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  • Coronavirus: Birmingham lockdown restrictions increased

    Coronavirus: Birmingham lockdown restrictions increased0

    Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic image copyrightPA Media image captionRestrictions will begin in the second city on Tuesday Households in Birmingham have been banned from mixing in new lockdown measures announced following a spike in coronavirus cases. The city now has the second highest rate of Covid-19 infection in England, behind Bolton. The measures also cover

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  • Birmingham faces looming lockdown, West Midlands mayor admits

    Birmingham faces looming lockdown, West Midlands mayor admits0

    Birmingham faces looming lockdown as West Midlands mayor admits city-wide restrictions now ‘very likely’ as symptom-tracking app warns infections ARE rising across the UK West Midlands mayor Andy Street said tougher restrictions were ‘looking likely’ Birmingham’s case rate has jumped to 69 per 100,000, up from 30 a week ago Local leaders in Birmingham are

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  • Birmingham stabbing live: Latest news and updates as police declare ‘major incident’

    Birmingham stabbing live: Latest news and updates as police declare ‘major incident’0

    Multiple people have been stabbed in Birmingham city centre, with police declaring a major incident. Officers and paramedics were called to reports of a knife attack at about 12.30am on Sunday, and further stabbings were later reported. Eye-witnesses reported as many as eight people being injured. Show latest update 1599386279 Sir Keir Starmer thanks emergency

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  • Multiple stabbings in Birmingham city centre

    Multiple stabbings in Birmingham city centre0

    Multiple people have been stabbed in Birmingham city centre, with police declaring a major incident. West Midlands Police said there were “a number” of victims, but the severity of their injuries was not immediately known. Officers were called to reports of a stabbing at around 12.30am on Sunday. “A number of other stabbings were reported in the area

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  • Manchester Arena and Birmingham NEC could become field hospitals

    Manchester Arena and Birmingham NEC could become field hospitals0

    Britain’s major entertainment venues today ‘stand ready’ to be transformed into field hospitals to cope with an influx of coronavirus patients.  The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) near Birmingham, located off the M42 motorway, has 18 exhibition halls and plays host to dozens of high-profile conferences and shows each year, including Crufts. Bosses at the venue,

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  • Best places to eat in Birmingham

    Best places to eat in Birmingham0

    Glynn Purnell is the chef-proprietor of the Michelin-starred Purnell’s Restaurant in Birmingham, as well as Purnell’s Bistro and Ginger’s Bar in the city. “Birmingham is home to some incredible family-run businesses,” says Purnell, who shares here his regular haunts – from a shellfish bar and fishmonger to a proper pub. The Bull Ring Indoor Market

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