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SQA exam results 2020 - when and what time do exam results come out in Scotland?

SQA exam results 2020 - when and what time do exam results come out in Scotland?

Scottish Qualification Certificate (SQA) results are coming out and here's how they are worked out and what to do if you're not happy with your grades Read full article: SQA exam results 2020 - when and what ti...→

Stacey Solomon warned she'll be arrested after 'illegal' act on beach holiday

Stacey Solomon warned she'll be arrested after 'illegal' act on beach holiday

The Loose Women panellist and boyfriend Joe Swash are enjoying a break by the sea with baby son Rex - and were then told they might have broken the law Read full article: Stacey Solomon warned she'll be arrested...→

Arsenal to sell eight players to fund move for Wolves target Disasi

Arsenal to sell eight players to fund move for Wolves target Disasi

Wolves news - the French club have already confirmed they have received a 'concrete' offer from the Premier League Read full article: Arsenal to sell eight players to fund mo...→

Benrahma backed for Premier League transfer amid Aston Villa links

Benrahma backed for Premier League transfer amid Aston Villa links

Aston Villa news - the Brentford winger has been linked with AVFC, Leeds United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Wets Ham United Read full article: Benrahma backed for Premier League trans...→

Watch the illegal street party before gunshots were fired 'between rival gangs'

Watch the illegal street party before gunshots were fired 'between rival gangs'

Drinking and dancing can be seen after 100 people gathered at an illegal street party on Dudley Road, Winson Green Read full article: Watch the illegal street party before gu...→

Jude trains with Sancho and Haaland as Dortmund begin training

Jude trains with Sancho and Haaland as Dortmund begin training

The best pictures of Bellingham in training as he hooks up with his new Dortmund teammates for the first time - including Manchester United target Jadon Sancho Read full article: Jude trains with Sancho and Haaland as D...→

Coronavirus testing is being carried out on sewage to identify new outbreaks

Coronavirus testing is being carried out on sewage to identify new outbreaks

The Environment Department said sampling waste water for fragments of the virus was being trialled at 44 sewage treatment works across England Read full article: Coronavirus testing is being carried out...→

The white marks being left outside homes to show if you're worth burgling

The white marks being left outside homes to show if you're worth burgling

The strange white lines of chalk have been appearing on brickwork, gates, and wooden fences outside houses Read full article: The white marks being left outside homes...→

Major city road closed after pedestrian hit by lorry

Major city road closed after pedestrian hit by lorry

Bus services 28 and 97 have been diverted away from the scene where a man was struck by a lorry shortly after midday Read full article: Major city road closed after pedestrian ...→

No10 confirms schools may stay shut in September depending on local lockdowns

No10 confirms schools may stay shut in September depending on local lockdowns

"Hypothetically" some schools might not reopen straight away "if there was to be a very specific localised lockdown that requires a single school to close" Read full article: No10 confirms schools may stay shut in S...→

Homeowner suffers severe burns trying to fight garden fire himself

Homeowner suffers severe burns trying to fight garden fire himself

He was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with serious injuries following the blaze in Blenheim Drive, Great Barr Read full article: Homeowner suffers severe burns trying to...→

Dudley restaurants taking part in Eat Out to Help Out

Dudley restaurants taking part in Eat Out to Help Out

These are the restaurants in Dudley, Stourbridge, Halesowen and Brierley Hill offering discounts throughout August Read full article: Dudley restaurants taking part in Eat Ou...→

'Made no secret' - Brunt waits on next club after Albion exit

'Made no secret' - Brunt waits on next club after Albion exit

West Brom legend Chris Brunt has been linked with a move to Stoke City after leaving The Hawthorns Read full article: 'Made no secret' - Brunt waits on next c...→

Road rage thug punched victim for making him 'stop and wait' in street

Road rage thug punched victim for making him 'stop and wait' in street

The 45-year-old victim was taken to hospital with a serious head injury and remains in stable condition one week on Read full article: Road rage thug punched victim for making...→

Man seriously injured after getting trapped under lorry

Man seriously injured after getting trapped under lorry

Emergency services were called to Keats Road in Willenhall yesterday afternoon (August 2) Read full article: Man seriously injured after getting trap...→

Tamworth’s SnowDome and Namco temporarily closed again

Tamworth’s SnowDome and Namco temporarily closed again

Following the latest announcement from the UK Government, our bowling lanes remain temporarily CLOSED. We’re hoping to reopen mid-August Read full article: Tamworth’s SnowDome and Namco temporaril...→

The 26 towns and cities on government coronavirus 'watch list'

The 26 towns and cities on government coronavirus 'watch list'

The coronavirus case rates are based on the number of Covid-19 cases per 100,000 people - with Blackburn with Darwen leading the way on 78.6 Read full article: The 26 towns and cities on government co...→

Man injured after falling down bank

Man injured after falling down bank

Emergency services were called to Parkes Hall Pool in Woodsetton on Sunday, August 2 Read full article: Man injured after falling down bank...→

Moment M6 police chase ends as stolen Audi R8 bursts into flames

Moment M6 police chase ends as stolen Audi R8 bursts into flames

Police suspected a stolen Audi R8 driver was carrying firearms when the vehicle exploded into flames on the slip road at Spaghetti Junction, near Birmingham Read full article: Moment M6 police chase ends as stolen Au...→

Blues linked with Adomah as Aitor Karanka tipped for reunion

Blues linked with Adomah as Aitor Karanka tipped for reunion

New Blues boss Aitor Karanka has worked with winger Albert Adomah previously at Middlesbrough, as they helped the club to promotion in 2016 Read full article: Blues linked with Adomah as Aitor Karank...→

Brit wife spared death after killing ex-firefighter husband in Malaysia

Brit wife spared death after killing ex-firefighter husband in Malaysia

Samantha Jones has escaped the death penalty in Malaysia after the harrowing incident on a tropical island Read full article: Brit wife spared death after killing ex-...→

Couple quoted £3,200 for wall feature decide to build it themselves for £270

Couple quoted £3,200 for wall feature decide to build it themselves for £270

Sujitha Uppalapati, 29, and her husband Siddhartha, 29, who are both software developers in Austin, Texas, were quoted $4,200 Read full article: Couple quoted £3,200 for wall feature de...→

Birmingham weather forecast with city set for 30C heatwave to continue

Birmingham weather forecast with city set for 30C heatwave to continue

The Met Office forecasts sizzling temperatures right through August, with Friday set for a repeat of the final day of July Read full article: Birmingham weather forecast with city se...→

Celeb burglary gang ransacked plush homes across Worcestershire and Warwickshire

Celeb burglary gang ransacked plush homes across Worcestershire and Warwickshire

Thomas Mee, 42, Vincent Ball, 52 and John Barlow, 58, all from Liverpool, admitted conspiracy to burgle homes across the UK, Chester Crown Court heard Read full article: Celeb burglary gang ransacked plush home...→

Drug runner caught with £55k of cocaine claimed to be 'key worker'

Drug runner caught with £55k of cocaine claimed to be 'key worker'

Dressed in high-visibility work clothing, he told police who stopped him he was a roads worker returning home after a nightshift Read full article: Drug runner caught with £55k of cocaine ...→

How to claim Universal Credit - the six things you'll need to apply for benefit

How to claim Universal Credit - the six things you'll need to apply for benefit

Putting in an application for Universal Credit means you need to be prepared - and here's everything you need to have to hand Read full article: How to claim Universal Credit - the six ...→

Linda and Anne Nolan both battling cancer at same time

Linda and Anne Nolan both battling cancer at same time

The Nolans sisters are fighting the disease that killed their sister Bernie seven years ago, they have revealed on social media tonight Read full article: Linda and Anne Nolan both battling cance...→

Appeal: Woman 'sexually assaulted after rejecting man' at city centre bar

Appeal: Woman 'sexually assaulted after rejecting man' at city centre bar

West Midlands Police has released an image of a man they want to trace in connection with the alleged assault at a bar in the Arcadian Centre in Birmingham cit [...] Read full article: Appeal: Woman 'sexually assaulted after ...→

Police scouring streets in urgent search for missing woman

Police scouring streets in urgent search for missing woman

Officers said to 'dial 999 in an emergency' as they desperately appealed for help to find the 50-year-old woman Read full article: Police scouring streets in urgent search...→

Judge orders urgent treatment for girl of 14 neglected at home during lockdown

Judge orders urgent treatment for girl of 14 neglected at home during lockdown

Stoke-on-Trent social services asked the court to intervene after seeing the teenager's shocking appearance Read full article: Judge orders urgent treatment for girl o...→

Man suffers broken nose in city centre attack

Man suffers broken nose in city centre attack

West Midlands Police were called to Essex Street after a man was punched in the face Read full article: Man suffers broken nose in city centre a...→

Aston Villa fans are loving update on Dean Smith transfer plans

Aston Villa fans are loving update on Dean Smith transfer plans

Aston Villa are planning to back Dean Smith handsomely in the summer transfer market after securing Premier League survival Read full article: Aston Villa fans are loving update on De...→

The Villa outcasts facing the axe as Dean Smith plans shake up

The Villa outcasts facing the axe as Dean Smith plans shake up

Aston Villa transfers - Here's a rundown of members of Villa's contracted first-team with uncertain futures with the transfer window now fully open for busines [...] Read full article: The Villa outcasts facing the axe as Dea...→

Adele stuns fans with unrecognisable new look after seven-stone weight loss

Adele stuns fans with unrecognisable new look after seven-stone weight loss

An astonishing picture posted on Instagram revealed the singer with no make-up, blonde curly hair and with an amazingly trim figure Read full article: Adele stuns fans with unrecognisable new...→

Appeal after Aldi worker threatened 'for bottle of booze'

Appeal after Aldi worker threatened 'for bottle of booze'

Police have issued a CCTV appeal for information following the incident at the Bristol Road Aldi supermarket Read full article: Appeal after Aldi worker threatened 'for...→

Why Aston Villa should secure exciting Divock Origi transfer

Why Aston Villa should secure exciting Divock Origi transfer

Aston Villa transfers - From the outside looking in, today's shock link to Liverpool hero Origi makes a lot of sense with Smith desperate to add Premier League [...] Read full article: Why Aston Villa should secure exciting D...→

Evidence you will need to get into a Birmingham tip from now on

Evidence you will need to get into a Birmingham tip from now on

From Monday, August 3 you will need to show one form of ID if you want to get into a city tip - and that's after prebooking Read full article: Evidence you will need to get into a Bir...→

Man 'stood on balcony edge with machete' is brought to safety

Man 'stood on balcony edge with machete' is brought to safety

Armed officers and medics responded to the incident at a block of flats in Hill Street, Brierley Hill, on Saturday, August 1 Read full article: Man 'stood on balcony edge with machete'...→

Man arrested after crash closed Expressway and another driver taken to hospital

Man arrested after crash closed Expressway and another driver taken to hospital

A crash on Gravelly Hill last on Saturday night led to the 'total closure' of the outbound A38(M) Aston Expressway Read full article: Man arrested after crash closed Expressw...→

Coronavirus curfew imposed in Melbourne as new Australian lockdown begins

Coronavirus curfew imposed in Melbourne as new Australian lockdown begins

Covid-19 has been officially declared as a 'disaster' in the hard-hit state of Victoria due to steadily increasing toll of deaths and infections Read full article: Coronavirus curfew imposed in Melbourne ...→

West Brom linked with move for Swansea City prodigy Steven Benda

West Brom linked with move for Swansea City prodigy Steven Benda

West Bromwich Albion transfer news: Slaven Bilic is reportedly keen on bringing in competition for Sam Johnstone following the Baggies' promotion to the Premie [...] Read full article: West Brom linked with move for Swansea C...→

Aston Villa in for Crystal Palace star James McCarthy - report

Aston Villa in for Crystal Palace star James McCarthy - report

Aston Villa transfer news - Dean Smith will target Premier League-proven players to help bolster his first-team squad ahead of the 2020/21 campaign which start [...] Read full article: Aston Villa in for Crystal Palace star J...→

Body builder set up illegal business supplying steroids from dark web

Body builder set up illegal business supplying steroids from dark web

A body builder imported the raw ingredients via the dark web to produce steroids which he then made a business out of by selling them online Read full article: Body builder set up illegal business sup...→

Locked up - Midlands criminals jailed in July named and shamed

Locked up - Midlands criminals jailed in July named and shamed

This month's round-up features murder, domestic violence, gang warfare, drug-dealing and spitting among other crimes Read full article: Locked up - Midlands criminals jailed in...→

Solihull Asda buyer 'scarred for life' - but council refuses compensation

Solihull Asda buyer 'scarred for life' - but council refuses compensation

Laura Rock, 34, says she suffered sprained ankle and needed ten stitches in knee after fall on Windyard Way, Solihull Read full article: Solihull Asda buyer 'scarred for life' -...→

Full list of McDonald's and Nando's prices under new Eat Out to Help Out scheme

Full list of McDonald's and Nando's prices under new Eat Out to Help Out scheme

Thousands of restaurants across the UK have cut dine-in prices this month - and it includes our fast-food favourites Read full article: Full list of McDonald's and Nando's pric...→

The Sandwell restaurants signed up for Eat Out to Help Out

The Sandwell restaurants signed up for Eat Out to Help Out

A number of restaurants in West Bromwich, Tipton, Oldbury and Smethwick will be offering discounts throughout August Read full article: The Sandwell restaurants signed up for E...→

Man found dead in lane after concerns for his welfare were raised

Man found dead in lane after concerns for his welfare were raised

West Mercia Police had been alerted at 8.40am to concerns for a man in his 60s. But his body was discovered two hours later Read full article: Man found dead in lane after concerns fo...→

Bin lorry left overturned in Harborne Park Road after crash

Bin lorry left overturned in Harborne Park Road after crash

The driver suffered minor injures in the collision at around 9.15am on Monday morning, August 3 Read full article: Bin lorry left overturned in Harborne Pa...→

Man Utd fans send demand to Villa after Grealish transfer comments

Man Utd fans send demand to Villa after Grealish transfer comments

Jack Grealish's future continues to take centre-stage as Aston Villa prepare for another season in the Premier League. Read full article: Man Utd fans send demand to Villa after ...→

Over-50s coronavirus lockdown - will shielding return with new risk ratings?

Over-50s coronavirus lockdown - will shielding return with new risk ratings?

Other ideas mooted include restricting travel beyond the M25 and putting a stop to staying at other people's houses - so what's the latest from the Government [...] Read full article: Over-50s coronavirus lockdown - will shi...→

No coronavirus deaths across Birmingham as UK death toll rises by 5

No coronavirus deaths across Birmingham as UK death toll rises by 5

Patients were aged between 66 and 95 years old, and all had known underlying health conditions Read full article: No coronavirus deaths across Birmingham ...→

Coronavirus plans could include sealing off towns by closing transport networks

Coronavirus plans could include sealing off towns by closing transport networks

Government has responded to shock over reports of a possible London lockdown restricting travel beyond the M25, saying localised restrictions on movement are " [...] Read full article: Coronavirus plans could include sealing ...→

Boots selling new type of tampon - and shoppers are desperate to try them

Boots selling new type of tampon - and shoppers are desperate to try them

The pharmacy giant operates multiple stores across Birmingham and throughout the wider West Midlands area Read full article: Boots selling new type of tampon - and s...→

Work begins to make deadly Walsall hit and run road safer

Work begins to make deadly Walsall hit and run road safer

Carer Kulwinder Kaur was killed in a hit and run incident on Cavendish Road, Beechdale - prompting urgent calls for improved safety Read full article: Work begins to make deadly Walsall hit a...→

Martin Lewis makes touching career decision after quitting GMB

Martin Lewis makes touching career decision after quitting GMB

The consumer champion, who operates MoneySavingExpert, and pens the weekly newsletter, is stepping aside for a well-earned break Read full article: Martin Lewis makes touching career decis...→

Cops delivery uninsured driver's baby after wife rang to say she was in labour

Cops delivery uninsured driver's baby after wife rang to say she was in labour

Officers stopped the driver after a camera flagged him as "uninsured" but during the incident his wife rang to say she’d gone into labour Read full article: Cops delivery uninsured driver's baby af...→

Patient's necklace stolen from hospital after death - and sent to Birmingham

Patient's necklace stolen from hospital after death - and sent to Birmingham

But the family of its owner Edward Szuluk, 65, who died at the hospital on July 13, were dismayed to learn it was missing Read full article: Patient's necklace stolen from hospital ...→

Drayton Manor fans 'heartbroken' as theme park faces administration

Drayton Manor fans 'heartbroken' as theme park faces administration

Drayton Manor has around 1.5 million visitors a year but reported a loss of £1.8 million in the year to February 2019 Read full article: Drayton Manor fans 'heartbroken' as them...→

Live updates - Five hurt as shotgun fired at huge street party

Live updates - Five hurt as shotgun fired at huge street party

Armed police swooped on Dudley Road in Winson Green at 1.45am this morning after a firearms was discharged Read full article: Live updates - Five hurt as shotgun fire...→

Drayton Manor theme park 'could enter administration'

Drayton Manor theme park 'could enter administration'

It has been reported that Drayton Manor in Staffordshire has filed notice of its intent to appoint administrators Read full article: Drayton Manor theme park 'could enter ad...→

Kate Garraway's poignant warning to GMB viewers over husband Derek

Kate Garraway's poignant warning to GMB viewers over husband Derek

Derek, a former Labour adviser, continues his recovery from coronavirus in hospital having entered a medically-induced coma on April 5 Read full article: Kate Garraway's poignant warning to GMB ...→

Landlord on GMB says keeping pubs open is 'vital' for schools and hospitals

Landlord on GMB says keeping pubs open is 'vital' for schools and hospitals

Bar owner Jonathan Downey says pubs need to stay open because we're going to be locking down 'lives and livelihoods' Read full article: Landlord on GMB says keeping pubs open i...→

Jess Phillips calls for Tory MP accused of rape to have whip suspended

Jess Phillips calls for Tory MP accused of rape to have whip suspended

Jess Phillips, MP for Birmingham Yardley, spoke out during Monday's instalment of the ITV1 daytime TV favourite, dialling in via video link from her home in Br [...] Read full article: Jess Phillips calls for Tory MP accused ...→

Bullring owner trying to raise cash in bid to survive coronavirus

Bullring owner trying to raise cash in bid to survive coronavirus

The business, which has suffered from unpaid rents during the coronavirus pandemic, confirmed press reports from over the weekend Read full article: Bullring owner trying to raise cash in b...→

Man arrested after woman, 48, found dead in Nottingham car park

Man arrested after woman, 48, found dead in Nottingham car park

The 48-year-old woman, named Deborah Jones, was discovered having died in a car park in Nottingham city centre, in the East Midlands Read full article: Man arrested after woman, 48, found dead...→

Kate Garraway praised by police after horrifying tyre accident on motorway

Kate Garraway praised by police after horrifying tyre accident on motorway

During Monday's episode, co-presenter Ben Shephard compared her incident to the tyre blowout suffered by Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton yesterday Read full article: Kate Garraway praised by police after ho...→

Latest coronavirus rates for every part of West Midlands

Latest coronavirus rates for every part of West Midlands

Data for the most recent three days (July 31-August 2) has been excluded as it is incomplete and likely to be revised Read full article: Latest coronavirus rates for every part ...→

Brave girl, 4, beats lung cancer at Birmingham Children's Hospital

Brave girl, 4, beats lung cancer at Birmingham Children's Hospital

Alyssa Pierce, aged four, is now on the waiting list for a liver transplant at Birmingham's Children's Hospital and her family hope she will receive it within [...] Read full article: Brave girl, 4, beats lung cancer at Birm...→

Liverpool fans send message to Aston Villa over Origi transfer

Liverpool fans send message to Aston Villa over Origi transfer

Aston Villa have been linked with a move for the Liverpool striker in the summer transfer window Read full article: Liverpool fans send message to Aston Vil...→

The police officer who risked her life to stop driver ploughing into runners

The police officer who risked her life to stop driver ploughing into runners

PC Claire Bond was crushed against a fence as drug dealer Gurajdeep Malhi reversed his car over her. She has now been given the Pride of Birmingham Emergency S [...] Read full article: The police officer who risked her life t...→

Aston Villa transfer news live - £100m set aside for Benrahma & three more

Aston Villa transfer news live - £100m set aside for Benrahma & three more

Aston Villa transfer news live: All the latest from Dean Smith's side as Johan Lange begins a summer of recruitment to bolster a side that is heading into a se [...] Read full article: Aston Villa transfer news live - £100m s...→

Aston Villa 'in talks' over signing highly-rated academy striker

Aston Villa 'in talks' over signing highly-rated academy striker

Aston Villa transfer news includes young striker potentially joining academy setup at Bodymoor Heath Read full article: Aston Villa 'in talks' over signing high...→

The CCTV police want you to watch after 'plant pots stolen from drive'

The CCTV police want you to watch after 'plant pots stolen from drive'

A man is seen packing a silver Ford Focus with the decorative plants on Park Hill Road, in Harborne Read full article: The CCTV police want you to watch after ...→

Manhunt after 'sex attack' off busy main road

Manhunt after 'sex attack' off busy main road

Warwickshire Police said the incident happened near to the Pump Rooms at the junction of the Parade on Saturday night (August 1) Read full article: Manhunt after 'sex attack' off busy main...→

Woman seriously hurt in attack

Woman seriously hurt in attack

The 50-year-old woman was seriously hurt after an attack inside a home on Kilburn Road, Kingstanding in the early hours of Sunday morning, August 2 Read full article: Woman seriously hurt in attack ...→

What Aston Villa transfer target Divock Origi has said about his Liverpool plans

What Aston Villa transfer target Divock Origi has said about his Liverpool plans

Aston Villa transfer news: Striker has been linked with a move to Villa Park as Dean Smith looks to bolster his options up front this summer ahead of another s [...] Read full article: What Aston Villa transfer target Divock ...→

Shock as swastika and EDL spray painted on car dumped in street

Shock as swastika and EDL spray painted on car dumped in street

The Nazi symbol was daubed on the back window of a black Ford Fiesta discovered at the junction of Crestwood Drive and Wideacre Drive Read full article: Shock as swastika and EDL spray painted ...→

Birmingham City bid farewell to loan striker Scott Hogan

Birmingham City bid farewell to loan striker Scott Hogan

Birmingham City transfer news: Aitor Karanka's side appear to have said their goodbyes to former Sheffield United and Brentford striker Scott Hogan after his l [...] Read full article: Birmingham City bid farewell to loan str...→

Useless burglar who tried to steal leaf blower jailed

Useless burglar who tried to steal leaf blower jailed

The 46-year-old from Kitts Green was caught on CCTV desperately trying to break into a shed for five minutes before giving up and targeting another home Read full article: Useless burglar who tried to steal leaf ...→

The exciting strategy behind Aston Villa's new transfer chief

The exciting strategy behind Aston Villa's new transfer chief

Aston Villa transfers - The Danish sporting director is due to speak with Dean Smith in the coming days to begin their newly-agreed transfer model to improve A [...] Read full article: The exciting strategy behind Aston Villa...→

Submerged car in river sparks fire crew and police call out

Submerged car in river sparks fire crew and police call out

Five fire crews and police attended the incident near Evesham after a call out for a 'water rescue' and checked the car which was underwater Read full article: Submerged car in river sparks fire crew ...→

The transfer window change Wolves owners Fosun must facilitate

The transfer window change Wolves owners Fosun must facilitate

Wolverhampton Wanderers are in what is possibly their most important transfer window of the Fosun era Read full article: The transfer window change Wolves owners...→

Aston Villa transfer news live - £5m McCarthy move latest

Aston Villa transfer news live - £5m McCarthy move latest

Aston Villa transfer news live: All the latest from Dean Smith's side as Johan Lange begins a summer of recruitment to bolster a side that is heading into a se [...] Read full article: Aston Villa transfer news live - £5m McC...→

Millions of Brits could get help claiming Universal Credit with new support fund

Millions of Brits could get help claiming Universal Credit with new support fund

The Government has been told that claimants have a right to get proper help with how to claim Universal Credit and that it must devise a new fund to make sure [...] Read full article: Millions of Brits could get help claimin...→

Dad says Pontins Brean Sands break lasted just FIVE minutes

Dad says Pontins Brean Sands break lasted just FIVE minutes

Mark Woodbine said he 'wouldn't have let his dog sleep' in 'horrendous' accommodation allocated to him at the Somerset holiday park Read full article: Dad says Pontins Brean Sands break laste...→

We've been cooking bacon wrong for decades as chef shares correct way

We've been cooking bacon wrong for decades as chef shares correct way

Bacon and sausages on a plate teeming with fried mushrooms, tomatoes, buttered toast and black pudding Read full article: We've been cooking bacon wrong for decad...→

Arsenal FA Cup win sees Wolves miss out on the Europa League

Arsenal FA Cup win sees Wolves miss out on the Europa League

All Wolverhampton Wanderers eyes were on the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley on Saturday evening Read full article: Arsenal FA Cup win sees Wolves miss out ...→

Saltley hit-and-run victim named as family pay tribute

Saltley hit-and-run victim named as family pay tribute

Andell Goulborne was cycling along Washwood Heath Road when he was hit by a BMW. The occupants of the car ran off, leaving the great-grandfather fatally injure [...] Read full article: Saltley hit-and-run victim named as fami...→

West Brom hold talks with £20m Aston Villa target Eberechi Eze

West Brom hold talks with £20m Aston Villa target Eberechi Eze

West Brom news - Slaven Bilic is ready to reshape his promotion winning squad ahead of their Premier League return Read full article: West Brom hold talks with £20m Aston Vil...→

Human remains found by river

Human remains found by river

Officers cordoned off an area just off Westwood Way near the River Salwarpe Read full article: Human remains found by river...→

Tamworth's SnowDome WILL re open this week despite fears it wouldn't

Tamworth's SnowDome WILL re open this week despite fears it wouldn't

Although the ice rink cannot open, skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, climbing and swimming can. Read full article: Tamworth's SnowDome WILL re open this we...→

Watch as pile of rubbish bursts into flames on Washwood Heath Road

Watch as pile of rubbish bursts into flames on Washwood Heath Road

A pile of fencing panels, rubbish and plastics caught alight on the Washwood Heath Road. No one was said to have been hurt and it was quickly extinguished Read full article: Watch as pile of rubbish bursts into fla...→

Pedestrian badly hurt after he's hit by lorry

Pedestrian badly hurt after he's hit by lorry

The man suffered potentially serious injuries as he was struck by a large truck on Monday afternoon, August 3 Read full article: Pedestrian badly hurt after he's hit by ...→

Dad snared by paedo hunters over 'wanting to share bath with girl'

Dad snared by paedo hunters over 'wanting to share bath with girl'

The group, known in Sheffield as The Ghosts, have filmed themselves confronting the dad, from Sheffield, in Yorkshire, and accusing him of arranging to meet up [...] Read full article: Dad snared by paedo hunters over 'wantin...→

Aston Villa complete deal for highly-rated academy prospect

Aston Villa complete deal for highly-rated academy prospect

Aston Villa news - under Mark Harrison, AVFC have contined to put resources into the club's thriving academy setup Read full article: Aston Villa complete deal for highly-rat...→

'Oh my God' - Villa fans pile in as rumoured third shirt surfaces

'Oh my God' - Villa fans pile in as rumoured third shirt surfaces

Twitter account Holte End Hawkeye shared a photo of a top that is white camouflage, and claimed it to be the Villans’ third outfit - though this has not been c [...] Read full article: 'Oh my God' - Villa fans pile in as rumo...→

Brits pack restaurants as Eat Out to Help Out launches with 50% off

Brits pack restaurants as Eat Out to Help Out launches with 50% off

Brits have packed restaurants across the country as the scheme offers half-price meals during August Read full article: Brits pack restaurants as Eat Out to Hel...→

Fare-dodging thug spat at bus driver while heading to police station

Fare-dodging thug spat at bus driver while heading to police station

Danny Whelan, of no fixed address, had been travelling to report into a police station during the incident Read full article: Fare-dodging thug spat at bus driver whi...→

Tamworth town centre: Improvements to make walking and cycling easier

Tamworth town centre: Improvements to make walking and cycling easier

The temporary improvements are part of the county council’s local cycling and walking infrastructure plan Read full article: Tamworth town centre: Improvements to ma...→

Severn Valley Railway suffers arson attack just a day after reopening

Severn Valley Railway suffers arson attack just a day after reopening

Arsonists have badly damaged a building on the Severn Valley Railway line just a day after steam trains started running again following a four month lockdown Read full article: Severn Valley Railway suffers arson atta...→

Pep Clotet's advice to Jude Bellingham after Birmingham City exit

Pep Clotet's advice to Jude Bellingham after Birmingham City exit

Clotet, who is now awaiting his own next career move after departing Blues, has told Bellingham to pick up the German language as quick as he can and to throw [...] Read full article: Pep Clotet's advice to Jude Bellingham a...→

Parents 'turned up drunk' at school opposite off-licence

Parents 'turned up drunk' at school opposite off-licence

A headteacher wrote to the council voicing his concern over 'drunk parents' arriving at the school gates Read full article: Parents 'turned up drunk' at school oppo...→

Forensics and police in Dudley Road, Winson Green after shotgun blasted

Forensics and police in Dudley Road, Winson Green after shotgun blasted

Road cordoned off and blocked by marked police vans as forensics collect evidence several hours after a major shooting incident near the junction of Winson Gre [...] Read full article: Forensics and police in Dudley Road, Win...→

Two women and three men hurt as shotgun blasted at huge street party

Two women and three men hurt as shotgun blasted at huge street party

Over 100 people gathered in Dudley Road in breach of Covid-19 law before a violent disorder broke out and a shotgun was fired into the crowd Read full article: Two women and three men hurt as shotgun ...→

Parents rage over overgrown playground with grass taller than their kids

Parents rage over overgrown playground with grass taller than their kids

Mums and dads are fuming after the overgrown playground was left unattended by council bosses at a park in Wednesbury, West Mids Read full article: Parents rage over overgrown playground w...→

DW Sports collapses into administration with 1,700 jobs at risk

DW Sports collapses into administration with 1,700 jobs at risk

DW Sports, which was founded by former Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan, operated 73 gyms and 75 retail sites across the UK Read full article: DW Sports collapses into administration ...→

West Midlands R number is at 1 - and as high as 1.3 in other parts of UK

West Midlands R number is at 1 - and as high as 1.3 in other parts of UK

The R value is the average number of people infected by one infected person - the aim is to keep it below 1. Read full article: West Midlands R number is at 1 - and as ...→

'Give us £40m' - Liverpool fans value Origi as Villa are linked

'Give us £40m' - Liverpool fans value Origi as Villa are linked

This is what the Reds fans make of the speculation linking him with a Merseyside exit and what they think he is worth by way of a transfer fee Read full article: 'Give us £40m' - Liverpool fans value Or...→

Confirmed: Birmingham City sanction sale of striker Gimenez

Confirmed: Birmingham City sanction sale of striker Gimenez

Birmingham City transfer news - Attacker Gimenez scored three times for Blues after arriving last summer, but he has already left on a permanent deal Read full article: Confirmed: Birmingham City sanction sale...→

New FA Covid-19 rules which could affect Aston Villa and Wolves players

New FA Covid-19 rules which could affect Aston Villa and Wolves players

The Football Association has created new guidance for match officials taking charge of games when Covid-19 restrictions are in place. Read full article: New FA Covid-19 rules which could affect...→

Nisa shop erects sign warning customers not to wear face masks in store

Nisa shop erects sign warning customers not to wear face masks in store

After face coverings became mandatory on July 24, a convenience shop in Derbyshire has put up the sign to customers Read full article: Nisa shop erects sign warning customers ...→

Naughty Boy breaks down on GMB over watching mum 'fade away'

Naughty Boy breaks down on GMB over watching mum 'fade away'

Taking to the show on Monday, appearing via video link from his home in Buckinghamshire, the producer was visibly emotional Read full article: Naughty Boy breaks down on GMB over watc...→

Villa have keeper decision to make as Milan look for Reina exit

Villa have keeper decision to make as Milan look for Reina exit

Aston Villa transfer news - the Spanish goalkeeper has returned to parent club AC Milan after helping Villa secure survival in the top flight Read full article: Villa have keeper decision to make as Mi...→

Kate Garraway tried to give husband Derek blood plasma after beating Covid

Kate Garraway tried to give husband Derek blood plasma after beating Covid

Kate visited Derek last Monday, and admitted it was a particularly "tough visit", but she had been told by the doctor to be grateful Derek had not taken a step [...] Read full article: Kate Garraway tried to give husband Dere...→

Jordan Sinnott's devastated mum tells killers: 'You don't deserve a life'

Jordan Sinnott's devastated mum tells killers: 'You don't deserve a life'

Matlock Town FC midfielder Jordan Sinnott died in hospital after suffering a fractured skull and brain damage in an assault in the centre of Retford Read full article: Jordan Sinnott's devastated mum tells ki...→

Tragic mum, 27, who has beaten cancer three times given terminal diagnosis

Tragic mum, 27, who has beaten cancer three times given terminal diagnosis

Megan Scotcher, from the East Midlands, discovered she had seven tumours in her lungs during a check-up in July Read full article: Tragic mum, 27, who has beaten cancer th...→

DIY SOS star says transformation from Nick Knowles made lockdown bearable

DIY SOS star says transformation from Nick Knowles made lockdown bearable

Tonia Cheney's home was transformed three years ago by the BBC One show, so she could come home from hospital to Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire Read full article: DIY SOS star says transformation from Ni...→

Quarter of Brum and Black Country kids overweight - how is your area doing?

Quarter of Brum and Black Country kids overweight - how is your area doing?

New data shows how many primary school kids in each ward are overweight or obese - and there's a clear link to deprivation Read full article: Quarter of Brum and Black Country kids o...→

Pride of Birmingham Awards

Pride of Birmingham honours the true heroes of Birmingham. The winners will be celebrated at a glittering ceremony at University of Birmingham on March 26, att [...] Read full article: Pride of Birmingham Awards...→

Smith made transfer promise as Villa tipped to sign four players

Smith made transfer promise as Villa tipped to sign four players

Aston Villa news - AVFC morning headlines from BirminghamLive include £100m transfer budget, Origi, McCarthy and more linked and the players who could leave th [...] Read full article: Smith made transfer promise as Villa tip...→

Grade II listed Gothic-style cannabis factory right next to M5 in West Bromwich

Grade II listed Gothic-style cannabis factory right next to M5 in West Bromwich

A crop of cannabis plants worth £3 million has been discovered next door to the M5 in a Grade II listed Gothic-style Victorian building Read full article: Grade II listed Gothic-style cannabis fa...→

Blues fans all make the same point about Scott Hogan 'hint'

Blues fans all make the same point about Scott Hogan 'hint'

Hogan scored seven goals in 18 appearances for Blues after signing on loan from Aston Villa in the January transfer window Read full article: Blues fans all make the same point about...→

Man trapped after car hits wall

Man trapped after car hits wall

The roof of the Volkswagen had to be cut off to free a male casualty, following the smash in Wellington Road Read full article: Man trapped after car hits wall...→

The expert view on Kelechi Iheanacho to Aston Villa transfer rumour

The expert view on Kelechi Iheanacho to Aston Villa transfer rumour

Aston Villa transfer news: Former Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has also been linked with a move to Premier League rivals West Bromwich Albion and [...] Read full article: The expert view on Kelechi Iheanacho to ...→

Aston Villa give Dean Smith £100m to sign four players - reports

Aston Villa give Dean Smith £100m to sign four players - reports

Aston Villa transfer news: Head coach Dean Smith is to be given £100 million to sign four new players but Pepe Reina won't be one of them according to reports [...] Read full article: Aston Villa give Dean Smith £100m to sig...→

Cineworld reopens ready to give Harry Potter fans the 'shakes'

Cineworld reopens ready to give Harry Potter fans the 'shakes'

After being closed for more than four months, Cineworld is reopening and offering Harry Potter fans the chance to see him in a seat-shaking fourth dimension Read full article: Cineworld reopens ready to give Harry Po...→

Latest coronavirus death toll for hospitals sees just two new deaths in Midlands

Latest coronavirus death toll for hospitals sees just two new deaths in Midlands

The highest number of Midlands deaths were at hospitals within University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust Read full article: Latest coronavirus death toll for hospit...→

'Statement signing' - Aston Villa backed to secure Liverpool transfer

'Statement signing' - Aston Villa backed to secure Liverpool transfer

Aston Villa transfer news: Divock Origi has been linked with a move to Villa Park with Dean Smith keen to bolster his side's attacking options ahead of the new [...] Read full article: 'Statement signing' - Aston Villa backed...→

New coronavirus measures leaked as Boris Johnson tries to avoid second lockdown

New coronavirus measures leaked as Boris Johnson tries to avoid second lockdown

Among the reported plans, coronavirus shielding for the elderly could return along with new 'risk ratings' for everyone aged 50 to 70 - and there is the threat [...] Read full article: New coronavirus measures leaked as Boris...→

Aston Villa linked with move for Liverpool striker Divock Origi

Aston Villa linked with move for Liverpool striker Divock Origi

Aston Villa transfer news: Divock Origi has been linked with a move to Dean Smith's side this summer with the head coach keen to beef up his options in the for [...] Read full article: Aston Villa linked with move for Liverpo...→

Pundit warns Jack Grealish about a lack of playing time if he leaves Aston Villa

Pundit warns Jack Grealish about a lack of playing time if he leaves Aston Villa

Aston Villa transfer news: Playmaker Jack Grealish should look at Riyad Mahrez's situation at Manchester City according to former Hull City and Leeds United de [...] Read full article: Pundit warns Jack Grealish about a lack ...→

New Wolves signing Matija Sarkic linked with Sunderland loan

New Wolves signing Matija Sarkic linked with Sunderland loan

Wolverhampton Wanderers transfer news: Matija Sarkic has only just arrived from Villa Park but is set to head out on loan and now Sunderland have been mentione [...] Read full article: New Wolves signing Matija Sarkic linked ...→

Aston Villa linked with teenage defender Aaron Hickey - report

Aston Villa linked with teenage defender Aaron Hickey - report

Aston Villa transfer news - The Daily Record claims Hearts' battle-hardened left-back Aaron Hickey is attracting serious interest with Villa one of three clubs [...] Read full article: Aston Villa linked with teenage defender...→

The two ruthless Russian agents at centre of swap for Brummie 'spy'

The two ruthless Russian agents at centre of swap for Brummie 'spy'

Paul Whelan, who has family from Sutton Coldfield, was sentenced to 16 years hard labour by a Moscow court. Read full article: The two ruthless Russian agents at centr...→

Why I have LOVED catching the train in lockdown

Why I have LOVED catching the train in lockdown

BirminghamLive reporter Ross McCarthy has been travelling in to the city centre on the Cross City Line throughout the pandemic - here's what he's made of it Read full article: Why I have LOVED catching the train in l...→

Brummie Bond girl faces new cancer fight

Brummie Bond girl faces new cancer fight

Octopussy star, 59, says she is 'keeping the faith' with new treatment drug available Read full article: Brummie Bond girl faces new cancer fight...→

Arsenal deal hammer blow as Wolves 'join Sarr transfer chase'

Arsenal deal hammer blow as Wolves 'join Sarr transfer chase'

Arsenal defeated Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley yesterday to ensure Wolves' seventh-placed finish in the Premier League doesn't lead to European footba [...] Read full article: Arsenal deal hammer blow as Wolves 'join...→

Saltley hit-and-run victim named as family pay tribute

Saltley hit-and-run victim named as family pay tribute

Andell Goulborne was cycling along Washwood Heath Road when he was hit by a BMW. The occupants of the car ran off, leaving the great-grandfather fatally injure [...] Read full article: Saltley hit-and-run victim named as fami...→

Stacey Solomon warned she'll be arrested after 'illegal' act on beach holiday

Stacey Solomon warned she'll be arrested after 'illegal' act on beach holiday

The Loose Women panellist and boyfriend Joe Swash are enjoying a break by the sea with baby son Rex - and were then told they might have broken the law Read full article: Stacey Solomon warned she'll be arrested...→

Full list of McDonald's and Nando's prices under new Eat Out to Help Out scheme

Full list of McDonald's and Nando's prices under new Eat Out to Help Out scheme

Thousands of restaurants across the UK have cut dine-in prices this month - and it includes our fast-food favourites Read full article: Full list of McDonald's and Nando's pric...→

Human remains found by river

Human remains found by river

Officers cordoned off an area just off Westwood Way near the River Salwarpe Read full article: Human remains found by river...→

Bin lorry left overturned in Harborne Park Road after crash

Bin lorry left overturned in Harborne Park Road after crash

The driver suffered minor injures in the collision at around 9.15am on Monday morning, August 3 Read full article: Bin lorry left overturned in Harborne Pa...→

Pedestrian badly hurt after he's hit by lorry

Pedestrian badly hurt after he's hit by lorry

The man suffered potentially serious injuries as he was struck by a large truck on Monday afternoon, August 3 Read full article: Pedestrian badly hurt after he's hit by ...→

Over-50s coronavirus lockdown - will shielding return with new risk ratings?

Over-50s coronavirus lockdown - will shielding return with new risk ratings?

Other ideas mooted include restricting travel beyond the M25 and putting a stop to staying at other people's houses - so what's the latest from the Government [...] Read full article: Over-50s coronavirus lockdown - will shi...→

Aston Villa complete deal for highly-rated academy prospect

Aston Villa complete deal for highly-rated academy prospect

Aston Villa news - under Mark Harrison, AVFC have contined to put resources into the club's thriving academy setup Read full article: Aston Villa complete deal for highly-rat...→

Jude trains with Sancho and Haaland as Dortmund begin training

Jude trains with Sancho and Haaland as Dortmund begin training

The best pictures of Bellingham in training as he hooks up with his new Dortmund teammates for the first time - including Manchester United target Jadon Sancho Read full article: Jude trains with Sancho and Haaland as D...→

The white marks being left outside homes to show if you're worth burgling

The white marks being left outside homes to show if you're worth burgling

The strange white lines of chalk have been appearing on brickwork, gates, and wooden fences outside houses Read full article: The white marks being left outside homes...→

Coronavirus plans could include sealing off towns by closing transport networks

Coronavirus plans could include sealing off towns by closing transport networks

Government has responded to shock over reports of a possible London lockdown restricting travel beyond the M25, saying localised restrictions on movement are " [...] Read full article: Coronavirus plans could include sealing ...→

Fare-dodging thug spat at bus driver while heading to police station

Fare-dodging thug spat at bus driver while heading to police station

Danny Whelan, of no fixed address, had been travelling to report into a police station during the incident Read full article: Fare-dodging thug spat at bus driver whi...→

No10 confirms schools may stay shut in September depending on local lockdowns

No10 confirms schools may stay shut in September depending on local lockdowns

"Hypothetically" some schools might not reopen straight away "if there was to be a very specific localised lockdown that requires a single school to close" Read full article: No10 confirms schools may stay shut in S...→

Severn Valley Railway suffers arson attack just a day after reopening

Severn Valley Railway suffers arson attack just a day after reopening

Arsonists have badly damaged a building on the Severn Valley Railway line just a day after steam trains started running again following a four month lockdown Read full article: Severn Valley Railway suffers arson atta...→

Work begins to make deadly Walsall hit and run road safer

Work begins to make deadly Walsall hit and run road safer

Carer Kulwinder Kaur was killed in a hit and run incident on Cavendish Road, Beechdale - prompting urgent calls for improved safety Read full article: Work begins to make deadly Walsall hit a...→

Dudley restaurants taking part in Eat Out to Help Out

Dudley restaurants taking part in Eat Out to Help Out

These are the restaurants in Dudley, Stourbridge, Halesowen and Brierley Hill offering discounts throughout August Read full article: Dudley restaurants taking part in Eat Ou...→

Parents 'turned up drunk' at school opposite off-licence

Parents 'turned up drunk' at school opposite off-licence

A headteacher wrote to the council voicing his concern over 'drunk parents' arriving at the school gates Read full article: Parents 'turned up drunk' at school oppo...→

Cops delivery uninsured driver's baby after wife rang to say she was in labour

Cops delivery uninsured driver's baby after wife rang to say she was in labour

Officers stopped the driver after a camera flagged him as "uninsured" but during the incident his wife rang to say she’d gone into labour Read full article: Cops delivery uninsured driver's baby af...→

Two women and three men hurt as shotgun blasted at huge street party

Two women and three men hurt as shotgun blasted at huge street party

Over 100 people gathered in Dudley Road in breach of Covid-19 law before a violent disorder broke out and a shotgun was fired into the crowd Read full article: Two women and three men hurt as shotgun ...→

Patient's necklace stolen from hospital after death - and sent to Birmingham

Patient's necklace stolen from hospital after death - and sent to Birmingham

But the family of its owner Edward Szuluk, 65, who died at the hospital on July 13, were dismayed to learn it was missing Read full article: Patient's necklace stolen from hospital ...→

DW Sports collapses into administration with 1,700 jobs at risk

DW Sports collapses into administration with 1,700 jobs at risk

DW Sports, which was founded by former Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan, operated 73 gyms and 75 retail sites across the UK Read full article: DW Sports collapses into administration ...→

Drayton Manor fans 'heartbroken' as theme park faces administration

Drayton Manor fans 'heartbroken' as theme park faces administration

Drayton Manor has around 1.5 million visitors a year but reported a loss of £1.8 million in the year to February 2019 Read full article: Drayton Manor fans 'heartbroken' as them...→

'Give us £40m' - Liverpool fans value Origi as Villa are linked

'Give us £40m' - Liverpool fans value Origi as Villa are linked

This is what the Reds fans make of the speculation linking him with a Merseyside exit and what they think he is worth by way of a transfer fee Read full article: 'Give us £40m' - Liverpool fans value Or...→

The 26 towns and cities on government coronavirus 'watch list'

The 26 towns and cities on government coronavirus 'watch list'

The coronavirus case rates are based on the number of Covid-19 cases per 100,000 people - with Blackburn with Darwen leading the way on 78.6 Read full article: The 26 towns and cities on government co...→

New FA Covid-19 rules which could affect Aston Villa and Wolves players

New FA Covid-19 rules which could affect Aston Villa and Wolves players

The Football Association has created new guidance for match officials taking charge of games when Covid-19 restrictions are in place. Read full article: New FA Covid-19 rules which could affect...→

Kate Garraway's poignant warning to GMB viewers over husband Derek

Kate Garraway's poignant warning to GMB viewers over husband Derek

Derek, a former Labour adviser, continues his recovery from coronavirus in hospital having entered a medically-induced coma on April 5 Read full article: Kate Garraway's poignant warning to GMB ...→

Man injured after falling down bank

Man injured after falling down bank

Emergency services were called to Parkes Hall Pool in Woodsetton on Sunday, August 2 Read full article: Man injured after falling down bank...→

Nisa shop erects sign warning customers not to wear face masks in store

Nisa shop erects sign warning customers not to wear face masks in store

After face coverings became mandatory on July 24, a convenience shop in Derbyshire has put up the sign to customers Read full article: Nisa shop erects sign warning customers ...→

Blues linked with Adomah as Aitor Karanka tipped for reunion

Blues linked with Adomah as Aitor Karanka tipped for reunion

New Blues boss Aitor Karanka has worked with winger Albert Adomah previously at Middlesbrough, as they helped the club to promotion in 2016 Read full article: Blues linked with Adomah as Aitor Karank...→

Bullring owner trying to raise cash in bid to survive coronavirus

Bullring owner trying to raise cash in bid to survive coronavirus

The business, which has suffered from unpaid rents during the coronavirus pandemic, confirmed press reports from over the weekend Read full article: Bullring owner trying to raise cash in b...→

Couple quoted £3,200 for wall feature decide to build it themselves for £270

Couple quoted £3,200 for wall feature decide to build it themselves for £270

Sujitha Uppalapati, 29, and her husband Siddhartha, 29, who are both software developers in Austin, Texas, were quoted $4,200 Read full article: Couple quoted £3,200 for wall feature de...→