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September 29, 2018 7:53 AM BREXIT LIVE: ‘You’ve left Chequers for dead’ Fury over Johnson plot to DERAIL May

BORIS Johnson and his allies have tied the hands of the Prime Minister and left her Chequers plan “for dead”, a leading Tory has warned on the eve of party conference. Cambridgeshire South MP Heidi Allen said she would now back a second public referendum on leaving the EU because of the threat to jobs and businesses in her constituency and the rest of the country 37

September 26, 2018 7:08 AM Threat to the 'black Christ of Alabama' church window

One of the civil rights movement’s most iconic pieces of art in the US is under threat. Not only is this stained glass window in Birmingham, Alabama, one of the first depictions of a black Christ in the deep South - it was created for the church by a Welsh artist, with donations from children across Wales. The city was the centre of several demonstrations 37

September 1, 2018 12:41 AM Britiain's meanest streets revealed

BIRMINGHAM is the least safe city in Britain with a third of residents feeling in danger, even in their homes. Four in 10 feel at risk during the day, while half say they dare not go out at night, according to a survey. “We have had 36 killings this year in the West Midlands and that is already nearly more than we had in the previous year. So the level 45

August 24, 2018 4:07 PM Woman charged over Worcester 'acid attack' on boy

A woman has been charged over a suspected acid attack on a three-year-old boy. The boy suffered serious burns to his face and arm at a Home Bargains store in the Tallow Hill area of Worcester on 21 July. Martina Badiova, 22, from Birmingham, is accused of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm and is due to appear in court on Saturday. Six men including 48

August 20, 2018 11:01 PM Scandal of drugged-up jailbirds being allowed to run major UK prison

A PRISON “in crisis” was yesterday taken back under Government control from private firm G4S after a report uncovered “appalling” squalor and violence and a major drugs problem. Prisoners leaving HMP Birmingham yesterday spoke of a lawless, drug-fuelled institution where prisoners are in control. Chief inspector of prisons Peter Clarke’s report said the prison 41

August 17, 2018 11:08 PM Britney braves the rain to put on a show in Scarborough

Britney Spears fans were never going to let a return to typical British summer weather put a damper on her arrival back in the UK. After Tokyo, Las Vegas, Berlin and New York, Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre was perhaps not the most obvious setting as Britney brought her Piece of Me tour to Britain. And the drizzle started as the support act, Pitbull 52

August 15, 2018 9:38 PM West Midlands police officer charged with possessing indecent images of children

Inspector Lee Bartram, who works for West Midlands Police, is charged after being arrested at his home address on Monday. Lee Bartram, who works for West Midlands Police, was arrested on Monday at his home address and charged on Wednesday evening. The 44-year-old has been charged with five counts of making an indecent photograph/pseudo-photograph of a child 23

August 10, 2018 7:23 AM Man 'lay dead in tent for a year' near Weston-super-Mare

A man lay dead in a tent for up to a year before being found, police have revealed. The body was discovered near Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, on 15 August last year, but efforts to trace his next-of-kin have been unsuccessful. PC Andy Henderson said: "This is a really sad case of a man who appears to have been sleeping rough and whose death seems to have gone unreported 39

August 10, 2018 6:39 AM The One With The Most Streams: Friends tops list, with The Grand Tour second

British viewers still love the US sitcom - driving Amazon's The Grand Tour, starring Jeremy Clarkson, into second place. The US sitcom, 236 episodes of which were produced over 10 years, was added to Netflix UK at the start of this year. The ever-popular comedy, with a cast featuring Matt LeBlanc, Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry, was streamed more than twice 322

August 2, 2018 11:03 AM Harry Kane fiver: Merthyr shop owner and locals react

Check your purses and wallets because a £5 note that could be worth £50,000 has gone into circulation in Merthyr Tydfil. The fiver, engraved with a portrait of England striker Harry Kane, was spent in an off-licence in Cefn Coed last Wednesday. Micro-engraver Graham Short made six of the notes after Kane won the Golden Boot for scoring the most goals 28