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Petra Kvitova retains Nature Valley Classic title in Birmingham 

24 Jun 18

Petra Kvitova fights back to beat Magdalena Rybarikova and retain her Nature Valley Classic title in Birmingham.


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Birmingham fire: Firefighters tackle warehouse blaze 

24 Jun 18

The fire in Birmingham involved plastics and paint and took several hours to bring under control.


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Man arrested over unexplained death in Bedworth 

24 Jun 18

A 27-year-old man is held by police in connection with the death of a man in Bedworth.


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County Championship: Kent end Warwickshire’s unbeaten record 

23 Jun 18

Division Two leaders Warwickshire lose to Kent by 73 runs at Tunbridge Wells despite hundreds by Ian Bell and Dom Sibley.


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Carl Ikeme: Wolves keeper in ‘complete remission’ 

23 Jun 18

Wolves keeper Carl Ikeme is in “complete remission” after “a tough year and intense chemotherapy” following his diagnosis of acute leukaemia in 2017.


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Football memorial cup for Coventry hit-and-run brothers 

22 Jun 18

Casper and Corey Platt-May died in February after being hit by a car on their way to the park.


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County Championship: Ian Bell and Dom Sibley give Bears hope of beating Kent 

22 Jun 18

Warwickshire pair Ian Bell and Dom Sibley share an unbroken 185-run stand to give the Bears a chance of beating Kent.


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Huge plumes of black smoke in Birmingham as tyres on fire 

22 Jun 18

More than 30 people had called 999 to report the blaze on Friday, West Midlands Fire Service said.


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Sherwin Seedorf: Wolves winger joins Bradford City on loan 

22 Jun 18

League One side Bradford City sign winger Sherwin Seedorf – nephew of Dutch legend Clarence – on loan from Wolves until January.


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Coventry artist turns her home into a gallery 

22 Jun 18

Robyn Rainbow has opened her house to the public in the hope of encouraging community cohesion…


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How to shop in Birmingham’s plastic-free supermarket 

22 Jun 18

Reusable bags, bottles and containers are the key to success for these buyers in Birmingham.


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County Championship: Sean Dickson and Joe Denly put Kent in control against Warwickshire 

21 Jun 18

Centuries from Sean Dickson and Joe Denly help put Kent in control against Warwickshire at Tunbridge Wells.


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Nuneaton man found guilty of illegal immigrant smuggling 

21 Jun 18

Kristopher John Salt, 27, had three adults and six children, including a one-year-old, hiding in his van.


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Stem cell match brother denied visa to save Walsall sister’s life 

21 Jun 18

Shirley Kordie’s brother Joseph is a “perfect” stem cell match and is ready to donate.


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Nature Valley Classic: Petra Kvitova reaches quarter-finals in Birmingham 

21 Jun 18

Defending champion Petra Kvitova battles windy conditions in Birmingham to reach the quarter-finals with win over Daria Gavrilova.


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Pennal airing cupboard death inquest ‘shattered family’ 

21 Jun 18

The family of a woman who died after getting trapped in an airing cupboard speak of their pain.


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Ernie Hunt: ‘Donkey kick’ scorer for Coventry City dies aged 75 

21 Jun 18

Ernie Hunt, scorer of the famous ‘donkey kick’ free-kick for Coventry City in 1970, dies at the age of 75.


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A-Z axed from Birmingham private hire test 

21 Jun 18

Concerns are raised that changes may lower the standard of taxi drivers in Birmingham.


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Coventry start season at home to Scunthorpe 

21 Jun 18

Sunderland begin their first campaign in England’s third tier for more than 30 years with a lunchtime kick off at home to Charlton Athletic.


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Brexit and young people: ‘No-one’s told me how my future is affected’ 

21 Jun 18

As the UK prepares to leave the EU, what about those who were too young to vote on Brexit…


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Daniel Fitzjohn: Man charged with newsagent’s row murder 

20 Jun 18

Daniel Quinn, from Wolverhampton, is set to appear before magistrates on Thursday.


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County Championship: Joe Denly and Jonathan Trott hit fifties on day of 20 wickets 

20 Jun 18

Kent’s Joe Denly and Warwickshire’s Jonathan Trott both make fifties as 20 wickets fall in the day at Tunbridge Wells.


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Coventry motorcyclist killed in crash named 

20 Jun 18

The family of Mark Jackson, who died on 13 June, say he will be “greatly missed” by the community.


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Birmingham clean air charge: What you need to know 

20 Jun 18

Car drivers could pay more than £10 a day under a planned pollution charge in the city centre.


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Birmingham taxi driver ‘licked passenger’s face’ 

20 Jun 18

The private hire driver had his licence revoked over the incident which has been referred to police.