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Hillsborough: You Think 'P*ssed' Was A Typo? Well I Don't

by Martin Odoni

A few years back, Peter Marshall created a Panorama documentary for the BBC about the Hillsborough Disaster, of which I was mildly critical… 855 more words


JLS star Oritsé Williams arrested after fan accused him of raping her following gig

JLS star Oritsé Williams has reportedly been arrested after a fan claimed he raped her after his performance at a nightclub.

The 30-year-old singer, who shot to fame on X Factor in 2008, is said to have been arrested the morning after the performance at the Gorgeous club in Wolverhampton on December 2. 284 more words


Breaking: Woman shot in Birmingham

A woman was shot this morning in the Harborne Area of Birmingham. She has been hospitalised with non-threatening arm injuries. It is believed the attack was specifically targeted at the victim. 130 more words

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Man dies after being stopped by the public following suspected robbery

Police are investigating the death of a man who was detained by the public following a suspected robbery in Wolverhampton. 

The man was held by two members of the public, who witnessed a bag being snatched from a woman in Stafford Street, Oxley, shortly after midnight last Sunday. 303 more words


The dangers of Close Passing

I’m not a cyclist, an irony given that I live in Oxford, but that does mean that I circumnavigate cyclists on a regular basis, and therefore do my level best to leave them in the condition in which I found them. 249 more words


Play It Safe, Everybody

West Midlands Police made an interesting announcement this week when thy confirmed that they are actively going to target and prosecute drivers who do not give enough room when passing cyclists. 586 more words

Police force could allow female officers to wear burkas as uniform

Female police officers could be allowed to wear full burkas while on duty as part of their official uniform.

West Midlands Police said they would consider allowing women to wear the Islamic dress garment, in a bid to recruit more officers from black and ethnic minority communities. 273 more words