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Birmingham Children's Hospital.

This is how Birmingham Children's Hospital became outstanding

Chief executive Sarah-Jane Marsh revealed the secret to turning round the fortunes of the hospital

MP Michael Fabricant takes on 'rabble rousers' Lily Allen, Bob Geldof, Madonna and Sir Patrick Stewart

Luvvies who attack Donald Trump and Brexit offer 'mindless rage or empty platitudes' according to a Midlands MP

Zaynn, one of the patients at Birmingham Children's Hospital

Birmingham Children’s Hospital secures major boost with 'outstanding' rating

This comes eight years after it faced damning criticism for substandard care

Labour MEP Michael Cashman

West Midlands member of House of Lords Michael Cashman says he'll vote to stop 'hard Brexit'

"We are living in a very dangerous period of this country’s history" says former West Midlands MEP Lord Cashman, as Lords begins debate on Brexit legislation

BBC Travel: This is why the BBC has closed its traffic and travel site

The broadcaster shut down the site this month as part of a plan to save £15 million

US sprinter Allyson Felix.

Yanks very much! USA athletics stars heading to Birmingham

Track and field performers preparing for IAAF World Championships

Mark Rogers

Replacing chief executive Mark Rogers 'won't solve Birmingham City Council's problems'

Birmingham MP responds to news that the city council's chief executive is going

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid

Controversial business rate changes will boost Midlands economy, insists Sajid Javid

Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid insists tax changes will benefit Midlands employers as Government faces rebellion over impact on the south

National Express reduces bus fares in Black Country but not Birmingham

Operator says bus travel patterns are different in different parts of the West Midlands

Revealed: This is what Birmingham's new two-way cycle lanes will look like

Consultation launches into plans to turn 2.5 miles of busy commuter route into a more friendly place for cyclists

Mark Rogers

Birmingham City Council chief executive Mark Rogers to leave

Birmingham City Council has been plunged into chaos by the imminent departure

We asked West Midlands mayor candidates for their favourite joke - here's what happened

Amid all the questions about transport, jobs and health we asked our mayoral candidates to be funny

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair during his speech on Brexit at an Open Britain event in central London.

Tony Blair urges pro-Europeans to 'rise up' and stop Brexit

Former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair's plea to fight against Brexit appears to be rejected by Labour MPs

Birmingham ready to take 79 lone child refugees despite 'scandalous' Government u-turn

Government suggested councils had reached the limit for lone child refugees after cutting Dubs scheme, but Birmingham says it has capacity for more.

Aldi

Aldi Great Barr store plan rejected

The company was told that its plans for the site next to the Asda store on Queslett Road would add to the already bad traffic in the area and lead to the loss of woodland.

Shoppers at Debenhams in the Bullring

Revealed: 360 firms named and shamed for cheating workers out of minimum wage

Retail giant Debenhams was accused of failing to pay almost £135,000 to just under 12,000 workers

I'll run public services like I ran John Lewis says Tory mayor candidate

Former boss of retailer wants to bring worker as shareholder principles to the public sector in the West Midlands - with care services and youth employment initiatives top of his list

Have your say as West Midlands Mayor hustings announced

Birmingham Mail offering readers the chance to quiz candidates ahead of region's first ever metro mayor election

Government allocates £40 million to fight child abuse

Birmingham and Coventry universities help lead fight against child abuse

West Midlands academics are helping create a £7.5 million national centre for police, social workers and health staff preventing child abuse and trafficking

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

More than 500 old taxis to be forced off Birmingham streets - and drivers are not happy

Drivers demand more time and financial help to replace old diesel taxis

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Birmingham Children's Hospital.

This is how Birmingham Children's Hospital became outstanding

Zaynn, one of the patients at Birmingham Children's Hospital

Birmingham Children’s Hospital secures major boost with 'outstanding' rating

Labour MEP Michael Cashman

West Midlands member of House of Lords Michael Cashman says he'll vote to stop 'hard Brexit'

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

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