Birmingham

Friday, June 28, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

Jess Phillips targeted by posters put up in ‘wrong’ constituency

Jess Phillips targeted by Birmingham anti-LGBT protesters

Jess Phillips targeted by Birmingham anti-LGBT protesters

Protesters against same-sex relationship lessons have put up posters called for a "vote of no confidence" in the Labour MP.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Angela Eagle

Gay MP close to tears defending Birmingham LGBT lessons

Gay MP close to tears defending Birmingham LGBT lessons

Angela Eagle was visibly upset as she defended the teaching of same-sex relationships in schools.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Teenagers jailed for 'brutal' torture of schoolboy

Teenagers jailed for 'brutal' torture of schoolboy

Three teenagers who held a boy captive for six hours after he knocked over a drink have been jailed.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Birmingham protests 'not an issue of gay people vs Muslim people'

Birmingham protests 'not an issue of gay people vs Muslim people'

The editor of an Islamic current affairs website has claimed protests by parents against LGBT lessons have been "misrepresented".

Monday, June 10, 2019

Monday, June 10, 2019

New injunction issued banning anti-LGBT protests from school gates

New injunction issued banning anti-LGBT protests from school gates

A judge has issued a fresh injunction against protesters demonstrating against LGBT relationship education at a primary school in Birmingham.

Parents protesting against LGBT teaching are ‘misinformed’

Parents protesting LGBT lessons are ‘misinformed’

Parents protesting LGBT lessons are ‘misinformed’

Parents protesting over a primary school teaching about LGBT relationships are “misinformed”, a pro-LGBT campaigner has said.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019

Birmingham LGBT school headteacher: ‘We have never taught sex'

Birmingham LGBT school headteacher: ‘We have never taught sex'

Birmingham LGBT school headteacher: ‘We have never taught sex'

The Headteacher of the primary school facing protests against LGBT relationships lessons has said teachers “have never taught sex here”.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Monday, June 3, 2019

Protests against LGBT teaching to continue despite injunction

Protests against LGBT teaching to continue despite injunction

Protests against LGBT teaching to continue despite injunction

Parents protesting against LGBT teaching at a Birmingham primary school have vowed to continue their campaign despite an injunction.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

School teaching LGBT lessons to close early due to protests

Birmingham school teaching LGBT lessons to close early

School teaching LGBT lessons to close early due to protests

A primary school facing protests from parents on Friday over the teaching of LGBT equality is to close early on Friday over safety fears.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Comedian Joe Lycett calls out local MP over anti-LGBT voting record

Comedian Joe Lycett criticises local MP over anti-LGBT voting record

Comedian Joe Lycett criticises local MP over anti-LGBT voting record

Comedian Joe Lycett has written to his local MP to call him out over his voting history on LGBT issues.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Protests against primary school’s LGBT lessons to continue

Protests against primary school’s LGBT lessons to continue

Protesters demonstrating against the teaching of LGBT relationships at a primary school have vowed to continue action despite calls from police to stop. 

Monday, May 20, 2019

Monday, May 20, 2019

Labour MP Jess Phillips confronts parents protesting LGBT lessons

Labour MP Jess Phillips confronts parents protesting LGBT lessons

Labour MP Jess Phillips confronts parents protesting LGBT lessons

Labour MP Jess Phillips has confronted protesters outside a school in Birmingham after they took their children out of school to continue campaigning against the teaching of LGBT lessons.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

Birmingham bombings 1974 IRA

'Botched IRA warning call' led to Birmingham bomb 'murders'

'Botched IRA warning call' led to Birmingham bomb 'murders'

A botched IRA warning call led to the unlawful deaths of 21 people in the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings, an inquest jury has found.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

Two arrested after windows smashed at five Birmingham mosques

Two arrested after windows smashed at five Birmingham mosques

Two arrested after windows smashed at five Birmingham mosques

Two men have been arrested after five mosques had their windows smashed in Birmingham.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Birmingham Mosque attack

Funding disparity between Muslim and Jewish places of worship condemned

Funding disparity between Muslim and Jewish places of worship condemned

A Muslim charity has called for government to provide funding for mosque security after five of mosques were vandalised in Birmingham.

Police far-right

'Far-right' extremism a 'serious problem' in UK

'Far-right' extremism a 'serious problem' in UK

The threat posed by so-called far-right terrorists is now as serious as Islamic extremism, a security expert has warned.

Mosque window

Windows smashed at four Birmingham mosques

Windows smashed at four Birmingham mosques

An investigation involving counter-terrorism officers has been launched after four mosques had their windows smashed with a sledgehammer overnight.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Police chief brands knife attacks ‘national emergency’

Police Commissioner: knife attacks a ‘national emergency’

Police Commissioner: knife attacks a ‘national emergency’

A slew of stabbings across two major cities has been described as a "national emergency" by West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Man appears in court after killing PSCO in car crash

Man appears in court after killing PSCO in car crash

Man appears in court after killing PSCO in car crash

Darren Ogom has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after Holly Burke was killed when crashed into her car during a police chase

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Rubbish piles up in streets of Birmingham has binmen take industrial action

Rubbish piles up in streets of Birmingham as binmen take industrial action

Rubbish piles up in streets of Birmingham as binmen take industrial action

Binmen in Birmingham are taking industrial action over a payment made to rival union members after a 2017 strike

Friday, January 4, 2019

Friday, January 4, 2019

Elvis lookalikes descend on Birmingham for Europe's largest Elvis convention

Elvis lookalikes descend on Birmingham for Europe's largest Elvis convention

Elvis Presley lookalikes have descended on a hotel in Birmingham for the largest annual celebration of the musician in Europe.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Mosques attacked with catapults in Birmingham

Mosques attacked with catapults in Birmingham

Mosques attacked with catapults in Birmingham

Two mosques in Birmingham were attacked with catapults, causing armed police to intervene

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Thug who killed man over cup of tea jailed for life

Thug who killed man over cup of tea jailed for life

Thug who killed man over cup of tea jailed for life

Gavin Casey has been found guilty of murder after attacking a man when he became jealous of his ex-partner making him a cup of tea

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Primary school installs 10ft fence to fight 'extensive problems with crime'

Primary school installs 10ft fence to fight 'extensive problems with crime'

Primary school installs 10ft fence to fight 'extensive problems with crime'

Twickenham Primary School in Birmingham erect fence after it was alleged children were subject to intimidation

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Lyndon Smith had an argument over 'pool rules'

Midlands man jailed for life for stabbing rival pool player to death

Midlands man jailed for life for stabbing rival pool player to death

Lyndon Smith stabbed John Joyce to death in row over 'pool rules'

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Man sentenced to prison after kidnapping ex's new partner

Man sentenced to prison after kidnapping ex's new partner

Man sentenced to prison after kidnapping ex's new partner

Abdul Rahman has been handed a 52 month prison sentence

Friday, March 2, 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018

Parveez Akthar pulled out a knife and stabbed his wife without warning

Life jail for man who stabbed wife to death in front of children

Life jail for man who stabbed wife to death in front of children

Parvez Akthar killed his wife after gambling and alcohol binge

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Gang jailed for kidnapping man and demanding family jewellery

Gang jailed for kidnapping man and demanding family jewellery

Gang jailed for kidnapping man and demanding family jewellery

Each member of the gang has been given a 16-year prison sentence

Anne James was found dead last night

Walsall pensioner Anne James found dead in suspected knife attack

Walsall pensioner found dead in suspected knife attack

Anne James was found dead at around 6pm last night

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Edwin Allen has been jailed for 14 years

Police officers hailed for rescuing battered woman from ex-partner's 'horrific' 5am attack

Police officers hailed for rescuing battered woman from ex-partner's attack

Women suffered broken nose, neck and jaw in the attack

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The victim was found unconscious following a disturbance

Man beaten to death at Birmingham bedsit

Man beaten to death at Birmingham bedsit

Officers found a man unconscious at the bedsit, but could not save him

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

Islam convert who planned to join Isis as a runaway jihadi bride jailed

Islam convert who planned to join Isis as a runaway jihadi bride jailed

Sandeep Samra rejected advice from counter-extremism counsellors and planned to go to Syria with her would-be husband

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Mylee was found with knife wounds on Saturday

54-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murdering Birmingham schoolgirl Mylee Billingham

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering Birmingham schoolgirl Mylee Billingham

Mylee was stabbed to death on Saturday in Walsall

Collins' abuse ended when one of his victims came forward last year

Peter Collins: Birmingham paedophile jailed for 20 years of abuse

Birmingham paedophile jailed for 20 years of abuse

Collins claimed his sleep condition made him unaware of his abuse of young children

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Rio Andrew died at the rave in 2014 (stock photo)

'Fake medic' who treated dying ecstasy victim Rio Andrew jailed

'Fake medic' who treated dying ecstasy victim at infamous Croydon rave jailed

Kevin Davis provided emergency medical care despite not being able to prove he was a qualified ambulance technician

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Akhtar Javeed was shot as he tried to flee robbers

Man who 'shot dead businessman' at Birmingham factory tracked down in Pakistan

Man who 'shot dead businessman' at Birmingham factory tracked down in Pakistan

Tahir Zarif fled the UK days after Akhtar Javeed was killed in a botched robbery

Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

Khalid Yousef was murdered in a branch of Paddy Power

Arrest made under Mental Health Act after man stabbed in Paddy Power

Arrest made under Mental Health Act after murder in Paddy Power branch

Khalid Yousef was pronounced dead at the scene last Thursday

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The five men are being held in the West Midlands and the woman at a police station outside the force area

Six 'National Action members' arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Six 'National Action members' arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Five men and a woman all suspected of being part of Neo-Nazi terror group

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Broad Street is one of Birmingham's busiest thoroughfares

Broad Street in Birmingham cordoned off as snow and ice falls from crane

Broad Street in Birmingham cordoned off as snow and ice falls from crane

Busy shopping and entertainment hub brought to standstill

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Simon Bramhall: Birmingham surgeon admits burning his initials into patients' livers

Birmingham surgeon admits burning his initials into patients' livers

Bramhall has pleaded guilty to two counts of assault

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Akbar Hamid even threatened the parents of his victim's parents

Akbar Hamid: Birmingham paedophile groomed teenage girl on Facebook and posted sexual images on Instagram

Birmingham paedophile humiliated teen by posting sexual images on Instagram

Akbar Hamid was jailed for nearly six months for his campaign of abuse and intimidation

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Neil Harris pulled down girls' leotard tops during his decades of assault

Neil Harris: Dance teacher who pulled down girls' tops to 'see how they were developing' guilty of indecent assault

Dance teacher pulled down girls' tops to 'see how they were developing'

Neil Harris, who taught dance for 60 years, will be sentenced in January

Doch's family have given permission for the footage to be released, three weeks after the fatal hit-and-run collision in Handsworth

Krishna Devi Droch: Police hunting wrong-way driver who killed grandmother on her way to morning prayers

Police hunting wrong-way driver who killed Birmingham woman on her way to prayer

The motorist had jumped a red light and was travelling the wrong way when Droch was sturkc

Kenny Field was branded a coward by police

Kenny Field: Violent robber who knocked out pensioner to steal a torch jailed

Violent robber who knocked out pensioner to steal a torch jailed

Field punched the 72-year-old man in the head more than 20 times in unprovoked attack

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Julia Dale has been named as the woman found dead yesterday (West Midlands Police handout)

Julia Dale: Woman found dead in Erdington bedsit named

Woman found dead in Erdington bedsit named

Dale's death is currently being treated as unexplained

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Endris Mohammed's two children are seen here in a handout photo from police

Birmingham man Endris Mohammed guilty of killing his two children and trying to kill his wife in a gas explosion

Birmingham man guilty of killing his two children and trying to kill his wife

Endris Mohammed attempted to murder his wife, Penil Teklehaimanot, by tampering with a gas pipe and setting fire to the family home in Hamstead

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Steven Knight on the new series of Peaky Blinders

Steven Knight on the new series of Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight on the new series

The director and screenwriter popped into the studio to chat with Paul Ross and Carole Malone

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Police have made an arrest this afternoon

Tony Nicholls: 29-year-old man arrested in connection with firework murder

Tony Nicholls: 29-year-old man arrested in connection with firework murder

Nicholls was killed while eating a Chinese takeaway at his home earlier this month

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Rampaging bullock invades school in Birmingham before being shot dead

Rampaging bullock invades school in Birmingham before being shot dead

Bullock shot near the busy M42 motorway

Police cars attacked in Birmingham as officers took part in Remembrance Sunday parades

Police cars attacked in Birmingham as officers took part in Remembrance parades

Officers have been trawling CCTV in the area and are also appealing for anyone with information to get in touch

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Woman who fantasised about beheading Katie Hopkins guilty of terror offences

Woman who fantasised about beheading Katie Hopkins guilty of terror offences

Woman who fantasised about beheading Katie Hopkins guilty of terror offences

Madihah Taheer spoke about people she would like to behead in a WhatsApp chat with her husband

Ismaeel has been charged over the rape in the vehicle

Birmingham double rape: Local man Mohammed Ismaeel charged after girl assaulted twice on same day

Local man charged over 'double rape' of 14-year-old girl in Birmingham

A 14-year-old girl was raped in a vehicle - just hours after she had suffered the same ordeal at Witton railway statio

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

This is the outhouse where the girl was kept (West Midlands Police)

Wolverhampton couple who starved child and locked her in an outhouse jailed for eight years

Wolverhampton couple who starved child and locked her in an outhouse jailed

Child was left with WWI-style trench foot condition as a result of sleeping in cold, damp conditions

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

The teenager cannot be named

15-year-old jihadist who attempted to flee his parents charged with terror offences

15-year-old jihadist who tried to flee parents charged with terror offences

Teenager was arrested at Birmingham Airport in June

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Mohammed Subhan, and the stun gun he was found with (police handout)

Birmingham car-jacker Mohammed Subhan punched 90-year-old man before stealing his vehicle

Birmingham car-jacker punched 90-year-old man before stealing his vehicle

Subhan was one of three thugs who left victim bruised and cut

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