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Professor Raymond Tallis

Prof Raymond Tallis to challenge Stephen Hawking claim

Birmingham Salon signs up renowned polymath for latest event which will examine whether physics has destroyed philosophy

Birmingham to have fewer councillors and "all-out" elections every four years

Eric Pickles
Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles has ordered major changes to the way Birmingham is governed, with the entire council elected once every four years and fewer councillors

Library of Birmingham rally to call for halt in cuts

Library of Birmingham
Friends of The Library of Birmingham have organised event to coincide with National Library Day and to campaign against proposed slashing of opening hours

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Professor Raymond Tallis

Prof Raymond Tallis to challenge Stephen Hawking claim

Birmingham Salon signs up renowned polymath for latest event which will examine whether physics has destroyed philosophy

Eric Pickles

Birmingham to have fewer councillors and "all-out" elections every four years

Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles has ordered major changes to the way Birmingham is governed, with the entire council elected once every four years and fewer councillors

Library of Birmingham

Library of Birmingham rally to call for halt in cuts

Friends of The Library of Birmingham have organised event to coincide with National Library Day and to campaign against proposed slashing of opening hours

The NEC

Cash raised from £307m NEC Group sale will be used on city council's equal pay claims

The NEC Group, the arenas, conference and exhibition centres and linked companies have been sold to private equity firm LDC in a deal worth £307 million

John Crabtree will lead the panel which could hold the fate of Birmingham City Council in its hands

Birmingham City Council's fate in panel's hands after shock report

Ex-chamber boss John Crabtree recruited by Eric Pickles to oversee watchdog as authority mends its ways

General Election 2015: Bookies tip Labour to win more West Midlands seats

 The Post has looked into the odds of candidates in 25 constituencies in Birmingham and the Black Country and Labour are tipped to gain with UKIP winning none

More HS2 compensation for affected residents

Latest package of measures aims to help homeowners living between 60 and 120 metres from the high-speed line

Which way will Solihull sway in its decision on whether to join the combined authority?

Osborne backs Solihull's right to decide its future

Chancellor says borough is doing the right thing by delaying its decision on whether to join combined authority for West Midlands

Darcey Bussell with a Dance Track student

Darcey Bussell raises curtain on £2.7m new-look home for Birmingham Royal Ballet

Funds came from grant of £1.85 million from Arts Council England’s Capital Investment Programme and BRB’s Campaign for the Future appeal

From left: Jatinder Dhaliwal, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, Stefan Garner, Tamworth Borough Council and Steve Cawston, Lloyds Bank

Lloyds Bank secures new partnership with Tamworth Borough Council

Banking group has taken over all the facilities operated by the local authority as it strives to get more people using online services

A 1956 Rover 90

Is the world ready for the Rover's return?

Speculation is rife the once-proud Midland brand could return after its collapse ten years ago. Enda Mullen talks to experts about whether it could ever happen

Stella Layton has taken the reins at the Jewellery Quarter Development Trust

New chairman for Jewellery Quarter Development Trust

Assay Office chief executive Stella Layton says 'collaboration and communication' are key ahead of budget decision in April over future over business improvement districts

Harry Hawkes and wife Eunice

Tributes after legendary Post reporter Harry Hawkes dies

The 86-year-old, from Kenilworth, died at a care home on Thursday following a long illness

Birmingham Hippodrome chief executive Stuart Griffiths will join ATG in July

Birmingham Hippodrome chief steps down after 12 years

Stuart Griffiths will join New Alexandra owner Ambassador Theatre Group to lead its programming

More than 200 protestors joined a walk against developing in the green bel

Birmingham green belt housing brought step closer with new report

Report calls on Birmingham City Council to supply more details on how it assessed the city’s requirement for 80,000 more new homes by 2031

Michael Fabricant

MPs opposing HS2 call for taxpayers referendum

The House of Commons will debate and vote on the proposal, which is backed by Staffordshire MP Michael Fabricant (Con, Lichfield)

Gisela Stuart

MP blasts BBC after journalism apprentice interviews held in London and Salford

Gisela Stuart has written to director general Tony Hall to complain that the BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme would not take place in Birmingham despite overtures about taking the city seriously

The Broad Street statue in honour of Matthew Boulton, James Watt and William Murdoch

Watt and Boulton would 'turn in their graves' at Library of Birmingham cuts

Lunar Society chairman says Library of Birmingham cuts will hit both education and heritage hard

Edgar Wallace in 1914

King Kong author Edgar Wallace's links to the Birmingham Post

But the story of author – and former Birmingham Post writer – Edgar Wallace has been lost to history with most of his novels now out of print

A voter placing a ballot paper in the ballot box at a polling station

Birmingham Post backs #NoVoteNoVoice campaign to get people voting

We get behind a scheme to get more people to the ballot box (and fewer listening to Russell Brand)

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Sir Simon Rattle, taken by Rory Coonan with a Victorian plate camera in 1982

Rare plate camera picture of Sir Simon Rattle to show at National Portrait Gallery

Sky Ride Birmingham 2013 in Cannon Hill Park

Sky Ride cancelled in Birmingham again

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Library of Birmingham rally to call for halt in cuts

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