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Yesterday 03.07.2015


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BBC Local Live will be back from 08:00 on Monday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather updates for Birmingham and the Black Country.


In pictures: Tributes

Staff and councillors at Sandwell Council paid their respects to their colleague Mr Evans, 44, who died in the attack alongside his father, 78-year-old Charles (known as Patrick) Evans, and nephew Joel Richards, 19  


Traveller complaints

Walsall Advertiser

Travellers have been ordered to move off a site in Walsall after the council received more than 100 complaints from concerned residents.


Premier League Friday game announced

Aston Villa will host Manchester United on a Friday night because of "unique circumstances", broadcasters announce.

West Midlands Police rejected a Saturday match because of an English Defence League march, and United are in Champions League action the following week, ruling out Sunday, 16 August.   


Wolves sign Huddersfield's Coady

Wolves sign Huddersfield Town midfielder Conor Coady for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal.


Super council reform

Express and Star

The new West Midlands super council will reform health and public services and, at the same time, tackle a £22.8 billion spending gap, the chief executive of Birmingham City Council has said.  


BBC One from 18:30

Nick Owen
Presenter, BBC Midlands Today

A nation united: the country came to a standstill today to remember the victims of the Tunisia massacre. Hundreds gathered at Walsall Football Club, standing side by side with the the family of Joel Richards and Adrian and Patrick Evans. 

Tonight we're live in Walsall with Ben Godfrey.   

Beijing to Birmingham - tourists and business travellers are now able fly directly between the two cities, as a special summer service touched down today. 

We'll have more from our transport correspondent, Peter Plisner from 18:30 on BBC One.


Wolves one minute silence


Wolves staff and players observe a minute's silence in memory of those who lost their lives in Tunisia. #WWFC

Wolves staff and players observe a minute's silence in memory of those who lost their lives in Tunisia. #WWFC
11:45 AM – 3 Jul 15
Birmingham City FC@BCFC

The Club comes to standstill to respect those who lost their lives during the Tunisia attacks #WeStandTogether #BCFC

11:00 AM – 3 Jul 15

Low exposure

West Midlands Police@WMPolice

Man "exposing himself" in Hawkesley proved to be low-hanging jeans fashion trend! 22-yr-old man spoken to, checks made. #RamadanWMP

4:08 PM – 3 Jul 15

View from the commentary box

BBC Sport

The commentator's view at British Athletics Championships at the Alexander Stadium.

Mike Taylor is live from 19:00 online via  BBC Sport  and BBC WM DAB digital radio.  

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