People attend a memorial service and vigil at Birmingham Cathedral to mark 40 years since the Birmingham pub bombings in 1974. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Candles fluttered in the air tonight as the families and friends of those killed in the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings gathered to remember their dead, (...)

Firemen survey the damage outside the Tavern in the Town pub in Birmingham, after an IRA bomb blast. The firemen quickly counted the injured, deciding they needed 40 ambulances for the tavern alone. But there were no ambulances.  Photograph: Wesley/Keystone/Getty Images

Forty years on Alan Hill remembers driving a fire engine through a tunnel in Birmingham as a garbled message came through on the radio that a bomb had(...)

A Flybe Dash 8 located at Birmingham International Airport. File photograph:  David Jones/PA Wire

A captain lost control of a passenger plane after his artificial arm became detached as he was coming in to land, an accident report has said.The de(...)

The Conservatives hold the majority of seats along the southern end of the proposed HS2 high-speed train route, seats that will be crucial if the party is to have any chance of single-party rule after the next British general election. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA

In times past, British monarchs had to keep a close eye on the barons in the shires, fearful that any change in loyalty threatened disaster to their h(...)

A  police constable was injured when he arrived at the scene after responding to reports that three men had been stabbed at the mosque in the Ward End area of Birmingham.
Four stabbed at Birmingham mosque
  • UK
  • June 16, 2013, 10:04

Three men and a police officer are being treated in hospital after they were stabbed at a mosque in Birmingham. Reports suggest an argument may have (...)