Britain`s ruling Conservative party is ralllying for re-election in 2015 at its ongoing party conference, overshadowed by defections to the eurosceptic UKIP and a ministerial resignation over a sex scandal.
Schools in the British capital face probe after fears that some of them might have fallen under the influence of Islamist extremism, with officials believing the situation could be worse than that uncovered in the Trojan Horse scandal in Birmingham.
Kevin Pietersen feels that IPL-style T20 cricket tournament will benefit English cricket. Talking to All Out Cricket magazine, the former English skipper said that franchise cricket would work in the United Kingdom.
New Aston Villa assistant manager Roy Keane refuses to "promise miracles" but hopes to give the Birmingham club boss Paul Lambert every support to get the team back to winning ways, he said on Wednesday.
Top seed Ana Ivanovic breezed into the quarter-finals of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, England with a 6-1 6-1 victory over American Lauren Davis on Thursday but second seed Samantha Stosur was knocked out.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said he wants snap inspections at schools in response to "deeply concerning" allegations of a plot by extremist Muslims to take over schools in the English city of Birmingham.
Sri Lanka won the final one-day international in Birmingham by six wickets, a game that will be remembered for the controversial run-out of England`s Jos Buttler, to triumph 3-2 in the five-match series.
A government investigation into an alleged plot by Islamist extremists to take control of the curriculum of schools in Birmingham, Britain`s second largest city, has been expanded to include financial mismanagement.
Wigan Athletic secured a place in the English Championship (second tier) playoffs with a 1-0 win at relegation-threatened Birmingham City on Tuesday, fuelling their hopes of an immediate return to the Premier League.