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Police crime reporting scandal as 170,000 calls to 101 go unanswered

West Midlands force also admits more than 9,000 of its 999 calls abandoned after ten seconds

A Government-backed report raises concerns about Birmingham schools

Many of Birmingham's ethnic minority children are taught in 'segregated' schools

Some pupils believe the whole country is overwhelmingly Asian because that's what they see at school.

The Birmingham university named among best in UK for job prospects

According to the figures released by the Department for Education, 87 per cent of students who graduated from the university in 2012-13 were either employed or continuing their education a year later

Silent Night played SEVEN storeys high on new music school roof

The performance was part of a topping out ceremony at the new £57 million Birmingham Conservatoire

The M6 Toll has been condemned for low driver numbers.

Free M6 Toll road would make NO difference to congestion says owner

Claim after calls to open up the road to ease jams in Birmingham

City Hospital bosses should be ashamed over Archway of Tears demolition say readers

Readers respond to demolition plan for famous Victorian workhouse building on the Dudley Road Hospital site

Headteacher Liam Nolan, front and second from left, at a Labour event. Pictures centre is Birmingham Labour MP Jack Dromey. In the centre is Birmingham Labour MP Mariam Khan and to her right is Labour councillor Ansar Ali Khan.

Scandal hit Perry Beeches broke rules with Labour Party donations

A Government report into the financial mismanagement at the Birmingham school found it had made a £5,000 sponsorship donation to the Labour Finance and Industry Group

"Mr Pompous": Labour leaders in battle over pension payments

Birmingham and Wolverhampton leaders clash over claims council workers pension fund has wasted millions of pounds of taxpayers money on unnecessary management and investment fees

There will be no services on the Cross City line this weekend.

Pledge for action on West Midlands rail fares after hike

The pledge came as the rail industry announced that commuters faced an average price hike of 2.3 per cent from January 2 – despite major problems with delays, over crowded carriages and obscure pricing policies.

Deputy leader of the Labour Party Tom Watson

Arts and culture funding slashed by £24 million in the West Midlands

Museums, art galleries and theatres hit as West Midlands suffers biggest funding cuts in the country

West Bromwich East MP Tom Watson speaks at the Labour First AGM in Oldbury

Labour 'moderate' group backed by MPs seeks donations to fight Jeremy Corbyn's supporters

Labour MPs including John Spellar, Tom Watson and Ian Austin have links to Labour First, which is raising funds to fight Jeremy Corbyn's supporters

St Basils BIG SleepOut 2016 outside Birmingham Cathedral

St Basils BIG SleepOut is largest ever

More then 600 people brave a bitterly cold night outside Birmingham Cathedral to raise money for homelessness charity

Immigration is at its highest level ever

More immigrants have come into the UK than ever before, new official figures show

CGI of Dandara's plans which have received new government support

New investment to build more than 300 Birmingham apartments

Government ploughs millions into Dandara's plans for the site of the once-mooted V Building off Broad Street

A group of homeless people in Birmingham

Why are there more rough sleepers in Birmingham city centre?

City housing chief claims it's because the Central Library complex, where many took shelter, has been demolished moving them to more visiible places

CGI of plans for a new look at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery to undergo major overhaul

New displays, exhibitions and facilities will breathe life into building as trust aims to create something "fit for the 21st century"

Deborah Cane, Collections Care officer, gives Lucifer a clean after his move to the round room at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

A new Museum for Birmingham

Birmingham Museum Trust chairman Ian Grosvenor and director Ellen McAdam outline their vision for the future of the city's historic Museum and Art Gallery

Work will start next year to bring The Roundhouse back to life

Birmingham backs Roundhouse transformation into enterprise hub

Work will start next year on regeneration of derelict landmark building which has been vacant for a decade

Birmingham's shame as almost 10,000 now homeless in city

Charity Shelter marks 50th anniversary by publishing fresh research into homelessness in the UK

Birmingham Victorian workhouse to be demolished

Campaigners say surviving part of building, known as Archway of Tears, should be restored

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Police crime reporting scandal as 170,000 calls to 101 go unanswered

The Birmingham university named among best in UK for job prospects

Silent Night played SEVEN storeys high on new music school roof

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