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Birmingham: Major city in the English Midlands, 2nd highest population of a UK city.
Birmingham is a major city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. It is the second-largest city and metropolitan area in England and the United Kingdom, with roughly 1.1 million inhabitants within the city area and 3.8 million inhabitants within the metropolitan area. Birmingham is commonly referred to as the second city of the United Kingdom.


Covid-19 outbreak: 135 Britons land in Birmingham after quarantine on Grand Princess cruise ship [Video]

Covid-19 outbreak: 135 Britons land in Birmingham after quarantine on Grand Princess cruise ship

A 747 jet carrying 135 British nationals and their dependants who had been aboard a cruise liner quarantined over a Covid-19 outbreak has landed at Birmingham Airport. Around 90 minutes after landing..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:42Published
Rare sea otters in their new Birmingham home [Video]

Rare sea otters in their new Birmingham home

Alaskan sea otters Ozzy and Ola explore their new home at the National Sea Life Centre in Birmingham. The endangered otters - the first and only of their kind ever in Britain - were brought to the UK..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:17Published

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The facilities in Manchester and Birmingham are in addition to one being built in London's Docklands.
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Orphaned sea otters begin new life in Birmingham

The orphaned creatures have started a new life in Birmingham after their 4,500-mile trip.
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"Policing is a strange thing at times," said the officers who recovered the bird.
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Murderer stabbed man in Birmingham then went to drive-thru

Haseeb Mirza stabbed Malik Hussain to death before heading to a drive-thru to buy food, the court heard.
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Birmingham Irish I am: 'St Patrick's Day - best day of my life'

A BBC Four documentary tells the story of Birmingham's Irish population through people's memories and rare archive footage.
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Guildford and Birmingham pub bomb families 'need classified IRA file'

Twenty six people died when the IRA blew up pubs in Guildford and Birmingham more than 45 years ago.
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University of Birmingham's Old Joe has 7,000 Twitter followers

Old Joe - the world's largest freestanding clock tower - is at the heart of Birmingham university.
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Brexit Day: Birmingham children try to explain it all

Children at Featherstone Primary School give their views on what they think Brexit is all about.
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Chancellor set to back HS2 rail project despite push for cost cutting

Javid to 'broadly back' line from London to Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds
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HS2: Chancellor Sajid Javid 'backs project' ahead of crucial meeting

It is understood the chancellor will tell Boris Johnson he supports the London to Birmingham rail link.
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Hall Green burglar 'walked over dead body' during raid

Jean Whitmore died of natural causes days before Carl Port raided her Birmingham home.
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Eyewitness footage shows flame ripping through the Birmingham venue's roof.
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Three Snowhill Birmingham: 4,000 BT staff to move to new office

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Birmingham Islamic school 'segregated' boys and girls

Boys at Redstone Academy enjoy school more because "they are treated favourably", inspectors say.
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Cat found after Birmingham to London drive to be rehomed

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Arsenal maintain their three-point lead at the top of the Women's Super League with victory versus Birmingham City.
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Labour leadership: Jess Phillips launches campaign to succeed Jeremy Corbyn

Birmingham MP tells Labour activists that 'people don't trust us any more'
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India to compete at Birmingham 2022 after boycott fears

Indian athletes will compete at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games after fears they could boycott the event.
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Birmingham New Street Christmas meal for homeless people

A three-course festive feast for 350 people is served up at Birmingham's New Street station.
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Birmingham cat family given life-saving oxygen after fire

A cat and three kittens were overcome with smoke from a blaze in the kitchen of a bungalow.
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Birmingham friend's billboard thanks to volunteer

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Migrant boy found by police on M6 near Birmingham

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Bullring attack: Two teenagers suffer 'serious injuries' after being stabbed in Birmingham

Armed police and paramedics rush to city centre market after reports of knife attack
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Birmingham cancer research lab opens with bakery worker's £1.5m legacy

Michael Dubrowsky left his savings to the Birmingham Royal Orthopaedic Hospital where he was treated.
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Birmingham firework death: Man died from severe burns

A "fizzing" fireworks box was pushed towards Anthony Nicholls' feet in his home, an inquest hears.
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Birmingham terror arrests: Man and woman held by police

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Birmingham gang jailed over 'chop shop' racket

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'God bless Birmingham', says Banksy as artwork appears in city

Banksy praises Brummies' generosity as he reveals a Christmas-themed work in the city.
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Linlin King reacted "in the heat of the moment" at part conference in Birmingham, a court hears.
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Birmingham mosque attacks: Shia Muslim jailed

Arman Rezazadeh smashed up five mosques in a spree that sparked panic among Muslims.
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