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A nuclear bomb

Birmingham University's pivotal role in the invention of nuclear weapons

Two Edgbaston-based physicists changed the world with their calculations, writes Peter Douglas Osborn

CGI of revised plans to build 267 student bedrooms at 495-505 Bristol Road in Selly Oak

Rich Bitch Studios scheme scaled down after council concerns

Scaled-down proposal for Rich Bitch Studios site has been lodged with council after it was withdrawn over concerns it was too large

David Mellor

Master of Business Administration: How an MBA helped David Mellor

Acquiring an MBA at Birmingham Business School has helped David Mellor to achieve several ambitions.

Cars in Harborne Road, Edgbaston

Queen Elizabeth Hospital 'must try harder' to solve parking crisis

City planners tell Selly Oak hospital to do more to address parking chaos which blights nearby residential streets

The Victoria Cross

Birmingham to create 'Walk of Heroes' to honour Great War VC winners

Birmingham's 10 Great War Victoria Cross recipients are to be honoured with the creation of a Walk of Heroes.

University of Birmingham graduate Samuel Dix in Waterloo Station appealing for a job

University of Birmingham graduate lands job after appeal in Waterloo Station

Samuel Dix's initiative helped to catch the eye of PR firm after he failed to land work through conventional method

Nick Clegg

There's no rush - why kowtow to our end-of-term politicians?

Nick Clegg called on Birmingham and the Black Country to create a combined authority as quickly as possible.

Maisie Jenkinson (third on the right) with staff from Lloyds Bar in Stourbridge and her beer mats raising awareness about laddish behaviour

Birmingham pubs join scheme to tackle laddish behaviour

Charity Fixers targets a string of city centre bars to raise awareness sexual harrassment among drinkers

Miss Bentham, by American realist George Bellows

Artwork owned by Andy Warhol becomes Barber Institute's first nude

Artwork previously owned by pop icon Andy Warhol heading to Birmingham after deal agreed

Sir Doug Ellis

Sir Doug Ellis donates £1 million to university school and cancer research

Sir Doug impressed by school's vision of providing top class education to deprived children

Jemma Bird, one of this year's candidates on BBC programme The Apprentice

Fired Apprentice candidate Jemma Bird vows to prove Lord Sugar wrong

A self-confessed workaholic, Ms Bird says she works seven days a week

The University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham launches 'Not On' campaign to tackle sexual harassment

Staff and students will be encouraged to challenge sexual harassment and report inappropriate behaviour

Eric Pickles

Beleagured Birmingham City Council's relief at Eric Pickles' team of trouble shooters

Worries that Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles would send some politically motivated gung ho character to stride into town like a new sheriff in Dodge City to clean up the Council House have to some extent been allayed.

Prof Jo Bradwell

Rich List 2015: No.34 - Jo Bradwell

Life sciences pioneer's value drops thanks to a community-minded donation which boosted the University of Birmingham

Sir Nigel Thrift has come under fire from protesters at the University of Warwick

University of Warwick vice-chancellor's knighthood 'should be rescinded'

Online petition calls on Prime Minister David Cameron to take back honour handed to Sir Nigel Thrift in New Year Honours for services to higher education

A giant cheque University of Birmingham protesters tried to hand to vice-chancellor David Eastwood

University of Birmingham students protest vice-chancellor's £410k-a-year salary

On the basis, it takes vice-chancellor David Eastwood 13 days to earn the annual salary of the university’s lowest-paid staff, students chose today – January 13 – to campaign

Former footballer Geoff Thomas (front) will be joined on his London to Paris charity ride in June by John Salako (back) and George Lineker

Gary Lineker's son signs up for Cure Leukaemia challenge

Leukaemia survivor George Lineker has joined a team riding from London to Paris in support of former Wolves player Geoff Thomas' mission to raise £500,000 for Birmingham-based charity

Morgan Wilshaw and Jack Beck, both aged 14, at the First Lego League 2014 event

First Lego League science competition returns to University of Birmingham

Teams of schoolchildren will be given a set of challenges surrounding a real world issue

GMP Design plans to open an office in a Boeing 737 airliner

Boss buys Boeing 737 airliner for new GMP Design office

Neil Morten, head of Rugeley-based GMP Design, has bought the plane to create an innovative new office for his business to grow into

Rock bank ARK and local schoolchildren at Rich Bitch Studios in 1991

Rich Bitch Studios demolition could be put on hold

Possible delay to student accommodation development in Selly Oak after planners recommend proposal to build more than 300 bedrooms is thrown out


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