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# birmingham - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Manchester Police: "If you want to commit disorder, we'll lock you up"
# Riots
# Riots

Manchester Police: "If you want to commit disorder, we'll lock you up"

Aug 10th 2011, 11:00 PM 318 Views 2 Comments

Police have tweeted warnings to those intent on causing violence, while there has been a small standoff between officers and a gang in London.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Aug 10th 2011, 8:04 PM 1,429 Views 1 Comment

In today’s Fix: first jail sentences following UK riots, is a bailout on the way for Cyprus, the Lord Mayor in a poncho, and creating a beard out of thin air…

First people jailed in connection with UK riots
# Riots
# Riots

First people jailed in connection with UK riots

Aug 10th 2011, 7:20 PM 534 Views 9 Comments

One man had been arrested on suspicion of murder in Birmingham. One thousand people have now been arrested across the UK.

Violence and arrests as UK riots continue overnight
# Riots
# Riots

Violence and arrests as UK riots continue overnight

Aug 10th 2011, 7:56 AM 1,368 Views 17 Comments

A video has emerged of what appears to be a young man setting fire to clothing in a Miss Selfridge store in Manchester.

# birmingham - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Latest: Looting and violence continues in Manchester and Birmingham
# Riots
# Riots

Latest: Looting and violence continues in Manchester and Birmingham

Aug 9th 2011, 10:25 PM 7,824 Views 64 Comments

There are teams of riot police on the streets in London but the capital is a scene of relative calm. There have been outbreaks of violence in Manchester, Salford, Birmingham, Woverhampton and West Bromwich.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Aug 9th 2011, 8:05 PM 1,797 Views 1 Comment

In today’s Fix: the latest from the UK as the violence spreads, Apple is now the most valuable business in the world, graffiti and poop on the streets of the country, and Ireland’s favourite movies…

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers
# London Riots
# London Riots

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers

Aug 9th 2011, 5:58 PM 2,234 Views 13 Comments

Ballistic tests indicate that a handgun found at the scene of Duggan’s death had NOT been fired.

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group
# London Riots
# London Riots

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group

Aug 9th 2011, 5:34 PM 958 Views 2 Comments

BlackBerry’s manufacturer said it would allow police to access BlackBerry Messenger posts – and got hacked in return.

London mayor Johnson brandishes a broom on the streets of the city
# London Riots
# London Riots

London mayor Johnson brandishes a broom on the streets of the city

Aug 9th 2011, 4:15 PM 2,220 Views 7 Comments

The mayor was heckled as he visited the Clapham Junction area. Meanwhile shops and businesses across London have stayed closed or shut early this afternoon.

In photos: Fire crews work through the night as rioting spreads from London
# Riots
# Riots

In photos: Fire crews work through the night as rioting spreads from London

Aug 9th 2011, 9:33 AM 1,433 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of people have been arrested as rioting and looting spread to Liverpool, Birmingham and Bristol.

Hundreds arrested as riots spread beyond London (video)
# Riots
# Riots

Hundreds arrested as riots spread beyond London (video)

Aug 9th 2011, 7:46 AM 1,871 Views 24 Comments

There were 100 arrested in Birmingham overnight, while the number of arrests in London stands at 334.

# birmingham - Monday 8 August, 2011

Cameron cuts holiday short as violence spreads in London and Birmingham
# London Riots
# London Riots

Cameron cuts holiday short as violence spreads in London and Birmingham

Aug 8th 2011, 10:35 PM 1,584 Views 32 Comments

Several buildings are ablaze in the Croydon area, as looting and violent clashes with police continue in parts of east and south London. The violence has also spread to Birmingham city centre.

Managing expectations: how will the Premier League’s newly-appointed bosses cope this season?
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

Managing expectations: how will the Premier League’s newly-appointed bosses cope this season?

Aug 8th 2011, 9:00 AM 378 Views 0 Comments

McLeish, Villas-Boas and Jol are all assessed. Plus, see which actors they resemble.

# birmingham - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Birmingham backer bailed in Hong Kong
# Feeling Blue
From The42
# Feeling Blue

Birmingham backer bailed in Hong Kong

Jun 30th 2011, 1:23 PM 153 Views 0 Comments

His wealth has often been questioned since he rode Lancelot-like into the midst of St Andrews in 2009, but these fresh money-laundering charges have put the former hairdresser and apparent stock market whizz-kid under the spotlight once again.

# birmingham - Friday 17 June, 2011

Villain: McLeish confirmed as new boss
# Cross Town
From The42
# Cross Town

Villain: McLeish confirmed as new boss

Jun 17th 2011, 9:56 AM 93 Views 0 Comments

Fans of both Birmingham and Aston Villa won’t be happy with this morning’s decision from Randy Lerner.

# birmingham - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Nursery worker (20) admits raping a toddler in Birmingham
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

Nursery worker (20) admits raping a toddler in Birmingham

Jun 7th 2011, 3:28 PM 946 Views 5 Comments

A teenage girl groomed by Paul Wilson contacted police, which led them to his crimes. He’s pleaded guilty to a total of 47 charges including rape and making indecent images.

# birmingham - Monday 9 May, 2011

'Spy cameras' introduced under Project Champion removed from Birmingham
# UK
# UK

'Spy cameras' introduced under Project Champion removed from Birmingham

May 9th 2011, 12:31 PM 920 Views 0 Comments

Residents were angry to learn that the cameras had been funded by UK government counter-terrorism fund and complained that some were hidden.

# birmingham - Friday 25 February, 2011

The History Boys: the League Cup Final
# Back To School
From The42
# Back To School

The History Boys: the League Cup Final

Feb 25th 2011, 5:39 PM 306 Views 0 Comments

We flick through the archives to see if there’s any lessons that Arsenal and Birmingham should be aware of as they prepare for Sunday’s Carling Cup showdown.

# birmingham - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

No direction home: where next for Robbie?
# January Sales
From The42
# January Sales

No direction home: where next for Robbie?

Jan 18th 2011, 10:22 AM 574 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland skipper needs to get out of Tottenham. But what are his options?

# birmingham - Tuesday 4 January, 2011

Think the transfer window's a real pane? Here's the lowdown
# Wheeling And Dealing
From The42
# Wheeling And Dealing

Think the transfer window's a real pane? Here's the lowdown

Jan 4th 2011, 4:12 PM 321 Views 0 Comments

Sky Sports’ Andy Burton has got two mobile phones on the go, agents have got the Red Bull in and the fax machine is loaded – it must be transfer time again.

# birmingham - Monday 29 November, 2010

Irish eyes: Ciaran Clark takes the headlines after top-flight double
# Boys In Green
From The42
# Boys In Green

Irish eyes: Ciaran Clark takes the headlines after top-flight double

Nov 29th 2010, 9:36 AM 312 Views 0 Comments

It was a good weekend for the Boys in Green in England and Scotland’s top flights.