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Major city in the English Midlands, 2nd highest population of a UK city.

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Birmingham: Major city in the English Midlands, 2nd highest population of a UK city.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. It is the second-largest city and metropolitan area in England and the United Kingdom, with roughly 1.1 million inhabitants within the city area and 4.3 million inhabitants within the metropolitan area. Birmingham is commonly referred to as the second city of the United Kingdom.

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Hundreds attend Black Lives Matter rally in Birmingham [Video]

Hundreds attend Black Lives Matter rally in Birmingham

Hundreds of people have attended a Black Lives Matter protest in central Birmingham today, following several protests in London this week - in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis...

Credit: ODN     Duration: 02:32Published

Taxi driver records racist abuse in Birmingham [Video]

Taxi driver records racist abuse in Birmingham

Taxi driver Abid Mustafa suffered a racist tirade of abuse at the hands of a passenger in Birmingham, on Friday May 15, and recorded what happened to share with his bosses. The footage has now been..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:07Published
Street artist creates Covid-19 mural in Birmingham [Video]

Street artist creates Covid-19 mural in Birmingham

A stunning mural titled 'Forward in Unity' by renowned street artist Gent 48 has been unveiled in Digbeth, Birmingham. The piece, aiming to immortalise the return of community spirit in Birmingham..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:00Published
Birmingham resident asks if Covid-19 'is real' during street party [Video]

Birmingham resident asks if Covid-19 'is real' during street party

A chief constable has issued a โ€œdonโ€™t be an idiotโ€ warning ahead of the bank holiday weekend after his officers were forced to break up a 100-strong street party. Footage of people gathering in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:05Published
Cricket players will need more mental health support, says coach Upton [Video]

Cricket players will need more mental health support, says coach Upton

Paddy Upton believes the coronavirus lockdown has been traumatic for many cricketers and teams will have to change their approach to mental health when the game resumes.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 05:54Published
British-based artist creates quarantine flipbook [Video]

British-based artist creates quarantine flipbook

Artist based in the UK draws flipbook to send his love to everyone struggling during coronavirus outbreak

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 01:14Published
UK bean bag firm produces NHS PPE [Video]

UK bean bag firm produces NHS PPE

A bean bag and soft furnishing manufacturer is helping to produce and dispatch PPE to NHS and healthcare staff. Birmingham firm Loft 25, along with Green Lane Mosque and hundreds of volunteers, have..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:57Published
Residents turn clock back to mark VE Day [Video]

Residents turn clock back to mark VE Day

A house and garden decorated to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day in Whitehouse Common, Birmingham. Complete with bunting, 1940s costumes, old newspapers and a vintage car.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:49Published
Final supermoon of the year appears in UK and Ireland [Video]

Final supermoon of the year appears in UK and Ireland

The final supermoon of the year as seen from Dublin Bay, Ireland, Belfast and Birmingham. The full moon in May is also known as the "flower moon", signifying the flowers that bloom during the month.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:30Published
Neigh worries: Australia batsman Handscomb overcomes fear of horses [Video]

Neigh worries: Australia batsman Handscomb overcomes fear of horses

Australian cricketer Peter Handscomb has used home isolation to finally overcome his fear riding horses.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:02Published
Mosque opens temporary mortuary in Birmingham [Video]

Mosque opens temporary mortuary in Birmingham

A mosque in Birmingham is operating a 150-capacity temporary mortuary during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Central Jamia Mosque Ghamkol Sharif, which already runs one of the city's oldest Muslim..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:25Published
Prince William opens new Nightingale coronavirus hospital [Video]

Prince William opens new Nightingale coronavirus hospital

Prince William opened the Birmingham facility of the UK's new Nightingale hospitals on Thursday, lauding the rapid deployment and construction in a building that would normally serve as a convention..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:00Published
Timelapse shows construction of new coronavirus hospital in Birmingham [Video]

Timelapse shows construction of new coronavirus hospital in Birmingham

NHS England have released a timelapse video showing the construction of a new hospital in Birmingham aimed to helping ease the volume of patients with coronavirus.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:48Published

Prince William opens new UK emergency COVID-19 hospital

Prince William, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth, has opened an emergency COVID-19 hospital built in just eight days in the exhibition centre of Britain's second city, Birmingham.
Reuters - Published

UK approves two new temporary hospitals in Birmingham and Manchester

Britain will build a further two hospitals to handle coronavirus patients, the head of England's publicly funded National Health Service (NHS) said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Think before you speak on China:Birmingham

Trade Minister Simon Birmingham says people should think before they speak on sensitive foreign policy matters.
SBS - Published

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