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Parents cannot ‘veto’ sex education lessons, education secretary says

Andrew Moffat, an assistant headteacher at Parkfield Community School in Birmingham, wrote the No Outsiders programme that teaches children about equality and diversity

Teacher at centre of LGBT row in Birmingham received death threat

Andrew Moffat, the assistant head teacher at Parkfield Community School in Birmingham, wrote the No Outsiders programme that is used to teach diversity and equality in some schools

Birmingham pub bombings: Botched IRA warning call led to 21 deaths,...

Two bombs exploded in the Tavern In The Town and the Mulberry Bush pub in the city centre on 21 November 1974, leaving more than 200 people injured

Fresh protests over gay relationship lessons at primary school in Birmingham

Demonstrators gathered outside Anderton Park School calling for the headteacher to stand down and chanting "let kids be kids" while holding posters that read "my child my choice"

Parents vow to continue protest against LGBT classes

Lessons about LGBT relationships have been halted at Birmingham's Parkfield Community School but will reportedly resume after Easter

East Midlands Airport battles to keep cargo moving amid Brexit uncertainty

About 365,000 tonnes of freight passes through the airport every year, making it the second largest freight airport in the UK after Heathrow

Mosques open their doors to reach out to non-Muslims and help...

The Muslim Council of Britain which organises the event says around 250 places of worship will be welcoming people on the fifth annual Visit My Mosque day

Inquests into 21 killed in 1974 Birmingham pub bombings to begin

On 21 November 1974, hundreds of people were enjoying a night out in Birmingham city centre, but at 8.17pm a bomb went off in the busy Mulberry Bush pub

Hope for rough sleepers as pilot programme begins

The 44-year-old endured the heavy snowfall last winter and spring while sleeping rough so the freezing temperatures of the last week were familiar

Three men jailed for life after five died in Leicester shop...

Shopkeeper Aram Kurd, 34, and his friends Arkan Ali, 37, and Hawkar Hassan, 33, plotted to destroy the Polish supermarket in order to claim £300,000 in insurance because the business was failing