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East Midlands MP Anna Soubry receives death threats over Brexit stance 

17 Jan 18

Conservative MP  Anna Soubry  has submitted a dossier of thousands of threats and abuse, including calls for treason to be hanged to House of Common, as Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn condemned the increase in threats to MP.


Blog event
Student Ambassador Review: The Killing of a Sacred Deer 

17 Jan 18

The Killing of a Sacred Deer is Yórgos Lánthimos’ latest film, for which he was awarded Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017 .


Blog event
Student Ambassador Review: The Greatest Showman 

17 Jan 18

There is a certain grandiosity in the aesthetics and tone of The Greatest of Showman , that could remind the one of The Great Gatsby , starring Leonardo DiCaprio.


Local news
Students to discuss impact of the Commonwealth Games today 

17 Jan 18

The City Council will see the first of a series of debates on the Commonwealth Games this evening.


Rugby
Eight charged in connection with death of student stabbed outside Shisha lounge 

16 Jan 18

23-year-old died after trouble broke out in Moseley Street, Highgate…


Local news
1 out of 5 university students in Birmingham are international 

16 Jan 18

The proportion of international students in Birmingham universities stayed the same for the last four years, while the total number of students in the city increased in the same period.


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Live Review: Reflect Launch Party 

16 Jan 18

Music Editor Thom Dent attends an exciting night of the best in student underground, amid the atmospheric dinge of Digbeth’s Monastery The post Live Review: Reflect Launch Party appeared first on Redbrick .


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Rezwan Ali, 19, named as Walsall house party murder victim 

16 Jan 18

The student died in a knife attack at a house in Willows Road, Chuckery, in the early hours of Sunday morning…


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Rezwan Ali, 19, named as Walsall house party murder victim 

16 Jan 18

The student died in a knife attack at a house in Willows Road, Chuckery, in the early hours of Sunday morning…


Local news
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to visit Coventry 

16 Jan 18

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.


Blog feature
Medea comes to the Belgrade Theatre 

15 Jan 18

Euripides’ tragedy about love, betrayal and revenge is coming to Coventry.


News
Heartbroken parents in appeal to find killer of Syrian student Ibrahim Ismail 

13 Jan 18

Police still hunting killer of 23-year-old who died after being stabbed outside Shisha lounge in Highgate…


News
Heartbroken parents in appeal to find killer of Syrian student Ibrahim Ismail 

13 Jan 18

Police still hunting killer of 23-year-old who died after being stabbed outside Shisha lounge in Highgate…


Rugby
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs spotted in Sutton Coldfield café ahead of crunch ‘meeting’ 

12 Jan 18

The Welshman was seen in Kitsch Kitchen in High Street and posed with students for selfies…


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Solihull Sixth Form students make dramatic preparations for A Levels 

12 Jan 18

Students at The Sixth Form College, Solihull impress parents, staff and other students…


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Birmingham students to debate role of the Commonwealth 

12 Jan 18

Event hopes to spotlight effect on Britain’s relations with the world.


Local news
Birmingham in top 10 for economic benefit from international students 

11 Jan 18

Birmingham’s international students have helped contribute £20 billion to the UK economy this year.


Rugby
Friend reveals desperate attempts to save allergic teen’s life with EpiPen 

11 Jan 18

The gifted student had previously needed to have urgent treatment at a restaurant in Birmingham…


FOI
No of students 

9 Jan 18

Response by Birmingham City Council to MD on 9 January 2018 .


Rugby
Student died after eating chicken burger at restaurant 

8 Jan 18

Allergic Shahida Shahid had earlier suffered a serious reaction at Birmingham eaterie, inquest told…


News
From Solihull to The Gambia – how Midland students are helping an African school 

8 Jan 18

A group of 19 students from The Sixth Form Solihull made a life-enhancing volunteer trip to an impoverished school in The Gambia…


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FAQ: How the use of UGC and verification has changed in journalism 

6 Jan 18

Photo by Autowitch The latest in my series of FAQ posts comes from a current MA Online Journalism student, who is writing an article for a German publication.


News
“Beyond a joke”- Readers react to student flats plan for Conservation Area 

3 Jan 18

Planning permission for flats sparked a lively debate on our Facebook page…


News
West Midlands Ambulance Service needs student paramedics – but you only have 12 hours to apply 

2 Jan 18

The service is looking for candidates for the next 12 hours only…


News
Missing student Sophie Smith, 21, ‘most likely’ went into the sea 

29 Dec 17

Norfolk Police said further sea and coastline searches would take place on Friday…