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This is the shocking moment when a man is brought back to life on TV

This is the shocking moment when a man is brought back to life, 26 minutes after his heart stopped beating. The amazing recovery by paramedics is captured by cameras for the new BBC1 documentary series Ambulance. Viewers follow the cardiac arrest drama f

3 min. ago in Regional West
Bride-to-be suffered sleepless nights after Birmingham bridal shop shut weeks before wedding

Bride-to-be suffered sleepless nights after Birmingham bridal shop shut weeks before wedding

A bride-to-be was left suffering sleepless nights after she discovered a bridal shop had ‘gone bust’ after overhearing a conversation at an exercise class. Sophie Jones, 26, is among customers who have allegedly lost cash and dream dresses after the sudd

36 min. ago in Regional West

West Brom's Jonny Evans would be "a good signing" for Manchester City - Northern Ireland boss

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill believes West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans would not look out of place at Manchester City. City are considering a second bid for the former Manchester United scholar having had an initial offer around £18 mil

48 min. ago in Regional West

Man found dead behind nightclub is named as Ryan Shenton

A man whose body was discovered behind a bar in Cannock on the weekend has been named by police as Ryan Shenton. The 25-year-old’s body was found in a yard behind the Quartz Bar in Cannock on Saturday morning . Staffordshire Police said it is believed he

today, 17:45 in Regional West

The prominent city centre restaurant hidden from everyone

The owners of a popular city centre restaurant said it is failing to reach its full potential because people don't notice it's there. Nosh & Quaff, which is part of the Lasan Group, specialises in lobsters, burgers and hot dogs but says it is not...

today, 17:45 in Regional West

Birmingham Beer and Cider Festival is coming to the Custard Factory

One of Birmingham’s biggest festivals is on the move to a new home. The Birmingham Beer and Cider Festival is organised by the Campaign for Real Ale. For the last few years it has taken place at New Bingley Hall at Hockley Circus – but now it has a much

today, 17:45 in Regional West

Mel B throws water over Simon Cowell after wedding night jibe

Mel B threw a cup of water over Simon Cowell when her fellow talent show judge made a joke about her wedding night. The former Spice Girl, 42, is divorcing Stephen Belafonte. Asked by America's Got Talent host Tyra Banks how an act on the show made him f

today, 17:45 in Regional West

Fly-tipper dumped SOFAS AND WINDOW FRAMES across city - after advertising waste collection services on Gumtree

A fly-tipper who advertised a waste collection business online was snared by CCTV as he dumped TWO SOFAS on a Perry Barr street. In this shocking footage, Andrew Smithson - dressed in a dark t-shirt - can be seen driving a white Ford Transit - using a fa

today, 17:37 in Regional West

Kasabian 'still headlining' Reading and Leeds festivals after singer Tom Meighan is rushed to hospital

Kasabian are expected to headline Reading and Leeds festivals as planned this weekend despite the band's Tom Meighan being taken to hospital, organisers have said. The rock group postponed a performance in Belfast on Tuesday night moments before they wer

today, 17:16 in Regional West

Thieving window cleaner caught on camera rifling through pensioner's bedroom

A window cleaner has been jailed for stealing money from a pensioner - after he was caught on camera rifling through her bedroom. Detectives set up the hidden camera at the 86-year-old’s home in West Bromwich after relatives raised concerns that money ha

today, 17:03 in Regional West

Aston Villa special report: What next for the club's future stars

Aston Villa will consider offering new deals to their talented youngsters after a fine start to the season. Callum O’Hare, Jake Doyle-Hayes and Mitch Clark are all out of contract next summer but Villa want to keep hold of the talented trio. O’Hare has b

today, 16:49 in Regional West

This was the defining moment of Birmingham City's defeat to Bournemouth, says boss

Eddie Howe reckons Tyrone Mings' goal-line clearance which prevented a second Birmingham City goal at St Andrew's last night was the 'defining moment of the game'. Isaac Vassell, handed his first start since joining from Luton Town, went racing through,

today, 16:49 in Regional West

This is how likely Birmingham mums are to breastfeed

Breastfeeding is booming in Birmingham, new figures suggest. The proportion of breastfed babies has risen from slightly more than half to nearly two thirds in just 12 months - and the city is now one of the breastfeeding capitals of England. The latest f

today, 16:49 in Regional West

Does it always rain in Birmingham on the August Bank Holiday weekend?

If you think it always rains in Birmingham on the August bank holiday weekend - you’d (almost) be right. The Birmingham Mail has analysed 10 years of weather data for the city’s airport from the website Weather Underground. You have to go back to 2007 fo

today, 16:49 in Regional West

Shocking moment young cyclists swarm city street - performing dangerous stunts

This is the astonishing moment a huge group of cyclists diced with death - weaving in and out of traffic and taunting drivers on a major city road. Breathtaking footage, sent to the Birmingham Mail, captured the hoards of young cyclists near McDonald's o

today, 16:01 in Regional West

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