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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

'Trojan horse school' interim head axed after two months

Nansen Primary School in Saltley
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.

Mills & Reeve signs up to Birmingham 10k Business Challenge

Some of the Mills & Reeve team doing the Great Birmingham 10k Business Challenge
Team of 36 from city law firm to take on run in May in aid of Birmingham Crisis Centre

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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'

Judy Murray at the launch of the Tennis Foundation's new Education Strategy in Birmingham

Andy Murray's mum puts tennis on Birmingham schools' agenda

Judy Murray visits Broadway Academy in Washwood Heath as she backs the Tennis Foundation's three-year strategy to encourage more children to play tennis

White boys in Birmingham are lagging behind at every level of school, report reveals

White Birmingham boys still lowest achievers at city schools

City council vows to give more help to schools after report reveals white British boys are lagging behind their peers.

Birmingham City Council

Let's break up Birmingham into two or more councils, says former MP

Birmingham Peers have clashed over plans to cut the number of councillors and introduce single-member wards

BIDs in areas like the Jewellery Quarter will now not have to pay a new admin charge

City council scraps BID charge

U-turn by authority after warnings that Birmingham's business improvement districts could be pushed into the red by so-called 'shoppers' tax'

Prime Minister wants BBacc in every Birmingham school

Greater Manchester also now looking to devise its own version of the city's flagship education policy

Videos & Photos

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

Prime Minister David Cameron

David Cameron: Labour's high speed rail rethink is a "slap in the face" to Midlands

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