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Full extent of the Library of Birmingham's reduced opening hours has been revealed

Library of Birmingham to open six hours at weekends

New opening times confirmed following announcement last year that £188m library would be victim of savage cuts resulting in around 100 job losses

Boris Johnson backs Post campaign for fairer deal from BBC

London Mayor Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind the Post's campaign for a fairer deal from the BBC
Mayor of London follows in the footsteps of Prime Minister David Cameron in calling on the broadcaster to spend a similar amount in this region as everywhere else in the UK

Radical shake-up of Birmingham's schools

Tim Boyes is keen to see a radical shake-up of Birmingham's schools
Chairman of Birmingham Education Partnership Tim Boyes says private sector could play a key role in ensuring city's pupils are less divided and polarised

Nicklin Unseen: Brumpic founder unearths treasure trove of old photos

A38 Lichfield Road in Aston looking north - March 14, 1968
New collection of images being seen in public for first time show how Birmingham looked during the 1950s and 60s

Birmingham Cathedral secures £500k windfall

Birmingham Cathedral has received a £500,000 boost to help it with repair work
Cash will go towards vital repairs as iconic Birmingham landmark celebrates tercentenary anniversary

Business In Pictures

London Mayor Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind the Post's campaign for a fairer deal from the BBC

Boris Johnson backs Post campaign for fairer deal from BBC

Mayor of London follows in the footsteps of Prime Minister David Cameron in calling on the broadcaster to spend a similar amount in this region as everywhere else in the UK

City Hospital, in Birmigham, one of the sites owned by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, which is planning to axe more than 1,400 jobs

Patient safety concerns at Midland hospital trust

Patient safety at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust has been branded 'inadequate' by inspectors.

Tim Boyes is keen to see a radical shake-up of Birmingham's schools

Radical shake-up of Birmingham's schools

Chairman of Birmingham Education Partnership Tim Boyes says private sector could play a key role in ensuring city's pupils are less divided and polarised

CGI of new student development at 54 George Road looking across Islington Row Middleway

Calthorpe Estates eyes city's student market

Family property group is latest to join race to build student flats as new plans are brought forward for vacant Edgbaston site

Protesters wearing Alex Salmond masks outside the ICC in Birmingham

Tax rows, scare tactics - and the SNP bogeyman

The Tories will try to capitalise on threats by the SNP's Alex Salmond to persuade Labour over policy

Time for Birmingham to put its houses in order over blots on the landscape

Selly Oak has been plagued by student house extensions in recent years
The Selly Oak Community Partnership has made very reasonable objections to the general trend which sees family homes sacrificed and converted into student digs.

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London Mayor Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind the Post's campaign for a fairer deal from the BBC

Boris Johnson backs Post campaign for fairer deal from BBC

Full extent of the Library of Birmingham's reduced opening hours has been revealed

Library of Birmingham to open six hours at weekends

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

Nicklin Unseen: Brumpic founder unearths treasure trove of old photos

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