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July 11, 2016 10:48 AM Some Muslim parents would NOT report their children if they travelled to Syria to join ISIS because they don't trust the police, claims new study

Two Birmingham friends were jailed after one of their mothers found a farewell letter saying they had travelled to Syria to fight for ISIS. Yusuf Sarwar and Mohammed Ahmed admitted a terror charge in 2014 after they flew out to the Middle East to fight with terrorists. Sarwar's mother discovered her son's 'goodbye' note, which said he wanted to 'die as a martyr' 9

July 11, 2016 12:19 AM Theresa May vows to put Conservative Party 'at service' of working people

Theresa May will promise to put workers on the boards of major firms and curb excess corporate pay, as she starts her campaign to be Tory leader and PM. The home secretary will vow to put the Conservative party "at the service" of working people. She will also stress: "Brexit means Brexit and we're going to make a success of it." Party members will choose 19

July 10, 2016 11:01 PM Theresa May attacks big business as she launches leadership campaign in Birmingham

Home Secretary Theresa May is in Birmingham for the national launch of her campaign to become Prime Minister Conservative leadership candidate Theresa May is launching her campaign to become Prime Minister in Birmingham - with a pledge to give workers a say in the management of businesses. Mrs May, the Home Secretary, has chosen Birmingham to launch 18

July 9, 2016 8:37 AM Sea of Hull: Why I went nude in the name of art

Earlier this year a call went out asking people to take part in a mass nude art installation in Hull. This weekend 3,200 turned up. Sarah Freeman was one of them. It’s 4am. I am standing in a park, naked save for a thin layer of blue paint. The man next to me shows me his bottom and asks whether he’s missed a bit. He hasn’t. Satisfied that his dignity 14

July 9, 2016 6:45 AM Bidding war for Walsall's Tom Bradshaw

Millers boss Alan Stubbs has confirmed he has tabled a club record bid - believed to be £550,000 - for a striker. And the Express & Star understands that man is Bradshaw, who is being tracked by a host of clubs this summer. Rotherham's move has forced the hand of another unnamed suitor, who are ready to come forward with their own offer. It's understood 17

July 8, 2016 4:38 PM Gennady Golovkin to fight Kell Brook on September 10 on Sky Sports Box Office

Gennady Golovkin will defend his world middleweight titles against Kell Brook on September 10 at London's O2 Arena, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Brook, the IBF's current welterweight king, will jump two divisions to take on the WBA Super, WBC and IBF world champion in a move whose boldness echoes and even surpasses Amir Khan's decision to tackle Saul 'Canelo' 16

July 8, 2016 7:16 AM The big shadow over Big Ben

On a rainy Tuesday, just days after Britain’s shock Brexit referendum result, a sea of umbrellas could be seen across Trafalgar Square as hundreds of people gathered to show their support for the country’s 43-year-long membership of the EU. Despite the inclement weather, impromptu gatherings such as this (a formal rally was called off because of safety 34

July 8, 2016 5:51 AM Dean Saunders: Former Wolves boss has airport parking fee waived to donate to charity

The former Welsh striker left his car in the short stay car park at Birmingham Airport as he did not expect the team to go as far in the Euros as they did. But as the team reached the semi-finals, the bill topped £1,000 – with fans even setting up a crowdfunding page to help cover the bill for him. The airport had agreed to waive the fee for the pundit's 16

July 8, 2016 12:20 AM Battle to run London Midland rail service down to two

Race to run busy West Midlands rail franchise down to just two after Hong Kong-based MTR Corporation mysteriously withdraws from bidding process The battle to win the contract to run one of Birmingham's busiest train services is now down to just two after Hong Kong rail company MTR Corporation pulled out of the race. The surprise decision leaves just incumbent 18

July 7, 2016 10:23 PM Birmingham wall collapse deaths: Two bodies removed from recycling site

Two bodies have been removed from a recycling site in Birmingham where a retaining wall holding scrap metal collapsed, killing a total of five men. The men were working at Hawkeswood Metal in Nechells when the 15ft (4.5m) wall of concrete blocks and scrap metal fell on them shortly before 09:00 BST. The rescue effort continued all day and will recommence 22