In the wake of recent terror attacks politicians are focusing on security issues, but will they affect how the public votes?Read the full story ›
Police described the scene, in which the man mutilated his face and other parts of his body, as a "blood bath".Read the full story ›
Six pupils and a teacher have been taken to hospital after suffering breathing difficulties following school chemical exposure.Read the full story ›
A gaming centre in Birmingham has opened a "rage room" where customers can blow off steam by destroying things with a baseball bat.Read the full story ›
Harry Redknapp has revealed he agreed to become Birmingham's new manager after getting "fed up" with his time out of football.
The 70-year-old has been confirmed as Gianfranco Zola's successor, and will be assisted by former Bristol City manager Steve Cotterill as he bids to preserve their Championship status.
I got fed up sitting around doing nothing. I will come and live up here until the end of the season.
If I can keep them up then we can sit down and talk about going forward.
I got a phone call last night from the people at Birmingham.
I drove to London, had a meeting for 10 to 15 minutes, sat down and said 'Yeah, I will do it, no problem'. I got home and my wife said: 'Are you mad?'
Birmingham is a proper club. It is a good club. They are in a precarious position and we have got the worst goal difference as well.
I've gone in there, said I will come and do it. The money I am not interested in.
The family of a British woman stabbed to death on a train in Jerusalem say they are "devastated by this senseless and tragic attack".Read the full story ›
The image of Saffiyah Khan calmly staring down a seething right-wing activist has been shared widely on social media.Read the full story ›
Ummariyat Mirza was arrested by counter-terror police in Birmingham last Wednesday.Read the full story ›
A man and a woman, both in their early 20s, have been arrested in Birmingham on suspicion of terrorism offences.Read the full story ›
Counter-terrorism police have been searching a home in Birmingham over the weekend where friends of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood lived.
Officers were seen by neighbours on Saturday at the maisonette in Bredon Croft, Hockley, less than 200 yards from a property Masood had lived in until the end of 2016.
Specialist police search teams were still at Bredon Croft home on Sunday removing bags of evidence.
Meanwhile, a 58-year-old arrested in Birmingham remains in custody.
The hunt for the 52-year-old Masood's accomplices saw 11 people held after raids across the country.