City in the English Midlands, 2nd highest population of UK cities
Birmingham is the second-most populous city in the United Kingdom, after London, and the most populous city in the English Midlands. With an estimated population of 1,137,100 as of 2017, Birmingham is the cultural, social, financial and commercial centre of the Midlands. It is the main centre of the West Midlands conurbation, which is the third most populated urban area in the United Kingdom, with a population in 2011 of 2,440,986. The wider Birmingham metropolitan area is the second largest in the United Kingdom with a population of over 3.7 million. Birmingham is frequently referred to as the United Kingdom's "second city".
'US agent' stopped British men joining IS in Syria Two 22-year-old men, from Leicester and Birmingham, tried to cross into Syria in 2017, a court hears. BBC News - Published 10 hours ago
Birmingham City & Aston Villa fined £5,000 for failing to control players in Second City derby Birmingham City and Aston Villa are each fined £5,000 by the FA for failing to control players in their derby on 10 March. BBC News - Published 2 days ago
Man shot dead by police in Birmingham
A man in his 50s has been shot dead by armed police during an operation in Lee Bank, Birmingham, West Midlands Police said.
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'Dylan the villain' wins UK's Crufts dog show
A mischievous toy dog known affectionately as 'Dylan the Villain' won the Crufts dog show in Birmingham. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
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Man City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan says fans attacking players cannot continue, after Aston Villa's Jack Grealish was attacked in a match with arch-rivals Birmingham and Chris Smalling was confronted..
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Bike gang sentenced for Birmingham and Solihull rampage Nearly 30 men have been convicted for their part in a five-hour "ride out" on Birmingham streets. BBC News - Published 2 days ago
Fire crews tackle blaze at Birmingham factory The fire in Tyseley has led to nearby roads being closed and disruption to train travel. BBC News - Published 2 days ago St Patrick's Day parades held in London and Birmingham Thousands of people take part in parades in central London and Birmingham. BBC News - Published 3 days ago
Birmingham students head minority ethnic stem cell call They want more people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds to become stem cell donors. BBC News - Published 3 days ago
Jack Grealish attack: Birmingham City charged by FA with failing to control spectators Birmingham are charged by the FA with failing to control spectators after a fan attacked Jack Grealish during the match with Aston Villa. BBC News - Published 5 days ago
Birmingham bin dispute 'cost council £5.8m' The cost of a proposed settlement is £1.78m, a Birmingham council report says. BBC News - Published 6 days ago Parkfield School: Protests called off as LGBT lessons ended The school in Birmingham wants to work with parents who have been protesting to "find a solution". BBC News - Published 6 days ago
FA charges Birmingham City and Aston Villa after derby Birmingham City and Aston Villa are charged by the FA for failing to control their players during Sunday's Championship match. BBC News - Published 6 days ago
Birmingham pub bombings victims had 'unsurvivable' injuries Inquests into the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings hear victims suffered multiple injuries in the blasts. BBC News - Published 6 days ago
Parkfield Community School: Ofsted says LGBT lessons are 'appropriate' Ofsted says there is no evidence a school in Birmingham has "focused disproportionately on LGBT issues". BBC News - Published 1 week ago
Jack Grealish: Birmingham City fan admits pitch attack Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish was attacked by Paul Mitchell during Sunday's Birmingham derby. BBC News - Published 1 week ago Man admits attacking Villa's Grealish during Birmingham derby Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish was attacked by Paul Mitchell during Sunday's Birmingham derby. BBC News - Published 1 week ago Jack Grealish: Man charged with pitch attack in Birmingham derby Paul Mitchell, 27 is accused of assaulting the Aston Villa captain during Sunday's Birmingham derby. BBC News - Published 1 week ago You Might Like