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A Birmingham street in the 19th century

Grim reading from the pages of Birmingham's history

Newly published trip down Birmingham's 'Memory Lane' is enough to turn stomach

NHS boss: Parents making childhood obesity ‘normal’

Britain's obesity epidemic
Parents who allow their children to eat junk food and lead sedentary lifestyles are “normalising obesity”, the head of the NHS in England has warned.

Three is magic number for unusual car collector

James Holland with just one of his many Reliant Robins.
James Holland as a unique collection of 35 Staffordshire-made cars from Robin three-wheelers to sleek Scimitar sports cars.

Teaching Union slams plan to sack heads of failing schools

Prime Minister David Cameron is hoping to capitalise on his General Election victory by introducing key elements of his education strategy quickly
60 'inadequate' city schools could be forced to reopen as academies

Pershore Weir Hydro Station wins Institution of Civil Engineers award

Pershore Weir Hydro Station
Green energy plant in Worcestershire crowned region's best while Birmingham Airport runway extension and the restoration of Waterstones also win awards

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Britain's obesity epidemic

NHS boss: Parents making childhood obesity ‘normal’

Parents who allow their children to eat junk food and lead sedentary lifestyles are “normalising obesity”, the head of the NHS in England has warned.

Britain's obesity epidemic

NHS boss: Parents making childhood obesity ‘normal’

Parents who allow their children to eat junk food and lead sedentary lifestyles are “normalising obesity”, the head of the NHS in England has warned.

Britain's obesity epidemic

NHS boss: Parents making childhood obesity ‘normal’

Parents who allow their children to eat junk food and lead sedentary lifestyles are “normalising obesity”, the head of the NHS in England has warned.

CGI of the Left Bank development looking up Oozells Way towards Broad Street

Calls to reject Broad Street hotel and apartment project

City councillors urged to knock back Regal's plan for new development in centre of Birmingham's busiest area for bars and nightclubs over fears residents will find it too noisy

Mike Whitby and Boris Johnson at Downing Street

Why is government allowing the West Midlands to drag out the elected mayor issue?

When the subject of a directly elected mayor has reared its head in Birmingham it has traditionally been ground into the dust by opponents but the issues just refuses to go away

Edgbaston used to lead way on election night, but no more

Sir Albert Bore with Labour councillors
General election counts in Birmingham take longer and longer, but the locals were rushed through in a matter of minutes

Videos & Photos

CGI of the Left Bank development looking up Oozells Way towards Broad Street

Calls to reject Broad Street hotel and apartment project

Pershore Weir Hydro Station was named overall winner at the 2015 ICE West Midlands Awards

Pershore Weir Hydro Station wins Institution of Civil Engineers award

Regeneration of Longbridge has been named project of the year by RICS West Midlands

Longbridge regeneration named region's best by RICS

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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