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Cricket fraternity praises Rishabh Pant for his heroic knock against England in fifth Test

Birmingham [UK], July 2 (ANI): The cricket world was in awe of India's wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant following his outstanding innings on day one of the fifth Test against England. Pant produced a phenomenal inning of 146 runs off just 111 deliveries saving India from a shaky position on the first day of the fifth Test in Edgbaston.

thelondonnews.net ,  1 hour ago 0
Cricket fraternity praises Rishabh Pant for his heroic knock against England in fifth Test

Family 'disgusted' as EON threatens 87-year-old with bailiffs over £20 bill

The family of an 87-year-old has an described energy company's decision to send bailiffs round over an unpaid bill of £20 as disgusting. June Davis, from Alveley, received a letter from bailiffs this week on behalf of EON, demanding that she pay the bill of £20.61 before July 3.

shropshirestar.com ,  2 hours ago 4
Family 'disgusted' as EON threatens 87-year-old with bailiffs over £20 bill

Squash club opens its doors to children to stoke excitement ahead of Commonwealth Games

Last summer, a year before the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, organisers announced that they wanted to give one million children an authentic Games experience. On Friday, the Wolverhampton Lawn Tennis and Squash Club fulfilled that dream and opened its doors to schools and members of the local community to get them involved in six sports which will take pride of place at the Games.

expressandstar.com ,  2 hours ago 1
Squash club opens its doors to children to stoke excitement ahead of Commonwealth Games

Tell us about the lost smells of your childhood in Birmingham

Plenty of common scents are rare these days - bakeries, breweries, butchers and burning coals We all remember the sights of our younger years - and definitely the sounds coming over the radio. But how about what your nose picked up? We're on the hunt for the smells of Birmingham in days gone by.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 6
Tell us about the lost smells of your childhood in Birmingham

Behind scenes on Broad Street where drunk clubbers are scooped off dancefloors and brought back to life

From violent fights and fall injuries to collapses and domestic incidents, the Safe Space team see it all on weekends in city's 'golden mile' A barefooted woman slumps against a smoking area barrier with her head between her legs. Her friend, unconscious with her underwear exposed, flops beside her outside a bar on Birmingham's 'golden mile'.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 47
Behind scenes on Broad Street where drunk clubbers are scooped off dancefloors and brought back to life

Birmingham Botanical student makes Gardeners' World history as drag queen gardener

Tom Leonard, known to his huge Instagram following as Daisy Desire – The Drag Queen Gardener, appeared on the iconic BBC2 show this month If there is anyone bringing a breath of fresh air to the "stuffy" world of gardening, it is 25-year-old Birmingham student Tom Leonard.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 0
Birmingham Botanical student makes Gardeners' World history as drag queen gardener

Rail delays and cancellations forced 'stranded' man to book £225 Uber to finish journey

A series of delays and cancellations left Yousef Abda with little choice but to order a taxi from Birmingham to complete his nightmare journey from Manchester to London A man who travelled to London from Manchester has hit out at rail services after having to spend £225 on a taxi to complete his journey.

mirror.co.uk ,  8 hours ago 6
Rail delays and cancellations forced 'stranded' man to book £225 Uber to finish journey

Simon Armitage, Jamelia and Ian Hislop lead Radio 4 summer programming

Radio 4 has announced the Summer of Arts – with Simon Armitage, Jamelia and Ian Hislop heading up arts programmes on the network over the summer. The Summer of Arts kicks off in July with Radio 4 presenting a broad range of arts programmes over the coming months.

pressandjournal.co.uk ,  8 hours ago 0
Simon Armitage, Jamelia and Ian Hislop lead Radio 4 summer programming

Yorkshire Vikings face Grace Road climax after conceding record T20 score at Headingley

SEEKING a win that would have booked their place in the knockout stages of the T20 Blast, Yorkshire picked a bad time to concede their highest total in the 19-year history of the tournament. Birmingham Bears made 238-5 after they were sent into bat, a score which eclipsed Lancashire’s 231-4 in the Roses game at Old Trafford in 2015.

yorkshirepost.co.uk ,  9 hours ago 2
Yorkshire Vikings face Grace Road climax after conceding record T20 score at Headingley

Halifax branded ‘disgraceful’ by most famous employee in pronouns row

Howard Brown, who appeared in television adverts for the bank, said its attitude toward customers was ‘disappointing’ A row over Halifax’s staff pronoun badges has intensified after the bank’s most famous employee called the company “disgraceful” for telling customers they were welcome to leave if they disagreed with the move.

telegraph.co.uk ,  11 hours ago 6
Halifax branded ‘disgraceful’ by most famous employee in pronouns row

Violent attacks suspect arrested at Birmingham Airport ‘attempting to flee country’

A 21-year-old man, from Small Heath, was wanted on suspicion of two wounding offences and was stopped as he was about to depart the country A suspect wanted on suspicion of violent offences was arrested at Birmingham Airport while he was believed to be trying to flee to country.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  13 hours ago 156
Violent attacks suspect arrested at Birmingham Airport ‘attempting to flee country’

Police appeal for public’s help to try and find missing man last seen in the Highlands

Police are urging people to search their outbuildings and check dashcam footage as they renewed an appeal to help trace a man who went missing in the Highlands last month. Humza Khan, a 28-year-old from Birmingham, was last seen at around 12pm on Wednesday, June 8 in the Strathcanaird area north of Ullapool and is known to have been in the Durness area since then.

pressandjournal.co.uk ,  14 hours ago 7
Police appeal for public’s help to try and find missing man last seen in the Highlands

M5 - Stourbridge News

M5 West Midlands All traffic being temporarily held and queueing traffic due to accident on M5 Northbound from J2 A4123 Wolverhampton Road (Oldbury / Dudley) to J1 A41 Birmingham Road (West Bromwich / Birmingham). Traffic is also slow southbound due to onlookers. Last updated 6 minutes ago

stourbridgenews.co.uk ,  14 hours ago 0
M5 - Stourbridge News

Brickwork blunder and cowboy contractors in nightmare for disabled Birmingham boy

The council has now apologised to the child and his father Shoddy brickwork carried out by three council contractors led to a disabled boy living in 'unsuitable accommodation' for years in Birmingham. The council has now apologised to the child and his father - only known as Mr X - after a complaint about how the home adaptations were handled.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 34
Brickwork blunder and cowboy contractors in nightmare for disabled Birmingham boy

Police appeal after motorcyclist killed in crash

Police appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died following a crash. Officers said that the crash, which involved a Jaguar and a motorbike, had taken place just before 6pm on June 30, on the B4361 at Ashley Moor, Orleton, south of Ludlow. The road was closed while police, fire and ambulance services attended.

shropshirestar.com ,  15 hours ago 12
Police appeal after motorcyclist killed in crash

Howard from Halifax is BACK.. and he is not happy: Star of bank's famous adverts fumes over pronoun badges as he brands its attitude towards disapproving customers 'disgraceful'

Read the full article now at the Mail's new premium sister website The Mail+ He's the face of one of Britain's most memorable ad campaigns, famous for his catchphrase 'Who gives you extra?' And now Howard from the Halifax is back - and he's less than happy about his old employer's conduct in a row over the bank's pronoun badges.

dailymail.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 15
Howard from Halifax is BACK.. and he is not happy: Star of bank's famous adverts fumes over pronoun badges as he brands its attitude towards disapproving customers 'disgraceful'

Milnathort's Laura Muir targets special Commonwealth Games performance

The former Kinross High student was named in Scotland's athletics squad for the event on Friday Milnathort’s Laura Muir has unfinished Commonwealth Games business this summer. The former Kinross High School student has, as expected, been named in Scotland’s athletics squad for the Birmingham 2022 event which begins later this month.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 1
Milnathort's Laura Muir targets special Commonwealth Games performance

I’m a Babestation model – here’s what it’s REALLY like to strip on TV and the weird things people ask for

A BABESTATION model has told what it’s REALLY like to strip on TV after she quit her job as a carer. Meghan Rox, 26, swapped her palliative care uniform for sexy suspenders and chats with fellas on the adult telly channel last year. During the pandemic, she cared for patients who were dying or who had life-limiting conditions that were unable to see their families because of self-isolation rules.

thesun.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 0
I’m a Babestation model – here’s what it’s REALLY like to strip on TV and the weird things people ask for

Birmingham 2022's Beach Volleyball schedule released

The Smithfield venue is expected to finish construction by end of July Find things to do With just weeks to go until Birmingham 2022, Beach Volleyball has revealed its official match schedule for the summer games. Tickets are still available too see Team England shoot for glory at Smithfield, Birmingham city centre from July 30 to August 7, featuring afternoon and evening sessions.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  16 hours ago 0
Birmingham 2022's Beach Volleyball schedule released