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# Birmingham

Last month
August 2023
Police re-investigation into 1974 Birmingham pub bombings won't lead to criminal charges
21 people were killed in the two deadly 1974 blasts which ripped apart the Mulberry Bush and Tavern in the Town pubs.
This year
Hugh Callaghan, member of the Birmingham Six, laid to rest in London
About 200 people attended the funeral of Hugh Callaghan at the Immaculate Heart of Mary and St Dominic church in east London.
Man charged with attempted murder after two people were set alight in Birmingham and London
Mohammed Abbkr is due to appear in court in Birmingham today charged over attacks.
Man United loanee on target as Birmingham upset West Brom
Birmingham won the midlands derby 2-0.
Last year
Relatives of Irishman who died in England tracked down following 'last opportunity' appeal
There are two living siblings of the late John Joseph Gill, as well as three nieces and nephews.
'Last opportunity' appeal launched to find family of Irishman who recently died in England
John Joseph Gill died in Birmingham on 25 November.
Man dies after St Stephen's Day stabbing in Birmingham nightclub
Local police said hundreds of people were in attendance at the nightclub at the time and urged any witnesses to come forward.
Three children die in UK after falling into icy lake
A fourth boy, aged six, remains in a critical condition.
Irish duo on target as Norwich beat Birmingham, Josh Cullen continues to shine
Scott Hogan and Andrew Omobamidele both scored at St Andrew’s on a busy night in the English second tier.
Kellie-inspired comeback for the ages as Éireann Nugent medals after 11-year absence
The Belfast woman walked away from boxing in 2011 but, inspired by former opponent Harrington last summer, she’s back with a bang.
McAteer finishes sixth in vault final at Commonwealth Games
England’s Jake Jarman took gold in the event.
Locals rescue man from house after suspected gas explosion that killed woman
A man is also currently in life-threatening condition following the explosion.
Hospital staff member arrested in Birmingham on suspicion of poisoning infant who died
A 27-year-old woman was arrested last Thursday.
Birmingham keeper thanks well-wishers after being knocked unconscious following collision
Neil Etheridge was carried from the pitch on a stretcher after colliding with Nottingham Forest’s Djed Spence.
'I’ve done it all now: liquidated clubs, winning leagues and cups, relegation. CV's full!'
Birmingham’s Irish captain Louise Quinn on an up-and-down season and staring down the barrel of a relegation battle.
All time
Irish international on target as Birmingham frustrate Middlesborough
There was plenty of Irish involvement in the Championship this afternoon, but Scott Hogan was the only goalscorer.
Watch: Katie McCabe scores another stunner in POTM performance for Arsenal
The Ireland captain was the high-flying Gunners’ star of the show, while Louise Quinn sealed Birmingham’s first point of the season.
'Lucy Quinn didn’t play well today' – and also 'she’s a slag'' - Birmingham forward details online abuse
The 27-year-old says she has received sexist comments on social media.
Tom Cruise’s BMW stolen in Birmingham while Mission: Impossible star was filming
The Hollywood A-lister was in the city filming the latest instalment in the blockbuster spy series.
UK Police issue 70 fines after discovering revellers at illegal nightclub in Birmingham
Some officers were pelted with bottles and one was injured as a door was smashed open by people trying to break out.
Man arrested in Belfast this week over 1974 Birmingham pub bombings released
West Midlands Police said he was interviewed under caution at a police station in Northern Ireland.
UK Home Secretary to meet with Birmingham pub bombings families amid calls for new inquiry
In April 2019, an inquest jury found a botched IRA warning call led to the deaths of 21 people unlawfully killed in the atrocity in 1974.
Man charged with murder and attempted murder after series of stabbings in Birmingham
Zephaniah McLeod will appear at the city’s magistrates’ court tomorrow.
Suspect (27) arrested over Birmingham stabbings after manhunt
The man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and seven counts of attempted murder.
One man dead and seven people injured following stabbings in Birmingham
Police in the city have launched a murder investigation.
Thomas Kavanagh (52) charged with drugs and firearms offences in UK
Kavanagh will appear at Ipswich Magistrates Court next Thursday.
Hogan the hero once more as Birmingham run goes on with QPR draw
The on-loan Ireland striker is in rich form.
'Excellent' Browne singled out for praise after Preston ease to Championship win
In tonight’s other fixture, Dan Crowley’s Birmingham and Middlesborough drew 1-1.
Gardaí and Birmingham police working together to take down the last remnants of the Kinahan cartel
A number of senior members of the cartel had fled to the Midlands city in a bid to rebuild their crumbling empire.
British gang film that was pulled from screens after violence at screening to return to cinemas
Vue had originally pulled showings of Blue Story, and said there had been 25 “significant incidents”.
'Worst thing officers have ever seen': Five teens arrested after violence at cinema in Birmingham
Two cinema chains have pulled Blue Story from its screens following Saturday’s violence.
Dan Crowley stars as Birmingham snatch late winner against Middlesbrough
The Blues scored a late, late winner to leave Robbie Keane’s side at the wrong end of the table.
Labour MP Jess Phillips says a man was arrested after trying to 'smash the windows' of her constituency office
Phillips says her staff had to be locked in the office.
Police officer run over by suspect who attacked him and stole patrol car in Birmingham
The suspect is said to have violently assaulted the police officer and punched him to the ground.
FAI International Player of the Year Scott signs new deal with Birmingham until 2021
Harriet Scott has agreed a new deal with Birmingham City for the next two seasons.
Police release footage of moment 5-month-old baby rescued from kidnapping in UK
35-year-old James Dempsey was jailed for 27 months today over the incident.
Birmingham and Arsenal charged over pitch invasions
Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish was punched by a Birmingham fan during Sunday’s ‘second city’ derby.
'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin
The attack on two pubs came at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
President Higgins begins three-day official visit to England with trip to 'significant destination' Birmingham
Speaking today, Higgins recalled those who emigrated from Ireland to Birmingham.
What you need to know about James Charles, the teen YouTuber whose meet-and-greet shut down a city
The 19 year-old caused traffic chaos in Birmingham this week.