Birmingham,

brands

Your City Is Not a Brand

Corporations are trying to take over our civic identity. Don't let them.
Dan Hancox
1.18.19
prison

We Asked Serving Prisoners If Jails Should Be Re-Nationalised

The Birmingham prison riot has been blamed on the failings of outsourcing company G4S. We asked current inmates what the differences between private and publicly run prisoners are.
Anonymous
8.22.18
flat earth

I Went to a Flat Earth Convention to Meet Flat Earthers Like My Mum

And to find out how and why all the Brits in attendance got into the conspiracy theory.
Tom Usher
5.10.18
Travel

America's New Lynching Memorial Is Gut-Wrenching, Gruesome, and Beautiful

The Alabama memorial and museum forces viewers to confront the past. But it could also point the way toward truth and reconciliation.
Issac J. Bailey
4.30.18
indian cuisine

How to Build an Indian Food Empire in Four Years

In 2014, Nisha Katona quit her job as a barrister to focus on cooking. Today she has five restaurants, three cookbooks, and a 29,000-strong Twitter following.
Kamila Rymajdo
4.17.18
crime

The Strip Club Accused of Drugging and Robbing Its Customers

After waking up with £9,000 charged to his card, one customer drug-tested himself and found traces of methadone. He was one of many men allegedly scammed by Birmingham's Legs 11.
James Nolan
3.6.18
PROFILES

How Mist Found Himself

From his incarceration in 2014 through to last month's 'Diamond In The Dirt' release, Birmingham MC Mist is at the top of his game.
Nicholas Borghesi
3.1.18
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Anaal Nathrakh

Take a tour through the Birmingham black/industrial metal maniacs' spectacularly unhinged discography to prep for their upcoming 10th album – and the apocalypse.
Tyler Hersko
2.28.18
Nightlife

Some Students Threw a Rave in a Greggs Last Night

They called it the “Ministry of Greggs.”
Phoebe Hurst
10.12.17
happy hour

Touring the Worst Rated Nightspots in... Birmingham!

What does the UK's second city have to offer?
Oobah Butler
10.9.17
britain

The Proud Legacy of Afro-Caribbean Food in Britain

From Birmingham’s first West Indian cafes to Carnival jerk chicken and curry goat served in Caribbean takeaways across the country, Britain’s Afro-Caribbean communities have a long and proud food heritage.
Riaz Phillips
7.31.17
Miss England

I Went to Miss England 2017 to See What It's Become

Yes, it's still a thing.
Annie Lord
7.25.17
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