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All the latest news and information about Birmingham, UK.

Jonathan Ross meets fans at the 2010 Birmingham International Comic Show at Millennium Point

Birmingham Comics Festival set to delight fans

The event will take place next April and is expected to attract thousands of fans, artists and high-profile guests

Brum From Above: Picture 6

Brum From Above round three: How well do you know Birmingham's landmarks?

We have upped our game – there are one or two more obscure buildings in there and some landmarks you might not recognise

Russell Luckock

Post columnist Russell Luckock looks back on 60 years of the newspaper

One of the Birmingham Post's most recognisable columnists, industrialist Russell Luckock, looks back 60 years after he first contributed to the newspaper. Graeme Brown spoke to him

Unionists gather in George Square, Glasgow, following the Scottish independence referendum.

Chris Game: Will Birmingham find a date for the Big Glam Devolution Ball?

There's no question that it's in and around the big or the eight Core Cities where the devolutionary action is. Which should be good news for Birmingham, were it not for two big buts.

Turners

Restaurant Review: Turners in Harborne

The first thing to say about this review is that it isn’t a review, not strictly speaking.

Brum From Above: How well do you know Birmingham's landmarks?

Here's the second instalment of famous Birmingham buildings and sites

The McGeoch Technology shop floor in Birmingham in 1945

Birmingham defence firm McGeoch Technology still fighting fit after nearly 200 years' service

Birmingham defence company McGeoch Technology, which can trace its history back almost 200 years, has won a string of lucrative deals.

Crowds of shoppers in Birmingham City Centre

Birmingham faces changes with more Muslim children than Christian

The figures show the number of Muslim children in Birmingham is greater than the number who are Christian for the first time, showing the city's demographic shift.

Additive Layer Manufacturing (3D Printing) at WMG

John Clancy: Can Birmingham become the 'city of a 1,000 3D printers'?

By being a city driven simply by finance and commerce, service and public sector bases, Birmingham is much more likely to become a city of extreme haves and have-nots.

Clevercherry recruited for Millbank brief

Jewellery Quarter creative agency secures latest tender to help North West recruitment agency increase profile

Birmingham landmarks picture quiz 3

Picture quiz: Can you recognise these Birmingham landmarks from above?

See how many of these you recognise. The answers are in the final image.

Birmingham bottlenecks set to be eased on inner ring road

City council poised to back new £14m programme of infrastructure works around key congested areas

Lidl plans to double Birmingham store

Budget supermarket giant submits new proposals for shop in Kitts Green which will 'inject several millions' into local economy

CGI of Concord House, in Holloway Head, which is to be turned in 19 apartments

Concord House developers Elevate reject councillor's 'irresponsible' jibe

Group behind Debenhams warehouse renovation defend £10m scheme following broadside from city councillor who branded it 'hideous'

The four 'K6' phone boxes in Eden Place which are set to be transformed into small-business units

New lease of life for Colmore Business District phone boxes

Charitable trust wins planning permission to turn classic K6 kiosks into new units for small businesses

David Spears (left) and Rowan Crozier from Brandauer

New man at helm of Brandauer

David Spears brings an end to 13-year tenure but will stay on in non-executive position

Jayne Hulbert and Jayne Cresswell, who founded SWEET, which provides support for more than 450 families in south Birmingham

Birmingham project helping desperate families is threatened with closure

The SWEET project, which provides free support for more than 450 families and individuals, faces closure because of Department of Health funding cuts.

Jeremy Cope, of Smith Cooper, which has helped Turbosmart UK launches a new base in Birmingham

Turbosmart opens new base in Birmingham

Manufacturing group launches dedicated base in city to support UK target European and Middle East markets

19th century education reformer and politician George Dixon

Chris Game: George Dixon and Birmingham's first School Board elections in 1870

School boards were empowered to make attendance compulsory for five to 13-year olds, but not until 1880 were they required to.

City planners are expected to approve an application to turn former pub The Bromford into supported housing

The Bromford pub site set for new lease of life

City planners poised to back redevelopment to create supported housing and community hub

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor