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Birmingham teenager bids to become UK's youngest councillor

Luke Holland, who just turned 18, is standing as an independent candidate in the Moseley and Kings Heath ward

Midland GPs struggle as 50,000 register in two years

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South and central Birmingham surgeries have seen patients numbers grow by 3.4 per cent

Conservatives vow to extend Birmingham enterprise zone to Curzon Street

An 3d aerial view of the areas designated for regeneration immediately surrounding Curzon Street HS2 Station, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan updated
George Osborne has announced an expansion of the city centre enterprise zone to take in the regeneration area around Curzon HS2 Station

Naval bomber pilot who destroyed Italian cruiser against all odds

Solihull World War 2 pilot Ian Fraser, who has died
In 1942, Fraser was in 830 Naval Air Squadron, flying Albacore torpedo bombers, based on the besieged island of Malta.

Boris Johnson: Time for the Midlands to make up its mind

Mayor of London Boris Johnson
London Mayor Boris Johnson believes the West Midlands would benefit from combined authority

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Birmingham teenager bids to become UK's youngest councillor

Luke Holland, who just turned 18, is standing as an independent candidate in the Moseley and Kings Heath ward

NHS Doctor

Midland GPs struggle as 50,000 register in two years

South and central Birmingham surgeries have seen patients numbers grow by 3.4 per cent

Conservation staff at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery working on 'The arming and departure of the knights of the round table on the quest for the Holy Grail'.

Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller: I'd rather have met William Morris than Andy Warhol

Jeremy Deller is curator of Love is Enough, an exhibition of William Morris and Andy Warhol at Birmingham's Gas Hall

An 3d aerial view of the areas designated for regeneration immediately surrounding Curzon Street HS2 Station, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan updated

Conservatives vow to extend Birmingham enterprise zone to Curzon Street

George Osborne has announced an expansion of the city centre enterprise zone to take in the regeneration area around Curzon HS2 Station

Energy on the Coalition backburner

It has to be said it's galling to see one of the Coalition parties hijack the "Great Charter of the Liberties" for political gain, when the Government's record on legal aid "reform" has seen justice disgracefully denied for many vulnerable people.

They say they're fighting for every vote - but the parties are targeting a few key seats

They don't like to talk about it but sometimes top politicians admit this general election campaign is really targeting a small number of voters

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An 3d aerial view of the areas designated for regeneration immediately surrounding Curzon Street HS2 Station, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan updated

Conservatives vow to extend Birmingham enterprise zone to Curzon Street

Coun James Hutchings is one of six elected members stepping down at the 2015 Local Elections next month

Six Birmingham city councillors to step down at local elections

Gallery: Resorts World Birmingham scheme starts to take shape

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In This Week's Paper

Journalists

Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor