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Armed police deployed to Birmingham mosques after suspected catapult attack

Armed police were deployed to two Birmingham mosques after ball bearings, thought to have been fired from a heavy duty catapult, were fired at them – smashing windows as worshippers prayed inside. Officers arrived at the Masjid Qamarul Islam in Small Heath at 10pm on Wednesday, and at the nearby Al-Hijrah mosque 20 minutes later. […]


Car ploughs into pedestrians outside Birmingham mosque – reports

Published time: 27 Apr, 2018 16:39 Edited time: 27 Apr, 2018 16:43 A car reportedly drove into pedestrians outside the Shah Jalal mosque on Ettington Road in Aston, Birmingham on Friday, injuring two men before speeding away. Officers from West Midlands Police were called to the scene at about 2:15pm after receiving reports that two […]


Man dies after his head gets stuck in ‘luxury’ cinema seat in Birmingham

A man has died after his head got horrifically trapped in an electric chair at the Vue cinema in Birmingham. It is understood the man’s head was crushed as he attempted to rescue his phone from the ground. The cinemagoer got trapped on March 9 after an electric footrest clamped down on his head. The […]


Gunman opens fire on packed Birmingham pub (VIDEO)

CCTV footage has emerged of the moment a drunk man fired a gun at a crowded pub in Birmingham. He fled the scene in his vehicle before being arrested by armed police. The video, posted on YouTube by West Midlands Police, shows Lee Embley, 48, opening fire at the pub after one of its door […]


Scientology defectors protest against new Birmingham HQ for ‘money-making cult’

Published time: 23 Oct, 2017 16:35 Protesters rallied outside the Church of Scientology’s new UK base in Birmingham on Monday to oppose its grand opening. The Church has established its headquarters in the £4.2-million Pitmaston House, which it acquired back in 2007. After undergoing a 10-year refurbishment, the development in Moseley was opened to the […]

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