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    300 Die Without Organs in Birmingham

    Recent figures show that more than 300 people have died in the West Midlands in the past 10 years, after not receiving the vital organs for an organ transplant, which could have potentially saved their lives.

    Written by Sophie Woodley on 21st March 2018


    Harry and Meghan To Visit Birmingham for International Women’s Day

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are traveling to Birmingham on the 8th March as part of their celebrations for International Women’s Day.

    Written by Emillie Gallagher on 7th March 2018


    News Analysis: Grid Girls Protest

    The announcement in the last fortnight that Formula 1 will be following the example of darts in removing scantily-clad women from purely ceremonial jobs has been met with backlash from both fans of the sport and the wider modelling community.

    Written by Tom Leaman on 27th February 2018


    Birmingham Faces Jaguar Land Rover Cuts

    Having already cut production in its plant on Merseyside, the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) plant in Birmingham is having its production lines reduced, in part over fears of uncertainty regarding Brexit.

    Written by Tom Leaman on 21st February 2018


    UoB to Provide IAAF Games Volunteers

    The University of Birmingham has announced that it will be the latest supplier of the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, and will support its volunteer programme.

    Written by Redbrick on 21st February 2018


    Earthquake hits Selly Oak

    Deputy Editor Kirstie Sutherland reports on a magnitude 4.4 earthquake which has affected parts of the West Midlands, including UoB's main campus.

    Written by Kirstie Sutherland on 17th February 2018


    Birmingham Liver Brander Fined £10k

    In December 2017, Simon Bramhall admitted to branding the livers of two patients back in February and April 2013, whilst working as a surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth hospital in Birmingham.

    Written by Kat Smith on 15th February 2018


    Birmingham ‘Red Zone’ for Aussie Flu Outbreak

    According to Public Health England, the number of people admitted to intensive care because of influenza almost doubled between December 28th and January 4th, which is heavily linked to ‘Aussie Flu’

    Written by Tom Leaman on 26th January 2018


    Rainbow Releases Statement Announcing Closure

    On the evening of the 18th of January, The Rainbow Venues shared a video announcing their closure

    Written by Issy Campbell on 19th January 2018


    UoB Welcomes Commonwealth Games

    UoB Vice Chancellor and students have welcomed the decision to announce Birmingham as Commonwealth host.

    Written by Lily Wilde on 11th January 2018


    Birmingham Announced as Host of 2022 Commonwealth Games

    Birmingham has finally been announced as the 2022 Commonwealth Games host city after months of delay

    Written by Lily Wilde on 26th December 2017


    Six Die in Underpass Collision Beneath Bristol Road

    Six people have been killed and a seventh is said to be in critical condition after a collision in an underpass near Birmingham city centre on Saturday night

    Written by John Wimperis on 19th December 2017
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