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Birmingham, Alabama: Most populous city in Alabama, United States
Birmingham is a city in the north central region of the U.S. state of Alabama. With an estimated 2019 population of 209,403, it is the most populous city in Alabama. Birmingham is the seat of Jefferson County, Alabama's most populous and fifth largest county. As of 2018, the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of 1,151,801, making it the most populous in Alabama and 49th-most populous in the United States. Birmingham serves as an important regional hub and is associated with the Deep South, Piedmont, and Appalachian regions of the nation.

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Baby epaulette shark born in Birmingham [Video]

Baby epaulette shark born in Birmingham

A baby epaulette shark has become the latest breeding success for the NationalSea Life Centre in Birmingham. Nicknamed 'Baby Yoda' by staff after hisfertilised egg was found on May 4, the shark is..

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Former firefighter makes 10th Covid-19 plasma donations [Video]

Former firefighter makes 10th Covid-19 plasma donations

A former firefighter from Birmingham has become the first person in Englandmake 10 donations of convalescent plasma for the fight against Covid-19.

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Endangered guitarfish born in Birmingham [Video]

Endangered guitarfish born in Birmingham

Six critically endangered blackchin guitarfish have been born at the NationalSea Life Centre in Birmingham. The new arrivals are the latest births in asuccessful breeding programme at the centre.

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Birmingham residents banned from mixing as coronavirus cases continue to surge [Video]

Birmingham residents banned from mixing as coronavirus cases continue to surge

Tough new Covid-19 restrictions are being imposed across Birmingham afterinfections rocketed.

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CCTV footage released in hunt for Birmingham knifeman [Video]

CCTV footage released in hunt for Birmingham knifeman

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to as the huntfor a knifeman who killed one person in Birmingham, and injured seven others,continues.

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Coronavirus: Doctors told to plan for vaccination scheme

Health bosses say a huge immunisation plan is being readied for the Birmingham area.
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Everton beat Birmingham to reach Women's FA Cup final

In-form Everton reach the Women's FA Cup final as they put three goals past Birmingham City in Wednesday's semi-final.
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Military to support Birmingham's Covid-19 testing

About 100 military personnel will be brought in to assist the "drop and collect" testing service.
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Coronavirus: Birmingham households facing restrictions after cases rise

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Lissey Boult said it felt great to see her colleagues in Birmingham again after months of isolation.
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Birmingham police to get powers to shut down businesses flouting coronavirus restrictions

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A street party with two marquees and a DJ is among the unlicensed gatherings in Birmingham.
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Social distancing must be 'really closely adhered to', GP warns
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Birmingham City teenager Jude Bellingham's move to German giants Borussia Dortmund is confirmed.
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The Conservatives have abandoned hopes of staging their party conference this year, axing the autumn event planned for Birmingham.
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