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Birmingham, Alabama: Most populous city in Alabama, United States
Birmingham is a city in the north central region of the U.S. state of Alabama. With an estimated 2018 population of 209,880, it is the most populous city in Alabama. Birmingham is the seat of Jefferson County, Alabama's most populous and fifth largest county. As of 2018, the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of 1,151,801, making it the most populous in Alabama and 49th-most populous in the United States. Birmingham serves as an important regional hub and is associated with the Deep South, Piedmont, and Appalachian regions of the nation.


India to stage Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games events

India to host the archery and shooting events at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, six months before the main event in Birmingham.
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Commonwealth Games 2022: Shooting and archery events to be held in India

India to host the archery and shooting events at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, six months before the main event in Birmingham.
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Videos for Birmingham, Alabama

Boris Johnson visits HS2 site in Birmingham [Video]Boris Johnson visits HS2 site in Birmingham

The Prime Minister has toured a HS2 construction site in Birmingham. Boris Johnson answered questions on the coronavirus and today's deportation flight to Jamaica, as well as emphasising his support..

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Boris Johnson expected to give HS2 the green light [Video]Boris Johnson expected to give HS2 the green light

Boris Johnson is expected to confirm HS2 will go ahead despite concerns over its budget. The Prime Minister will make a Commons statement on the high-speed rail project after a Cabinet meeting. It is..

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UK's Duchess Kate begins 24-hour tour for childhood survey [Video]UK's Duchess Kate begins 24-hour tour for childhood survey

Britain's duchess Kate, the wife of Prince William, began a 24-hour tour on Tuesday to launch a survey of people's views on bringing up children, as the royals carry on with official duties in the wake..

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Strictly Come Dancing to sashay its way across the country [Video]Strictly Come Dancing to sashay its way across the country

Strictly Come Dancing is set to sashay its way across the country again as the The Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour 2020 launches in Birmingham. Celebrities who took part in last year's competition will..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:26Published

Golden Globe winner Awkwafina joins other talent on EE Bafta Rising Star list [Video]Golden Globe winner Awkwafina joins other talent on EE Bafta Rising Star list

Awkwafina, Jack Lowden, Kaitlyn Dever, Kelvin Harrison Jr and Michael Ward have all been nominated for this year's BAFTA Rising Star award. Present at the announcement, made by Tom Hiddleston, were two..

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Coronavirus: Woman knocked unconscious after confronting man over racist coronavirus abuse

Meera Solanki was attacked in Birmingham bar after standing up for Chinese friend told by man to 'take your f**king coronavirus and take it back home'
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Birmingham bus inspectors attacked while on duty

Three men remain in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of assault.
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Birmingham house fire: Woman dies in 'severe' blaze

The woman was found inside the house by firefighters but declared dead at the scene in Birmingham.
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Birmingham body in canal had 'significant facial injuries'

Post-mortem tests found the injuries on Darren Round's body were "consistent with assault".
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Birmingham Clean Air Zone delay over checker service problems

The transport secretary said officials are resolving "teething problems" surrounding Birmingham's launch.
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Woolwich IRA pub bombing: No inquests 'mean deaths brushed over'

Inquests have resumed into 1974 IRA bomb deaths in Birmingham and Guildford but not in Woolwich.
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Body found in fire at disused Birmingham building

Firefighters called out to a fire in a disused commercial building in Birmingham discover a body.
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Birmingham sniffer dog finds wedding ring thrown out in rage

German shepherd Odin, six, tracked down the band for a "hugely embarrassed" husband.
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Two further arrests after Leamington Spa stab death

Nasir Patrice, 17, from Birmingham, was attacked in Leamington Spa and died from a chest wound.
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Costs double for stalled Liverpool and Birmingham hospitals, report finds

Two hospitals started by collapsed engineering giant Carillion look set to open in 2022, years late.
BBC News - Published

Raw sewage 'traps pensioner in Birmingham home'

Alfred Critchley, 99, has had faeces and dirty water flooding his garden in Birmingham for three months.
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Birmingham car ban: How would the scheme work?

A scheme to stop cars travelling across the city has been proposed, but how would it actually work?
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Michael Oluronbi: Birmingham pastor guilty of raping children

Three of Michael Oluronbi's victims had multiple pregnancies and his wife Juliana arranged abortions.
BBC News - Published

Birmingham to ban private cars from driving through city centre

Transport masterplan also calls for lower speed limits and less car parking
Independent - Published

Birmingham traffic plan: Private cars could be banned from city centre

The A38 could also be rerouted in plans to cut pollution and traffic by the city council.
BBC News - Published

Invasion Planet Earth: Sci-fi filmed in Birmingham

Sci-fi fanatic Simon Cox achieves his lifelong dream of creating his own science fiction film.
BBC News - Published

Birmingham PCs hurt stopping suspected dangerous driver

A 22-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting the officers and other offences.
BBC News - Published

Bordesley stabbing: Pair in 60s held over attempted murder

A 37-year-old man is in a critical condition after being found with stab wounds in Birmingham.
BBC News - Published

Government backs parliamentary bill to take HS2 past Birmingham

Legislation to give the government powers to build and operate railway line makes return
Independent - Published

Birmingham City 2-3 West Bromwich Albion: Charlie Austin scores twice in Baggies win

Substitute Charlie Austin scores twice in eight minutes to earn West Bromwich Albion victory at local rivals Birmingham.
BBC News - Published

Could talking about football help combat dementia?

Patients and their carers in Birmingham meet to reminisce about players and the game they love.
BBC News - Published

Injured dog found alone in water-filled ditch in Birmingham

"Nelly" had recently had puppies but was in such a bad state she will have to have a leg amputated.
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Defaced Banksy festive artwork gets protection

Man jumps over barriers to spray two red noses on festive mural in Birmingham.
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Banksy: Defaced artwork in Birmingham gets protection

Man jumps over barriers to spray two red noses on festive mural in Birmingham.
BBC News - Published

Birmingham and Afro-Caribbean accents face worst bias in UK, study finds

Opinions found to be prevalent in research conducted 50 years ago still prevail today
Independent - Published

Birmingham pilgrims 'lose thousands' on cancelled Mecca trips

Families say they have not received refunds after a travel agent cancelled Hajj pilgrimages.
BBC News - Published

Blue Story: Cinema chains pull gang film after 'machete' brawl

Police officers were injured trying to disperse fighting at a screening of Blue Story in Birmingham.
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Birmingham revenge porn victim had strangers arrive at home

A woman's partner posted naked pictures of her and shared their address with men online.
BBC News - Published

'Dangerous' prisoner flees Birmingham hospital after threats

Police appeal for help in finding convicted armed robber Robert Parton, 30, who had been under guard.
BBC News - Published

Criminal who hijacked unmarked police car and ran over officer before 97mph chase jailed for 12 years

A man has been jailed for 12 years for running over a police officer in a hijacked police car before speeding through Birmingham at 97mph. Dramatic footage showed the moment PC Gareth Phillips was hit..
Independent - Published

Runners 'understand' half marathon safety changes

A race in Peterborough was cancelled and another in Birmingham shortened amid security concerns.
BBC News - Published

The bag-designing man on Birmingham's streets

Kev used to sell his drawings on the streets of Birmingham until a customer offered him an alternative.
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Birmingham workplace parking levy: Does it pay to ditch the car?

What do businesses and motorists make of Birmingham's plans to impose a levy on employee parking?
BBC News - Published

Match of the Day Mix: Jack Grealish's playlist features Akon, Stormzy & Justin Bieber

Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish talks Reece Parkinson through his Match of the Day Mix playlist featuring tunes from Akon, Justin Bieber, Stormzy and fellow Birmingham boy Mist.
BBC News - Published

Robert Bradbury guilty of cyclist Suzanna Bull's death

Dr Suzanna Bull suffered "catastrophic" injuries after being hit by a lorry in Birmingham in 2017.
BBC News - Published

Man held over MP Jess Phillips 'fascist' abuse at Birmingham office

MP Jess Phillips said her staff were locked in her office as a man shouted abuse.
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Birmingham PC run over by car recovering at home

Gareth Phillips, who was hit by a stolen patrol car, has a "long battle ahead of him", police say.
BBC News - Published

Luxury car found stripped in Birmingham street

Police said the vehicle was reported stolen in Newtown four days ago.
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First New York, now Paris for Birmingham amputee model

Daisy-May Demetre, nine, from Birmingham, is said to be "bringing awareness to the world".
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'We tried to be calm, everyone else was stressing' - the unique challenge of playing your identical twin

Karolina Pliskova discusses her relationship with twin sister Kristyna, and how they shared a hotel room before they played each other in Birmingham recently.
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Double amputee from Birmingham to walk at NY Fashion Week

Nine-year-old Daisy-May Demetre's father says she wants to pave the way for other amputees.
BBC News - Published

Birmingham animal handlers hunt for Mongoose on the loose

Animal handlers are searching for the on-the-loose mongoose after a kitty encounter.
BBC News - Published

Birmingham firefighter leaves blaze for birth of first child

Toshwa Dennis was tackling a scrapheap fire when he got the call to say Savannah was arriving early.
BBC News - Published

Police probe death of boy, 10, in Birmingham

The child was found unconscious at an address in Birmingham on Thursday.
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PC Gareth Phillips' 'spirits lifted' by visit of pet dog Diesel

PC Gareth Phillips suffered serious injuries in Birmingham when he was run over with his own car.
BBC News - Published

'It was like a Olympic or world final' - Asher-Smith shines at Birmingham

Dina Asher-Smith underlines why is she seen as a World Championships medal contender with an impressive display in the 200m at the Birmingham Grand Prix.
BBC News - Published

Woman dies after Birmingham police pursuit crash

The 28-year-old was in a Ford Fiesta which crashed shortly after it failed to stop, police say.
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Birmingham Grand Prix: Dina Asher-Smith faces big test in Birmingham, says Jackson

BBC athletics analyst Colin Jackson says Dina Asher-Smith faces a tough test in a star-studded 200m race at Sunday's Birmingham Grand Prix, which is live on BBC Two.
BBC News - Published

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