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Ex-Guantanamo Brit Moazzam Begg Arrested Over Syria Terror

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

Former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg is one of four people arrested in Birmingham on suspicion of terror offences, related to the conflict in Syria...

Hillsborough Survivors Speak Of 'Intimidation' By Police

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

Hillsborough survivors have spoken of how they were "scared and intimidated" by officers from the force tasked to independently investigate the footba...

Birmingham Rapper Murder Trial Sparks Tense Stand-Off In City Centre (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

Police officers have been involved in city-centre fracas with a group of youths after a man was Tasered in a local court building. More than 50 office...

Find These Men

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Police have released sickening CCTV footage of a violent robbery where a man is knocked unconscious. Officers are hunting the men who threw a plate...

Birmingham Doctor Faces 10 Sex Assault Charges

Posted 30.11.2013 | UK

A doctor has been charged with a further 10 offences of sexually assaulting female patients at two hospitals. Nafees Hamid, from Moseley in Birming...

Sikh Man Dies Three Months After Shocking Attack

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

A pensioner has died in hospital three months after a sickening city-centre assault by a young woman was caught on CCTV. In August, Joginder Singh,...

LOOK: Attack On Street Performer Goes Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK

A man has been cautioned after an assault on a "living statue" street performer went viral. The victim, dressed as The Predator in Birmingham city ...

Teenage Girl Arrested Over Shocking Attack

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

A 19-year-old girl has been arrested over a shocking attack on an elderly man in Coventry city centre. The Sikh pensioner was left with a bloodied ...

Female Flasher On The Loose

PA | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

A woman flasher is being hunted by police after she exposed herself to a car full of young children outside a supermarket. The woman apparently app...

Ukrainian Men Questioned After Mosque Explosions

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK

Two Ukrainian men are being questioned under anti terror laws after explosions near mosques. West Midlands said they had found debris and signs of ...

LISTEN: Man Calls 999 Because His Driving Instructor Is Late

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

Here's a contender for moron of the week - a man who called 999 because his driving instructor was late. The learner tells the stunned operator he ...

Terror in Tipton: Explaining the Uneasy Relationship the Midlands Has With Mosques

Dr Chris Allen | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Chris Allen

Sadly I wasn't surprised when I heard that there was another attack on a mosque in the Midlands last Friday. Little more than a week ago, swastikas ...

Appeals For Calm After Nail Bomb Attack on Mosque In Tipton

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK

An appeal for community unity rang out in the wake of a suspected after a nail bomb attack at a mosque, which is being investigated by counter-terror ...

Police Suspect Terrorist Attack After 'Nail Bomb' Explosion Near Mosque

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK

Police are investigating a suspected nail bomb attack after reports of "a loud bang" close to a mosque in the Black Country - which is being treated a...

Police Probe Walsall Mosque Bomb As 'Hate Crime'

PA | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK

Counter-terror police have been drafted in to help with a major hate crime investigation after a small home-made bomb exploded near a mosque. Aroun...

Bomb Alert At Mosque

PA | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK

Bomb disposal experts have been called to a mosque after the discovery of a 'suspicious item'. West Midlands Police said Army experts had ordered t...

Father Admits Toddler's Heroin Overdose Death

PA | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK

A man has admitted killing his 23-month-old son who died of a heroin overdose. Daniel Jones was found collapsed at his home last May, and tests fou...

Man In Court Over Birmingham Bus Stabbing

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK

A 22-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Christina Edkins, who was stabbed on a bus as she made her way to school. Phill...

Man To Be Charged With Murder Of Christina Edkins

PA | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

A man is to be charged with the murder of a 16-year-old girl who was stabbed on a bus on her way to school. West Midlands Police said they have bee...

Christina Edkins Bus Stabbing: Arrested Man Sectioned

Posted 08.03.2013 | UK

A 22-year-old man arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 16-year-old schoolgirl on a bus was tonight sectioned under the Mental Health Act, polic...

Police Release Picture Of Bus Stabbing Suspect

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old schoolgirl on a bus have issued a picture of the suspect as they appealed for witnesses t...

Schoolgirl 'Died Of A Single Stab Wound To The Chest'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK

Christina Edkins, the schoolgirl who was killed on a bus on the way to school, died of a "single stab wound to the chest" police have confirmed. Th...

'I Can't Believe It.. I Keep Sobbing And Crying'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Students and school teachers have been paying their tributes to Christina Edkins, the schoolgirl stabbed to death on a bus on Thursday morning. The...

Man Arrested Over Fatal Stabbing Of Birmingham Schoolgirl

PA | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/03/07/christina-edkins-tributes-stabbed-birmingham-bus_n_2827991.html?1362668290&utm_hp_ref=ukA 22-year-old man h...

Lucy Sherriff

Stabbed Schoolgirl Tweeted About 'Worrying Man On The Bus'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK

Christina Edkins posted a tweet about a "worrying" man on the bus just weeks before she was stabbed to death on her way to school, The Huffington Post...