New €1m prize pot idea just the beginning of cycling's resurgence
A year ago there were five black English professional football managers. As this season opened, there were none.
Birmingham was targeted by a "co-ordinated, deliberate and sustained" campaign to introduce "an intolerant and aggressive Islamic ethos into a few schools"
Flooding on the A34 underpass in Perry Barr brought much of the north of Birmingham to a standstill earlier this week.
The Lib Dems are losing ground not only to the major parties but to UKIP and the Greens.
Huge numbers of callers to Birmingham City Council's state-of-the-art Service Birmingham contact centre have been left unhappy and without the help they requested.
Millions of viewers watching this week's European contests consider it an invitation to have a flutter before the second half kicks off.
After the Scottish referendum, England must decide how it governs itself - but who will have that conversation?
A conversational Ed Miliband omitted to mention the economy in his conference speech, so busy was he remembering all the people he's met, he forgot his policy.
Local Government Minister Brandon Lewis suggested that Birmingham City Council consider selling its share in Birmingham Airport to help it meet its massive equal pay bill.
Deirdre Kelly, White Dee of Benefits Street fame, was enough to draw a large crowd - and media - to an average meeting room at Birmingham Broad Street's Novotel, for the Tory Party Conference.
One is the ongoing complaints that the roads in parts of Birmingham are too hilly - even though neighbouring hilly areas have used the bins with ease for years.
There's no question that it's in and around the big or the eight Core Cities where the devolutionary action is. Which should be good news for Birmingham, were it not for two big buts.
South of the border, Englishmen are torn by the apparent desire of large numbers of Scots to break away and go it alone.
In the wake of the Scottish referendum there are calls to change the way England is governed.
Birmingham Leader Sir Albert Bore told us that the total job losses at the council throughout the period of austerity would be equal to twice those lost during the 2005 Longbridge Rover collapse.
Electioneering got off to a slow start in Scotland but then, in the last month, politicians and the voters suddenly realised the seriousness of what was before them.
The new, all-singing, all-dancing Aviva Premiership kicks off in Northampton tomorrow night when the Saints host Gloucester at Franklin’s Gardens.
I always knew that having a white car would come with cleaning issues, but white was the only colour - or absence of colour - I was offered.
Party conferences are a chance to get the nation's top politicians, journalists, charity heads and business leaders into the city - but Birmingham is turning them away.