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The route has been confirmed for the first HSBC UK City Ride through Birmingham

Conservative candidate admits she wouldn't feel safe cycling in Birmingham

Comments made as Tory transport secretary Chris Grayling commits to further investment in cycling in Birmingham

General Election 2017 odds: Bookies predicting Labour to lose THREE Birmingham seats

Birmingham was Labour-dominated before Theresa May called the June 8 General Election – but bookmakers say that is going to change

U-turn on 'dementia tax' throws Theresa May's Conservative campaign into chaos

Conservative leader Theresa May announces changes to Conservative 'dementia tax' policy less than a week after it was announced

Liam Gallagher of Oasis, who played at Birmingham's Jug of Ale

Labour offers lifeline to struggling live music pubs

Birmingham's Jug of Ale pub helped start the careers of bands like Oasis, Ocean Colour Scene and Blur

Conservatives are banking on our love for Theresa May

The Conservative manifesto was short on detail but Tories hope voters trust Theresa May enough not to care

Jeremy Corbyn says tide is turning to Labour at Birmingham rally

Labour leader also has to defuse Trident missile row after major election rally at the International Convention Centre

The picturesque Cannon Hill Park

Plans to charge for parking at Cannon Hill Park blocked

Proposals for £2 and £3 charges put on hold following challenge from council backbenchers

Midland Metro tram being tested near New Street Station

We want West Midlands firms to work on our tram lines say Midlands Metro bosses

The Midlands Metro Alliance, working on a series of tram line extensions, wants 80 per cent of suppliers to be based in West Midlands

Jeremy Corbyn will accuse Theresa May of piling 'triple whammy of misery' on pensioners at he hosts rally in Birmingham

The Labour leader is in Birmingham for one of his trademark rallies as Tories come under fire for social care plans

Observer from Uganda - where opposition leader was under house arrest - to check Ladywood election

Long history of problems in inner-city ward

British gymnast Kristian Thomas competing in the 2014 Commonwealth Games

It's Birmingham V Liverpool in battle to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

London and Manchester dropped out - so now we just have to see off Liverpool

Service Birmingham

Council IT supplier Service Birmingham to be wound up to save taxpayers' money

Controversial joint-venture company dissolved by 2018 and 200 staff moved back to the city council

Theresa May

Conservative election manifesto: Here's what we know so far

Key policies in Theresa May's election manifesto include cutting immigration and changes to pensions

Digital and creative industries will play a key role in the jobs plan

Why the West Midlands Mayor is recruiting 1,000 successful people

He wants volunteers from business and industry to help the battle against youth unemployment

Theresa May announces social care funding reforms to help elderly pass on inheritance to loved ones

Theresa May is launching the Conservative manifesto with plans to ensure the elderly aren't forced to spend their life savings paying for social care

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn

Labour £6 billion schools boost most popular election policy with West Midlands readers

Survey reveals Labour policies are more popular despite Tory lead in the polls over all

Labour's vote is actually increasing under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership

Labour's vote is actually increasing in the key West Midlands general election battleground, suggesting that if the Tories win then it won't be Jeremy Corbyn's fault

Traineeships in construction are available at Bournville College

Victory for Birmingham colleges as Government performs u-turn over apprenticeship funding

City politicians and colleges win their battle to get funding for Birmingham colleges to provide apprenticeships

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron

Liberal Democrat manifesto: A tax rise to fund the NHS and £4 million for Birmingham schools

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron says Theresa May is going to win the election but he wants to be leader of the opposition.

Theresa May talks Harry Potter books with Birmingham school children

The Prime Minister says she will listen to Birmingham schools' concerns over funding formula cuts

Videos & Photos

The route has been confirmed for the first HSBC UK City Ride through Birmingham

Conservative candidate admits she wouldn't feel safe cycling in Birmingham

General Election 2017 odds: Bookies predicting Labour to lose THREE Birmingham seats

The Airbus a380 arriving at Birmingham Airport, the Airbus is the one the worlds largest aircraft and operated by Emirates who are about to launch a regular service.

A look inside the Airbus A380 planes flying from Birmingham Airport

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

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