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‘One of a kind’ employee knocks chicken-pox off its socks

A Birmingham airport employee has been termed ‘one of a kind’ after she helped a family reach their destination using her quick wit and initiative. The Doyle family from Coventry were already aboard their plane and looking forward to frolicking...

Breakthrough the Ice

The social media craze of 2014, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, has managed to raise vital funds for gene discovery in the progressive neurodegenerative disease. Scientists have discovered a new gene that contributes to the disease, NEK1. ALS is also...

Chief of the Millennium

The Eastside Millennium Point, including the city’s science museum, has a new finance director in Ian Leslie. Leslie first joined the Millennium Point in 2015 as senior finance manager. In his new role Leslie will work extensively with CEO...

Human Factors Training for Healthcare Professionals

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network Patient Safety Collaborative, in association with Attrainability, is pleased to announce a series of two day human factors training for healthcare professionals in the West Midlands. For many years, professionals have received high levels...

Bullring Balcony Fall

A man in his forties is fighting for his life after jumping over a balcony in a shopping centre. Emergency services arrived immediately to aid the unidentified man. A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said, “A man remains in a...

Teen Conquers Dragons Den

Teenager Arminder Singh Dhillon won over the dragons in famed reality show Dragons Den with Boot Buddy, a device that quickly cleans muddy footwear. Dhillon created the Boot Buddy at 11-years-old after his mother complained repeatedly about him entering the...

Aston Expressway and more to close this weekend

Due to maintenance, the A38(M) Aston Expressway and Junction 6 of the M6 is to be closed from 8pm tonight till Monday 6am. Diversion will be in place but it is highly advised that motorists plan their routes into Birmingham...

Birmingham Hajj and Umrah pilgrims advised to check health advice

Birmingham Muslims are being advised to check the latest health advice before journeying to Saudi Arabia for Umrah and the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca. Due to concerns of Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), pilgrims are being urged to check the...

Drive-by Shooting in Sparkbrook

Firearms officers were called to Barrows Road, Sparkbrook, around 8.15pm Wednesday night after two cars were hailed with bullets whilst driving. A man has been rushed to hospital with a gunshot wound and both cars have now been seized for examination. A...

HSBC Trader Arrested Over Fraud

HSCB’s top currency trader, Mark Johnson, 50, has been arrested by the FBI at JFK airport, New York, and charged for £2.7bn worth of fraud. He is to appear in court today. Johnson is HSBC’s global Head of Foreign Exchange...

Sir Lenny Henry Named Birmingham City University Chancellor

Sir Lenny Henry, 57, has received yet another prestigious title to add to his gleaming list of accomplishments. Just last year, the Dudley born comedian and actor, best known for his stand-up shows and co-founding Comic Relief, was knighted...

New Prezzo Restaurant Opens up in Moseley

A new Prezzo restaurant has opened in Moseley Village on Alcester Road. The casual dining chain is the second one to open in Birmingham, the first having been opened in Harbourne. Prezzo now has more than 220 restaurants in the UK....