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EU referendum: Birmingham business community reacts to Brexit

Some have called it 'an opportunity' while others have said maintaining investment in the West Midlands is key

'Unity and calm' needed following David Cameron's resignation

EU referendum: 'Unity and calm' needed following PM resignation

Chamber of commerce chief says there will be breathing space for business community despite 'period of uncertainty' after David Cameron announces he is stepping down

Paul Faulkner, chief executive of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

EU referendum: Birmingham business chief calls for strong leadership

Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce chief also urges businesses to avoid 'knee-jerk' reactions to Brexit vote

Hall Green Greyhound Stadium

Hall Green greyhound racing stadium demolition plan halted

Campaigners are celebrating after councillors rejected plans to demolish the stadium and build 200 homes on the site

Date for Birmingham International Marathon revealed

Birmingham is to get its first marathon in 2017

The future's bright: Enjoying the sun in Birmingham's Victoria Square

EU referendum: Vote Remain for a brighter future for Birmingham and the West Midlands

The future's bright for Birmingham and the West Midlands. Let's not put at it risk in today's Brexit vote.

Julian Knight

Solihull MP steps up security in wake of Jo Cox murder

Julian Knight, MP for Solihull, says he has been liaising with police and his office staff are his priority

The Drum arts centre to hold a wake as it announces date for closure

The centre is going out with a party to celebrate 22 years

Margaret Thatcher: Didn't want a referendum

Opinion: Let's not have any more referendums

MPs are better than us at making these decisions. Seriously.

Commonwealth Games medal winner Ian Stewart

Former gold medallist: Birmingham Commonwealth Games would be 'world-class'

More high-profile backing amid a rising tide of calls for the city to bid for the Games in 2026

Birmingham recycling targets missed - but improvement on the way says council boss

Dustmen with live Ipad updates arleady cutting missed collections in some areas says Labour cabinet member for environment

Toby Porter will join Acorns later this year

New chief executive at Acorns Children's Hospice

Toby Porter will join the Birmingham charity later this year to replace David Strudley

A man holds badges with the logo of the official Vote Leave campaign

EU referendum: Former BNP member donates £600,000 to Vote Leave campaign

Woman from Sutton Coldfield who used to be in the BNP makes massive donation to official anti-EU campaign

Sir John Peace, chairman of the Midlands Engine

Midlands Engine boss: Brexit threatens foundations of our plans

Sir John Peace, chairman of the Midlands Engine, outlines why leaving the European Union would be a gamble the region could ill afford

Former West Midlands Chief Constable Chris Sims was one of the nation's top police officers

Former West Midlands Chief Constable warns we're safer from crime in the European Union

Campaign to remain in the EU backed by one of the nation's top police officers, as he warns that quitting would help criminals go free

50 West Midlands scientists warn leaving Europe will stifle innovation and jobs

The esteemed names, from Birmingham, Aston and Warwick universities among others, signed a joint statement warning of the dangers of leaving the EU

Gridlock warning as Small Heath Bridge closed for up to EIGHT months

110-year-old iron road bridge in need of major repair says council contractor Amey

Flooding on Dogpool Lane, Selly Park

Calls for new tax to put a halt to Birmingham floods

Birmingham has been deluged by three major floods and it requires “drastic” action, according to a Birmingham academic

Ethiopia is a major recipient of foreign aid

7,000 from West Midlands sign petition to cut foreign aid

Aspirational Sutton Coldfield, Meriden and Solihull were the most strongly opposed to foreign aid

Animal welfare groups back Hall Green Stadium demolition plan

Groups hit out against cruelty to dogs and developer insists housing is needed more ahead of planning committee showdown

Videos & Photos

Flooding on Dogpool Lane, Selly Park

Calls for new tax to put a halt to Birmingham floods

Birmingham gridlock confirmed as Aston Expressway closures revealed

Flash Floods in Tipton Walkers Street

Are the drains to blame for the Birmingham floods?

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