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Artist's impression of the planned HS2 station at Curzon Street

HS2 'could be delayed by a year'

Stark warning from government watchdog the National Audit Office over target completion date of 2026

Demand Brexit government replaces Birmingham's £300m EU funding

Birmingham and Midlands Engine will drive economic growth if Government replaces business support currently provided by EU say councillors

Brexit: HS2 investment hangs in balance says Birmingham MP

Warning that flagship £50bn high speed rail project could fall victim to Brexit vote with knock on hit for Birmingham regeneration projects

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn (left) with deputy leader Tom Watson at a Labour conference

We want Tom Watson as leader, say senior Labour MPs

Labour MPs want Black Country MP Tom Watson to take over as a caretaker leader

Protesters earlier this year over planned cuts at University of Birmingham

Strikes called off at University of Birmingham

University and College Union says cancellation follows decision by management to withdraw proposals to make modern languages staff redundant

Jess Phillips resigns from parliamentary role as Labour rebellion continues

Ms Phillips, MP for Yardley, was a parliamentary private secretary to Education Minister Lucy Powell but followed her out of the door

Vow to listen to West Coast Main Line commuters' concerns

Government pledge after it published controversial plans to cut services to West Midlands locations

EU referendum: Birmingham business community reacts to Brexit

Some have called it 'an opportunity' while others have said maintaining investment in the West Midlands is key

'Unity and calm' needed following David Cameron's resignation

EU referendum: 'Unity and calm' needed following PM resignation

Chamber of commerce chief says there will be breathing space for business community despite 'period of uncertainty' after David Cameron announces he is stepping down

Paul Faulkner, chief executive of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

EU referendum: Birmingham business chief calls for strong leadership

Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce chief also urges businesses to avoid 'knee-jerk' reactions to Brexit vote

Hall Green Greyhound Stadium

Hall Green greyhound racing stadium demolition plan halted

Campaigners are celebrating after councillors rejected plans to demolish the stadium and build 200 homes on the site

Date for Birmingham International Marathon revealed

Birmingham is to get its first marathon in 2017

The future's bright: Enjoying the sun in Birmingham's Victoria Square

EU referendum: Vote Remain for a brighter future for Birmingham and the West Midlands

The future's bright for Birmingham and the West Midlands. Let's not put at it risk in today's Brexit vote.

Julian Knight

Solihull MP steps up security in wake of Jo Cox murder

Julian Knight, MP for Solihull, says he has been liaising with police and his office staff are his priority

The Drum arts centre to hold a wake as it announces date for closure

The centre is going out with a party to celebrate 22 years

Margaret Thatcher: Didn't want a referendum

Opinion: Let's not have any more referendums

MPs are better than us at making these decisions. Seriously.

Commonwealth Games medal winner Ian Stewart

Former gold medallist: Birmingham Commonwealth Games would be 'world-class'

More high-profile backing amid a rising tide of calls for the city to bid for the Games in 2026

Birmingham recycling targets missed - but improvement on the way says council boss

Dustmen with live Ipad updates arleady cutting missed collections in some areas says Labour cabinet member for environment

Toby Porter will join Acorns later this year

New chief executive at Acorns Children's Hospice

Toby Porter will join the Birmingham charity later this year to replace David Strudley

A man holds badges with the logo of the official Vote Leave campaign

EU referendum: Former BNP member donates £600,000 to Vote Leave campaign

Woman from Sutton Coldfield who used to be in the BNP makes massive donation to official anti-EU campaign

Videos & Photos

Manchester United target Zlatan Ibrahimović hints at future in new Volvo advert

Michael Owen takes a break from punditry to review the new BMW i8

Flooding on Dogpool Lane, Selly Park

Calls for new tax to put a halt to Birmingham floods

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Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
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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