BBC News - Birmingham & Black Country

BBC News - Birmingham & Black Country

23/05/2017 05:32 PM
Nursery worker jailed for rape and blackmail
Jamie Chapman admitted rape and 21 offences of causing or inciting sexual activity with children.

23/05/2017 12:48 PM
Man jailed for 'one punch' killing in Great Barr
The victim "never regained consciousness" and died nearly three years after the attack, police said.

23/05/2017 11:21 AM
Joe Leach: Unbeaten Worcestershire a threat to any team in the country
In-form Worcestershire would be a match for any team in the country, according to captain Joe Leach.

23/05/2017 07:32 AM
'Dogging' and drug abuse close Uffmoor Wood
The Woodland Trust says the closure of the "unsafe" site in the West Midlands is "unprecedented".

22/05/2017 06:56 PM
Nursery worker raped and blackmailed teenage boy
Teenage boys were tricked into sending him naked pictures of themselves as he posed as girls online.

22/05/2017 06:28 PM
Somerset v Warwickshire: Marcus Trescothick breaks county record to help earn draw
Marcus Trescothick breaks Somerset's record for the most first-class centuries to help his side avoid defeat by Warwickshire.

22/05/2017 05:48 PM
BBC presenter Julie Wadsworth 'performed sex act on boy', court hears
Julie Wadsworth invited boys to follow them into the trees "one at a time", a court hears.

22/05/2017 04:41 PM
Badly parked cars fined in police blitz in Bordesley Green
Officers issue more than 30 tickets in just over an hour in an area of Birmingham.

22/05/2017 03:19 PM
Derbyshire v Worcestershire: Joe Leach takes nine wickets in match to inspire victory
Worcestershire captain Joe Leach takes 5-32 as his side beat Derbyshire to claim their third straight Championship win.

22/05/2017 02:31 PM
Tonnes of waste dumped off country lane near Birmingham
A photographer spotted the 15ft-high rubbish mound while taking pictures of a sunset.

22/05/2017 12:40 PM
Disabled children's laptops stolen in Wolverhampton
The laptops, built so the two children can communicate, are taken from Wolverhampton rail station.

21/05/2017 05:29 PM
Swansea City 2-1 West Bromwich Albion
Fernando Llorente scores his 15th goal of the season as Swansea come back to beat West Brom at the Liberty Stadium.

21/05/2017 03:59 PM
The Dandy illustrator Chas Grigg gets blue plaque
Charles Grigg drew Korky the Cat and Desperate Dan among other characters for 20 years.

21/05/2017 01:47 PM
Birmingham marks 70 years of Polish community life
Birmingham has been home to large numbers of Polish immigrants since resettlement in 1947.

20/05/2017 08:23 PM
WSL 1 Spring Series: Liverpool Ladies draw, Arsenal Ladies beat Birmingham City Ladies
WSL 1 Spring Series leaders Liverpool are held by Bristol City, after Arsenal beat Birmingham to move up to second.

20/05/2017 04:20 PM
Amy Livesey wins bronze at Ekaterinburg Grand Slam in Russia
Amy Livesey wins Great Britain's first medal at the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam in Russia, beating Daria Davydova in the -63kg category.

20/05/2017 01:24 AM
#GetsMyVote: Birmingham diners on what MPs should serve up
We asked people at a restaurant in Birmingham what #GetsMyVote ahead of the election.

19/05/2017 03:10 PM
Grrr: Watch out for the dinosaurs roaming Birmingham
Thirty life-sized dinosaurs roam Birmingham for a fortnight before going elsewhere.

19/05/2017 01:02 PM
Birmingham-born triplets celebrate 80th birthday
Mary, Margaret and Georgina are thought to be the UK's oldest surviving identical triplets.