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JLS, Birmingham Christmas lights switch on

Dozens hurt in lights switch-on

Around 60 people were injured in a crowd surge during a performance by the group JLS at Birmingham’s Christmas lights switch-on.

Concert-goers condemn crush chaos

Organisers of Birmingham’s Christmas lights switch-on have faced criticism after about 60 people were injured during a performance by the group JLS.

'Something bad was going to happen'

Around 60 people have been injured during a crowd surge at Birmingham’s Christmas lights switch-on.

Birmingham Christmas lights crush blamed on see-through fencing

The chaos which led to dozens of fans being crushed at Birmingham’s Christmas lights switch on has been blamed on a see-through fence.

Dozens injured at Birmingham JLS Christmas lights gig

At least 60 people were injured on Saturday in a crowd surge at a concert organised to mark the switching on of Birmingham’s Christmas lights in the city centre, emergency services said.

Concert stampede 'could have been a new Hillsborough' as scores are injured in Birmingham

Council chiefs were accused of risking another Hillsborough disaster after a free concert they organised descended into chaos.

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