Posts Tagged ‘ news ’

Birmingham University’s Chinese partnership to create new research centre

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July 8, 2014

The Joint Centre for Environmental Omics (JCEO), based at the university's Edgbaston campus, will seek to protect environment, health and global biodiversity
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Sacked NHS doctor welcomes whistleblowers’ charter

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June 28, 2014

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced an independent review to "boost safety and transparency and openness" in the NHS.
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Injunction for abusive council tenant

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April 16, 2014
Injunction for abusive council tenant

Meegan Jones (24) of Ringwood Drive, Rednal, has received an 18-month Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction this morning from Birmingham County Court, following her aggressive and confrontational behaviour with Birmingham City Council...
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Pistorius probably ‘on stumps for shooting’

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March 12, 2014

Issue seen as critical to case as it tests assertions about exactly what happened on night Reeva Steenkamp died
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How can we include the governance around climate change?

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February 15, 2014

The floods bring home how climate change is actually relevant to us all, demanding a significant change in the way we make policy and decisions.
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Fire service HQ in Birmingham under threat from HS2 plan

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January 14, 2014

Rail proposals include compulsory purchase of car park and rear yard at Nechells site
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200 schools close across region as teachers strike

More than 200 schools closed across the region today as teachers took part in drastic large-scale strike action – affecting thousands of pupils and parents.
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Birmingham nightclub fight arrests sees six released on bail

Police have bailed six clubbers who were arrested when trouble flared on Birmingham’s Broad Street and left a man from Tipton injured.
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Man dies and police officer hurt in car crashes

A man was killed, a police officer injured and a number of homes evacuated in a series of car crashes across the region.
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Police officers in Birmingham riots trial will not be prosecuted

Prosecutions will not be brought against two police officers who were accused of lying during a trial connected to riots in Birmingham, it was announced today.
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Joy after blind Dave Heeley’s 700-mile bike trek

Prolific fundraiser blind Dave Heeley has made a triumphant return home after a gruelling 700-mile journey across seven countries.
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Justin Timberlake to play Birmingham LG Arena gig

Justin Timberlake has announced he will be performing in Birmingham next year as part of his latest world tour.
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Mark Rhodes and Heather Small star at Steve Bull fundraiser

M People star Heather Small took to the stage to serenade guests at a glitzy bash raising funds for Wolves legend Steve Bull’s charity foundation.
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12 years in jail for prolific burglar who used car to smash into police officer

A prolific burglar, who used his car as a weapon to smash a police officer into a lamp post in Birmingham in a desperate attempt to escape, was this afternoon jailed for 12 years.
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Fifa 14 fever kicks in across region as hundreds queue for new game

Shopping centres across the region were once again packed out with hundreds of gamers in the early hours of the morning, desperate to get their hands on a new computer game.
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FA Cup third round – LIVE updates

Catch up with the build-up, team news and live match updates as Wolves, West Brom and Aston Villa are all in FA Cup action this afternoon.
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Best of Peter Rhodes – January 3

Peter Rhodes' Express & Star column, taking a sideways look at the week's big news.
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Best of Peter Rhodes – December 28

Peter Rhodes' Express & Star column, taking a sideways look at the week's big news.
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Blackpool v Wolves – LIVE updates

Catch up with all the build-up, team news and match action as Wolves take a pre-Christmas trip to the seaside.
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Swansea v West Brom – LIVE updates

Catch up with the build-up, team news and live match action as West Bromwich Albion travel to Swansea tonight.
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Tuesday football action – LIVE updates

Catch the build-up, team news and live updates as Wolves and Aston Villa are both in action this evening.
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