Birmingham boss Lee Bowyer seeking assurances over his future as takeover rumbles on

Manager Lee Bowyer seeking assurances over his future as protracted takeover of Birmingham has left him with 12 players, no assistant and poor training facilities just weeks before the start of the Championship season Laurence Bassini remains in discussions to complete a takeover of the club  The Englishman has spoken about installing a new manager … Read more

Family experience life as Asian immigrants in Birmingham in the ’50s and ’60s for TV experiment

A family have gone back in time to experience life as South Asian immigrants in Birmingham in the ’50s and ’60s for a TV experiment. BBC Two’s Back In Time For Birmingham, which started last night and will continue tonight, features the Sharma family, from Solihull, who are fast forwarding through five decades of rapid change, exploring every … Read more

Pupils hide under desks as knife-wielding gang storm Birmingham secondary school grounds

Pupils hide under desks as knife-wielding gang storm secondary school grounds – before armed cops arrest three teenagers for carrying a blade Teachers ‘ordered children to hide under their desks while the incident unfolded’ Witnesses say gang of armed teenagers were seen running onto school grounds West Midlands Police arrested three teenagers who remain in … Read more

A nervous-looking Cody Simpson and Emma McKeon embrace as he learns he’s made the Aussie swim team

At the end of one of the most controversial weeks in Australian swimming, Cody Simpson was picked to be part of the national team. And on Monday, the pop star-turned-swimming sensation shared the moment he learned he’d be going to the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this winter. In a candid video posted to Instagram, the … Read more

Cody Simpson makes Commonwealth Games team but is left OUT of the squad for the World Championships

Cody Simpson will cap his stunning return to swimming by representing Australia at the Commonwealth Games, but will not take part in the World Championships later this year. At the end of one of the most controversial weeks in Australian swimming, the national team selectors picked Simpson in the team for the butterfly events for … Read more

Michigan teacher is suspended after classroom activity comparing Obama to monkeys and apes

Michigan teacher is suspended after including photo of Barack Obama in a class about apes, monkeys and lemurs and asking pupils to spot the primate Roeper’s High School in Birmingham suspended the Asian Pacific biology female after her failure to ban the classroom activity caused outrage  The teacher at the $30,000-a-year school said she downloaded … Read more

Yellowstone season 5 officially begins production after Kevin Costner series reached highest ratings

Yellowstone season 5 officially begins production… after Kevin Costner led series reached highest ratings ever despite industry-wide declines in viewership By Justin Enriquez For Dailymail.com Published: 19:11 BST, 16 May 2022 | Updated: 19:17 BST, 16 May 2022 Yellowstone has officially began production on season 5 after a very successful run which included their highest … Read more

Dina Asher-Smith implores UK Athletics to retain usage of the London Stadium

Dina Asher-Smith begs UK Athletics to keep using the London Stadium due to its Olympic legacy, as they consider cashing in on £15m chance to move their events AWAY from the capital UK Athletics signed a 50-year lease on the London Stadium back in 2013  The stadium, built for the London 2012 Olympics, also houses … Read more

Sunderland plotting ambitious move to sign Birmingham starlet Jobe Bellingham

EXCLUSIVE: Sunderland are plotting an ambitious move to sign Jobe Bellingham – the younger brother of Dortmund star Jude – after inviting Birmingham City teenager and his family to Stadium of Light last month Sunderland are plotting an ambitious move to sign Jobe Bellingham this summer Black Cats invited Bellingham and his family to the … Read more