Birmingham City FC

Travellers descend on beauty spot which inspired Tolkien to write into Lord Of The Rings angering local residents

Local residents are furious that travellers have been allowed to pitch up at a world famous beauty spot which inspired J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord Of The …

Literature

Next Chelsea manager: Maurizio Sarri makes his most important signing yet - and it's not Jorginho

Maurizio Sarri may have only been in the job as Chelsea’s head coach for five minutes but he might be ready to make one of the most crucial signings …

Soccer

World Cup analyst linked with this year's Strictly Come Dancing

Fresh from having her say on the World Cup, former England woman's football stat Alex Scott is being linked with a role on Strictly Come …

Soccer

Chris Wood confident ahead of Europa League campaign for Burnley

All Whites striker Chris Wood is hopeful he can score goals again in Europe as Burnley approach their first Europa League campaign.

Soccer

Birmingham City Council approved $1.762 million incentive package for Shipt's expanding headquarters - Birmingham Business Journal

By Hanno van der Bijl <br>– Digital Producer, Birmingham Business Journal<p>Jul 11, 2018, 8:04am CDT<b><br>Updated</b> Jul 11, 2018, 9:29am CDT<p>The Birmingham City …

Birmingham, AL

Sandra Little Brown, Sheila Tyson head into final stretch of county commission runoff race

Jefferson County Commissioner Sandra Little Brown says she's running for a third term on the commission to continue unfinished business.<p>Her …

Birmingham, AL

Man charged with capital murder in Birmingham shooting death of 63 year old

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – A 22 year-old-man was arrested Friday in connection to the shooting death of a 63-year-old man last Thursday night on …

Music Festivals

George Bowman touts record as runoff with Lashunda Scales nears

Jefferson County is on the upswing, according to County Commission George Bowman, who has to overcome an 18-point deficit from June's Democratic …

Birmingham, AL

Suspect jailed in shooting death of 63-year-old Birmingham man

A suspect is in custody in last week's shooting death of a 63-year-old man in eastern Birmingham.<p>Dejuan Hall, 22, is charged with capital murder, …

Birmingham, AL

Painting the Picture presented by Benjamin Moore: 'Caps look to spoil the party Saturday at Audi Field

<b>WASHINGTON, D.C. –</b> Vancouver Whitecaps FC will look to play the role of spoilers on Saturday when they visit D.C. United in the inaugural match at …

Vancouver Whitecaps

14 People Told Us How They Feel About Diversity In The City Soon To Become Majority Non-White

'I've had stones and bottles thrown at me, but now I'm the president of my student union.'<p>The religious and ethnic diversity in Birmingham makes the …

Birmingham City FC

Newcastle among a host of clubs to scout Europa League game in Northern Ireland

Newcastle United’s recruitment team continue to scour Europe for talent - but they are also looking a little closer to home.<p>While Rafa Benitez and …

Soccer

Famous Moseley restaurant Deolali is reopening - with an outdoor Indian street food market

One of Moseley’s most beautiful and hidden restaurants is reopening.<p>Deolali Indian restaurant housed in a converted coach house behind huge gates in …

Street Food

Shipt announces Birmingham headquarters expansion, 881 new jobs

Shipt, a Birmingham-based $550 million tech firm, formally announced plans to dramatically expand its Birmingham operations Thursday, announcing that …

Birmingham, AL

Birmingham Brexit report to be published - while 'secret' document is shelved

Council bosses have finally vowed to publish a report assessing the impact of Brexit on Birmingham - but not the 'secret' one which was shelved two …

Great Britain

Universal Credit left one mum so poor they couldn't buy socks for their children

One Birmingham mother was left so poor thanks to Universal Credit that she couldn’t afford to buy socks for her children’s feet, an MP has …

Great Britain

Bournemouth continue pursuit of Leganes defender Diego Rico

Bournemouth continue pursuit of Leganes defender Diego Rico after being put of Kieran Tierney by Celtic's price tag<p><b>Bournemouth are pressing on with a</b> …

Soccer

Amnesty Program gives motorists 60 days to pay tickets without penalty

By Ariel Worthy<br>The Birmingham TimesBeginning July 17, motorists who pay outstanding parking tickets will not have to pay any late fees or warrants on …

Birmingham, AL

No power to stop Springfield Primary academy conversion - despite protests

Council bosses declared they are powerless to stop a failing school becoming an academy despite protests from teachers and parents.<p>Addressing the …

Education

Birmingham City Facing Shock Transfer Embargo Following Complications Over New Defender Signing

​Birmingham City’s summer transfer recruitment drive has taken a turn for the worse, with news emerging that the proposed signing of Danish left back …

Soccer

On The Board graduates celebrate at Wembley

The latest group to graduate from the On The Board football governance programme run by Effective Board Member (EBM) recently celebrated their …

UEFA

Wood Aims For New Heights

<b>Chris Wood has returned to training with a renewed drive to take his game to the next level.</b><p>The New Zealand striker was top goalscorer at Turf Moor …

Burnley FC

Public being put in 'danger' by current taxi licence legislation

Council bosses in Birmingham want to establish a 'common set of standards' for issuing taxi licences across the West Midlands - which would also …

Great Britain

Leeds rumoured to be interested in River Plate goalkeeper Augusto Batalla

The 22 year-old is the latest keeper to be linked with Leeds<p>Leeds United have been searching for a goalkeeper during this summer transfer window, but the keepers that have been linked with a move to Leeds don’t appear to be coming.<p>David Stockdale’s desire to play at his boyhood club appears to be …

Soccer

Shanghai artists take over Liverpool waterfront

<b>Ten acclaimed Chinese artists, living and working in Liverpool’s twin city Shanghai, will showcase their work in a brand new free exhibition taking</b> …

Liverpool

Every Championship transfer so far this summer as Jordan Rhodes joins Norwich

Just 24 days until the Championship season starts, 30 days remaining for permanent signings, 22 more for loan deals.<p>So how about a round-up of how …

Soccer

Council approves $1.7 million incentive agreement to Shipt for expansion

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Birmingham City Council unanimously approved an incentive agreement to Shipt in Tuesday's council meeting.<p>The …

City Politics

Shocking injuries of victim attacked with knife in terrifying road rage assault in Bordesley Green

The passenger of a car 'narrowly escaped life threatening injuries' when he suffered a knife attack following a road rage incident.<p>It happened in …

Crime

When is Freshers Week 2018? Dates for Birmingham City University, Aston University and University of Birmingham students

The summer is almost over and it will soon be time for a new wave of students to start their studies in Birmingham.<p>As a city, Birmingham can boast …

Football League Championship

Birmingham bar Bierkeller applies for a roof terrace beer garden

Popular Birmingham bar Bierkeller wants to install a roof terrace beer garden.<p>The new attraction would also serve Shooters sports bar Around the …

Beer