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Hidden Spaces: Subterranean Birmingham - exploring the world beneath our feet

We've carved beneath the city an invisible network of service tunnels, subways, crypts, catacombs, bomb shelters, cellars, mine shafts, railway lines and roads, writes Ben Waddington

Karen Thomas, centre, and the Back Up team

University of Birmingham student to spend a week in wheelchair

Ms Thomas, a volunteer on Back Up’s Skills for Independence course, is doing her wheelchair challenge in the first week of June

A portable command centre using technology to create a 'mixed reality' such as command centre that can be set up anywhere

Virtual reality could transform command of battles or policing

An artificial reality system created by Birmingham scientists could transform the command and control of military operations or emergency responses.

Revised plans to build 267 student bedrooms in Selly Oak have now been given the green light by city planners

Selly Oak 'grain silo for students' given green light

Demolition of Rich Bitch music studios will now go ahead to make way for latest development of student rooms in city suburb

Emily Rose, University of Birmingham

BYPY 2015: Emily Rose, University of Birmingham

The first of three aspiring talents starts the countdown to the 2015 ceremony for Birmingham Young Professional of the Year

Harborne High Street in 1961 - one of many scenes captured by Phyllis Nicklin

Nicklin Unseen: How photos from yesteryear compare with today

The Post takes a look at how the city appears today compared with the era of the 1950s and 60s captured by Phyllis Nicklin

The topping out of the new Chamberlain halls of residence at the University of Birmingham, performed by Vice Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood

Milestone in University of Birmingham halls of residence scheme

Chamberlain Hall, a 21-storey tower, offers students studying at the university spectacular views

Newly discovered cousin of T. rex 'was vegetarian'

Birmingham scientists have discovered an ancient cousin of the Tyrannosaurus rex - and it was a vegetarian.

'Diet pills' share deadly past with wartime shells

Double danger of chemicals that killed young Midland woman has been known for a century

A pedestrian vents their fury on a car parked in Harrisons Road, Edgbaston

Birmingham Women's Hospital expansion prompts renewed calls for parking review

Busy residential streets around QE and University of Birmingham expected to get busier after planning permission awarded to six-storey maternity unit

Handsworth Market in Soho Road - March 9, 1968

Nicklin Unseen: 'Overwhelming response' to archived images of Birmingham

Brumpic founder hails success of first supplement as year-long mission to showcase Nicklin's work gets into gear

Harborne High Street in 1961 by Phyllis Nicklin

Nicklin Unseen: Third instalment of historic photo archive

Our final upload this week showcases more fascinating photographer taken by former lecturer in Birmingham during the 1950s and 60s

New maisonettes near Loxton Street in Duddeston in 1953

Nicklin Unseen: Our second gallery of nostalgic photos

More from our new collection of images taken in Birmingham during the 1950s and 60s which show how the city used to look

A38 Lichfield Road in Aston looking north - March 14, 1968

Nicklin Unseen: Brumpic founder unearths treasure trove of old photos

New collection of images being seen in public for first time show how Birmingham looked during the 1950s and 60s

Violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen

Review: English Symphony Orchestra at Elgar Concert Hall

This concert at the University of Birmingham hall had plenty of highlights but overall lacked sparkle

A voter placing a ballot paper in the ballot box at a polling station

General Election 2015: Election fraud fears over missing voters

Almost 70,000 Birmingham voters have dropped off the electoral register since a strict new system was introduced.

Streets such as this in Selly Oak have become a hotbed of development aimed at students

'Favela' extensions in Selly Oak must come down

Property developers told it must pull down extensions which it built without planning permission

The Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland

Hope Large Hadron Collider restart will usher in a 'new era' of knowledge

Finding ‘dark matter’ – new planets – is a key hope of the project, based in Geneva

Budget 2015: Six Midlands universities to lead Energy Research Accelerator

Group will work with industry and British Geological Survey to bring about a step chance in energy research and development

University of Birmingham School awards ICT contract

Computer Systems in Education will help new university training school deliver IT classes


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