Midlands

Federal BMX – Jordan Aleppo In The East Midlands

Hellll ya, Federal BMX‘s Jordan Aleppo came through with some heat during a short trip to Grantham and Nottingham! Click play for super technical …

Extreme Sports

How much cash should the tooth fairy leave per tooth and when should you stop

Are you paying too much for your tots teeth?<p>Children in the Midlands are getting a better deal than most when it comes to the tooth fairy, research …

Birmingham, UK

Ferrari or Porsche? Drive five supercars for just £83 with this epic deal

<b>We’ve found the perfect gift for any driving fan – a great supercar experience that’s now dirt cheap over at Tesco for Black Friday 2017.</b><p>Tesco is …

Gear & Gadgets

Government finds £250m for West Midlands tram network - but what about our new Metro trains?

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has been urged to provide a fair deal for the Tyne and Wear Metro after the Government announced it was giving £250m to …

West Midlands

Which of the Premier League's 5 sacked managers merits another shot?

Tony Pulis' West Brom dismissal Monday marked the fifth Premier League manager to be handed his P45 papers this season after just six gaffers were …

Soccer

Bradford among UK's most fertile places

BRADFORD has been named one of the most fertile places in the UK, according to new statistics.<p>The Office for National Statistics recorded a rate of …

West Midlands

Felt's First Five Albums Finally Reissued in New Vinyl Box Set

At long last, influential UK indie-pop band Felt will see their much-coveted and very much out-of-print albums return to vinyl. Next year, the …

Vinyl Records

Over a third or parents and grandparents not aiming to help offspring buy a home

A lot has been made of how much the so-called Bank of mum and dad help their offspring get onto the housing ladder but new research shows that over a …

Ryanair Black Friday deals see cheap flights all over Europe on offer

From Monday, November 20 Ryanair is launching their week-long Black Friday Spectacular 2017 sale.<p>UPDATE: Planet Organic say they'll stop using …

Shopping

UK expands lending stimulus plan as banks eye deadline

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England will further increase the size of a cheap credit scheme after banks and other lenders sought to make greater use of it before a deadline at the end of February 2018.<p>Finance minister Philip Hammond said he had authorized a BoE request for a 25 billion-pound …

Business

These Are The Areas In The UK Where Women Have The Most (And Least) Children

The average number of children a woman had was 1.79 last year.<p>Women in Northern Ireland are likely to have more children, on average, than women in …

Population

Overweight women may need more frequent mammograms

Daily news focus<p>Changes in nurse numbers are linked to excess death rates – especially in care homes – according to a new study looking at the impact …

West Midlands

What will happen to house prices over the next five years?

House prices in the North of England are expected to outperform London and the South East over the next five years, according to the most recent …

Real Estate

Lacklustre warm-ups, angry press conferences and Mesut Ozil's ulterior motives - BBC Three

20 November 2017<p>The sport of football has a lot to offer - whether it's drama on the field, acrimony off it, or just a good old-fashioned 13-1 thrashing. Thankfully Twitter was on hand to give the verdict on all the weekend's biggest talking points.<p>1) Man of the match<p>Mesut Ozil shocked the world by …

Soccer

Theresa May reveals £1.7bn transport boost ahead of Budget

Chancellor Philip Hammond and Business Secretary Greg Clark will join her to talk about plans to improve transport links to connect city centres with …

UK News

Philip Hammond’s driverless car U-turn

On Sunday, Philip Hammond took both No 10 and No 11 by surprise with his interview on <i>the Andrew Marr show</i>. As well as announcing that there are ‘no unemployed people’, he promised to launch Budget week by posing in a driverless car, on a visit to the West Midlands today.<p>Given that it doesn’t take …

Philip Hammond

Worry map of Britain revealed: You will lose 25,000 hours of sleep in your lifetime but one country stresses more than the others - Mirror Online

It is late at night, you are trying to drop off to sleep and the stress about an upcoming work deadline, or a worry about money pops into your …

Sleep

Kremlin agents 'targeted Birmingham with pro-Brexit tweets'

PRO-Brexit tweets related to Birmingham and the West Midlands were allegedly among the tens of thousands of messages pumped out by alleged Kremlin …

Birmingham, UK

Government announces boost to UK R&D spending

<b>Pre-Budget statement unveils plan to increase R&D spending to 2.4 per cent of GDP by 2027</b><p>The announcement, issued by the Prime Minister’s office and …

Engineering

Man charged after 53 phones reportedly stolen during Royal Blood gig

A man has been charged after more than 50 mobile phones were reported stolen during the Royal Blood gig at the Arena Birmingham on Saturday …

Crime

Prime Minister defends funding given to help homeless in Birmingham

Birmingham has been handed money to tackle rising homelessness and increased demand for emergency accommodation, the Prime Minister has said.<p>Theresa …

Brexit

Birmingham Live: Breaking news, travel and weather across the Midlands and the M6 on November 20

08:17Matt Cannon<p>Today's weather forecast is a tad bleak<p>“How did it get to November 11, already?!” - Sarah at Birmingham Mail HQ.<p>Autumn meets winter …

Birmingham, UK

Where we are in the league of shame for stealing from supermarket checkouts

The people of the North East have been praised for honesty - sort of - in a survey about stealing from supermarkets.<p>We’re near the bottom of a list …

West Midlands

The Tories want driverless cars on Britain's roads by 2021 - and Jeremy Clarkson is very worried - Mirror Online

The Tory government has announced it wants to put driverless cars on British roads by 2021.<p>Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to give the green light …

Jeremy Clarkson

Theresa May to promise extra £2.3bn for research and development

, and in London<p>Theresa May is to promise a decade-long push to increase Britain’s research and development spending, ahead of a government Budget …

Economics

PM May meets senior ministers to discuss Brexit divorce bill offer

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May met with senior members of her ministerial team on Monday to discuss their response to European Union demands for more detail on how much Britain is willing to pay as part of its Brexit divorce package.<p>The EU told May on Friday that there was more work …

Brexit

Theresa May unveils spending plan for research and transport connections

Theresa May will today visit the West Midlands to launch spending commitments for research and development, and transport links between cities.<p>The …

Theresa May

What are the best UK airport lounges you can visit for free with Amex Gold’s Lounge Club passes?

We have made a determined attempt this year to build up our collection of UK airport lounge reviews. We aren’t totally there yet, but we are well on …

Airlines

Philip Hammond dismisses NHS chief's call for £4bn emergency cash injection

The chancellor told the BBC that heads of public services always predict ‘Armageddon’ in the run-up to a budget<p>Philip Hammond has dismissed calls from the head of the NHS for an emergency cash injection of £4bn, as he said people running public services always predict ”Armageddon” before a …

Brexit

Hammond seeks answer to voter unrest in new housebuilding push

LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond, under pressure to help weakened Prime Minister Theresa May in this week’s budget, promised to speed up house building and said he had some room to help voters despite his squeeze on public finances.<p>Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer …

Brexit