Birmingham

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Jess Phillips: 'Motherhood made me feel like I mattered. I wish that wasn't the case'
The Birmingham MP Jess Phillips has written a new book called Mother. She reflects on losing her own mum, having children – and fighting for women’s rights

Emine Saner

22, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Dr Feel Good? The NHS DJ helping lift Covid gloom for millions
When not treating patients, Kishan Bodalia has found musical fame on social media

Jessica Murray

21, Feb, 2021 @3:01 PM

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Carlos Acosta: ‘There’s a danger we’ll lose a whole generation of young dancers’
The Cuban star talks about his battle to lift spirits up at the Birmingham Royal Ballet and the film he has made to rally performers as their stages stay dark

Vanessa Thorpe, Arts and media correspondent

20, Feb, 2021 @9:00 PM

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'They deserve more credit': Britain's south Asian taxi drivers on Covid frontline
Many minicab workers are used to racism and danger, but worked through the last year facing a new, invisible threat

Nazia Parveen and Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondents

12, Feb, 2021 @12:20 PM

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One in five people in West Midlands do not use internet, says study
Highest rate of internet ‘non-users’ raises fears of digital exclusion in Covid pandemic

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

11, Feb, 2021 @10:56 AM

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Birmingham restaurant in-car dining not Covid-friendly, say police
Indian restaurant must change plans for luxury three-course meal in car park next to premises

Jessica Murray

10, Feb, 2021 @1:35 PM

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Birmingham Indian restaurant to offer in-car lockdown meals
Varanasi will serve three-course meals styled on business class aeroplane food direct to customers’ cars

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

05, Feb, 2021 @3:45 PM

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School closures and job losses in UK 'could lead to social unrest'
Exclusive: West Midlands crime commissioner warns of Covid restrictions’ effect on young people

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

05, Feb, 2021 @2:25 PM

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Birmingham library brings Shakespeare to life in dozens of languages
The largest Shakespeare collection in a public library is launching Everything to Everybody, with films and readings in most of the city’s 93 languages

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

04, Feb, 2021 @11:39 AM

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Dead patient left on Birmingham ward for five hours, CQC finds
Watchdog says lack of staff is compromising care at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS trust

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

03, Feb, 2021 @1:41 PM

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West Midlands was worst-hit part of UK economy in first Covid-19 wave
ONS reveals impact of coronavirus pandemic on regions, with Scotland the worst-affected nation

Larry Elliott

01, Feb, 2021 @12:36 PM

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Unite union apparently doubles expenditure on hotel project to £74m
Leaked accounts come days before meeting to discuss claims project costs have spiralled out of control

Rajeev Syal and Rob Davies

26, Jan, 2021 @6:39 PM

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