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Jess Phillips has spoken out after being targeted by Twitter trolls again

City MP Jess Phillips faces more rape trolling on Twitter

The MP, who revealed earlier this year she was sexually assaulted as a teenager, was subjected to hundreds of posts on Twitter on the subject of rape

A CGI showing how the Midland Metro will run away from New Street Station

Midland Metro trams in Birmingham: A driver's eye view

For those of you who couldn’t make it, we got a driver’s eye view of the all-new journey from Snow Hill to Birmingham New Street station.

Midland Metro tram being tested near New Street Station

WATCH: Midland Metro trams head to Birmingham New Street for first time

Enthusiasts turned out to take a glimpse of the first tram heading to the station in a vital link for the Metro scheme

Sun setting on Spanish restaurant Comida after Harborne neighbours complain about the smell

Award winning Comida refused planning permission, but owners vow to fight on

Call for city children protection chief to resign after damning Dispatches documentary

Councillors to hold 90 minute debate on the state of children's services in the city

George Osborne says vote to leave is a 'leap in the dark'

Chancellor visits Solihull with warning over pensions

Protestors have campaigned against development on Birmingham's green belt

Sutton Coldfield green belt plans for 6,000 homes put on hold

Campaigners welcome decision by Communities Secretary Greg Clark as city council is told to pause the far-reaching Birmingham Development Plan

Kingsbury School and Sports College, Erdington

Kingsbury School to become Erdington Academy

School on the way to gaining good rating again - Ofsted

Head of BBC Birmingham Joe Godwin has taken on a wider role

Head of BBC Birmingham takes on region-wide role

Joe Godwin steps up to oversee both West and East Midlands while continuing to oversee BBC Academy

The Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre is being built at Stanford Hall, near Loughboroug

Why lake and parkland are vital features of new centre to rehabilitate our injured troops

Beautiful grounds at Defence & National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) at Stanford Hall are important

Trams running to New Street station will be a regular sight from Monday

Midland Metro extension will finally open after three delays

Launch date announced by transport body Centro for 0.7-mile tram extension to New Street station

Lives 'at risk' as West Midlands Police slash number of traffic cops

West Midlands Police is employing 87 fewer traffic police than five years ago.

Alstom's designs for HS2 trains - with single-deck design at front and the double decker in the background - parked in Birmingham

HS2: Will double decker trains be coming to Birmingham?

French train maker Alstom hopes to secure £7.5 billion contract to design and build rolling stock for HS2 line

Birmingham Central Library being demolished with the Council House Clock Tower seen through the middle

Watch: Incredible pictures show Birmingham Central Library cut in HALF

Council House clock tower can now be seen without obstruction from Centenary Square after latest phase in demolition of landmark building

Children's social care trust is our decision says council Labour chief

Coun Brigid Jones responds to claims that trust move is a panic measure or forced by government

Nigel Farage takes the battle bus to the streets of Dudley to canvas people about leaving the EU

Remain campaigners 'close to cheating' says Farage during Black Country visit

UKIP leader slams David Cameron's warnings about the dangers of Brexit as build up to referendum vote heats up

Shi-Anne Downer, who was found with fatal injuries at a property in Beckbury Road, Weoley Castle

Birmingham City Council to hand failing children's services over to new trust

Announcement ahead of damning TV documentary on city children's social services which has been failing since 2009

Local Government Secretary Greg Clark with Birmingham City Council leader John Clancy in Victoria Square

Vote Brexit and play roulette with Birmingham business successes like JLR and HSBC warns Tory minister

Local Government Secretary Greg Clark urges Britain's youngest city to sign up to vote in June 23 referendum and secure future economic success

Lord Mayor of Birmingham Coun Raymond Hassall presents Hortons' Estate with the Conservation Award

Victorian Society recognises the The Grand with new conservation award

Landmark Birmingham city centre building is given inaugural award in praise of work by Hortons' Estate to restore historic façade

A Midland Metro tram has been named after Ozzy Osbourne

Midland Metro tram named after Ozzy Osbourne

Legendary Black Sabbath singer will be in Birmingham this week to see the tram named in his honour as countdown begins to opening of long-awaited metro extension

Videos & Photos

A CGI showing how the Midland Metro will run away from New Street Station

Midland Metro trams in Birmingham: A driver's eye view

Midland Metro tram being tested near New Street Station

WATCH: Midland Metro trams head to Birmingham New Street for first time

Sun setting on Spanish restaurant Comida after Harborne neighbours complain about the smell

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Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
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Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor