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Ringing the Olympic bells across The West Midlands
Thousands of people across The West Midlands have taken part in a mass bell ringing to mark the start of the 2012 London Olympics.
Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed came up with the idea. He described it as a work of art, and called it 'Work No. 1197.'
In Birmingham around 50 people gathered in Brindley Place to celebrate the start of the games.
Check out our video below.
A second arrest has been made after an 18 year-old died having been stabbed in Northfield Birmingham.
A gang who robbed 13 West Midlands shops in under two months have been jailed for a total of 27 and a half years.
A 13-year-old has been jailed for murdering a 47-year-old woman in Smethwick by punching her and stamping on her head.
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