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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Birmingham

This year
# UK
Man charged with attempted murder after two people were set alight in Birmingham and London
Mohammed Abbkr is due to appear in court in Birmingham today charged over attacks.
# hannibal dissector
Man United loanee on target as Birmingham upset West Brom
Birmingham won the midlands derby 2-0.
Last year
# Birmingham
Relatives of Irishman who died in England tracked down following 'last opportunity' appeal
There are two living siblings of the late John Joseph Gill, as well as three nieces and nephews.
# John Joseph Gill
'Last opportunity' appeal launched to find family of Irishman who recently died in England
John Joseph Gill died in Birmingham on 25 November.
# Murder
Man dies after St Stephen's Day stabbing in Birmingham nightclub
Local police said hundreds of people were in attendance at the nightclub at the time and urged any witnesses to come forward.
# Birmingham
Three children die in UK after falling into icy lake
A fourth boy, aged six, remains in a critical condition.
# Championship
Irish duo on target as Norwich beat Birmingham, Josh Cullen continues to shine
Scott Hogan and Andrew Omobamidele both scored at St Andrew’s on a busy night in the English second tier.
# Go Brách
Kellie-inspired comeback for the ages as Éireann Nugent medals after 11-year absence
The Belfast woman walked away from boxing in 2011 but, inspired by former opponent Harrington last summer, she’s back with a bang.
# Birmingham
McAteer finishes sixth in vault final at Commonwealth Games
England’s Jake Jarman took gold in the event.
# Birmingham
Locals rescue man from house after suspected gas explosion that killed woman
A man is also currently in life-threatening condition following the explosion.
# West Midlands Police
Hospital staff member arrested in Birmingham on suspicion of poisoning infant who died
A 27-year-old woman was arrested last Thursday.
# Recovering
Birmingham keeper thanks well-wishers after being knocked unconscious following collision
Neil Etheridge was carried from the pitch on a stretcher after colliding with Nottingham Forest’s Djed Spence.
# The mighty quinn
'I’ve done it all now: liquidated clubs, winning leagues and cups, relegation. CV's full!'
Birmingham’s Irish captain Louise Quinn on an up-and-down season and staring down the barrel of a relegation battle.
All time
# great scott
Irish international on target as Birmingham frustrate Middlesborough
There was plenty of Irish involvement in the Championship this afternoon, but Scott Hogan was the only goalscorer.
Watch: Katie McCabe scores another stunner in POTM performance for Arsenal
The Ireland captain was the high-flying Gunners’ star of the show, while Louise Quinn sealed Birmingham’s first point of the season.
# Speaking out
'Lucy Quinn didn’t play well today' – and also 'she’s a slag'' - Birmingham forward details online abuse
The 27-year-old says she has received sexist comments on social media.
# Cruise Control
Tom Cruise’s BMW stolen in Birmingham while Mission: Impossible star was filming
The Hollywood A-lister was in the city filming the latest instalment in the blockbuster spy series.
# the covid arms
UK Police issue 70 fines after discovering revellers at illegal nightclub in Birmingham
Some officers were pelted with bottles and one was injured as a door was smashed open by people trying to break out.
# birmingham bombings
Man arrested in Belfast this week over 1974 Birmingham pub bombings released
West Midlands Police said he was interviewed under caution at a police station in Northern Ireland.
# Public Inquiry
UK Home Secretary to meet with Birmingham pub bombings families amid calls for new inquiry
In April 2019, an inquest jury found a botched IRA warning call led to the deaths of 21 people unlawfully killed in the atrocity in 1974.
# Birmingham
Man charged with murder and attempted murder after series of stabbings in Birmingham
Zephaniah McLeod will appear at the city’s magistrates’ court tomorrow.
# Manhunt
Suspect (27) arrested over Birmingham stabbings after manhunt
The man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and seven counts of attempted murder.
# UK
One man dead and seven people injured following stabbings in Birmingham
Police in the city have launched a murder investigation.
# Charges
Thomas Kavanagh (52) charged with drugs and firearms offences in UK
Kavanagh will appear at Ipswich Magistrates Court next Thursday.
# great scott
Hogan the hero once more as Birmingham run goes on with QPR draw
The on-loan Ireland striker is in rich form.
# Irish Eye
'Excellent' Browne singled out for praise after Preston ease to Championship win
In tonight’s other fixture, Dan Crowley’s Birmingham and Middlesborough drew 1-1.
# Downfall
Gardaí and Birmingham police working together to take down the last remnants of the Kinahan cartel
A number of senior members of the cartel had fled to the Midlands city in a bid to rebuild their crumbling empire.
# vue
British gang film that was pulled from screens after violence at screening to return to cinemas
Vue had originally pulled showings of Blue Story, and said there had been 25 “significant incidents”.
# blue story
'Worst thing officers have ever seen': Five teens arrested after violence at cinema in Birmingham
Two cinema chains have pulled Blue Story from its screens following Saturday’s violence.
# Dan the Man
Dan Crowley stars as Birmingham snatch late winner against Middlesbrough
The Blues scored a late, late winner to leave Robbie Keane’s side at the wrong end of the table.
# Birmingham
Labour MP Jess Phillips says a man was arrested after trying to 'smash the windows' of her constituency office
Phillips says her staff had to be locked in the office.
# West Midlands Police
Police officer run over by suspect who attacked him and stole patrol car in Birmingham
The suspect is said to have violently assaulted the police officer and punched him to the ground.
# great scott
FAI International Player of the Year Scott signs new deal with Birmingham until 2021
Harriet Scott has agreed a new deal with Birmingham City for the next two seasons.
# Kidnapping
Police release footage of moment 5-month-old baby rescued from kidnapping in UK
35-year-old James Dempsey was jailed for 27 months today over the incident.
# FA
Birmingham and Arsenal charged over pitch invasions
Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish was punched by a Birmingham fan during Sunday’s ‘second city’ derby.
'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin
The attack on two pubs came at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
# birmingham bound
President Higgins begins three-day official visit to England with trip to 'significant destination' Birmingham
Speaking today, Higgins recalled those who emigrated from Ireland to Birmingham.
# james charles
What you need to know about James Charles, the teen YouTuber whose meet-and-greet shut down a city
The 19 year-old caused traffic chaos in Birmingham this week.
# National Crime Agency
Senior Kinahan figure arrested at UK airport as part of probe into supply of drugs and firearms to Ireland
Both men are currently being questioned at a police station in Staffordshire.
# Birmingham
Couple who named their son after Hitler sentenced to prison for membership of banned right-wing group
The pair were members of the banned group National Action.