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Grand Central and New Street 'will be ready' vows Network Rail chief

Look inside the vast new railway station and shopping centre just over two months ahead of launch reveals a busy building site

BBC may be told to invest in Midlands as part of Charter review, says Culture Secretary John Whittingdale

The Post's campaign calling for a fair deal from the BBC
Concerns that the BBC is failing to give the West Midlands a fair share of investment will be considered in the review of the BBC Charter which must be renewed next year, the Culture Secretary has told MPs

West Midlands Combined Authority under fire over name choice

Council leaders have come under fire for deciding not to use the name Greater Birmingham
MP hits out at decision to omit Greater Birmingham from title of new super-council and more reaction following body's official launch

Birmingham families face up to £6k drop in benefits

Chancellor George Osborne is expected to announce a new cut in benefits
Announcement in this week's Budget could see benefit claimants in the city lose thousands under new scheme to encourage work

Trojan Horse school's governing body to be removed

Springfield Primary School in Moseley has come under fire from Ofsted
Leaders of  Springfield Primary School in Moseley under fire from government inspectors following latest visit from watchdog Ofsted

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The Post's campaign calling for a fair deal from the BBC

BBC may be told to invest in Midlands as part of Charter review, says Culture Secretary John Whittingdale

Concerns that the BBC is failing to give the West Midlands a fair share of investment will be considered in the review of the BBC Charter which must be renewed next year, the Culture Secretary has told MPs

Springfield Primary School in Moseley has come under fire from Ofsted

Trojan Horse school's governing body to be removed

Leaders of  Springfield Primary School in Moseley under fire from government inspectors following latest visit from watchdog Ofsted

Grand Central and New Street 'will be ready' vows Network Rail chief

Look inside the vast new railway station and shopping centre just over two months ahead of launch reveals a busy building site

Birmingham City Council

Public services in Birmingham are in decline, but is improvement on the way?

The city council's annual performance report threw up the sad fact that 62 per cent of key targets were missed in 2014/15 - Neil Elkes looks at the issues

David Cameron believes British Muslims have an extremism problem

David Cameron believes ideas which can encourage violence - such as opposition to democracy - are sometimes tolerated in British Muslim communities

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Grand Central and New Street 'will be ready' vows Network Rail chief

The Post's campaign calling for a fair deal from the BBC

BBC may be told to invest in Midlands as part of Charter review, says Culture Secretary John Whittingdale

John Lewis will open on September 24 along with Grand Central and the completed New Street station

John Lewis and New Street opening dates announced

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