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29 August 2014 Last updated at 18:01

'Unsafe' loom band charms off saleThe Entertainer

Toy retailer The Entertainer withdraws some loom band charms from sale after they were found to contain high levels of cancer-causing chemicals, tests in Birmingham reveal.

Phillip EvansSentence cut for sex camera teacher

A teacher who secretly recorded himself sexually assaulting boys at a public school has his sentence cut by the Court of Appeal.

Hitesh DhirajlalSecond station tracks fall man named

The second of two men who died after being found on railway tracks at Birmingham's New Street Station is named as 31-year-old Hitesh Dhirajlal, from West Bromwich.

Patrick Burns Article written by Patrick Burns Patrick Burns Political editor, Midlands

Scottish referendum will test regions south of border

Why the Scottish referendum poses major challenges for England's regions

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David Gregory-Kumar Article written by David Gregory-Kumar David Gregory-Kumar Science & Environment correspondent, BBC News

Supercharging the humble 999 call with streaming video

West Midlands Fire Service want to trial technology to allow 999 callers to send them video from the scene of a fire.

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