G4S Faces Huge Bill After Birmingham Prison Riot

G4S Faces Huge Bill After Birmingham Prison Riot

George Bowden  17.12.2016
The private security company which runs HMP Birmingham will pay to repair damage caused by up to 600 prisoners who “took control”...
Authorities Regain Control Of Prison After Inmates Post Selfies During Riot

Authorities Regain Control Of Prison After Inmates Post Selfies During Riot

George Bowden  16.12.2016
Authorities have retaken control of Britain’s third largest prison after a 12-hour riot that saw prisoners post gloating...
Man Arrested After Boy Kidnapped And Sexually Assaulted In Birmingham

Man Arrested After Boy Kidnapped And Sexually Assaulted In Birmingham

Kathryn Snowdon  10.12.2016
A 55-year-old man has been arrested after a teenage boy was sexually assaulted in Birmingham. The man was arrested by West Midlands Police...
Short Circuit

Short Circuit

Amelia Carruthers  16.11.2016
A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to catch 'Short Circuit' on the very last day of the exhibition. Short Circuit is a reassessment of...
Birmingham's Muslims: A City Of Challenges And Opportunities

Birmingham's Muslims: A City Of Challenges And Opportunities

Dr Chris Allen  20.10.2016
If successful, it is hoped that these conversations - which will undoubtedly need to be ongoing - will go some way to contributing towards...
130mph Car Race Ends In Crash That Leaves Mother-Of-Two With Brain Damage

130mph Car Race Ends In Crash That Leaves Mother-Of-Two With Brain Damage

Jack Sommers  11.10.2016
Two drivers who weaved and raced each other at speeds of up to 130mph left a mother-of-two with brain damage after crashing into her car,...
Artist Tessa Farmer Discusses Battling Anxiety and Depression

Artist Tessa Farmer Discusses Battling Anxiety and Depression

Kirsty Bosley  11.10.2016
It was World Mental Health Day on Monday, and it has opened up a dialogue about a subject that just doesn't seem to be talked about nearly...
Beyond Bars: Taking Prisoners Seriously

Beyond Bars: Taking Prisoners Seriously

Nadia Butt  20.09.2016
Debating Matters Beyond Bars was something positive to focus on with real meaning and purpose. I have no proof that this will have an impact...
Expats Move Up The Career Ladder In The UK

Expats Move Up The Career Ladder In The UK

Dean Blackburn  19.09.2016
There are many dreams and aspirations expats hope to realise during their time abroad: improve their quality of life, pursue a new challenge...
Labour MP Gives Anti-Corbyn Interview, Changes His Tune When Jeremy Shows Up

Labour MP Gives Anti-Corbyn Interview, Changes His Tune When Jeremy Shows Up

Chris York  19.08.2016
You may well have noticed already but if not, the Labour party is a little bit divided at the moment. The collective infighting was encapsulated...
What's In A Name?

What's In A Name?

Maggy Whitehouse  20.07.2016
Getting someone's name right is not rocket science; it just requires a slight amount of observation. Anyone else who has an unusual spelling...

The Five Best Gluten-Free Restaurants in Birmingham

Jenna Downes  10.07.2016
Not long ago I shared my guide to a Not long ago I shared my guide to a Gluten Free London Yet, there's plenty of options beyond the big...
Depression: On Finally Owning My Truth

Depression: On Finally Owning My Truth

Jayne Hardy  6.07.2016
I left a part of me on the stage that day - that part was made up of fear, shame and an unwillingness to accept me for me. It took a while,...
#RefugeesWelcome in Birmingham

#RefugeesWelcome in Birmingham

Ciara Cohen-Ennis  5.07.2016
The 20th-26th June marked Refugee Week. Many events took place over the course of the week to celebrate refugees in Birmingham, such as...