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Coronavirus: MP Tahir Ali apologises after funeral during lockdown

3 hours 46 min ago
Tahir Ali MP issues an apology for attending the gathering in Sutton Coldfield.
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Coronavirus: Nurse Areema Nasreen dies with Covid-19

4 hours 51 min ago
The reportedly previously healthy mother-of-three died at Walsall Manor Hospital where she worked.
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Coronavirus: Dudley school teacher dies after Covid-19 diagnosis

7 hours 22 min ago
Kate Fox taught literacy at the Thorns Collegiate Academy, near Dudley, for more than 20 years.
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Coronavirus: NHS workers offered free accommodation

8 hours 11 min ago
Schemes help hospital workers who have been forced to relocate or isolate from their families.
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Coronavirus: Edgbaston Cricket Ground to become NHS staff test centre

8 hours 44 min ago
The Edgbaston site in Birmingham will become a drive-through centre for NHS workers.
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Doctor who makes plastic prosthetics helps 10,000 people

18 hours 46 min ago
The UK surgeon is to receive an award for his work across South East Asia.
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Coronavirus: Birmingham man charged over 'I hope all NHS die' call

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 17:34
Matthew Wain allegedly called Birmingham City Hospital and said "I hope the staff die of coronavirus".
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Woman hit by car after leaving Russells Hall Hospital dies

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 16:19
The 50-year-old had been treated for an eye injury at Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, police say.
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Coronavirus: West Midlands Railway offers new timetable

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 15:24
Routes are dropped as "passenger numbers fall and staff self-isolate" during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Sandwell salons donate PPE to carers

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 14:44
Businesses have offered face masks, gloves and aprons to carers after a council appeal.
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Coronavirus: Face masks 'spill out' of Birmingham bin bags

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 13:21
Birmingham City Council said the disposal of coronavirus-related waste was "shocking".
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Coronavirus: Man charged over Dudley Zoo burglary

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 20:38
A man is charged with "helping himself" to beers and wine after alarms were activated at Dudley Zoo.
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Birmingham mosques expand funeral service facilities

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 19:09
The service for Birmingham aims to be able to store about 100 bodies during the coronavirus crisis.
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Coronavirus: David Cameron's tutor Prof Peter Sinclair dies

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 14:26
Prof Peter Sinclair taught the future prime minister at Brasenose College in the 1980s.
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Premier League clubs in 'moral vacuum' and players should sacrifice salary - politicians

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 12:13
Premier League clubs are living in a “moral vacuum” and players should be first to sacrifice salaries during the coronavirus pandemic, say politicians.
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West Midlands Police officer with Covid-19 symptoms on ventilator

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 11:21
West Midlands Police's Ch Supt Phil Dolby is in an intensive care unit, colleagues said.
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Plans for Wetherspoon museum in Wolverhampton pub approved

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 07:33
The Moon Under Water in Wolverhampton will be turned into a hotel and museum.
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Coronavirus: Rescue for Brits stuck in India 'too little, too late'

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 00:02
The situation for UK tourists in India was called "horrific" by a woman who left at the weekend.
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Coronavirus: Geoff Thomas gives isolation tips after cancer recovery

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 19:00
Midfielder Geoff Thomas was on his own after being diagnosed with leukaemia in 2003.
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Sandwell mayor returns to medicine amid coronavirus demand

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 15:07
Dr Ann Jaron says she is "quite happy" to go back to the medical front line.
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