On benefits in Birmingham, the African war criminal we can't kick out: Rant of 'murderer' staying on human rights grounds is being funded by tax payer By John Stevens PUBLISHED: 00:24 GMT, 23 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:24 GMT, 23 March 2013 Benefiting from Britain: Ex-Sudanese Janjaweed fighter Mohamed Issa Salim at home in Birmingham A war criminal who took part in attacks in which countless civilians were killed is living rent-free at taxpayers’ expense in a large house in the West Midlands. Mohamed Salim, 27, claimed he was in a militia that ‘wiped out entire villages’ in his native Sudan
BREAKING NEWS: Schoolgirl, 15, stabbed to death on bus during morning rush hourVictim was attacked by a friend, according to unconfirmed reports By Simon Tomlinson PUBLISHED: 09:30 GMT, 7 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:47 GMT, 7 March 2013 Police have launched a murder investigation after a 'schoolgirl' was stabbed to death on a bus. The commuter horror is believed to have happened during rush hour at 7.37am today in Birmingham
Zoya Anwar found alive and well: 'Straight A' student, 18, who vanished at her school gates 9 days ago found in Birmingham Zoya Anwar vanished at the gates of King Edward VI School in Handsworth, Birmingham, on February 26She was spotted by city centre security guards who recognised her picture Four men and a woman, aged between 27 and 48, were originally arrestedThey were all said to know her and were released without charge By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 17:20 GMT, 6 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:27 GMT, 7 March 2013 A-level student Zoya Anwar who vanished after saying goodbye to friends at her school gates has been found following a nine day search. She was spotted by security guards in Birmingham City Centre late last night and was taken to Birmingham Central police station where specially trained officers were interviewing her. Four men and a woman arrested in connection with her disappearance were yesterday released without charge.
'Hundreds of shoppers' may have witnessed double fatal stabbing in city centre as police quiz 23-year-old man over attackTwo men in their 30s were stabbed in the centre of the city last night By Paul Milligan and Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 20:06 GMT, 11 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:03 GMT, 12 January 2013 Hundreds of shoppers may have witnessed a double fatal stabbing in Birmingham city centre last night, police have said. Two men in their 30s were stabbed in the centre of the city just before 6pm last night
Legalising gay marriage would undermine Christian view of family, claims leading Catholic archbishopArchbishop of Birmingham says government can't see 'full consequences' Warns of impact for 'children involved or wider society' in letter to churchesRemarks are latest attack from senior Catholic on David Cameron's plans | UPDATED: 02:11 GMT, 30 December 2012 Outspoken: Archbishop Bernard Longley, writing in a letter to churches in his diocese, warns that plans to legalise gay marriage could tarnish the Christian view of family life Plans to legalise gay marriage would undermine the Christian view of the family, according to a leading Roman Catholic archbishop. The Archbishop of Birmingham Bernard Longley warned that the Government cannot foresee the 'full consequences' of the proposals. In a letter to churches and chapels in his diocese, the Archbishop warned of the impact gay marriage would have on 'children involved or for wider society'
Supply teacher 'waved knife in the air' in front of children aged 11 and 12 at Catholic schoolThe secondary school ordered him to leave the following morningParents said they were 'stunned' when their children told them about itThe male teacher is now being investigated by Birmingham council | UPDATED: 13:45 GMT, 18 December 2012 A supply teacher at a Catholic school was marched off the premises after reportedly brandishing a knife during a lesson. The male teacher was ordered off St Edmund Campion Catholic School's site a day after the incident in Erdington, Birmingham on Friday
Brave Rosie, 5, has her legs AMPUTATED to fix her spine… and stop her internal organs from crushing her to death Rosie was born with a gap in her spine that left her body lacking supportThe five-year-old's lower legs were also folded under her in rare disorderShe then had her lower legs amputed and the bone inserted into her spine | UPDATED: 18:23 GMT, 10 December 2012 A girl whose organs were slowly being crushed under their own weight because of a spinal defect has been saved – after doctors amputated her legs and inserted the bones into her back.
Newlyweds report guest to police after elaborate wedding cake 'was stolen at their reception'The old schoolfriend helped box up the 175 cupcake arrangement to be eaten later, after it remained uneaten at the end of the night Instead, she took the 75 cupcakes home to her policeman boyfriendClaire and Andy Phillips were horrified at their guest's behaviour | UPDATED: 14:46 GMT, 6 December 2012 A newly married couple claim one of their wedding guests stole their cake and gave it to her policeman boyfriend to share with colleagues at work.