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2 September 2014 Last updated at 08:29

Road tunnels reopen after six weeksBirmingham tunnels

Birmingham city centre's road tunnels reopen after a six-week summer closure.


Delroy FaceyEx-footballer on bribes plot charge

Former West Brom player Delroy Facey is charged with conspiracy to commit bribery as part of an investigation into alleged match fixing and is due before magistrates in the West Midlands.

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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    Woman falls under New Street train 08:37: Birmingham Mail

    Emergency services performed a dramatic rescue at Birmingham New Street yesterday when a woman slipped under a stationary train.

     
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    Ex-footballer faces bribery plot charge 08:26:

    Former Premier League footballer Delroy Facey has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery.

    Delroy Facey

    Mr Facey, 34, of Huddersfield, had a spell with West Bromwich Albion.

     
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    A45 diversion 08:14:

    The A45 entry slip road is closed westbound from the M42 J6 island junction because of roadworks. A diversion is in operation.

    See BBC Travel for more.

     
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    Sunnier later 08:05:

    A few mist and fog patches are possible first thing, but once these clear it should be a bright morning with warm sunny spells. Cloud will tend to build through the day but it should stay dry, with light winds.

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    Good morning 08:00: Ed Barlow BBC Local Live

    Morning all, I'll be bringing you news, sport, travel and weather for Birmingham and the Black Country today.

    If you'd like to get in touch or send any pictures you might have taken recently, you can email us at locallive@bbc.co.uk.

     

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