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Man arrested in connection with Birmingham art theft

A CCTV appeal from police has been viewed more than 200,000 times Credit: West Midlands Police

A 41-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an art theft in Birmingham.

It's after a CCTV appeal from police this week which has been viewed more than 200,000 times.

The footage showed a man attempting to hide the piece in his clothing.

Dudley photographer winner with Northern Lights photo

An amateur photographer from Dudley has been crowned Astronomy Photographer of the year by the Royal Observatory.

The photo of the Northern Lights is entitled 'Aurora over a Glacier Lagoon' Credit: James Woodend

James Woodend submitted this photo of the Northern Lights entitled 'Aurora over a Glacier Lagoon'.

An exhibition is being held at the Royal Observatory Greenwich celebrating the winners.

Cleaning fluid blamed after bus station chemical leak

A chemical incident which closed down Coventry city centre bus station is thought to have been caused by noxious fumes from a cleaning fluid.

West Midlands Ambulance Service took one person to hospital after the closure of Pool Meadow bus station, paramedics treated three others for sore throats, runny eyes and nausea.

Four people fell ill after visiting the public toilets at Pool Meadow bus station in Coventry Credit: BPM Media

Police were called out yesterday afternoon after reports of a number of people being taken ill after they had entered the public toilets at the transport hub on Fairfax Street.


Police incident forces 5 hour road closure in Shropshire

Mount Road in Oswestry is expected to remain closed for the next five hours as police investigate an incident.

There's reports that it is involving a postbox which has been damaged.

It's shut off at the crossroads with Llanfillin Road and Racecourse Road, drivers are being told to find an alternative route.

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Birmingham muslims join Islamic National Day of Prayer

Muslims in Birmingham will be joining an Islamic National Day of Prayer Credit: ITV News Central

Muslims in Birmingham will be joining an Islamic National Day of Prayer today.

Alan Henning Credit: ITV News Central

It follows the kidnap of Alan Henning and the murder of David Haines in Syria by the group which calls itself Islamic State.

It will be an extension of the weekly Friday prayers.

David Haines Credit: ITV News Central

Aston Villa manager says chairman still wants to sell

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says he still thinks chairman Randy Lerner's planning on selling the club.

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert Credit: PA

That's despite Lerner giving Lambert a new four-year deal at the club this week.

His side has managed an unbeaten start to the Premier League season, which continues tomorrow at home to Arsenal.

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