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'We are not numbers, we are real people with dreams' - Birmingham's disabled slam council cuts

Protestors lobbied city councillors in Birmingham over cuts that will hit adult social care, community and SEND services

Tenants risk £1,000 fine if they make this mistake moving out of their student home

A waste expert has warned students that they could be fined £1000 for making a simple mistake when moving out their property

Serial Asda shoplifter behind so many thefts even probation have given up on him

Daniel Heaney, aged 43, swiped nearly £2,000 worth of alcohol, meat, candles and bedding from the same Asda supermarket

Birmingham people and businesses who haven't paid their taxes as HMRC publishes list

HMRC has published its quarterly list of those who have not paid including a city takeaway and minibus service

I tried the 'double dead' Birmingham city centre restaurant and took a risk

Hidden around the corner from Birmingham Hippodrome, The Meat Shack serves some of the city's best burgers


I visited poor West Midlands town where people feel they've been 'discarded'

Residents of West Bromwich prioritise crime reduction and support for the elderly over perceived youth-focused election issues.

The £31 Bosch strimmer on Amazon 5,000 people have bought this month - it's 'easy' and 'light'

The Bosch Home and Garden Electric Grass Trimmer has been reduced in price on Amazon - and shoppers are grabbing them while they can


Birmingham Airport LIVE travel information as BHX speeds up 100ml liquid checks

BHX, or Birmingham Airport, passengers have seen delays getting through security over the past week due to changes at the major regional travel hub

Wednesday, Jun 19


Lucy Letby trial told doctor saw 'no evidence of killer nurse helping dying newborn'

A doctor told jurors that he was 'surprised' he heard no call for help from Lucy Letby


Jay Slater's mum is sent chilling five-word Snapchat message after Tenerife flight

She was sent a vile message when she landed in Tenerife to join search efforts

Nurse who had intense tingling in fingers and toes diagnosed with incurable blood cancer

Carol McGachie said she felt like she 'had been plugged into the mains'

Adam Lambert opens up on 'incredible' 60lbs weight loss and how he did it

The Queen lead singer revealed his weight loss has had a positive effect on his mental health as he spoke about using anti-depressants



Emirates says 'sorry' after Love Island's Jack Fowler 'had allergic reaction and almost died' on flight

The 28-year-old said he had to use his EpiPen and needed five tanks of oxygen

Europe's 'most underrated' summer holiday spot is cheap and '10 out of 10'

A travel expert has claimed that one European destination is 'by far the most underrated country' she's ever visited - and it's perfect for anyone wanting to getaway on a budget this summer

Drivers 'exempt' from Low Emissions Zone charge slapped with £60 fines

The LEZ rules in Aberdeen currently exempt Blue Badge holders and motorcyclists as well as emergency service vehicles and historic vehicles.

Martin Lewis issues 'money transfer' warning after popular firm 'goes bust'

The BBC Sounds and ITV regular spoke out on Twitter, now X, in the wake of the worrying development which will impact a swathe of people across the UK.

Woman bags 'best Too Good To Go bargain ever' after spending just £5 on items worth £37

A woman has shared her impressive Too Good To Go haul, which she says is the best she has ever had, and has challenged anyone to get a better bargain using the app

Aston Villa agree Chelsea transfer as six-year contract proposed

Aston Villa are closing in on the signing of Ian Maatsen from Chelsea

UK tourists in Germany warned 'protective measures' have been 'ramped up'

England and Scotland fans are out in Germany for the month-long tournament but Germany faces national security "tension" over huge threats.

People in UK watching England vs Denmark at 5pm on Thursday face £1,000 fine

People in the UK who are watching The Three Lions' second game of Euro 2024 have been warned over a four-figure penalty for doing so.

UK tourists in Benidorm issue warning to Brits and it's 'like the early 1990s'

Benidorm-goers have praised 84p pints and said it is like "being back in the early 1990s".

Drivers with 'smear on windscreen' slapped with £1,000 fines

Hippo Leasing have warned motorists driving with unclear or dirty windscreens could be hit with staggering four-figure fines amid the Cost of Living crisis.

Young dad murdered in horror street attack for a crime he didn't commit

TV documentary Secrets of a Murder Detective' will look into the murder of Jon-Jo Highton

Jay Slater 'isn't a drinker' but 'had spirits' before he vanished, mum says

The missing teen, from Lancashire in the North West of England, had spirits before he vanished, says concerned Debbie, who has flown to Tenerife after he vanished.

Jay Slater's friends' chilling theories about 'suspicious' Tenerife disappearance

Pals of the missing 19-year-old have said him vanishing is "weird" and they have insisted something is amiss with his disappearance in the Canary Islands.

How Joe Fraser defied injury torment to make Paris 2024 Olympics

The 25-year-old is looking to add an Olympic title to his collection


Martin Lewis issues savings account warning affecting 'easy access and ISAs'

The BBC Sounds and ITV star spoke out in the latest weekly bulletin and newsletter from his consumer group Money Saving Expert.

DWP holiday rules for older people claiming Pension Credit payments - what you need to know

There are rules you must follow if you are going away for any amount of time

Martin Lewis flooded with supportive messages after saying 'it's terrible to talk about'

Mr Lewis has led the appeals and public awareness campaign to find missing Anthony Henry in Norfolk.