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Pictures: Inside Newman Brothers Coffin Fitting Works

Fifteen-year restoration programme nears completion ahead of grand opening as museum next month

Stechford Cascades water slides will be lost in £36m pool overhaul

Pool is one of six new council-owned sites to be built in the city which will be run by private operators

King Solomon International school finds new home at Aston University

World free school identifies site next to city university to launch business teaching from September 2015

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Pictures: Inside Newman Brothers Coffin Fitting Works

Fifteen-year restoration programme nears completion ahead of grand opening as museum next month

Stechford Cascades water slides will be lost in £36m pool overhaul

Pool is one of six new council-owned sites to be built in the city which will be run by private operators

King Solomon International school finds new home at Aston University

World free school identifies site next to city university to launch business teaching from September 2015

Birmingham landmarks picture quiz 3

Picture quiz: Can you recognise these Birmingham landmarks from above?

See how many of these you recognise. The answers are in the final image.

Birmingham's cycling community hits back after councillor's 'discriminatory' claim

Cycle lobby joins social media backlash against councillor Deidre Alden who said the activity was the preserve of 'white, young men'

Green light for £36m shake-up of city's leisure facilities

Birmingham City Council rubber stamps project which will include five rebuilt or new swimming pools

The referendum vote for Scottish Independence.

Would West Midlands succeed or suffer under devolved Scotland?

With a matter of days to go before Scottish voters head to the polls to decide the future of the UK, Paul Forrest, director of the West Midlands Economic Forum, asks what outcome would best serve this region

West Midlands Police Chief Constable Chris Sims

Jihadi threat will not go away, West Midlands Police chief warns

An estimated 500 Britons have travelled to fight, some of whom are from the West Midlands

Prime Minister David Cameron during his keynote speech at the conference at the ICC in 2012

Birmingham prepares for Conservative Party Conference

Preparations for the event at the International Convention Centre from September 28 to October 1 are being finalised

Millennium Point in Birmingham, home to the Thinktank.

New plans for Millennium Point with Giant Screen cinema to close

A 30-day consultation has begun with 11 members of staff amid plans to close the Giant Screen Cinema at the Eastside venue

West Midlands Police

Police abuse power under Mental Health Act, inspector claims

Officers are also forced to take people with mental health issues into custody – because the NHS refuses to take responsibility for them, a House of Commons inquiry was told

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line

Birmingham MPs unite to demand HS2 college in the city

The MPs, eight Labour, one Conservative and one Lib Dem have all signed the letter in which they argue Birmingham is the only logical place for the college

Wayne Tracey, one of the owners of Snobs nightclub and David Southham, the club's DJ

Giveaway: Final night at the old Snobs set to sell out - win five tickets

Birmingham’s oldest nightclub will move for the first time in more than 40 years, with its swan song on Sunday, September 21 - but the Post is giving away five tickets

The steel frame of the new Assay Office in Icknield Street

That giant steel frame on Icknield Street? It's the new Assay Office building taking shape

The new Icknield Street building, due to open in 2015, is slowly changing the landscape of the Jewellery Quarter

John Bull sending his 'please don't go' message to Scotland

Give England its own Parliament if Scots stay, says MP

Plans to devolve even more powers to Scotland if it stays in the United Kingdom must be matched by the creation of a powerful English Parliament, according to a Labour MP

The John Baskerville sculpture in Birmingham

Birmingham City University typography talks for design enthusiasts

Birmingham has a strong connection to type as the birthplace of 18th-century typographer and industrialist, John Baskerville

Cllr James Hutchings who has apologised for comments he made to a Muslim councillor

Tory James Hutchings apologises for 'headscarf' comments to Muslim councillor

Member for Edgbaston claimed fellow councillor had received preferential treatment because of the way she was dressed

Mike Murray, St Modwen

ExtraCare wins green light for £35m Longbridge retirement village

Charitable trust continues expansion plans as it looks to build up to five care homes in Birmingham

Birmingham bottlenecks set to be eased on inner ring road

City council poised to back new £14m programme of infrastructure works around key congested areas

Tribute to race relations fighter and 'bon viveur' Ted Ratnaraja

Edward Ratnaraja, who was also a prominent figure in the Midland Liberal Party, died at the age of 74

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Pictures: Inside Newman Brothers Coffin Fitting Works

Birmingham landmarks picture quiz 3

Picture quiz: Can you recognise these Birmingham landmarks from above?

Wayne Tracey, one of the owners of Snobs nightclub and David Southham, the club's DJ

Giveaway: Final night at the old Snobs set to sell out - win five tickets

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