Birmingham (i/ˈbɜːrmɪŋəm/) is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. It is the largest and most populous British city outside London with 1,101,360 residents (2014 est.), and its population increase of 88,400 residents between the 2001 and 2011 censuses was greater than that of any other British local authority. The city lies within the West Midlands Built-up Area, the third most populous built-up area in the United Kingdom with 2,440,986 residents (2011 census), and its metropolitan area is the United Kingdom's second most populous with 3,701,107 residents (2012 est.) and is also the 9th largest metropolitan area in Europe.

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The criminal kingpin who became as rich as the Queen: From the slums of post-war ...

The Daily Mail 04 Feb 2023
John 'Goldfinger' Palmer grew up in the slums of post-war Birmingham before becoming best known for his role in the 1983 Brink's-Mat gold robbery ... in 2001) grew up in the slums of post-war Birmingham before becoming best known for his role in the 1983 Brink's-Mat gold robbery....

Crate & Barrel offshoot CB2 to open this month in Birmingham

Crains Detroit Business 03 Feb 2023
CB2, the sister store to high-end home goods retailer Crate & Barrel, will open in downtown Birmingham on Feb ... The opening date is posted on the company website ... The Birmingham CB2 ... Right now there is a good amount of furniture or home furnishing stores in Birmingham....

White Sox acquire pitcher Franklin German from Red Sox

Chicago Sun-Times 03 Feb 2023
German, 25, was named Red Sox Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 2022 after posting a 2.72 ERA and seven saves for Double-A Portland and Triple-A Worcester, his first season as a reliever ... Bilous, 25, split the 2022 season between Birmingham and Triple-A Charlotte, posting a 7.15 ERA in 31 games (21 starts)....

Meet the grandpa creating a tiny library of stories in 3D

Hindustan Times 03 Feb 2023
From single words to nursery rhymes to fictional tales of adventure, a 75-year-old has been building a tiny handmade library for his granddaughter ... “We meet twice a year ... “I learned the different folds and techniques from tutorials posted by (artist and paper mechanics professor) Duncan Birmingham and Matthew Reinhart on YouTube ... .......

NCAA Tournament projections for Alabama basketball: Get your tickets for Birmingham

The Gadsden Times 02 Feb 2023
This is February ... No ... 1 seed (Birmingham). Joe Lunardi had the Crimson Tide playing in Birmingham in the opening round against either Southern or Tennessee-Martin in his latest bracket released Tuesday ... Washington Post. 1 seed (Birmingham) ... 1 seed (Midwest). This projection doesn't specify location, but it would likely be Birmingham ... 1 seed (Birmingham) ... ....

The Skiddle Gig List: Upcoming gigs and tours across the UK

Skiddle 02 Feb 2023
Their welcome blast of post-punk energy inspired huge crowds in their heyday, and this tour is seeking them all to come out of the woodwork together for one big celebration of times gone by, if you're a fan, you just cant miss this ... Where. O2 Institute in Birmingham....

Killer caused woman's death after dragging her over in Birmingham street robbery

ITV 31 Jan 2023
A violent robber killed an 81-year-old after sneaking up behind her and "forcefully" pulling her over in a street ... Peter Grieves-Smith KC, prosecuting at Birmingham Crown Court, said. "Ann Preston was going to the post office carrying her handbag ... ....

Inside the crime of the century! How masked robbers accidentally ended up with £26m worth ...

The Daily Mail 31 Jan 2023
He grew up poverty-stricken and illiterate in the post-war slums of Birmingham, where his absent father had once been a member of the city's feared Peaky Blinders gang – so-called because members stitched razor blades into the peaks of their caps....

Comedian Rickey Smiley mourns loss of son: ‘Life comes with a whole bunch of twists’

Hastings Tribune 30 Jan 2023
Smiley, 54, elaborated on the “bad news” in an emotional video showing him in Dallas as he readied to catch a flight to his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, after learning of his son’s death ... The comic posted another video a few hours later showing Brandon performing a stand-up set at the Birmingham comedy club StarDome three years prior....

Rickey Smiley Announces His Son Brandon Has Died at Age 32

The Source 30 Jan 2023
View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Rickey Smiley (@rickeysmileyofficial) ... View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Rickey Smiley (@rickeysmileyofficial). View this post on Instagram....

Walking dogs on beaches and accidental littering landing thousands in court

The Daily Telegraph 28 Jan 2023
Meanwhile, Bristol City Council took 651 people to court for refusing to pay, after issuing 4,726 fines for offences including “fly posting” and “nuisance parking” ... The Telegraph values your comments but kindly requests all posts are on topic, constructive and respectful....

Are you ready for some (more) football? USFL is coming to Detroit

Crains Detroit Business 26 Jan 2023
An eight-team league was resurrected last year in Birmingham, Ala., where teams played "home" games before a post-season in Canton, Ohio ... The USFL's 2023 season will include the same teams as last year but with play across different market hubs, including Birmingham and Memphis, ......

Comedy, classic cinema and a musical journey – what’s on in Dublin this week

Irish Independent 26 Jan 2023
... Saturday).Editors, National StadiumFor a while there, Tom Smith and his gang of post-punk, indie rock warriors were one of the biggest bands in the UK. The Birmingham ensemble continue to thrive, exploring new sounds with new members on their latest LP, the warmly received EBM....