A close family friend died of lung cancer in her late 50’s, though she hadn’t smoked in decades. When she died everyone spoke about her courageous battle with cancer. 552 more words
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1st August 2015 – Poet Laureates
We were blessed this month with not just one but two poet laureates. Serena Arthur, Birmingham’s current Young Poet Laureate and Roy McFarlene, Birmingham’s 2010 – 2011 Poet Laureate joined us to talk about the process of becoming Poet Laureate and what it has meant to them. 312 more words
Junaid Hussain AKA Abu Hussain al-Britani: Birmingham Computer Hacker Named As Number 3 On Pentagon's ISIS 'Kill List'
Daily Mail — A young computer hacker from Birmingham has been named as Number Three on the Pentagon’s ‘kill list’ of key ISIS operatives.
Junaid Hussain, 21, fled to Syria in July 2013 and is now believed to be leading the ‘Cyber Caliphate’, ISIS’ own branch of hackers. 76 more words