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Theresa May's advisor Nick Timothy. Photo taken from his Twitter profile.

Erdington constituency will be Birmingham's general election battleground

Erdington is where the Conservatives and Labour will concentrate resources in the 2017 general election

Why your vote counts more in West Midlands Mayoral race than the general election

With a proportional voting system and a close battle a small number of voters can influence the West Midlands Mayoral race

Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement to the nation in Downing Street on April 18, 2017.

Theresa May says she needs a general election to save Brexit

Theresa May says she needs an early general election on June 8 to save Brexit but it's really about smashing the Labour Party

Why Solihull's green belt is in firing line

Also why a communist is standing for election, how the Tories deal with anti-Semitism and why council officials get big pension payouts

Why the Liberal Democrat Brexit fightback threatens Theresa May

Liberal Democrats are staging a comeback and this is a problem for the Conservatives

Who gets your vote: Failed salsa dancer or Take That fan?

At Birmingham Mail debate West Midlands Mayor candidates reveal their showbiz ambitions and city ccouncillors are in a funny mood

Why Birmingham's Labour candidates are stuck in limbo

The Labour hierarchy has decided to put off selections for a couple of months rather than risk rejected hopefuls downing tools during mayoral campaign

Unite the Union leader Len McCluskey.

Len McCluskey: I will continue to fight for jobs, investment and skills

Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey responds to criticism from Birmingham MP Jack Dromey, as Unite's leadership election continues

Prime Minister Theresa May signs the letter triggering Article 50

I've finally been forced to accept that Brexit really is happening

Theresa May says 'there can be no turning back' now that Article 50 has been triggered, and she's right

Comment: Is this Government intervention in all but name

The impressive Stella Manzie has taken top job at Birmingham City Council but who was behind the appointment

Holloway Head has an

Comment: Head to Holloway for some interesting nods to the past

Mary Keating, from campaign group Brutiful Birmingham, takes a closer look at Holloway Head, home to a rather expensive apartment

The Queen has signed the Article 50 Bill into law on Thursday, clearing the way for Theresa May to formally start talks to leave the European Union.

Brexit is making me irritable, tired and a little bit scared

It may work out okay in the end but the truth is that nobody knows

Queen Elizabeth II

Give us a bank holiday for the Queen's jubilee

The Queen is celebrating 65 years on the throne and MPs have been debating whether or not there should be a bank holiday for her Sapphire Jubilee.

Why West Midlands mayor candidates ganged up on Sion Simon

Labour candidate took centre stage both literally and metaphorically for first West Midlands Elects debate at the Black Country Living Museum

West Midlands Mayor battle is on and we have a real contest on our hands

Recent history suggests a shoo-in for Labour, but Tories are mounting a strong challenge

Prove you're in charge, council leader Clancy

John Clancy's Birmingham City Council leadership facing it's toughest test as his close ally resigns in hijab row


Is anyone actually running Birmingham City Council?

Serious questions are now being asked over who is running Birmingham City Council following the shock departure of chief executive Mark Rogers.

Canadian Geese on the move in Swanshurst Park, Billesley

Geese are spoiling our parks - we need some action

MPs want to tackle seagull menace, but they should be looking at the wild geese too

Elect the right mayor of the West Midlands - or we'll become a basket case

You may not be aware, but there is a big election coming this spring - and the Birmingham Mail is here to help you make an informed decision

President Donald Trump could address a rally in Birmingham.

You're welcome in Birmingham, President Trump, but listen and learn from our city

You're welcome to come to Birmingham, Mr Trump...

Videos & Photos

A computer-generated image of plans for the entrance to Birmingham Curzon Street HS2 Station, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan

Conservative Government won't scrap HS2 says mayor candidate

Why cycle investment will be increased whoever becomes West Midlands mayor

Fitness First closure paves way for controversial new Lidl

In This Week's Paper


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