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22 December 2014 Last updated at 08:04

Rubbish boss to have assets seizedHouse with rubbish behind it

A waste firm boss who was jailed for failing to clear a 42ft-high rubbish pile near Dudley is set to have his assets seized.

West Midlands Police officers Man shot in 'terrifying ordeal'

A 22-year-old man is shot by masked raiders who broke into his home in the West Midlands.

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

West Midlands councils braced for funding cuts

As councils learn how much money they will have next year to spend on local services, Patrick Burns looks at the situation in the West Midlands.

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

University of Birmingham water fleas in space

Water fleas from a Birmingham pond are going to the International Space Station.

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BBC Local Live

    08:07: Today's forecast Charlie Slater Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    It will be windy, dull and cloudy for most of the day with a few showers thrown into the mix for good measure.

    Charlie Slater

    Very mild with highs of 12C (54F).

    08:00: Good morning Stephanie Barnard BBC Local Live

    It's feeling quite mild this morning in Birmingham city centre, if not a little windy.

    I'm in the BBC WM newsroom bringing you the very latest news, sport, travel and weather.




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