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Impatient Peugeot driver wedged as fire service answers 999 call

'Please give the fire service and other services a little extra time to sort their duties' - plea from West Midlands Fire Service An impatient driver found their car wedged on a rock - after attempting to squeeze past fire crews on a 999 call. West Midlands Fire Service were called to a Birmingham tower block, after smoke had been spotted billowing from the building.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  1h 3
Impatient Peugeot driver wedged as fire service answers 999 call

Liverpool bar has been named the second most 'instagrammable' in the UK

The bar beat venues including 20 Stories in Manchester, The Ivy in Brighton and Tattu in Birmingham A Liverpool bar has been named the second most 'Instagrammable' in the UK in a study of the prettiest cocktail spots. was only beaten to first place by London's epic Sky Garden in the study by Uswitch.

liverpoolecho.co.uk ,  1h 2
Liverpool bar has been named the second most 'instagrammable' in the UK

Stockport accountant with alleged organised crime links agrees to hand over £1.9m

Abid Naveed was linked to a large-scale money laundering investigation A self-employed accountant has handed over £1.9 million to settle a High Court civil action based on his alleged links to a criminal gang responsible for laundering £160m of drug money. The National Crime Agency civil recovery claim drew on evidence that linked Abid Naveed to a large-scale money laundering operation, previously investigated by the NCA.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  2h 1
Stockport accountant with alleged organised crime links agrees to hand over £1.9m

Love Island's Liberty Poole wows fans as she poses with stunning lookalike mum

Love Island 2021 star Liberty Poole shows off where she got her good looks from in a series of sexy snaps of her with her mum, and fans can't believe they're not sisters Love Island is starting soon, and one of the contestants has got fans very excited already.

dailystar.co.uk ,  2h 0
Love Island's Liberty Poole wows fans as she poses with stunning lookalike mum

Birmingham leaders unite to back city's Invictus Games campaign

An interest in a bid for the games was revealed today (June 22) Politicians from across the divide have united to back a potential Birmingham bid to host the Invictus Games. The games were founded by Prince Harry for wounded, sick and injured servicemen and women to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for all those who serve their country.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  3h 1
Birmingham leaders unite to back city's Invictus Games campaign

HS2: what is new high-speed railway, where’s the route, what's the completion date - and why’s it controversial?

Construction started on the first phase of the London to Birmingham railway line in August 2020, after more than a decade of planning Work is underway on the new HS2 rail line, which will connect London with the Midlands and the north of England. The first phase of the controversial new rail link will connect the UK’s capital with Birmingham.

nationalworld.com ,  3h 0
HS2: what is new high-speed railway, where’s the route, what's the completion date - and why’s it controversial?

10-year-old double amputee who lost her legs as a baby is now a catwalk model

Daisy-May Demetre, 10, is a model who’s walked at LFW, PFW, and NYFW. She is also a double amputee, having been born with fibular hemimelia – and as a result having her legs amputated as a baby. Daisy-May, from Birmingham, who has three sisters and a brother, was born with the birth defect, causing all or part of the fibular bone to be missing.

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10-year-old double amputee who lost her legs as a baby is now a catwalk model

Birmingham City: Fans react as youngster expected to join Leeds

Birmingham City fans have been reacting on Twitter to the latest transfer news and rumours involving the football club. This comes after Football Insider reported suggesting that a £1.5million package has been offered to Blues from Leeds United for youngster Amari Miller. Fans of Birmingham were quick to respond to the news and were not shy when it came to sharing their thoughts after the claim was shared on Twitter…

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Birmingham City: Fans react as youngster expected to join Leeds

West Midlands man pleads guilty to killing other man in fight

A man from the West Midlands has admitted killing another man in a fight. Davyd Florian Lincan, aged 23, from Chartist Road, Birmingham, pleaded guilty at to the manslaughter of Stan Bacioiu. Mr Bacioiu, 44, originally from Romania, died on December 1, 2019, following an assault on Uxbridge Street, Burton, on November 22.

expressandstar.com ,  4h 0
West Midlands man pleads guilty to killing other man in fight

Woman trapped under car following collision in Church Stretton

A woman suffered serious injuries after she became trapped under a car following a collision in Church Stretton this morning. Emergency services were called to the incident on Watling Street South at 11.26am. The woman was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for treatment after being released from under the vehicle by firefighters using air bags.

shropshirelive.com ,  4h 2
Woman trapped under car following collision in Church Stretton

Video of hapless couple in awkward 'slow speed' e-scooter crash

The film was taken by Sarah Gayton who is calling for e-scooter trials in the West Midlands to be halted This is the moment a couple trying to ride away on an e-scooter instead collide into a stationary scooter and nearly fall off. The video was made by Sarah Gayton, street access campaigns coordinator for the National Federation of the Blind of the UK, who is campaigning against the trials currently running in the region including Birmingham.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  4h 6
Video of hapless couple in awkward 'slow speed' e-scooter crash

Indian Film Festival returns to city with a hybrid model for homes and cinemas

The annual Birmingham Indian Festival is returning and this year you can watch from home if you prefer The Indian Film Festival is coming back to Birmingham. And as the world learns to "live with Covid", this year's event will be a "hybrid" version with some screenings available at home as well as others in cinemas.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  4h 0
Indian Film Festival returns to city with a hybrid model for homes and cinemas

Man seriously injured after 'cutting through mains cable' sparking Digbeth power cut

Western Power Distribution engineers have been working to resolve the outage since 12.45pm A man has been seriously injured after 'coming into contact with electricity' in Digbeth. More than 80 properties have been left without power in Birmingham, following the incident just before 12.45pm today, June 22.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  4h 8
Man seriously injured after 'cutting through mains cable' sparking Digbeth power cut

Birmingham eyes bid for the Invictus Games

Birmingham City Council is considering a bid for the Invictus Games in 2025 or 2027, according to Council Leader Ian Ward. The international sporting event, founded by Prince Harry in 2014, is for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women, both serving and veterans.

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Birmingham eyes bid for the Invictus Games

Award-winning support programme available to young entrepreneurs in Birmingham

BSEEN offers online bootcamps and more, for aspiring entrepreneurs to learn how to launch and grow their business idea It is well documented that young people have been adversely affected in the labour market due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A Birmingham-based project BSEEN is supporting students and recent graduates living in the city to start their own business.

business-live.co.uk ,  4h 0
Award-winning support programme available to young entrepreneurs in Birmingham

Motorcyclist dies after hitting cow standing in the road

A Sylacauga man died after hitting a cow in the middle of the road. Authorities said Robert Atchley, 36, was riding a motorcycle on Russell Chappel Road at about 8:35 p.m. Monday when he struck a cow. Sign up for our Newsletters Atchley was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Motorcyclist dies after hitting cow standing in the road

Ex-Carlisle United striker Sam Cosgrove linked with loan move from Birmingham City

By Jon Colman Sports Reporter Ex-Carlisle United striker Sam Cosgrove has been linked with another move - just months after his money-spinning transfer to Birmingham. National newspaper reports say Ipswich are keen on a loan deal for the centre-forward. It comes just months after Cosgrove joined Birmingham from Aberdeen for £2m - a deal which brought sell-on cash to the Cumbrians.

newsandstar.co.uk ,  4h 0
Ex-Carlisle United striker Sam Cosgrove linked with loan move from Birmingham City

Birmingham thug who fled country after killing man in mass brawl finally faces justice

Davyd Lincan today pleaded guilty to manslaughter, nearly 18 months after the tragic death of in December 2019 A Birmingham thug who fled England after killing a man in a mass brawl has finally faced justice. Davyd Lincan today pleaded guilty to manslaughter, nearly 18 months after the tragic death of in December 2019.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  5h 4
Birmingham thug who fled country after killing man in mass brawl finally faces justice

HMP Birmingham staff to strike in Covid 'health and safety' dispute

The strike will be the fourth time the staff memberwill have walked out in the past two months Staff at HMP Birmingham will be among hundreds of prison education employees across the country who will walk out in a Covid health and safety dispute. The strike tomorrow (Wednesday) will be the fourth time 600 staff members represented by the University and College Union (UCU) will have walked out in two months.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  5h 1
HMP Birmingham staff to strike in Covid 'health and safety' dispute

Love Island fans gobsmacked after seeing Liberty Poole's mum on Instagram

The Birmingham star will be heading into the villa next week Love Island is on the way and fans of the show are massively excited. The new line-up includes two contestants from Birmingham - Liberty Poole who works in Nando's and Kaz Kamwi who is a Birmingham City University student from Essex.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  5h 0
Love Island fans gobsmacked after seeing Liberty Poole's mum on Instagram