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August 1, 2018 9:28 PM Harry Kane '£50,000' fiver spent in Merthyr Tydfil off licence

A £5 note engraved with the image of England striker Harry Kane has gone into circulation in Merthyr Tydfil. Micro-engraver Graham Short made six of the notes after Kane won the Golden Boot for scoring the most goals during the 2018 World Cup. The artist previously etched Jane Austen on to new £5 notes when they were first circulated - and those have been valued 46

July 30, 2018 6:25 AM Birmingham police chase crash leaves woman dead

A woman has died in a crash with a suspected stolen car being chased by police in Birmingham. West Midlands Police said officers had been involved in a "short pursuit" of the Audi A3 on Sunday night through Kingstanding. The Audi collided with a third car, in Kingsland Road, seriously injuring a man and a woman in the vehicle. The woman died shortly 27

July 26, 2018 12:36 PM Birmingham manager Garry Monk signs fan's cheeky tattoo

Birmingham City manager Garry Monk has signed the cheeky tattoo of a fan who lost a bet. Kevin Tomlinson pledged to have the manager's face tattooed on his backside if Blues beat Fulham on the last day of the Championship. Monk's side won 3-1 to clinch survival, ending Fulham's 23-game unbeaten run. Monk, who donated £80 towards the tattoo, signed it on Wednesday 26


Researchers from the University of Birmingham looked at the scripts from films and analysed their emotional clusters. They compiled a final dataset of 6,147 films with complete scripts, as well as information about each film including gross domestic revenue in the country of first release. They split each script into sentences and calculated the sentimental 27

July 24, 2018 1:07 PM Woman, 47, seriously injured in acid attack by biker in Birmingham

Police believe she was targeted by a person on a moped or pushbike, who launched the substance at her as they made their way past. The incident took place in the Ladywood district at about 10.30am on Tuesday, and the victim was able to stumble away from the scene before an ambulance was called. Officers believe she was attacked by a person on a moped 35

July 23, 2018 11:34 AM Drag teen banned from Dudley school talent show

A 14-year-old boy was banned from performing his drag act at his school's end-of-year talent show. Lewis Bailey, who performs as Athena Heart, was told by Castle High School and Visual Arts College in Dudley that his performance was not permitted, a day before it was to go ahead. He said he was upset by the decision, and chose to go to school in drag on Friday's 35

July 20, 2018 5:39 AM BA emergency landing forces London Gatwick runway closure

The runway at Gatwick Airport had to be closed and flights were diverted after an inbound airliner requested an emergency landing. The British Airways Airbus from Naples landed shortly after midnight on Friday after reporting a technical fault. The A320 remained on the runway while an inspection took place. The main runway was closed but reopened at 04:58 BST. A handful 69

July 16, 2018 3:29 PM Birmingham blogger fat-shamed by Instagram troll

A popular blogger has been fat-shamed by an Instagram troll who photoshopped an image of her in a swimsuit to look slimmer. Emma Conway, 40, known as brummymummyof2, took a screenshot of the post and created new ones "rocking her size 18" figure on Saturday. The YouTuber said she was not "perfect or slim" and was backed by thousands of her followers 53

July 16, 2018 9:15 AM World Cup 2018: Tube station named Gareth Southgate

A London Underground station has been temporarily named after England's football manager. Southgate Tube station was rebranded Gareth Southgate station from Monday morning for 48 hours, after the squad finished fourth in the World Cup. It was England's best result since 1990 when they also lost in the semi-final. "We're delighted to be able to show our appreciation 46

July 15, 2018 11:52 PM Footballers coming home to airport fan ban row

HUNDREDS of fans tried to defy a ban on welcoming home the England squad yesterday as they touched down in Birmingham after finishing fourth in the World Cup. They cheered from behind barbed wire at the perimeter fence, and from on top of a nearby multi-storey car park, despite appeals from airport authorities to stay away. In keeping with the low-key 33