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David Cameron blames Birmingham's Labour council for 6,000 job cuts as conference kicks off

Conservative Leader David Cameron highlighted Tory hopes of winning Birmingham Northfield and Birmingham Edgbaston in interview as the Tory conference comes to the city

Sainbury's supermarket bid set for rejection

Retailer wants to build on the site of a historic pub but city planners are poised to reject redevelopment there for a second time in two years

Birmingham Comics Festival returns after four-year absence

Jonathan Ross meets fans at the 2010 Birmingham International Comic Show at Millennium Point
The event, formerly the Birmingham International Comic Show, will take place next April and is expected to attract thousands of fans, artists and high-profile guests

Brum From Above round three: How well do you know Birmingham's landmarks?

Brum From Above: Picture 6
We have upped our game – there are one or two more obscure buildings in there and some landmarks you might not recognise

Edgbaston launches its latest gastropub

The High Field gastropub is the latest venture to open in Edgbaston's developing hospitality hub.
The official launch of The High Field in Edgbaston on Thursday evening will see the first Birmingham venue from Midlands-based Peach Pub Company, which has ventures across Warwickshire and Oxfordshire.
Deirdre Kelly speaking at a fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference

Benefits Street star Dee Kelly: I'm a fan of UKIP

TV reality star Deirdre Kelly stole the show at the Conservative Party Conference when she spoke about how to fix the benefits system - but revealed she was a fan of Nigel Farage and UKIP.

Selly Oak where developers are hoping to build more than 400 new bedrooms for students

Developers eye Selly Oak for more than 400 student bedrooms

Applications lodged to build flats on two separate plots of land near Battery Retail Park just weeks after councillors warn of overcrowding in south Birmingham suburb

CGI of the new Health Futures University Technical College in West Bromwich

BAM wins brief to build £9m university technical college in Sandwell

Construction group behind several projects across the region awarded latest contract to deliver specialist health college

Neil Elkes: Birmingham wheelie bin opponents start to grasp at straws

One is the ongoing complaints that the roads in parts of Birmingham are too hilly - even though neighbouring hilly areas have used the bins with ease for years.

Chris Game: Will Birmingham find a date for the Big Glam Devolution Ball?

Unionists gather in George Square, Glasgow, following the Scottish independence referendum.
There's no question that it's in and around the big or the eight Core Cities where the devolutionary action is. Which should be good news for Birmingham, were it not for two big buts.

Videos & Photos

Brum From Above: Picture 6

Brum From Above round three: How well do you know Birmingham's landmarks?

1st Place: Selim Ozturk, General Manager, Birmingham Turkish Airlines; Paul Rice, Sam Hufton, Alun Thorne.

Warwickshire Golf and Country Club was the setting for the Birmingham Post golf day

Matthew Boulton

Westminster Abbey memorial and service for Birmingham industrialist Matthew Boulton

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