Birmingham

  • Birmingham City owner found guilty of money-laundering in Hong Kong 03-03-2014 11:53 AM

    Hong Kong:Birmingham City Football Club owner Carson Yeung was found guilty by a Hong Kong court on Monday of five counts of money-laundering, in a high-profile trial that has cast a spotlight on how the barber -turned-businessman made his fortune. Yeung, 54, had denied five charges of money-laundering between January...
  • Yuck! Customer films man washing his foot in restaurant kitchen sink 24-02-2014 02:44 PM

    A customer at Birmingham takeaway Kingstanding's Dixy Chicken was disgusted when he saw a man washing his foot in the kitchen sink, only inches away from where burgers were being prepared. The grossed-out customer, whose dining experience had been ruined, filmed the whole scene and uploaded the video on YouTube....
  • Student from Britain ragged in Bengal, two arrested 08-10-2013 02:27 PM

    Kolkata: Two senior students of a hotel management institute in Kolkata were arrested on Tuesday following a complaint of ragging by a student from Britain, police said. Ricky Das, a first year student of International Institute of Hotel Management at Salt Lake on the outskirts of the city, on Thursday...
  • Malala Yousafzai wants to be a politician to transform Pakistan's future 07-10-2013 02:28 PM

    London: Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai on Monday said she wants to be a politician in future to ensure compulsory education in her country, an issue for which she was shot in the head by the Taliban. Yousafzai, 16, was attacked by a gunman on a school bus near her...
  • Rain plays spoilsport in England-Australia 3rd ODI at Edgbaston 11-09-2013 11:43 PM

    Rain saw the day/night third one-day international between England and Australia at Edgbaston on Wednesday end as a no-result washout. Only 15.1 overs were possible, with England collapsing to 59 for three, before rain, which had delayed the scheduled start, returned at 3:34pm local time and saw the umpires take...
  • 3rd ODI: Experimental England look to bounce back 10-09-2013 10:40 PM

    Michael Clarke was as happy as a cheshire cat at the end of the second ODI - collecting a win and his maiden ODI century against England en route a 1-0 lead over the traditional rivals. But England seem in no mood to stop experimenting in fear of another failure...
  • Malala Yousafzai inaugrates Europe's biggest library in Birmingham 04-09-2013 08:18 AM

    Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head in a failed assassination attempt by the Taliban, on Tuesday inaugurated Europe's biggest public library in her newly adopted home of Birmingham. The 16-year-old, airlifted to the city last year for life-saving surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, now lives with...
  • Birmingham to open Europe's largest public library 30-08-2013 03:27 AM

    The Library of Birmingham, the largest public library in Europe and set to open to the public September 3, is likely to attract over three million visitors a year in addition to scores of online visitors. Located in Birmingham's Centenary Square, the library has cost $293 million, Xinhua reported. A...
  • Ecuador striker Christian Benitez dies in Qatar 29-07-2013 10:07 PM

    Doha, Qatar: Ecuador striker Christian Benitez died on Monday, a day after playing in a match for Qatari club El Jaish, the team said. The club said the 27-year-old Benitez, who moved from Mexican club America to play in Qatar this year, died on Monday but provided no further details....
  • Norwich sign Birmingham City winger Nathan Redmond 04-07-2013 09:01 PM

    Birmingham City winger Nathan Redmond has agreed a four-year deal of reportedly 3.2 million pounds with Norwich City, BBC reported on Thursday. Redmond, 19, had put in some impressive performances for Birmingham and earned himself a call-up to the England Under-21 squad for the European Championship this summer. Birmingham, who...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Wednesday 03-07-2013 08:03 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Wednesday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Kolo Toure officially joins Liverpool from Manchester City Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure has officially joined Liverpool from Manchester City on a free transfer on Tuesday,...
  • Highly-rated Kyle Bartley joins Birmingham City on loan 03-07-2013 01:06 PM

    Birmingham City have landed a deal with the highly-rated defender Kyle Bartley of Swansea City on a season-long loan deal. Bartley, a former Arsenal man began his career with Bolton Wanderers before joining Gunner's Academy in 2007. He made his first-team debut in a UEFA Champions League tie against Olympiakos...
  • Carter, Brathwaite win, Fraser-Pryce beaten in Birmingham 01-07-2013 03:23 PM

    Birmingham: The Diamond League meeting in Birmingham saw mixed results for Caribbean athletes with Jamaican Nesta Carter and Ryan Brathwaite the only Caribbean winners as Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was upset in the women's 200 metres. Carter took the men's 100m dash Sunday in a competitive 9.99 seconds despite his...
  • Battle-hardened Mo Farah sends timely reminder to rivals 30-06-2013 11:34 PM

    Birmingham: Double Olympic champion Mo Farah produced a stunning sprint to take the 5,000 metres in Birmingham on Sunday as a host of London Games winners struggled to find the form that propelled them to victory last year. Farah was locked in battle with Ethiopian Yenew Alamirew around the final...
  • Air India to launch Birmingham-Delhi direct flights 24-06-2013 08:44 AM

    London: Air India will launch direct flights between Birmingham and New Delhi from August 1, with its new Boeing 787-800 'Dreamliner' aircraft, it was announced on Sunday. The flights will operate four times a week - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving from Delhi into Birmingham at 1900 hours and...
  • MS Dhoni becomes first captain to win all ICC trophies 24-06-2013 01:41 AM

    Birmingham: India's five-run win over England on Sunday has given their leader MS Dhoni a rare triple, that of becoming the first captain in world cricket to have won all major ICC trophies. The ICC Champions Trophy followed Dhoni leading India to glory in the 2007 World Twenty20 and the...
  • UK: 4 including a police officer stabbed inside a mosque 16-06-2013 05:20 PM

    Birmingham: Four persons, including a police officer, were stabbed inside a mosque in the British city of Birmingham over an argument. A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following the incident on Saturday night. The officer was wounded as police arrested the man and all four injured...
  • Hantuchova beats Schiavone in Birmingham 15-06-2013 01:27 PM

    Birmingham: Daniela Hantuchova rallied from a set and 4-1 down on Friday to beat former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone and advance to the semi-finals of the grass-court Aegon Classic. Hantuchova won 6-7 (8), 6-4, 7-6 (3) to record another upset in a rainy week at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament...
  • Malala thanks millions around the world for their support 09-11-2012 11:16 PM

    London: Malala Yousafzai, teenage Pakistani rights activist recovering in a UK hospital after being shot by Taliban in her country, today thanked millions of her well-wishers for their inspiring and humbling support. The Hospital in Birmingham, where 15-year-old Malala is undergoing treatment after being shot in the head by Taliban...
  • On film: UK rioters attack unarmed police officers 21-08-2011 08:56 AM

    British police have launched a murder probe after a CCTV footage of Birmingham riot shows unarmed officers and a police helicopter being shot at by rioters. ...
  • London police say 1,051 arrested over riots 12-08-2011 01:12 PM

    London: Police say they have arrested 1,051 people in London over Britain's deadly riots, and 591 have been charged. More than 1,500 people have been arrested nationwide. Courts in London, Birmingham and Manchester stayed open through a second night and into Friday to deal with alleged offenders. Hundreds of stores...
  • Britain calm but riots stoke racial tension 11-08-2011 10:24 AM

    London: Britain is calm after no major incidents of rioting were reported since Wednesday night, mainly due to heavy police deployment and the vigil mounted by local communities. The country is now counting its losses with the economic loss from four days of rioting, looting and arson pegged at about...
  • London riots: 3 killed, 750 arrested 10-08-2011 08:12 PM

    New Delhi: A massive police presence and hundreds of arrests have helped calm the situation in London where riots have raged for the past four days. However, other cities like Birmingham and Manchester are now seeing similar chaos, with mobs looting stores, burning property and attacking police stations. Britain is...
  • Li beats Sharapova in Birmingham final 13-06-2010 10:48 PM

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