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#Birmingham

# birmingham - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie One of the oldest Koran manuscripts in the world has been discovered Birmingham

One of the oldest Koran manuscripts in the world has been discovered

It’s been dated to the seventh century.

# birmingham - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bank staff fired after filming mock Islamic State-style execution HSBC

Bank staff fired after filming mock Islamic State-style execution

They posted the footage – which was described as “abhorrent” by the bank – online.

# birmingham - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Loud sex lands British woman in prison Birmingham

Loud sex lands British woman in prison

The woman’s boyfriend, Wayne, received no punishment.

# birmingham - Sunday 10 May, 2015

There were 2 brutal knockouts last night, while Matthew Macklin got back to winning ways Fight Night This post contains videos

There were 2 brutal knockouts last night, while Matthew Macklin got back to winning ways

James Kirkland and Raphael Zumbano Love were on the receiving end of devastating TKOs.

# birmingham - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man gets five years in prison for harassing woman – while in prison Banged Up

Man gets five years in prison for harassing woman – while in prison

Carlos Boente bragged about having the woman’s house burgled.

# birmingham - Monday 16 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Crowd shouted ‘jump’ before man fell to his death from high building Shropshire

Crowd shouted ‘jump’ before man fell to his death from high building

“It was almost like a form of entertainment for them… kids were screaming, running to the other side to see if they could get a better view.”

# birmingham - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released Miscarriage Of Justice This post contains videos

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released

The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.

# birmingham - Friday 23 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Toddler narrowly escapes being struck by exploding manhole Birmingham

Toddler narrowly escapes being struck by exploding manhole

A family were passing by when the explosion occurred.

# birmingham - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fox News commentator says non-Muslims can’t go to Birmingham, Twitter explodes Does Not Compute

Fox News commentator says non-Muslims can’t go to Birmingham, Twitter explodes

Steven Emerson describes himself ‘a leading authority on Islamic extremist networks’.

# birmingham - Friday 2 January, 2015

5 FA Cup bets to consider this weekend

Pardew to come a cropper on his Palace debut plus more tips that could earn you a few quid.

# birmingham - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Personalised Nutella jars are causing a freakout because people can’t get them Nutella

Personalised Nutella jars are causing a freakout because people can’t get them

Do you know anyone travelling to London? CAN YOU HELP?

# birmingham - Friday 15 August, 2014

Watch out, Germany! The always-entertaining Nicklas Bendtner has joined Wolfsburg

Former Arsenal striker will look to restart his career in the Bundesliga.

# birmingham - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pilot averts disaster after false arm fell off as he landed plane Investigation

Pilot averts disaster after false arm fell off as he landed plane

The incident happened after his prosthetic limb became detached on a flight in February.

# birmingham - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman gives birth outside Primark store in Birmingham Oh Baby

Woman gives birth outside Primark store in Birmingham

The baby girl was born to cheers from onlookers.

# birmingham - Friday 13 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Four-year-old boy found wandering the streets barefoot last night Birmingham

Four-year-old boy found wandering the streets barefoot last night

The boy has been unable to tell police in Birmingham his name or anything else which could help to identify him.

# birmingham - Monday 19 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Miley Cyrus recording new music in Ireland… it’s The Dredge World Of Celebs

Miley Cyrus recording new music in Ireland… it’s The Dredge

All of the day’s celeb filth. Yuck.

# birmingham - Sunday 26 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Boy celebrates birthday with terrifying cake replica of himself Takes The Cake

Boy celebrates birthday with terrifying cake replica of himself

Alfie Rose celebrated his fourth birthday this week.

# birmingham - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie UK surgeon suspended for ‘branding his initials on patient’s liver’ Initial Error

UK surgeon suspended for ‘branding his initials on patient’s liver’

A patient charity said “this is a patient we’re talking about, not an autograph”.

# birmingham - Monday 23 December, 2013

Aston Villa plan minute’s applause for Irish fan who died in hit-and-run RIP

Aston Villa plan minute’s applause for Irish fan who died in hit-and-run

The Premier League club will pay their respects to Kildare man Jody O’Reilly on St Stephen’s Day.

From The Daily Edge Man ejected from Slade gig after his dancing was deemed a ‘safety risk’ Merry Xmas Everybody

Man ejected from Slade gig after his dancing was deemed a ‘safety risk’

Daz Bishop says this is the first time he’s been kicked out of a gig for Dancing.

# birmingham - Saturday 21 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Friends of Irish man who died in hit-and-run campaign for minute silence at Aston Villa Tragedy

Friends of Irish man who died in hit-and-run campaign for minute silence at Aston Villa

Kildare man Jody O’Reilly was killed in a hit-and-run in Birmingham last weekend.

# birmingham - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Local news anchor asks weatherman about his ‘little weiner’ Bloopy Bloop

Local news anchor asks weatherman about his ‘little weiner’

Is there anything better than a good news blooper?

# birmingham - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Capital One Cup wrap: Arsenal through on penalties, holders Swansea go out

Meanwhile, the draw for the fourth round has been made tonight.

# birmingham - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie UPS plane crashes at Alabama airport, killing two crew Plane Crash

UPS plane crashes at Alabama airport, killing two crew

Debris could be spread as far as a half a mile, authorities say and the Mayor of Birmingham says there have been a number of small explosions

# birmingham - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

From Business ETC Aer Arann announces new routes, 16% rise in passenger numbers Aer Arann

Aer Arann announces new routes, 16% rise in passenger numbers

The airline said it has completed a successful restructuring programme which signals a “new beginning” for the company.

# birmingham - Saturday 12 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two Big Issue sellers stabbed to death in England Crime

Two Big Issue sellers stabbed to death in England

The men, both in their 30s, were stabbed during rush hour on Friday evening in Birmingham city centre.

# birmingham - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Teenage Pakistani activist shot by Taliban to remain in the UK Malala

Teenage Pakistani activist shot by Taliban to remain in the UK

Malala Yousufzai has been recovering at a hospital in Birmingham and her father has now been offered a role as Pakistan’s education attache in the city.

# birmingham - Saturday 15 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Gunman wounds 3 at Alabama hospital Alabama

Gunman wounds 3 at Alabama hospital

The gunman was fatally shot by police and detectives are still working to determine why he was in the hospital.

# birmingham - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Exposed: West Brom’s Liam Ridgewell caught wiping his bum with £20 notes

The star, who reportedly earns £20,000 a week, has since apologised for his behaviour.

# birmingham - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Keith Fahey released by Birmingham on ‘indefinite compassionate leave’

The former St Pat’s man pulled out of Giovanni Trapattoni’s squad ahead of last night’s game with Greece, citing ‘flu.

# birmingham - Monday 15 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Pakistani girl shot by Taliban arrives in UK for treatment Activist

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban arrives in UK for treatment

Malala Yousafzai is being treated for a damaged skull in a highly specialised unit in Birmingham.

# birmingham - Sunday 16 September, 2012

VIDEO: Simon Cox’s latest goal has a touch of Bergkamp about it Class This post contains videos

VIDEO: Simon Cox’s latest goal has a touch of Bergkamp about it

The Ireland striker has already scored some cracking goals in his short Nottingham Forest career.

# birmingham - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Play-off match report: Blackpool reach final despite Birmingham comeback

A late rally from Chris Hughton’s side was not enough to prevent them from going out on aggregate.

# birmingham - Friday 4 May, 2012

Championship playoff match report: Ince hands Blackpool the advantage

Ian Holloway’s side boosted their chances of a return to the Premier League this evening.

# birmingham - Friday 13 April, 2012

Trevor Francis suffers suspected heart attack

The ex-England international was taken to hospital after complaining of chest pains.

# birmingham - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Champions League progression ‘difficult but possible’ – Drogba

The veteran striker says the club have the potential to advance to the quarter finals of the Champions League.

# birmingham - Saturday 10 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: It’s a dog’s life at Crufts Dog Show This post contains images

In pictures: It’s a dog’s life at Crufts

Ever seen a dog wearing pyjamas? The biggest show in the world kicked off yesterday…

# birmingham - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Di Matteo defends Chelsea team selection

The temporary boss says he left out some big-name players as he felt the team needed “freshening up”.

# birmingham - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Keane: Chelsea ear-flicking an ‘absolute disgrace’

The controversial ex-player and TV pundit was less than amused by the antics of certain players this evening.

# birmingham - Sunday 19 February, 2012

The FA Cup sixth round draw

As Liverpool and Brighton prepare to face off, we have details of the quarter-final draw for the FA Cup.

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