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Birmingham Halfords Super Prix 1988

Return of Birmingham Super Prix on track as Prime Minister hints at rule change

A consultation could mean the legendary race, which took place on the city's streets in the late 1980s, could return

Prime Minister David Cameron

Whitehall 'no longer knows best' says Prime Minister

David Cameron vows to back regions in creating their own futures during visit to Birmingham

Prime Minister David Cameron

Growth Deal investment programme worth £350 million unveiled

Governments Local Growth Fund to support host of projects in Birmingham and West Midlands including new tram lines and advanced technology centre among many others

Cllr James Hutchings

Mayor 'must not be imposed' on Birmingham

Councillor rejects notion that city should be forced to have a mayor without a referendum first

Lord Michael Heseltine

Heseltine: Forget a referendum, Birmingham must have an elected mayor

Birmingham needs a mayor to help shift power away from London and to the region.

Prime Minister David Cameron

Cameron stands alone in Europe - and quite likes it

David Cameron has been on a one-man crusade to try to prevent Jean-Claude Juncker becoming President of the European Commission.

An artist's impression of proposals for the HS2 Interchange Station near Birmingham Airport

Chinese want to back HS2 project

Memorandum of Understanding between UK and China signed during visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

Golden Hillock School in Sparkhill

Birmingham school led by Labour activist and Sikh head is NOT extremist, insists MP

Lib Dem MP John Hemming has defended Golden Hillock school following claims it fails to protect pupils from extremism - but parents are kept in the dark as London politicians fight over Birmingham schools

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond

World of change whichever way Scotland votes

It could be a shrewd move by Alex Salmond to hold the referendum in World Cup year.

Ian Callum, Jaguar's design director who has been named as a LinkedIn Influencer

Jaguar's design director named as new LinkedIn Influencer

Ian Callum joins elite group which includes President Obama, Sir Richard Branson and Bill Gates

Teachers take to the streets of Birmingham in a strike last year

Bryan Nott: Why strikes are a last resort that our modern society actually needs

Even if a small number of employees feel strongly about an issue, they should be able to strike.

An artists' impression of Resorts World Birmingham at night

Cineworld signs up as Resorts World Birmingham takes shape

Construction work at the giant Resorts World complex at the NEC is intensifying with less than a year to go until it opens. Graeme Brown gained exclusive access

The British Council For Offices Annual Conference at The ICC in Birmingham. Isabel Oakeshott speaks during the panel debate

New politics and new economics discussed at BCO conference in Birmingham

Sir Albert Bore welcomes 450-plus delegates to second day of three-day conference, which started on Wednesday with tours of Jaguar Land Rover and the city centre

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister David Cameron

An historic night as EU presidency debate is 'aired'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister David Cameron believe they still have the right to pick a candidate for presidency of the European Union

John Hemming, is Liberal Democrat MP for Birmingham Yardley

John Hemming's Yardley seat in Labour crosshairs

Yardley is one of 14 Liberal Democrat seats across the country where Labour claims it can win at the next General Election

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line

Chiltern Railways and Carillion among backers for Birmingham HS2 College bid

The internationally-recognised Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education at the University of Birmingham also forms part of the £20 million bid for the national high speed rail college

US president Barack Obama

Goodbye Mondeo man, hello microtargeting

I don’t pretend fully to understand micro-targeting, but I do get, and somewhat resent, its democratic implications. First, though, as Mike Yarwood’s Max Bygraves would say: I wanna tell you a story

Local enterprise partnerships could see more funding says Prime Minister

The Government committed £2 billion to the first Single Local Growth Fund pot – set up as a result of Lord Heseltine’s devolution plans, in which he called for a pot of more than £50 billion.

Prime Minister David Cameron at Birmingham Airport

Airport job hopes raise a few ghosts from distant past

David Cameron visited Birmingham Airport last week, effusively welcoming the announcement that 8,000 new jobs would be created.

Lichfield MP Michael Fabricant

Sacked MP Fabricant: I was offered a Government job just two weeks ago

The Midland MP sacked as Conservative vice-chair has revealed he was offered a Government job just a fortnight ago, and predicted he could return to the front benches

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