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16:49, 28 NOV 2013
Top marks to the Baccalaureate examination system
The International Baccalaureate Diploma is the end of the ancient world of narrow specialisation at 16.
Cameron's use of US-style open primaries could be an election winner
The use of US-style open primaries could be an election winner for the Tories, writes Chris Game.
Disestablishment: Big word, little hope
Would splitting from state control harm the Church of England? Chris Game takes up the debate.
Birmingham City Council
Examining both sides of climate change in the city
How radical should Birmingham’s response be to climate change will be the theme of tonight’s Lunar Society debate at the Town Hall.
City region still on the agenda
Plans for a powerful West Midlands "city region" are still on track, the Minister in charge of local government insisted.
Short quits Labour
Birmingham MP Clare Short has quit the Parliamentary Labour Party.
Brum lacks leaders of strength - Miliband
Birmingham does not have strong leadership in the same way as rival cities such as Manchester, the Minister in charge of local government has suggested.
Senior MPs support veteran ex-deputy
Charles Kennedy's former deputy, Sir Menzies Campbell, is clear favourite to succeed him as Liberal Democrat leader.
Time to stop talking and start station plan
Birmingham's civic leaders must stop wasting time and get the rebuild of New Street station underway, the Director General of the CBI has warned.
Chamber of Commerce
Civic shake-up on the way, PM tells delegates
Birmingham's civic leadership is to be revolutionised when the Government publishes "a new and ambitious blueprint" for local government - which will include the option of elected mayors.