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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. It is also the most populous metropolitan district in the United Kingdom, with an estimated 1,137,123 inhabitants, and is considered the social, cultural, financial, and commercial centre of the Midlands. It is the main local government of the West Midlands conurbation, which is the third most populated urban area in the United Kingdom, with a population of 2,897,303 in 2017. The wider Birmingham metropolitan area is the second largest in the United Kingdom with a population of over 4.3Β million. It is frequently referred to as the United Kingdom's "second city".

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At UPRAWR in Birmingham some of the studios have been turned into counselling suites.
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

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Labour MP Roger Godsiff is reprimanded after voicing support for parents opposed to LGBT teaching.
2 days ago • BBC News
A 17-year-old admits murdering Hazrat Umar, who was killed in Bordesley Green in February.
Credit: BBC News - Published 3 days ago

Body-cam footage shows the moment officers rescue a kidnapped baby after a 36-hour manhunt.
3 days ago • BBC News
Plans to close one of Birmingham's busiest roads for a day are branded "moronic" by some motorists.
5 days ago • BBC News
Workers were assaulted by patients in Birmingham, Telford and Redditch, the service says.
5 days ago • BBC News
Birmingham has "little room for error" as it prepares to stage the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the organising federation's chief executive tells BBC Sport.
6 days ago • BBC News
The trial being held later this month will decide if protests can be held outside the school.
Credit: BBC News - Published 6 days ago

Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams confirms she will play at the Nature Valley Classic grass-court event in Birmingham.
6 days ago • BBC News
Birmingham Labour MP Roger Godsiff will be "reminded of his responsibilities", the party says.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

'I will continue to fight your corner because you're right,' says Roger Godsiff
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

Birmingham MP Roger Godsiff is seen in a video telling protesters they have a "just cause".
1 week ago • BBC News
Coventry City confirm they will groundshare with Birmingham City in 2019-20 after failing to agree a new deal at the Ricoh Arena.
1 week ago • BBC News
West Midlands mayor Andy Street says he is in "disbelief" at material distributed by protesters.
1 week ago • BBC News

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