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Man found unconscious following attack in Birmingham

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after being found unconscious in Birmingham city centre in the early hours of this morning.

Berkley Street Credit: ITV News Central

Police were called to Berkley Street just off Broad Street at around 4:30.

The attack happened in the early hours of this morning Credit: ITV News Central

Officers believe the man, who suffered serious head injuries, was attacked outside the Rocket Club.

An investigation has been launched.

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70,000 expected at Birmingham Pride

Up to 70,000 people are expected to take part in the Birmingham Pride parade and festivities over the weekend.

A picture from last year's Birmingham Pride Credit: ITV News Central

It could raise as much as £30 million pounds for the city's economy, according to the organisers.

Birmingham Pride officials are promoting freedom and togetherness at a time when in some countries being openly gay can result in death.

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