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Nechells wall collapse deaths: Families reject inquest verdict

The deaths of five scrapyard workers in Birmingham were accidents, an inquest has found. Source: BBC Black Country

Blue plaque for Birmingham 'painting attack' suffragette

Bertha Ryland caused Birmingham's art gallery to be closed for six weeks following the 1914 attack. Source: BBC Black Country

Brexit: What do Brummies make of May's plan?

Birmingham voted for Brexit by just 3,800 votes - so what do they think of the PM's draft withdrawal agreement? Source: BBC Black Country

West Midlands Police officer warned over 'improper' relationship

Gross misconduct is proven against Matthew Crowe from West Midlands Police after contacting a "vulnerable" woman. Source: BBC Black Country

West Midlands Police officer warned over 'improper' relationship

Gross misconduct is proven against Matthew Crowe from West Midlands Police after contacting a "vulnerable" woman. Source: BBC Black Country

Nechells scrapyard deaths: Risk of wall collapse 'common sense'

An inquest into the deaths of five men hears the risk of falling concrete could have been identified. Source: BBC Black Country

Murder accused 'wanted to teach lover a lesson'

John Broadhurst is accused of murdering his lover Natalie Connolly at their home in a village. Source: BBC Black Country

Birmingham City top of football arrests list

Football-related arrests in England and Wales have more than halved in the past decade, according to new figures. Source: BBC Black Country

Face of Suffrage: Hilda Burkitt selfie mosaic unveiled

The tribute to Hilda Burkitt is made up of 3,724 photos of "inspiring women" submitted by the public. Source: BBC Black Country

Face of Suffrage: Hilda Burkitt selfie mosaic unveiled

The tribute to Hilda Burkitt is made up of 3,724 photos of "inspiring women" submitted by the public. Source: BBC Black Country

FA Cup: Second-round tie between Solihull Moors and Blackpool live on BBC

The FA Cup second-round tie between non-league Solihull Moors and League One Blackpool will be shown live on BBC Two. Source: BBC Black Country

Villa's McGinn out of Scotland squad

Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn becomes the latest player to drop out of the Scotland squad to face Albania and Israel through injury. Source: BBC...

Appeal over fatal drive-by shooting in Great Barr

The killers of their father Jason Spence have not been found 16 years after the shooting. Source: BBC Black Country

Nechells scrapyard deaths: Expert says wall was 'overloaded'

Health and Safety Executive expert Martyn Ostcliffe says a wall at the site was "not safe". Source: BBC Black Country

Alex Palmer: Oldham Athletic sign West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper on loan

Oldham Athletic sign West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Alex Palmer on a seven-day emergency loan. Source: BBC Black Country

Walsall cancer patient meets lifesaving German donor

Teenager Jack Withers has said thank you to the German national who gave his bone marrow. Source: BBC Black Country