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    X MARKS THE SPOT

    Malcolm X honoured on Smethwick plague. Almost 50 years since his visit to Smethwick during racial tensions, Malcolm X has been honoured with a plague in the town. The blue plague was revealed on the side...
    2012-02-22 799 0
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    THREE SENTENCED FOR EDGBASTON MURDER

    Three people have today been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of a 22-year-old man, who was shot dead in Edgbaston in June 2011 over a drugs feud. Ricky Basra was shot at “point blank...
    2012-02-22 1519 2
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    STROKE OF GENUIUS

    Boy of five saved by op that was never performed before. A stroke victim has become the youngest person to undergo a new stent operation. Performed by a specialist who has never done the technique before,...
    2012-02-22 672 0
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    SOLICITOR KEEN TO STAND AS INDEPENDENT MAYOR

      Lawyer and former Birmingham City Council manager Mirza Ahmad, has announced that he could stand as an independent candidate forBirminghammayor if the city’s citizens vote to create one in May’s election. The council’s former Corporate...
    2012-02-22 696 0
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    MOTHER WINS BACK KIDS

    A Syrian-born Birmingham medic wins back children from ex in Dubai. A Selly Oak doctor has reunited with her children, three years after her husband fled with them to theMiddle East. Yusra Abo Hamed has battled...
    2012-02-22 941 0
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    DIAMOND VISIT TO HINDU SCHOOL

    Queen Elizabeth to launch her Diamond Jubilee tour with Hindu school visit. Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip will visit Hindu Krishna-Avanti Primary School in Edgware in Greater London on the...
    2012-02-22 770 0
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    A ROYAL SALUTE

      HRH The Prince of Wales Salutes Impact of The British Asian Trust at Windsor Castle Dinner Five years after HRH The Prince of Wales launched The British Asian Trust at Windsor Castle, supporters celebrated its...
    2012-02-21 740 0
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    More stem cell donors from BME communities needed to help meet patient need

    People from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities can wait significantly longer for a bone marrow transplant and in many cases patients die waiting as a match is never found.. So NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)...
    2012-02-09 1400 0
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    Lancaster University announces Anuj Bidve Memorial Scholarship

    Lancaster University has announced the annual Anuj Bidve Memorial Scholarship in honour of its postgraduate student who was killed in Salford on Boxing Day 2011. The scholarship will fund a student graduating from the University of...
    2012-02-09 712 0
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    UK MEN ADMIT TO PLANNING MUMBAI-STYLE ATTACKS

    Four UK terrorists have pleaded guilty to plotting an al-Qaeda inspired bomb attack on various key locations inLondon, particularly the city’s Stock Exchange. Other targets include Parliament, the London Eye, Westminster Abbey, the American Embassy and...
    2012-02-06 660 0
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