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8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Drunk, pregnant racegoer jailed for biting woman's face during fight

Fiona Leonard, of England, was sentenced to 27 months in jail for biting another woman's cheek during an argument after a horserace.

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12 hrs ago | IcStafford

New probe launched into Birmingham Trojan Horse leaks

Gregory Dike appeared at Wolverhampton Magistrates Court accused of threatening staff at NatWest bank in High Street, Blackheath, with a hunting knife and demanding money on April 17. Wolves keeper hoping League One champions can put on a show for final two games of the season as they chase third tier points record Birmingham Council leader Sir ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Winchester butchers' hat-trick of prizes

T.H. Burroughs, based at The Good Life farm shop in Springvale Road, in Headbourne Worthy, took home one gold and two silver rosettes for its creative summer recipes at the Foodex Show 2014 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

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15 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

Great Barr Hall - Walsall's 'Downton Abbey' - is at an historical crossroads

A PLAN by Developers BCG Lakes and Lapworth Architects to convert the derelict Great Barr Hall, which has stood empty on the Walsall-Sandwell border since 1978, into a hotel and conference venue, along with 57 homes, has led to a big debate locally.

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17 hrs ago | Oxford Times

A 39-year-old has admitted causing death by careless driving after a crash on the A34.

Steffan Leach, of Cherwell Drive, Birmingham, crashed his Mercedes Sprinter van into a Porsche Carrera on the southbound carriageway of the A34 at Weston-on-the-Green, near Bicester, on Thursday, March 14. Guy Sturdey, 43, of Amington Road, Tamworth, in Staffordshire, was fatally injured in the collision and died at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Brit becomes Stratosphere's 40 millionth Tower visitor

Stratosphere Tower, reaching an impressive 1,149 feet above the world famous Las Vegas Strip, made history today by welcoming its 40 millionth visitor.

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IcWolverhampton

A round-up of the best comedy, music, theatre and exhibitions, April 22-23

Do you know of concerts and shows that should be listed in our pages? Send details to listings@birminghammail.net or write to Birmingham Mail, Floor 6, Fort Dunlop, Fort Parkway, Birmingham B24 9FF For more details visit here Today Twirling Ladybirds Crafty Drop-in and 60 Minute Marvel - Den Building: The Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Solihull.

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Indymedia.ie

Who bombed Birmingham 1974?

WHO BOMBED BIRMINGHAM 1974? ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- A recent BBC documentary titled 'Who Murdered Maxine?' informed us of a new pressure group in Birmingham whereby the relatives of the victims are demanding that the Birmingham bombers be identified and arrested, forty years on.

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Crewe Guardian

Crewe student makes huge impression at Big Bang

A top performing South Cheshire College student linked up with some of the UK's top engineers and scientists in the final of a prestigious national competition.

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IcWolverhampton

40m plans for new Birmingham Conservatoire

A 40 million plans for a new Birmingham Conservatoire are being drawn up after the Paradise Circus development forced a move.

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IcWolverhampton

Police discover cannabis factory after residents' tip off

Police in Birmingham have uncovered a cannabis factory that filled the whole upper storey of a property in Selly Oak.

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Black Country Bugle

Black Country train trips for pleasure parties

WE KNOW our army of steam railway fans will love this curiosity, which has recently become part of the fascinating collection assembled by Graham Hughes, retired historian of Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

National Post

'Muslim morality squads' accused of confiscating students' Easter eggs in U.K.

Children who took Easter eggs to class allegedly had them confiscated by "Muslim morality squads" patrolling a school in Birmingham, England, according to press reports.

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Bromsgrove Standard

Crowds flock for a bank holiday on the buses in Wythall

CROWDS flocked to Wythall Transport Museum on Easter Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday to embark on nostalgic bus trips to Birmingham, Henley-in-Arden and around local villages.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Newsday

Ambulance crash injures three people

The crash happened in Walsall just before 09:30 BST on Broadway North, which has been closed between Princes Avenue and Walhouse Road.

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IcBurton

Kingstanding pub fight man dies in hospital

A murder investigation has been launched after a man died from injuries suffered in a fight at a Kingstanding pub.

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IcTamworth

Trojan Horse: Six Birmingham schools 'to be placed in special measures' by Ofsted

Six Birmingham schools are set to be placed into special measures after damning Ofsted inspections sparked by the Trojan Horse plot allegations, it has been claimed.

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IcLichfield

Birmingham City to honour club legend Jeff Hall before Blackburn Rovers match

Legendary Birmingham City player Jeff Hall will be honoured by the club at St Andrew's on Monday, which will be the 55th anniversary of his death from polio.

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BBC News

Teenagers hurt in city disorder

One man was arrested following the disorder in Wolverhampton city centre, which was briefly "locked down" by armed officers Saturday night.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Commonweal

Forgive Him, Father

In the late 1950s, John Cornwell-then an adolescent seminarian in the Archdiocese of Birmingham, England-was sexually propositioned during confession by a personable member of the seminary faculty.

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