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Qatari investors in talks with Birmingham over Smithfield and Curzon Street developments

Birmingham is ready for post-Brexit global  trade and investment following visit to Doha says council leader

Mahboob Hussain is facing calls for an investigation over the sale of a toilet block

Police asked to investigate fraud allegations against two Labour councillors

Report by Sandwell Council alleges former deputy leader Mahboob Hussain and his colleague Babu Bawa were involved in conspiracy to defraud and misconduct in public office over dodgy land deal

Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid

Cause a scene if you see racism, urges Midlands MP

Top Government Minister and West Midlands MP Sajid Javid says urges people not to look away if they see racism

Tom Odell

New £4m music college which taught Tom Odell and James Bay to open in Birmingham

Stars like James Bay, George Ezra and Tom Odell have studied at the British & Irish Modern Music Institute

Birmingham has the worst unemployment blackspots in the country

Birmingham has the worst unemployment in the country

Official figures show more people claiming unemployment benefit in Birmingham than any other part of the UK

Why Brum's child protection service will not be run by social workers

Council bosses decide to use arms length company to run children's bosses - but promise social workers a seat on the board

Cannon Hill Park

Why plan to axe all Birmingham park keepers has been changed

Proposal to cut £2.8m funding including all 30 city park keepers was a 'worst case scenario' says council chief

Black Country Living Museum is among those to receive a grant

West Midlands museums to share £325,000 of grants

Five venues across the region will benefit from new capital to renovate and improve displays and facilities

Where are Birmingham bus lane enforcement cameras going to be installed?

"I'd rather see motorists keeping out of bus lanes than paying us fines," says city roads boss as three commuter routes targeted

Employers warn Theresa May's Brexit speech hasn't answered their questions

Businesses want to know how migration controls affect them, and which industries get priority in a new EU trade deal

Care workers in Birmingham take NINE TIMES as many sick days as average UK worker

Official figures show that care workers in the city took 10.2 sick days off work on average in the last 12 months

Prime Minister Theresa May speaking at Lancaster House in London where she outlined her plans for Brexit

Brexit Britain will leave the single market and cut immigration, says Theresa May

Theresa May says MPs will get a vote on approving the final deal for leaving the European Union

No half measures - we're quitting the EU entirely, says Theresa May

Prime Minister makes it clear there will be no "soft Brexit" as the United Kingdom becomes an "independent, self-governing, global" country.

Hundreds protest at council house over disabled and abuse budget cuts

Charity warns more children will end up in care as result

MP Jess Phillips.

MPs ask whether dads get a fair deal in the workplace

Commons women's committee wants to know what it's like being a father who works

We WILL end freedom of movement, confirms Chancellor Philip Hammond

Chancellor says UK will take back control of immigration, as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares for major Brexit speech

The front door

Shock video shows graffiti damage to one of Birmingham's most beautiful buildings

Grade II listed Digbeth building hit by graffiti after £10 million redevelopment

Travellers camp at The International School in Tile Cross, Birmingham

Birmingham to stage traveller summit to stop another summer of misery

Co-ordinated action planned to crack down on illegal camps

Cardboard city likely if homeless service cuts go ahead warn charities

"It is not an exaggeration to say that lives will be put at risk," say charities

BCU professor dismissed as students rally to his defence

Media studies head who has worked at the university for almost a decade is removed from his post

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Tom Odell

New £4m music college which taught Tom Odell and James Bay to open in Birmingham

Cannon Hill Park

Why plan to axe all Birmingham park keepers has been changed

Where are Birmingham bus lane enforcement cameras going to be installed?

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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