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Birmingham named as 2022 Commonwealth Games host city

Birmingham named as 2022 Commonwealth Games host city

The Games were originally awarded to Durban in 2015, but the South African city had the event taken away earlier this year for financial reasons.

Dec 21, 2017, 17:30 PM IST
Birmingham set to be given 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham set to be given 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Games were originally awarded to Durban in 2015 but the South African city had the event taken away for financial reasons.

Dec 20, 2017, 16:09 PM IST
Donald Trump distances himself from Roy Moore's election defeat

Donald Trump distances himself from Roy Moore's election defeat

US President Donald Trump has sought to distance himself from the defeat suffered by the controversial Republican candidate Judge Roy Moore in the Senate election in the US state of Alabama.

Dec 14, 2017, 06:52 AM IST
Indian doctor charged with three sex assaults in UK

Indian doctor charged with three sex assaults in UK

A 52-year-old Indian-origin doctor in the UK has been charged with committing three sex assaults, according to a media report.

Nov 12, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Fed up with wife, gardener chose to live in woods for a decade

Fed up with wife, gardener chose to live in woods for a decade

Being fed up with his wife's nagging, a gardener chose to run away from his home and spent 10 years of his life in the woods in Kingston.

Oct 12, 2017, 11:16 AM IST
UK Government confirms Birmingham bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

UK Government confirms Birmingham bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

Saturday is the deadline for bids, with Birmingham seen as a favourite to be awarded the Games which were originally due to go to the South African city of Durban.

Sep 30, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
WATCH: 13 needed from 5 balls! Northamptonshire, Birmingham play out an absolute thriller

WATCH: 13 needed from 5 balls! Northamptonshire, Birmingham play out an absolute thriller

A topsy-turvy game saw 13 runs being required from the last 6 balls, when Alex Wakely slammed a six straight down the ground and complete his half-century.

Aug 02, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
WATCH: Luke Fletcher suffers sickening blow to head in T20 Blast match

WATCH: Luke Fletcher suffers sickening blow to head in T20 Blast match

The 28-year-old Nottinghamshire all-rounder was hit on the head after his delivery was hit back straight by Birmingham opener Sam Hain during Saturday’s T20 Blast match with Birmingham.

Jul 09, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

After India's protest, UK council withdraws permission for 'Burhan Wani Day' rally

"If the same people celebrating Wani were to plan a similar glorification of Khurram Butt and the other London Bridge terrorists, would this country's law and order allow that to go ahead as well," questioned Dinesh Patnaik. 

Jul 05, 2017, 18:53 PM IST

UK elects first female Sikh MP

Gill secured 24,124 votes to hold the seat in Birmingham Edgbaston for the Labour Party with a majority of 6,917, reports the BBC.
 

Jun 09, 2017, 14:51 PM IST
After French Open snub, Maria Sharapova gets wildcard in key pre-Wimbledon event in Birmingham

After French Open snub, Maria Sharapova gets wildcard in key pre-Wimbledon event in Birmingham

Sharapova returned from her doping ban on April 26.

May 18, 2017, 22:55 PM IST

UK police arrest one more suspect in connection with London terror attack

Police have arrested a 30-year-old man in the central English city of Birmingham in connection with last week's attack on parliament, "on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts", the Metropolitan Police said on Sunday.

Mar 26, 2017, 23:53 PM IST

Britain's first baby of 2017 is of Indian origin

Britain's first baby of 2017 is an Indian-origin girl, who came into the world at 12.01 am, just a minute into the New Year.

Jan 03, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

101-year-old British man guilty of child sex offences

A 101-year-old man, thought to be the oldest person convicted in British legal history, was on Friday found guilty of historical child sex offences.

Dec 16, 2016, 21:22 PM IST
Britain to start EU exit process before April

Britain to start EU exit process before April

Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain would start the formal process for leaving the EU before April as her governing Conservative Party opened its annual conference on Sunday.

Oct 02, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Six shot, one dead, at Alabama rally - media reports

Six people were shot, one of them fatally, when gunfire broke out after a rally at a Birmingham public housing project on Sunday, media reports said.

Sep 12, 2016, 10:24 AM IST
Indian men's campaign ends in All England Badminton

Indian men's campaign ends in All England Badminton

With the exit of all the Indian male shuttlers, only top women's player Saina Nehwal still remains in the fray.

Mar 11, 2016, 20:24 PM IST
Andy Murray to lead British Davis Cup defence against Japan

Andy Murray to lead British Davis Cup defence against Japan

Murray has not played since losing to Novak Djokovic in last month`s Australian Open final.

Feb 23, 2016, 21:18 PM IST
Clean Britain drive for Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday

Clean Britain drive for Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday

The UK is planning a cleanliness drive to spruce up at least 12 areas of the country in time for Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birth anniversary celebrations later this year.

Feb 14, 2016, 14:38 PM IST

BIZARRE: In Britain, this Asian teenage girl was thrown off bus for too much makeup

A British Asian teenage girl was thrown off a bus by a woman conductor for 'wearing too much make-up' to have a child's ticket, according to a media report.

Dec 30, 2015, 10:05 AM IST