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Support our Mother's Day campaign to #Help100moms who lost their babies

Just £3 - the cost of a Mother's Day card - could make a big difference to a heartbroken mum today

After four years the detailed plans for Icknield Port Loop housing are ready to be unveiled

The long-awaited regeneration of the 43 arce Icknield Port Loop site, one of Birmingham’s largest single development schemes, is another step nearer.

Anna's attacker is said to have worked at a taxi firm she helped at.

Why Birmingham cabbies will get 200 electric charging points

Birmingham City Council has been given a £2.9 million Department for Transport grant to install the charging points on main routes and hubs

West Midlands Mayor candidate: I'll be Coventry City peacemaker

Promise made as five candidates appear in public debate at Coventry Cathedral

The new life sciences campus will count the QE Hospital among its neighbours

University of Birmingham agrees life sciences campus deal

Institute will lead development of a campus in Selly Oak which will conduct research and studies to bring new medical treatments to market

Armed police walk past emergency services attending to a man on the floor (top) and a police officer (centre right) inside the Parliamentary estate

London terrorist attack: Fear and uncertainty inside Parliament as attack takes place

Political Editor Jonathan Walker was inside Parliament when the terror incident happened.

Houses of Parliament shooting: Commons suspended as reports of man with knife at Westminster

Sounds similar to gunfire have reportedly been heard close to the Palace of Westminster

Houses of Parliament shooting: This is how MPs responded

Several MPs are on lockdown in the House of Commons Chamber, while others are staying put inside their offices nearby.

Unite the Union leader Len McCluskey.

Union Unite threatens its own officials with legal action over newspaper from West Midlands leadership candidate Gerard Coyne

The bitter battle between Len McCluskey and Gerard Coyne for leadership of Unite took a new twist after the union threatened its own branch secretaries with legal action.

The number of Birmingham children having teeth taken out has shot up

Health Minister's concern as hundreds of Birmingham children have teeth extracted

Health Minister tells the House of Commons he hopes to get the number of Brummie kids getting their teeth extracted down

University of Warwick in job security row

Trade union accuses institute of planning to remove protections that academic staff against redundancy

St Chads Midland Metro stop in Birmingham

Why the Midland Metro will be 'nationalised'

Transport for West Midlands will operate the network while it undergoes a major expansion with a series of extensions and new lines

We need inquiry into council's Lidl plan mistake says MP

Selly Oak MP Steve McCabe wants inquiry to prevent repeat of error in which wrong advice was given to planning committee leading to permission being granted for controversial Lidl store

Balti can stop you from getting cancer - as if you needed another reason

Researchers writing in the Journal of Cancer made a discovery which will be good news for Balti Triangle regulars

Another step forward for Birmingham's answer to the Oyster card

Swift card can now be used on more train routes

Lidl

Stirchley Lidl scheme rejected in council U-turn

Victory for campaigning residents as authority admits 'mistake'

Selly Oak MP Steve McCabe

MP not giving up on student housing law

Selly Oak MP Steve McCabe drew up his Protection of Family Homes Bill after being inundated with complaints from residents who saw scores of family homes over extended and carved up into bedsits by student landlords.

Unite boss Len McCluskey keeps Labour civil war going with attacks on Tom Watson and Sion Simon

Len McCluskey compares Labour MP Tom Watson and Sion Simon, Labour's candidate in the battle for West Midlands mayor, to characters in The Godfather.

Employers say apprenticeships are vital

Fury as Birmingham colleges turned down for apprenticeship funding

Minister agrees to meet MPs after they say decision to deny Birmingham colleges apprenticeship funds is a threat to education in the West Midlands

Solihull MP Julian Knight with a traditional British passport

MPs condemn the BBC's 'unfair' and 'pessimistic' coverage of Brexit

Black Country MP Tom Watson demands that Theresa May speak out to defend the BBC, after a group of 72 MPs attack its Brexit coverage

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Support our Mother's Day campaign to #Help100moms who lost their babies

After four years the detailed plans for Icknield Port Loop housing are ready to be unveiled

Anna's attacker is said to have worked at a taxi firm she helped at.

Why Birmingham cabbies will get 200 electric charging points

In This Week's Paper

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