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Birmingham: Major city in the English Midlands
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. It is the second-largest city, urban area and metropolitan area in England and the United Kingdom, with roughly 1.1 million inhabitants within the city area, 2.9 million inhabitants within the urban area and 4.3 million inhabitants within the metropolitan area and lies within the most populated English district. Birmingham is commonly referred to as the second city of the United Kingdom.

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Home Secretary mulls decision on Birmingham pub bombings inquiry [Video]

Home Secretary mulls decision on Birmingham pub bombings inquiry

The Home Secretary has agreed to look into calls for a public inquiry into the1974 Birmingham pub bombings, after a meeting with West Midlands Mayor AndyStreet. In a move welcomed by campaigners who..

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Frustration at lack of testing capacity Covid-19 walk-in centre [Video]

Frustration at lack of testing capacity Covid-19 walk-in centre

Visitors to a walk-in Covid-19 testing centre in Birmingham voice theirfrustrations after being turned away. It comes as Boris Johnson defended thesystem during Prime Minister's Questions.

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Households banned from meeting in Birmingham [Video]

Households banned from meeting in Birmingham

New restrictions have been imposed on Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell following a spike of Covid-19 cases in the area. From next week people will not be able to socialise outside of their own..

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Suspect charged with murder and attempted murder after Birmingham stabbings [Video]

Suspect charged with murder and attempted murder after Birmingham stabbings

A 27-year-old man has been charged with murder and seven counts of attemptedmurder after a series of stabbings in Birmingham.

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Birmingham stabbings eyewitness describes ‘chaotic’ scene [Video]

Birmingham stabbings eyewitness describes ‘chaotic’ scene

West Midlands Police have arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of murder following multiple stabbings in Birmingham city centre on Sunday morning in which one person died and seven were injured...

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Murder arrest after string of knife attacks in Birmingham [Video]

Murder arrest after string of knife attacks in Birmingham

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and seven counts ofattempted murder following a string of knife attacks in Birmingham. WestMidlands Police said the suspect remains in custody..

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Stabbing witnesses describe 'casual' and 'cold' attacker in Birmingham attacks [Video]

Stabbing witnesses describe 'casual' and 'cold' attacker in Birmingham attacks

Veteran bar owner and businessman Savvas Sfrantzis and local bar manager DavidNash describe witnessing one of the attacks in Hurst Street, Birmingham, andseeing the alleged attacker flee the scene.

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Eyewitnesses recall 'shocking' Birmingham attack [Video]

Eyewitnesses recall 'shocking' Birmingham attack

Two members of the public have recalled the moment they witnessed the stabbings, and the aftermath of the attacks, in Birmingham. West Midlands Police has since launched a murder investigation after..

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West Mid Police launch murder investigation after stabbings [Video]

West Mid Police launch murder investigation after stabbings

West Midlands Police has launched a murder investigation after one person died and seven others were injured in a series of stabbings in Birmingham. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at..

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One dead and seven injured after Birmingham stabbings [Video]

One dead and seven injured after Birmingham stabbings

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man died and sevenpeople were injured in stabbings in Birmingham city centre. West MidlandsPolice declared a major incident after officers were..

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No suggestion Birmingham attack terror related, police say [Video]

No suggestion Birmingham attack terror related, police say

West Midlands Police say there is "absolutely no suggestion" the Birmingham stabbing attacks were hate, gang, or terror related, with the victims appearing to have been chosen at random. Chief..

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Major incident declared after multiple stabbings in Birmingham [Video]

Major incident declared after multiple stabbings in Birmingham

Multiple people have been injured and a major incident declared after a seriesof stabbings in Birmingham. Police and paramedics were called to reports of aknife attack in the early hours of Sunday,..

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Coronavirus: Birmingham pub fined £1,000 for wedding party

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Covid-19 deaths pass 1,000 in Birmingham hospitals

The biggest trust in England confirms the number of deaths with "great sadness".
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Woman pulled from Pype Hayes Park lake 'critical'

Crowds gathered at the Erdington park in Birmingham as emergency crews rushed to the scene.
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Birmingham stabbings: Police chief defends force after criticism

Jacob Billington, 23, was killed and seven others were injured during separate attacks.
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Birmingham stabbings accused 'returned home during attack spree'

An inquest opens into the death of Jacob Billington who was stabbed on a night out in Birmingham.
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Coronavirus: Birmingham 'faces tougher lockdown if rules ignored'

Households in Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull must not mix from Tuesday after Covid-19 cases rose.
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Coronavirus: Birmingham lockdown restrictions increased

Households in the city and nearby Sandwell and Solihull are banned from mixing as cases rise.
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Birmingham stabbings: Zephaniah McLeod appears in court

Zephaniah McLeod, 27, is charged with murder and seven counts of attempted murder.
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Birmingham stabbings: Man, 27, charged with murder

Zephaniah McLeod, aged 27, is charged with the murder of Jacob Billington.
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Birmingham stabbings: Police given more time to quiz man

The 27-year-old is held on suspicion of murder and seven counts of attempted murder.
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Birmingham stabbings: Community 'has each other's backs'

Bar worker Liv Lewis says people in Birmingham's Gay Village are "very protective" of one another.
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Birmingham stabbings: Family tribute to Jacob Billington

Jacob Billington's family say he was "such a special person" and they are "devastated by his loss".
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Birmingham stabbings: Man arrested over city attacks

A 27-year-old man is held on suspicion of murder at an address in the city in the early hours.
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Birmingham stabbings: 'Strong response' to manhunt CCTV

Detectives say the release of CCTV images of a suspect has generated "several new lines of inquiry".
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CCTV issued in hunt for Birmingham attack suspect

The spate of stabbings in the city centre sparked a massive police manhunt for the suspect.
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UK police report multiple stabbings in Birmingham

West Midlands Police say there are "a number" of victims, but the severity of their injuries is not known.
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Birmingham stabbings: Police declare 'major incident'

Police report there are 'a number of injured people' after being called to an incident in the city centre.
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T20 Blast: Ian Cockbain shines as Gloucestershire thrash Birmingham Bears

Ian Cockbain bludgeons an unbeaten 84 as Gloucestershire beat Birmingham on a rain-affected night of T20 Blast action.
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Police shut down unlicensed music event in Lozells

Officers say they broke up the event in Birmingham just as music equipment was being set up.
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Stechford shooting: Murder probe after man killed

The 26-year-old was fatally injured on Bagshaw Road in the Stechford area of Birmingham.
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Two new Covid-19 testing centres open in Birmingham

The walk-in centres in Edgbaston and Heartlands are the latest to become operational in Birmingham.
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Man lost job after being housed 140 miles away

The man was given temporary accommodation in Birmingham, 140 miles from his London job.
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Birmingham shooting: Man killed in Lozells gun attack

The 22-year-old was critically injured in Birmingham and died after arriving at hospital.
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Car crashes into Sparkhill police station

A car ploughs through a wall outside the West Midlands Police base in Sparkhill, Birmingham.
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Coronavirus: Birmingham council to get power to shut businesses

Birmingham City Council will have the power to close businesses that do not follow Covid-19 rules.
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Three men, woman and girl arrested after man found fatally stabbed in Birmingham

Men held at addresses in Nottingham after woman and teenager detained at scene
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Bristol Road stabbing: Woman and girl arrested over Birmingham attack

A man found "slumped" by the side of a main route into Birmingham with a chest wound dies.
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Coronavirus: Is Birmingham heading for lockdown?

An announcement is expected later from Public Health England as coronavirus cases rise in the city.
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Coronavirus: Birmingham at risk of lockdown in matter of days as council warns of return to 'dark days of Spring'

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Bournville Cadbury social club blaze fought through the night

Crews tackled the fire at a social club in Bournville, Birmingham, through the night.
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Bournville Cadbury chocolate factory social club hit by blaze

Dozens of firefighters are tackling the fire at The Cadbury Club in Bournville, Birmingham.
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Birmingham fire: Smoke from Tyseley blaze visible from miles away

More than 50 firefighters are tackling the blaze at Tyseley Industrial Estate in Birmingham.
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Birmingham fire: Huge blaze breaks out at Tyseley industrial estate

A large fire has broken out in Birmingham, sending huge plumes of smoke into the air.
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Northfield burst water pipe floods Birmingham homes

Bottled water is being distributed to residents in Birmingham as the burst knocked out supplies.
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Birmingham education charity's unfiled accounts investigated

The Birmingham Education Trust funds and runs a school in Saltley, teaching Islam to Muslim girls.
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York, Cardiff and Oxford are UK's most sustainable cities, according to study

Wolverhampton scored lowest behind Birmingham and Norwich
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Commonwealth Games 2022: Dame Louise Martin quits board amid diversity concerns

Commonwealth Games Federation president Dame Louise Martin steps down from the Birmingham 2022 board amid concerns over a lack of diversity.
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Coventry City: Championship-bound club to stay at Birmingham's St Andrew's ground

Coventry City agree to groundshare at Birmingham City's St Andrew's Stadium for the 2020-21 campaign.
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Birmingham designer creates PPE for men with turbans

A designer has created PPE for men who wear turbans or have long beards.
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Birmingham Town Hall and Symphony Hall consults over job cuts

Bosses at Birmingham's Town Hall and Symphony Hall said the cuts were "heartbreaking".
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How a high street has been changed by coronavirus

Many of the independent businesses in a Birmingham suburb are not sure when they will open again.
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Birmingham taxi driver beaten by fare-dodging passenger

Video shows the driver being repeatedly struck in the face by the assailant, who then walks away.
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Birmingham wall collapse deaths: Prosecution decision delayed

Relatives of migrant workers killed in a wall collapse say it feels like their lives do not matter.
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100 days of lockdown: Birmingham doctor recalls 'fear'

Staff at City Hospital in Birmingham recall the 100 days since lockdown began.
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UK weather: Rain, wind and flood warnings bring heatwave to an end

Yellow weather warnings have been issued in Staffordshire, Birmingham, Warwickshire, Loughborough and Nottingham
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Police officer under investigation for the Tasering of a Birmingham man

A West Midlands Police officer is under investigation for the Tasering of Trevaile Wyse in Birminham back in Feburary 2020, which he says was excessive, and has damaged his health.
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