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Professor Thomas Docherty, who has returned to teaching following a lengthy absence

University of Warwick Lecturer banned for 'sighing and negativity' returns

Professor was suspended for alleged 'inappropriate sighing and making ironic comments' but has now been cleared of any wrongdoing following an investigation into three incidents         

Owls fly into city for Big Hoot

At the launch of the Big Hoot (from left) Elinor Eustace, corporate partnerships manager at Birmingham Children's Hospital, Andy Lyndon from private LDC equity firm, Coun Karen McCarthy from Birmingham City Council and Dr Chris Chiswell, of Birmingham Children's Hospital
Art event next year will showcase Birmingham's culture as more than 100 5ft 4ins owls will appear throughout the city

Labour MP brands smart motorways 'not so smart'

Birmingham Box Phase 3 Smart Motorways Project - schemes such as this have been branded a safety risk by Labour MP Mary Creagh
Shadow Transport Secretary says £360m schemes designed to ease congestion on very busy sections of West Midlands motorways are a safety risk

Arts prioritised as Birmingham City Council weighs up major cuts

Birmingham Royal Ballet's Coppelia
The council leader said facilities like the Symphony Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and groups like the Birmingham Royal Ballet are crucial

English Heritage places dozens of region's historic buildings on 'at risk' list

The Roundhouse, in Sheepcote Street, is one of the buildings added to the 'at risk' register by English Heritage
Body has added 69 sites across Birmingham and wider region on register which identifies vulnerable historic properties

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Birmingham Box Phase 3 Smart Motorways Project - schemes such as this have been branded a safety risk by Labour MP Mary Creagh

Labour MP brands smart motorways 'not so smart'

Shadow Transport Secretary says £360m schemes designed to ease congestion on very busy sections of West Midlands motorways are a safety risk

Professor Thomas Docherty, who has returned to teaching following a lengthy absence

University of Warwick Lecturer banned for 'sighing and negativity' returns

Professor was suspended for alleged 'inappropriate sighing and making ironic comments' but has now been cleared of any wrongdoing following an investigation into three incidents         

The Roundhouse, in Sheepcote Street, is one of the buildings added to the 'at risk' register by English Heritage

English Heritage places dozens of region's historic buildings on 'at risk' list

Body has added 69 sites across Birmingham and wider region on register which identifies vulnerable historic properties

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Peter Sharkey: Cycle stars on road to riches as big sponsors up the ante

New €1m prize pot idea just the beginning of cycling's resurgence

Chris Game: Football clubs can't bury their heads over black managers

Chris Kiwomya the head coach / manager of Notts County celebrates at full time
A year ago there were five black English professional football managers. As this season opened, there were none.

Videos & Photos

Phil Ewing, HB&O; Martin Taylor, Wyndon Motors; Mike Durkin, Santander; Mike Wakeling, Lodders, attend Harrison Beale & Owen's annual charity golf day at Kenilworth Golf Club.

Charity golf day in Warwickshire raises over £3,000

The bar at the former Red Lion pub in Soho Road, Handsworth

Pictures: Red Lion pub work given green light after concerns

Miss Led street art at Eye Candy 2013

Leading names in pop culture heading to Digbeth for #EyeCandy14 Festival

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