BBC news for West Midlands

Birmingham bin strike: Council offers new deal to end dispute

Birmingham City Council offers its bin workers a new deal, just days before a High Court hearing.

Slaven Bilic: Ex-West Ham manager rejects West Brom talks

Ex-West Ham boss Slaven Bilic turns down the chance to speak to West Brom about replacing the sacked Tony Pulis as manager.

Busker's Christmas market heckler song gets 560,000 views

Darren Williams, from Birmingham, responded with a freestyle song when he came under fire.

Two arrested over death of toddler in Northfield, Birmingham

The 21-month-old girl died three days after being taken to hospital in a critical condition.

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Egypt attack: Gunmen kill 235 in Sinai mosque

The gun and bomb assault in Sinai is the deadliest militant attack in Egypt's modern history.

Zimbabwe's new president Mnangagwa vows to 're-engage' with world

President Emmerson Mnangagwa vows sweeping changes, after the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe.

Argentina missing submarine: President pledges inquiry to 'know the truth'

President Mauricio Macri orders an inquiry to find out what happened to the 44 people on board.

US to stop arming anti-IS Syrian Kurdish YPG militia - Turkey

The US confirms making "adjustments" to support for Syrian groups, but does not name the YPG militia.