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Service to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Operation Varsity.

Veterans recall huge Allied air drop to cross the Rhine

A band of brothers reunited in the Midlands to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the turning points of the Second World War.

Deloitte fine over Rover 'should go to workers'

MG Rover workers leaving Longbridge in 2005 after learning of the collapse of the carmaker
Government backs calls for donation as accountants appeal pay-out.

Push to propel Lichfield to cathedral elite league

Lichfield Cathedral
Landmark Lichfield Cathedral is at the centre of a £20 million appeal to halt its disintegration.

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Service to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Operation Varsity.

Veterans recall huge Allied air drop to cross the Rhine

A band of brothers reunited in the Midlands to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the turning points of the Second World War.

MG Rover workers leaving Longbridge in 2005 after learning of the collapse of the carmaker

Deloitte fine over Rover 'should go to workers'

Government backs calls for donation as accountants appeal pay-out.

Lichfield Cathedral

Push to propel Lichfield to cathedral elite league

Landmark Lichfield Cathedral is at the centre of a £20 million appeal to halt its disintegration.

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

General Election 2015: Election fraud fears over missing voters

Almost 70,000 Birmingham voters have dropped off the electoral register since a strict new system was introduced.

Birmingham City Council will now hold all-out elections in 2018 - the first time in 14 years

Give backbench councillors a say, authority is told

Backbench councillors from all parties must have a say in reforms to Birmingham city council.

The Spitfire Gallery, Thinktank

First look at Birmingham's new Spitfire Gallery at Thinktank

The new gallery will explore the design, manufacture and use of the Spitfire and Hurricane

Nansen Primary School in Saltley

'Trojan horse school' interim head axed after two months

Dr Rashida Sharif's departure from Nansen Primary – placed in special measures last year – was confirmed after a damning Ofsted report found violence, racism and wasted funds.

Some of the Mills & Reeve team doing the Great Birmingham 10k Business Challenge

Mills & Reeve signs up to Birmingham 10k Business Challenge

Team of 36 from city law firm to take on run in May in aid of Birmingham Crisis Centre

Top Gear creator Derek Smith in later life.

Tributes after Top Gear pioneer Derek Smith passes away

Mr Smith hit on the idea for the programme as he looked out over the car park at the Corporation’s old Pebble Mill building, in Edgbaton

New funding for West Midlands road repairs

Department for Transport allocates almost £40m towards West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority projects

Sadie Morgan, chair of the HS2 Design Panel

Sadie Morgan to chair HS2 Design Panel

Ms Morgan, who co-founded London-based dRMM architects in 1995 and is currently president of the Architectural Association, will chair the HS2 Design Panel, a body that will oversee all the design elements of the project

Conservative candidate for Solihull in the next General Election Julian Knight

BBC is 'London-Manchester carve up', ex-reporter claims

Julian Knight, the Conservative candidate for Solihull in the General Election, said the BBC’s promise to reach out to the regions was failing

Afzal Amin resigns following EDL allegations

Dudley North candidate steps down hours after saying he would fight allegations of EDL collusion

Afzal Amin, who faces being deselected by the Conservatives in Dudley North.

Tory candidate Afzal Amin must be thrown out, Ed Miliband claims

The Dudley North candidate is accused of scheming with the English Defence League to announce an inflammatory march against a new “mega-mosque”

Tory candidate Afzal Amin pledges to fight suspension over EDL plot row

Conservative Dudley North candidate set for showdown talks after suspension announced over the weekend

Millennium Point will host the Business Symposium event later this month

Millennium Point to host business growth event

BizBritain Finance will hold Birmingham Start Up Business Symposium focusing on helping to identify what is needed to enable the West Midlands to grow

The Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland

Hope Large Hadron Collider restart will usher in a 'new era' of knowledge

Finding ‘dark matter’ – new planets – is a key hope of the project, based in Geneva

Trojan Horse pupils let down by Ofsted and DfE, claim MPs

MPs said exam results had fallen in schools at the centre of claims some governors and teachers had attempted to impose an Islamic identity on them

Chris Sims, chief constable of West Midlands Police

West Midlands Police will be smallest in its history by 2020

Chief constable Chris Sims says we are building a model for future policing as five-year plan is outlined

Birmingham children's care crisis was 'deeply ingrained in city'

Lord Norman Warner said issues with staff recruitment, poor quality work and the failure to deliver change had persistently 'held back the council's children's social care department'

Videos & Photos

Former Spitfire pilot Sid Cleaver.

RAF pilot Sid Cleaver: I saw the Spitfires and thought 'wow'

Photography trail covering three-mile stretch of Stratford Road on display this summer

Moat Farm, Tibberton, Worcestershire

Pictures: 16th century Worcestershire farmhouse with space-age potential

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