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Birmingham

City in the English Midlands, 2nd highest population of UK cities

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Birmingham is the second-most populous city in the United Kingdom, after London, and the most populous city in the English Midlands. With an estimated population of 1,137,100 as of 2017, Birmingham is the cultural, social, financial and commercial centre of the Midlands. It is the main centre of the West Midlands conurbation, which is the third most populated urban area in the United Kingdom, with a population in 2011 of 2,440,986. The wider Birmingham metropolitan area is the second largest in the United Kingdom with a population of over 3.7Β million. Birmingham is frequently referred to as the United Kingdom's "second city".

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The woman in charge of the trust running Parkfield school defends its LGBT rights teaching.
6 hours ago • BBC News

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Man detained under the Mental Health Act
Credit: Independent - Published 7 hours ago

A 34-year-old man was detained under the Mental Health Act over vandalism at five mosques.
Credit: BBC News - Published 10 hours ago

Two men from Leicester and Birmingham wanted to to see the "reality" of what was happening in Syria.
12 hours ago • BBC News
People carrier with seven people inside involved in collision with VW Golf
Credit: Independent - Published 2 days ago

Officers are not linking it to similar attacks at five other mosques in Birmingham.
2 days ago • BBC News
Six Islamic centres have been vandalised
Credit: Independent - Published 3 days ago

A man is detained under the Mental Health Act, as investigations into the attacks continue.
Credit: BBC News - Published 3 days ago

Sister of victim says she now expects police to act on new information
Credit: Independent - Published 3 days ago

A 38-year-old and a 34-year-old are being held on suspicion of racially aggravated criminal damage.
3 days ago • BBC News
Men aged 34 and 38 detained on suspicion of racially aggravated criminal damage
Credit: Independent - Published 3 days ago

A convicted IRA bomber has named four men during inquests into the deaths of 21 victims in 1974.
4 days ago • BBC News
'This is an abhorrent, despicable act that is clearly designed to create fear in our communities who are actually cherished,' say West Midlands Police
Credit: Independent - Published 4 days ago

Parents who have protested outside the Birmingham school say the lessons are "toxic" and "disgusting".
4 days ago • BBC News
Mosques across Birmingham remain under heightened security ahead of Friday prayers.
4 days ago • BBC News
Windows of four mosques around Birmingham were smashed in a string of attacks thought to be linked.
5 days ago • BBC News
Counter-terrorism police have been called in to investigate a series of attacks on mosques across Birmingham.
Credit: Independent - Published 5 days ago

A lead campaigner against LGBT lessons in Birmingham schools says morally, homosexuality is not "a valid sexual relationship".
5 days ago • BBC News
Witness Norman Catton tried to alert police he feared the men planned a bombing, an inquest hears.
6 days ago • BBC News
Britain's Johanna Konta says playing three home WTA grass-court tournaments this summer gives her the ideal preparation for Wimbledon.
6 days ago • BBC News
Two 22-year-old men, from Leicester and Birmingham, tried to cross into Syria in 2017, a court hears.
6 days ago • BBC News
Birmingham City and Aston Villa are each fined Β£5,000 by the FA for failing to control players in their derby on 10 March.
1 week ago • BBC News
Nearly 30 men have been convicted for their part in a five-hour "ride out" on Birmingham streets.
1 week ago • BBC News
The fire in Tyseley has led to nearby roads being closed and disruption to train travel.
1 week ago • BBC News
The fire near railway lines has affected some train services while roads in the area are closed.
1 week ago • BBC News
Thousands of people take part in parades in central London and Birmingham.
1 week ago • BBC News
They want more people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds to become stem cell donors.
1 week ago • BBC News

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