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Birmingham woman in BAME donor campaign has liver transplant

12 hours 30 min ago
The family of Sunaina Paul, 31, had appealed for more black, Asian and minority ethnic organ donors.
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Footage shows West Midlands Police officer dispersing crowd with baton

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 19:53
Three police officers were injured after responding to a house fire in Small Heath, Birmingham.
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Brockswood Animal Sanctuary struggles over thefts

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 16:47
The Dudley-based sanctuary says money is already tight without having to spend more on security.
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Shots fired at car in Birmingham after crash with van

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 12:48
Police say the incident in Birmingham appears to be a targeted attack.
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Off-road biker in Coventry with toddler on lap captured by police

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 18:33
A police helicopter captures a 28-year-old man riding an off-road motorbike with his toddler on his lap.
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West Midlands Police custody nurse charged over indecent images

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 17:53
Jack Newey-Bradley, 29, was based at the Perry Barr custody block and is charged with four offences.
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Three West Midlands Police officers assaulted after house fire

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 14:54
The force says it is investigating violent disorder after a house fire in Small Heath.
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Coronavirus: Bishops get death threats over Cummings criticism

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 13:53
Bishops in Newcastle, Ripon and Liverpool are among those who say they have received hate mail.
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How to keep safe while shopping in a coronavirus pandemic

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 07:21
From one way systems to not touching everything on the shelves - shopping will look very different.
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Find out which masks offer the most protection and why

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 00:04
You may have heard the term N95 but what does it mean and why are some masks rated higher than others?
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Coronavirus: Sir Tom fund pays for hospital patient tablets

Mon, 05/25/2020 - 15:09
University Hospitals Birmingham hopes patients can now have "virtual visits" with families.
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The Archers returns with a lockdown twist

Mon, 05/25/2020 - 11:41
The stars of Radio 4's soap opera have been recording at home, after weeks of scripts were scrapped.
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Coronavirus: Jaguar Land Rover in talks over government loan

Sun, 05/24/2020 - 12:31
The carmaker is reportedly seeking more than £1bn in taxpayer support as the pandemic hits sales.
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Coronavirus: Dame Julie Walters appeal helps Warley Woods

Sat, 05/23/2020 - 00:41
The Birmingham-born actress urges the local community to support her childhood park.
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Officers 'wary' as spit attacks rise in coronavirus pandemic

Sat, 05/23/2020 - 00:26
The Crown Prosecution Service says it is 'moving quickly' to bring these cases to justice.
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'Huge' sinkhole in Walsall to take a month to repair

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 18:25
The hole appeared on Stafford Road in Walsall after a sewer collapsed beneath it on Thursday.
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Strong winds in West Midlands bring down trees and cause disruption

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 17:59
One man describes a lucky escape as a large tree falls during powerful gales.
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Marston's and Carlsberg UK announce £780m merger

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 15:34
The companies say their £780m deal - which does not include pubs - will bring a wider choice drinks to customers.
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Wolverhampton pub The Pendulum loses licence for lockdown serving

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 12:42
Letting the licence holder continue would be like "leaving Ronnie Biggs in charge of Network Rail".
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Mattresses and junk dumped outside Walsall homes

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 12:15
The rubbish is believed to have been dumped at a derelict factory but much of it has spread out into the street.
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