence-led operation". Six firearms officers had gone to a block of flats in ...


Exclusive: Harry Redknapp denies responsibility for Birmingham spending spree that could lead to 12-point deduction  The Telegraph

Harry Redknapp has defended his role in the huge spending spree which has left Birmingham City facing a potential 12-point deduction.


Birmingham City points deduction: Aston Villa star Jack Grealish ‘likes’ tweet announcing Blues’ punis  talkSPORT

Birmingham have been docked nine points for breaching the EFL's profitability and sustainability regulations.


The TRUTH about Universal Credit - from DWP Jobcentre staff  Birmingham Live

These are the stories of the staff who deal with Universal Credit on a daily basis.


Birmingham grenade attack: Businessman and 'hitmen' jailed  BBC News

A businessman and two "hitmen" he hired to launch a grenade attack on a Birmingham home have been jailed. Danyal Gurjee, 40, of Stockport, began a ...


Birmingham inspires design of public garden in Colchester  Gazette

Colchester's Nepalese Society will maintain the garden near Firstsite.


Police seal off street after two injured when fight breaks out  Birmingham Live

Police rushed to Titford Lane, Oldbury, following reports of a major disorder.


Birmingham parents fined over failing to get children to school hits record high  Birmingham Live

New figures published by the Department for Education reveal that 2656 fines were handed to parents in the city in 2017/18.


Supercomputer predicts final position for Stoke City after Birmingham City controversy  Stoke-on-Trent Live

By Aiden McCartney. Norwich City and Sheffield United will pull away from Leeds United and secure automatic promotion in the newest Star Spreads' ...


The grieving mum helping underprivileged students  BBC News

The start of university life can be an expensive time, especially for those students from less privileged households. One mother, whose daughter was killed by a ...


Woman brutally raped at flat in Birmingham city centre  Birmingham Live

Police want to speak to this man in connection with late-night attack.


Treasure hunter in Birmingham finds silver WW2 Army Rolex watch from family in Cornwall  Cornwall Live

A woman from Cornwall said she was stunned to discover her late father's Rolex watch – which had been missing for years – had been unearthed by a treasure ...


CCTV image released over woman's Birmingham rape  BBC News

Police say a comprehensive investigation is under way into the city centre attack.


Birmingham boy of three fighting for life after drive-by Pakistan taxi shooting  Birmingham Live

Mohammed Ehsaan Khan, aged three from Alum Rock, was gunned down in Peshawar.


Asda and Waitrose urgently recalling these products and offering FULL refunds  Birmingham Live

Asda and Waitrose have issued the recalls through the Food Standards Agency (FSA) website.


Birmingham mosque attack: Counter-terror police called in to investigate incidents at Muslim places of worship across city  The Independent

Counter-terrorism police have been called in to investigate a series of attacks on mosques across Birmingham. Four mosques in the city had windows smashed ...


World's biggest Primark in Birmingham 'to open new Disney-themed cafe'  Birmingham Live

When Birmingham's new Primark opens on April 11 one of its star attractions will be a family-friendly cafe.


Birmingham A&E doctor jailed for sex chats with girl  BBC News

Registrar Timothy Evans encouraged the 13-year-old girl to reveal intimate parts of her body.


Supporters of Birmingham primary school's gay lessons warned they will 'burn in hell'  The Times

A teacher at the centre of protests over what children learn about relationships has called on the education secretary to make it “crystal clear” that schools are ...


Delight as rapid bus plan linking Birmingham and Walsall along the A34 is re-drawn  expressandstar.com

Plans to introduce new rapid buses linking Walsall and Birmingham are back on after pressure from residents forced them to be re-drawn.


Will Birmingham's boom benefit all?  BBC News

Not since the 1960s has Birmingham experienced so much redevelopment - but will the boom benefit everyone?


Jameela Jamil blasts Kris Jenner over promoting weight loss shake  Birmingham Live

The 33-year-old lambasted Jenner on Saturday for a post shared by the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star earlier in the week.


Birmingham students head minority ethnic stem cell call  BBC News

They want more people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds to become stem cell donors.


Five Birmingham mosques attacked with sledgehammers in shocking overnight strikes  Birmingham Live

Five Birmingham mosques were targeted overnight in a shocking spate of attacks. West Midlands Police confirmed officers were called to incidents at locations ...


'Pristine' pistol found near Birmingham bomb blast pub  BBC News

A "pristine" semi-automatic pistol was found by a police officer dumped under a bench near one of the Birmingham pubs involved in the 1974 bomb blasts, ...


Danielle Lloyd wears bridal veil on Birmingham hen do before marrying Michael O'Neill  Birmingham Live

The party was attended by Danielle's pals, family and loved ones.


The major football law changes that will affect Birmingham City from next season  Birmingham Live

An abundance of new rules will be enforced across the leagues from the 2019/20 season.


Birmingham's biggest city centre cinema launches £5 blockbuster price war  Birmingham Live

Odeon New Street is dropping its prices to just £5 per film.


Four more Birmingham primary schools suspend LGBT+ lessons after complaints from parents  The Independent

LGBT+ lessons have been suspended at four more primary schools in Birmingham following complaints from parents. Leigh Trust has said it is stopping the “No ...


Redknapp admits Ruddy almost joined Birmingham  Read Norwich

Former Birmingham manager Harry Redknapp has revealed that he almost signed John Ruddy on a free transfer from Norwich. Redknapp claims that he was ...


Tyseley fire: Birmingham garden furniture factory destroyed  BBC News

Investigators are examining the cause of the fire which caused disruption to commuters.


Footage captures grenade attack at home in Birmingham  BBC News

CCTV footage captures the moment two "hitmen" carry out an attack with a grenade in Birmingham.


The Birmingham protest shows we still can’t take LGBT equality for granted  The Guardian

The outcry over primary school sex education is a reminder of the Section 28 era, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff.


Birmingham City receive welcome boost ahead of trip to West Bromwich Albion  Birmingham Live

"At least it makes the end of the season a bit more interesting" - talkSPORT discuss Birmingham City's points deduction. Share this video. Watch Next. We pay for ...


Gallery: QPR U23s battle with Birmingham City in W12  QPR official website

Faysal Bettache fired Rangers in front early on, but a double from Isaac Vassell either side of half-time edged the visitors ahead. Birmingham made sure of ...


St Patrick's Day parades held in London and Birmingham  BBC News

Thousands of people take part in parades in central London and Birmingham.


Birmingham bin dispute 'cost council £5.8m'  BBC News

The cost of a proposed settlement is £1.78m, a Birmingham council report says.


Anger as Birmingham Airport increases drop-off car park charge by 50 per cent  Birmingham Live

Massive increase in cost of Premium Set Down car park sparks anger among taxi drivers.


Defiant Birmingham school headteacher won’t stop LGBT lessons amid protests  PinkNews

The headteacher of one Birmingham primary school targeted by protesters has defiantly told PinkNews that the school “will not bow” to demands to stop its ...


Birmingham City rumour cleared up as Preston fall-out continues  Birmingham Live

Latest BCFC news and views from BirminghamLive.


‘Boom’ This is the EFL update Birmingham City fear most as Blues await fate  Birmingham Live

BCFC are finally closer to discovering their fate after EFL hearing.


Woman dies in M5 crash near Birmingham with huge delays from Junction 3 at Quinton  Birmingham Live

The motorway was closed between the entry and exit slips on the northbound carriageway.


The Under 23s Birmingham City have decided to release and retain  Birmingham Live

Birmingham City have offered contracts to seven development squad members and released five - including the free scoring Kyle McFarlane. Blues have offered ...


The heartbreaking wait for treatment for Birmingham's cancer patients  Birmingham Live

Only 75.4 per cent of patients urgently referred by their GP with suspected cancer had started treatment within two months, according to new NHS statistics.


John Bercow lifts lid on Brexit war with Theresa May in Birmingham  Birmingham Live

Bercow, Commons Speaker, headed to the University of Birmingham to urge students to play a more active role in politics.


Birmingham City release six players - and offer eight new deals  Birmingham Live

Birmingham City have offered *fresh* terms to eight youngsters and released a further six. The club has revealed its annual released and retained list detailing ...


Birmingham school LGBT lessons protest investigated  BBC News

Protesters branding school lessons about LGBT rights as "toxic" and "disgusting" have been accused of using "appalling" and "incendiary" language. It follows ...


UK-Singapore partnership brings brilliant minds to Birmingham  University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham is working with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore to bring 40 brilliant minds to Birmingham.


Birmingham council 'failed to investigate' care abuse claim  BBC News

Birmingham City Council failed to investigate alleged abuse by a foster carer, a watchdog finds.


EFL sanction Birmingham City agreement as fresh transfer spending claims made  Birmingham Live

The latest BCFC news and views from BirminghamLive.


Birmingham knife crime: 'In a few hours you could be dead'  BBC News

Three teenage boys have been stabbed to death in Birmingham within days of each other. As the city battles a rise in knife crime, many questions remain.


Birmingham bin strike suspended 'after deal tabled'  BBC News

A union says it has called off Birmingham's bin strike, after a new deal was tabled. Unite has said an agreement "that meets the union's expectations" had been ...


School where 'parents turn up drunk' opposes shop's booze licence in Birmingham  Birmingham Live

There are already two vaping shops and a massage parlour near the school.