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Sir Albert Bore

Trojan Horse investigator 'will have to work harder because of anti-terror background'

Birmingham City Council leader Sir Albert Bore reveals community tension concerns, and says the man brought in to investigate claims of extremism in schools has his work cut out to win people over

Former Birmingham Mail journalist John Slim dies aged 82

Ex-Birmingham Post and Mail columnist John Slim at his home in Lickey End
Whether he was wearing a suit or smart casual clothes, John was always immaculately dressed with not a hair out of place

Use of foodbanks more than doubles in the West Midlands

Stocking the shelves at the Resource Central Foodbank
Volunteers at Trussell Trust provided 93,461 people in the West Midlands with three days worth of emergency food in 2013/14, compared to 41,396 the previous year

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Sir Albert Bore

Trojan Horse investigator 'will have to work harder because of anti-terror background'

Birmingham City Council leader Sir Albert Bore reveals community tension concerns, and says the man brought in to investigate claims of extremism in schools has his work cut out to win people over

Ex-Birmingham Post and Mail columnist John Slim at his home in Lickey End

Former Birmingham Mail journalist John Slim dies aged 82

Whether he was wearing a suit or smart casual clothes, John was always immaculately dressed with not a hair out of place

Stocking the shelves at the Resource Central Foodbank

Use of foodbanks more than doubles in the West Midlands

Volunteers at Trussell Trust provided 93,461 people in the West Midlands with three days worth of emergency food in 2013/14, compared to 41,396 the previous year

Lunar Society raises £700 for Ammalife through Kings Men concert

Ammalife works to save mothers’ lives in some of the poorest countries in the world where women’s needs and rights are often overlooked

binmen

Birmingham binmen hit out as overtime is scrapped

Many refuse collectors have been limited to four-day working weeks and will now have trouble paying their mortgages and other bills, sources claim

Bournville College

Bournville College secures £7m for free training courses

Bournville College has been granted European Funding to invest into a scheme which will offer free courses to support the training of workforces in the local area

Mark Rogers

Mark Rogers: I'm the man with the plan to fix city's failing children's services

Mark Rogers, the council chief executive with the biggest job in local government, talks to Neil Elkes.

Sir Albert Bore

Bore: Government will hold us back unless we can raise taxes

Birmingham is to call for greater tax-raising powers under a motion backed by senior councillors.

Andrew Mitchell

More heads roll in 'plebgate' fallout

The chairman and the general secretary of the embattled Police Federation both announcing they will retire at the end of next month.

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line

Rebel MPs in motion to block HS2

Compensation also set to increase for people affected by HS2.

Birmingham man Andy Hales caught a Great White shark weighing almost two tonnes

Jaw dropping... 'largest' shark ever reeled in

Fishing trip turns into battle with 'record-breaking' two-tonne monster.

Labour leader Ed Miliband during his question and answer session and speech at the Priory Rooms in Bull Street, Birmingham

Birmingham and Black Country better together, claims Miliband

Labour leader urges more co-operation as he pledges return of regional minister.

University of Birmingham student accused of assault has case against him dismissed

Simon Furse was arrested after taking part in a protest on the university campus

Brian Halford and his book The Real Jeeves

Brian Halford's book The Real Jeeves shortlisted for MCC/Cricket Society award

Birmingham Post cricket writer's account of Warwickshire player killed in the Battle Of The Somme in frame for Cricket Society and MCC Book of the Year award.

Birmingham city living: Three massive schemes form record-breaking £125m deals

Seven Capital has bought One Hagley Road at Five Ways in Edgbaston, the St George’s Urban Village scheme in the Jewellery Quarter and the Point North building at the Waterfront in Brierley Hill – with hundreds of homes being created in each

Midland MP Michael Fabricant sacked from a senior party role

Midland MP Michael Fabricant sacked from senior party role after Maria Miller tweet

The Lichfield Tory revealed on the social networking site he had been asked to resign as Vice Chairman of the party

Warwickshire's Jonathan Trott left England's Ashes tour after suffering burnout

Warwickshire matches ideal for Jonathan Trott, says Povey

Cricket club's chief executive says batsman needs county games after a difficult winter

Library of Birmingham

Library of Birmingham closed early after ceiling tiles fall to floor

Readers led out of new £190m flagship building as health and safety inspections begin

Coun John Cotton

Birmingham welfare aid 'may end in 2015'

The fund was designed to soften the blow of £11 million in housing benefit cuts due to the removal of the spare room subsidy

City of Birmingham

Birmingham named among top tourist destinations

Prominent placing for city, but lags behind the likes of Leeds, Llandudno and Torquay

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Bill knits at Eastside Projects

Bill Drummond in Birmingham: Knitting our way to a Million Stitch Blanket for the city

Birmingham man Andy Hales caught a Great White shark weighing almost two tonnes

Jaw dropping... 'largest' shark ever reeled in

University of Birmingham student accused of assault has case against him dismissed

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