Three men from Birmingham accused of attempting to leave the UK in a lorry to join the Islamic State group have appeared in court.Read the full story ›
On a visit to Solihull to make an announcement on jobs as part of the Conservatives' election campaign, the Prime Minister David Cameron said he was looking forward to Aston Villa's FA Cup semi-final at Wembley tomorrow.
Villa beat local rivals West Bromwich Albion to reach Wembley, and recorded an important win at Tottenham Hotspur last weekend to give their Premier League survival hopes a boost.
Crews were treating a patient at a property, but returned to the ambulance to find a brick had smashed the windscreen.Read the full story ›
On the second anniversary of the death of a Walsall takeaway driver detectives are renewing an appeal for information to find the people responsible.
Yasar Abbas was delivering Chinese takeaway food to an address in Maddison Avenue, Alumwell when he was attacked in April 2013.
Detectives believe the takeaway order was bogus and that Mr Abbas was ambushed as he got out of his car. Witnesses saw 3 people approach the car and attack the 28-year-old, who died four days later.
"People out there know who is responsible for the death of this young man and for the sake of his family who are still very much grieving for his loss, I am appealing to those persons to come forward and help us"
The Aston Villa striker, Christian Benteke, says he's relishing the club's FA Cup semi-final tie with Liverpool at Wembley this weekend.
Villa beat local rivals, West Bromwich Albion, 2-0 in the quarter final, to reach Wembley.
Benteke says the team will do all they can to make it through to another match at Wembley - the final.
He was playing in competition with his wife when he fell, hitting his head.Read the full story ›
CCTV has been released of a man police would like to speak to after another man was punched in a pub, breaking his nose.
The victim was at the bar in the Lord Clifden in Great Hampton Street, Hockley in February, when the man accused him of turning his back on him and punched him, causing the fracture and severe bleeding.
Police are trying to trace the man who is described as mixed race, 5’ 9" tall with a muscular build, a shaven head and stubble. He was wearing a leather jacket and a red top.
Three men from Birmingham who were arrested at Dover Port on Good Friday have been charged with Syria-related terrorism offences.
Gabriel Rasmus, aged 28, of Chain Walk Lozells, Anas Abdalla, aged 26, of Fox Hollies Road, Acocks Green and Mahamuud Diini, aged 25, of Coventry Road, Small Heath will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court tomorrow.
The three are alleged to have been attempting to leave the UK to travel to Syria and join the Islamic State group.
Two other men arrested at the same time are no longer suspected of terrorism offences but are being investigated by immigration authorities.
A woman also detained was told she faces no further action.
City property investors Seven Capital today have unveiled the name and CGI images of what will be the first ever residential square in Birmingham’s creative quarter.
The city’s historic Harrison Drape building on Bradford Street in Digbeth is being renamed Fabrick Square as Seven prepare to launch 313 newly created apartments.
The development will consist of four individual buildings: The Cotton Lofts, Cotton House, The Drapery and Drapery House.
The two-acre Fabrick Square development will comprise 73 studios, 152 one-bedroom and 88 two-bedroom flats as well as a 2,420 sq ft retail unit, parking and landscaping.
Temperatures are returning to where they should be for this time of the year over the next few days. This weekend will be bright and milder.Read the full story ›