BBC News - Birmingham & Black Country

BBC News - Birmingham & Black Country

25/06/2017 04:45 AM
Extra security for 'Europe's largest Eid party' in Birmingham
Up to 100,000 people are expected in Birmingham on Sunday to mark the end of Ramadan.

24/06/2017 05:26 PM
Man stabbed to death on Aldridge High Street
James Brindley's family said he was sensitive and "fiercely loyal to his family and friends".

24/06/2017 12:57 PM
Safe standing: West Brom open to pilot scheme at The Hawthorns
West Bromwich Albion say they are willing to use The Hawthorns as part of a pilot scheme for safe standing.

23/06/2017 08:25 PM
Dan Evans: Great Britain Davis Cup player tests positive for cocaine
British number three Dan Evans announces he tested positive for cocaine in a drugs test taken in April, saying: "I made a mistake."

23/06/2017 07:46 PM
European Boxing Championships 2017: Seven English boxers to contest finals
England will have seven fighters in Saturday's finals at the European Boxing Championships in Ukraine.

23/06/2017 07:01 PM
Attempted murder charge after Highgate 'disorder'
A pedestrian was hit by a car in what police said was a 'gang-related' incident.

23/06/2017 06:39 PM
Birmingham City: Lee Carsley returns to Championship club as development coach
Former Republic of Ireland midfielder Lee Carsley returns to Birmingham City as head professional development coach.

23/06/2017 05:58 PM
Police funding: Cuts 'threaten ability to tackle mass riots'
A chief constable says resources in England and Wales are too stretched after recent terror attacks.

23/06/2017 05:28 PM
Jeremiah Regis-Ngaujah murder: Life sentence for stepfather
Chevaze McGregor left his two-year-old stepson with more than 100 injuries.

23/06/2017 01:43 PM
Hugh Grant offers £1,000 for return of WW2 veteran's medals
Hugh Grant offers £1,000 for the "safe return" of blind WW2 veteran Alfred Barlow's medals.

23/06/2017 11:58 AM
Mark Gillespie: Walsall sign former Carlisle goalkeeper on two-year deal
Walsall sign goalkeeper Mark Gillespie on a two-year contract from Carlisle United on a free transfer.

23/06/2017 11:29 AM
Did Goldie just reveal who Banksy is?
The DJ referred to a man called "Rob" during a conversation about the elusive artist.

23/06/2017 10:01 AM
John Terry: Aston Villa expect wait for decision from ex-Chelsea captain
Aston Villa do not expect immediate progress in their bid to sign John Terry after making him a lucrative contract offer.

23/06/2017 09:00 AM
The electric car driven to work by a Victorian inventor
Thomas Parker is credited with inventing the first truly practical version of the electric car.

23/06/2017 07:50 AM
Worcestershire: Steve Rhodes relieved with important Championship win over Kent
Worcestershire director of cricket Steve Rhodes is delighted to see his side rediscover their winning habit against Kent.

22/06/2017 08:07 PM
Birmingham Council to fit sprinklers in 213 tower blocks
Council leader John Clancy says the work will be carried out "as a matter of urgency".

22/06/2017 05:21 PM
Antiques Roadshow Faberge ornament 'valued at £1m'
One of the most significant finds in the show's 40-year history has been valued at a museum.

22/06/2017 04:57 PM
Jon Guthrie: Walsall sign Crewe Alexandra defender on two-year deal
League One side Walsall sign Crewe Alexandra defender Jon Guthrie on a two-year contract.

22/06/2017 04:01 PM
Life-size Ed Sheeran cake gives fans something to chew on
The singer is not the first oversize, celebrity-themed cake to be tackled by its baker.

22/06/2017 02:41 PM
Essex v Warwickshire: Simon Harmer takes 14 wickets to secure innings win
South African spinner Simon Harmer takes 8-36 for a match haul of 14 wickets as Essex beat Warwickshire by an innings.

21/06/2017 09:00 AM
Championship 2017-18 fixtures: Hull City open at Steve Bruce's Aston Villa
Relegated Hull begin their 2017-18 English Football League Championship season at former manager Steve Bruce's Aston Villa.

20/06/2017 11:25 AM
Woodpecker in Wolverhampton caught in fishing line
RSPCA releases footage of bird trapped in fishing line to warn of the dangers to wildlife.

07/06/2017 12:23 PM
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07/06/2017 01:02 AM
Being married 'protects your health'
It might lessen the impact of big heart disease risk factors, including high blood pressure, researchers claim.