Tributes to “superhero” Oscar who died aged 10
West Midlands Police have paid tribute to a young boy who passed away and spoke of the lasting impression he made. Oscar Jealous - who had Batten Disease - wanted to spend a day as a policeman as part of his bucket list. He was granted that wish at Bournville Police Station.
Supermarket own brand products prices spiral as inflation increases to 9%
Supermarket own brand prices rose by up to 100% on 175 value range products at supermarkets between 2nd May and the 6th June. Feeding Britain said the research shows the struggle many face when it comes to buying essentials. The full list of price increases available at BirminghamWorld.uk
Joe Lycett joke investigated by police
Brummie comedian Joe Lycett has told how he was investigated by police following a joke he made while performing. A member of the audience contacted the police after claiming offence over the joke. The case has since been closed, and Lycett has ensured the joke will remain in his routine.
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