Former councillor Reg Corns was raised in a Birmingham Middlemore Children’s Home and was a passionate advocate for vulnerable children throughout his political life.
Transport watchdog committee told that talks between Birmignham City Council and Amey to resolve disputes are ongoing
Probably the hardest job in British local government - overseeing Birmingham’s child protection services after almost a decade of failure.
Labour says it accepts explanation of councillor who says he doesn't know how his Facebook account shared a racist film claiming a Jewish conspiracy controls the world
Funding for Birmingham nursery schools to be cut in half - and they can't cope
City council chiefs keen to mend bridges with parents of special needs children following a series of failures
Communities Secretary is in the US and Canada this week will leaders from business and academia to help boost Midlands' profile abroad
It is a major bottleneck in the city’s road network, handling a whopping 56,000 vehicles a day
Council officials are frantically looking for fresh savings, with Labour bosses admitting it is getting tougher to find places to make cuts.
The future of Whittington Heath Golf Club has been preserved despite new high-speed rail line cutting a swathe through eight acres of its course
Tom Watson launches bid to end Labour's civil war and warns: "We’ve got to put the band back together"
Government reveals it is telling rail operator to work with local councils on bringing back the Camp Hill Line between Moseley, Kings Heath, Kings Norton and the city centre
Thousands of building, engineering, design and construction jobs will be created on the HS2 line during the first three years
Better trains and more services between Wolverhampton and Birmingham are promised
A London "toxic tax" on cars and vans could be extended to the rest of the country under Liberal Democrat plans.
The West Midlands has an economy bigger than some EU countries and must play a role in Brexit talks, says Labour Mayor candidate Sion Simon
John Lewis chief Andy Street speaks for the first time about his bid to become West Midlands Mayor
John Lewis boss is expected to be named Conservative Party candidate for West Midlands Mayor. Find out more about him.
Language school has finished move to brand new home in the Library of Birmingham with new timelapse video showing construction of the school
Labour leader picks out jokey banner in Centenary Square to call for Great British Bake Off to be brought back to BBC