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July 14, 2018 8:33 AM Toddler dies after van crash on parkland in Birmingham

A toddler has died after being hit by a van on parkland in Birmingham. West Midlands Police said the van collided with the 19-month-old boy just before midday on Friday at Sarehole Mill off Wake Green Road in Billesley. The child was was taken to Birmingham Children's Hospital with a critical head injury, but later died. A 30-year-old man and 26-year-old 25

July 13, 2018 8:43 PM Toddler fights for life after van crash on Birmingham parkland

Police say two people have been arrested in connection with the incident as the young boy remains "very poorly" in hospital. Police believe the vehicle struck the 19-month-old just before midday at Sarehole Mill in Billesley before emergency services arrived and took the boy to hospital with a "critical head injury". A 30-year-old man and a 26-year-old 31

July 2, 2018 11:04 PM Ex-prison officer blames job stress for panic attacks

Stuart Weddell says he's suffering from severe anxiety after working at HMP Birmingham. The 52-year-old from the West Midlands, who worked at the jail from 1995, was dismissed on health grounds in October last year. He describes the privately-run prison as being in crisis saying: "Staff assaults daily, staffing figures had been eroded to terrible levels 36

July 2, 2018 3:07 PM Man stuck up 32ft lamp-post in Birmingham

A man thought to have taken an illegal high became stuck at the top of a lamp-post and was rescued by firefighters. The man somehow scaled the 32ft (10m) lamp-post in Handsworth, Birmingham, and became stranded at the top for an hour. Crews used a ladder from a hydraulic platform to get him down. A spokesman said they had no idea how he got there 22

June 27, 2018 5:40 PM Aussies win toss and bowl at Edgbaston

Australia have won the toss and will bowl in the one-off T20 international against England at Edgbaston. Aarron Finch called correctly and opted to chase on stunning evening in Birmingham as the tourists look to end a miserable tour with a first win after being beaten 5-0 in the one-day series. Queensland leg-spinner Mitch Swepson makes his debut with AJ Tye recalled 30

June 26, 2018 4:10 PM The world's most expensive cities: Hong Kong and Asian metropolises dominate top 10

Hong Kong is the world's most expensive city to live in for expatriate employees, a study has revealed. It topped Mercer's 2018 annual cost of living survey, which looked at 209 cities, reclaiming the title from Angola's oil-rich capital Luanda, which dropped to sixth place. Six of the world's top 10 most expensive cities are in Asia, with Tokyo deemed 48

June 25, 2018 1:23 PM UK fires break out LIVE: Huge fires rage in Yorkshire and Birmingham in Britain heatwave

FIREFIGHTERS are battling a raging blaze in the Yorkshire moors which has been sparked by scorching temperatures gripping Britain. Meanwhile, West Midlands Fire service has sent six fire engines to the scene of a large fire near Sutton Coldfield. The blaze is thought to have broken out on Holly Lane, which is in Wishaw, Sutton Coldfield. Some social 36

June 25, 2018 11:22 AM Eighty-two chihuahuas found at Birmingham house

Eighty-two chihuahuas were discovered at a house "which looked like an earthquake had hit" after police were called to investigate a death. The RSPCA were called to the property in Birmingham after police raised concerns about conditions. Some had matted coats and fleas, others had burns, an RSPCA inspector said. The dogs were found in April 2017 but the discovery 34

June 24, 2018 5:37 PM Collins, Pavlyuchenkova through to 2nd round in Eastbourne

EASTBOURNE, England (AP) - Danielle Collins is through to the second round of the Eastbourne International after beating British wild card Katie Swan on Sunday. The 24-year-old American held off a comeback from the teenager to win 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Collins will play 16th-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain in the second round. The two have met once before 34

June 24, 2018 4:09 PM Petra Kvitova retains Nature Valley Classic title in Birmingham

Petra Kvitova came back from a set down to beat Magdalena Rybarikova and retain her Nature Valley Classic title. The 2011 and 2014 Wimbledon champion was made to work hard by the Slovakian after losing her first set of the tournament in Birmingham. The Czech, 28, broke Rybarikova's serve twice in the second set and three times in the third to seal a 4-6 6-1 6-2 win. It was the world 31