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Men held over attempted murder in Birmingham

Detectives investigating a disorder in Alum Rock yesterday morning are still questioning two men on suspicion of attempted murder.

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Detectives investigating a disorder in Alum Rock yesterday morning are still questioning two men on suspicion of attempted murder.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the disturbance after a 22-year-old man was stabbed on Cotterills Lane.

He remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

Two men aged 18 and 19 - who were also taken to hospital following the stabbing - have now been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

A 37-year-old arrested on suspicion of affray and a 21-year-old arrested on suspicion of violent disorder remain in police custody in connection with the disturbance.

Car crashes through M6 toll driving wrong way up the motorway

The Central Motorways Policing Group were called to stop a vehicle spotted driving the wrong way up the M6 Toll last night.

The car allegedly crashed through the toll barriers and then continued driving in the wrong direction heading for the M6.

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Tributes to ex-Birmingham player and wife killed in Tunisia

Tributes are being paid to former Birmingham City player Denis Thwaites and his wife Elaine have been paying tribute to the couple who died in Friday's terrorist attack.

Denis Thwaites and his wife Elaine. Credit: ITV News

He's remembered as a man who would go out of his way to help others.

Denis Thwaites, 70, and his wife Elaine, 69, had not been heard from since the attack.

In a message posted on their son-in-law Danny Clifford's Facebook page, their daughter Lindsey said: "Mum and Dad were the kindest, caring, loving parents any daughter could wish for. Rest in peace now my angels."

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