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Liam Byrne MP who is calling for powers to be moved to the regions immediately

Liam Byrne urges Birmingham to convene 'constitutional convention'

Hodge Hill MP and former Cabinet Minister among a number of Labour MPs demanding action to move power from Westminster to English regions

Andy Warhol and William Morris artworks to go on display in Birmingham

‘Love is Enough’ will bring together works from public and private collections across the UK and USA to show in Birmingham

'Key step' in search for leukaemia cure at University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham
Research investigated acute myeloid leukaemia and looked at the way blood cells behaved in patients

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Liam Byrne MP who is calling for powers to be moved to the regions immediately

Liam Byrne urges Birmingham to convene 'constitutional convention'

Hodge Hill MP and former Cabinet Minister among a number of Labour MPs demanding action to move power from Westminster to English regions

Andy Warhol and William Morris artworks to go on display in Birmingham

‘Love is Enough’ will bring together works from public and private collections across the UK and USA to show in Birmingham

The University of Birmingham

'Key step' in search for leukaemia cure at University of Birmingham

Research investigated acute myeloid leukaemia and looked at the way blood cells behaved in patients

Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna

Labour Party Conference: Chuka Umunna demands inquiry into construction blacklists

The Shadow Business Secretary pledged to fight for justice for the 91 West Midland workers named as “troublemakers”

Police & Crime Commissioner Elections

Labour to scrap police and crime commissioners, party conference hears

The move was announced after West Midlands Labour candidate David Jamieson was elected on a turnout of just 10.38% in a by-election

Lord Digby Jones

Labour making case that it's not pro-business, says Digby Jones

Ed Miliband's party is making a persuasive argument that it will stifle commerce says cross-bench lord and former CBI director general

Prof Dame Julia King, vice chancellor, Aston University

Low carbon award for Aston University professor Dame Julia King

Professor Dame Julia King, vice chancellor at Aston University, received the special award of ‘outstanding individual’ at the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership Awards

Blue plaque in honour of Victorian Birmingham builder John Bowen

First Birmingham Civic Society blue plaque to be erected in Balsall Heath

Crowds of shoppers in Birmingham City Centre

Birmingham faces changes with more Muslim children than Christian

The figures show the number of Muslim children in Birmingham is greater than the number who are Christian for the first time, showing the city's demographic shift.

Andrew Mitchell, right in blue shirt, visiting flood-affected areas in Nowshera, Pakistan, in 2010 while serving as International Development Secretary.

Sutton Coldfield Tory MP under fire from his own party in overseas aid fight

Sutton Coldfield Tory MP Andrew Mitchell faced opponents from his own party as he won a battle to enshrine Britain's commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of national income on overseas aid.

Margaret Hodge

Backlash over £90m for Midland incinerator - which hasn't been built yet

The enormous waste of money has been condemned by a Commons inquiry which described the arrangements as “appalling”

Coun Deirdre Alden

Birmingham councillor Deirdre Alden hits back at critics over cycle storm

Edgbaston Tory Coun Deirdre Alden said the plan to create a ‘Cycle City’ was discriminatory, provoking a storm of protest

Take part in the Bupa Great Birmingham Run, or be a spectator and cheer the runners on their way. A record 20,000 people took part in 2013 and this year's event is on Sunday, October 19.

Great Birmingham Run 2014 on track to be 'biggest ever'

A total of 17,000 runners have already signed up for the 13.1 mile run on October 19

An early impression of the new New Street Station shows the Pallasades shopping centre as part of the plans

20 artists' impressions of New Street Station reveal how £600m project has evolved

As one of the biggest redevelopment projects Birmingham has ever seen, New Street Station has found itself the subject of much design debate

MP Liam Byrne

Government is trying to destroy Birmingham with cuts, MP claims

Liam Byrne, Labour's MP for Hodge Hill, said the Government was not giving Birmingham a fair deal.

Vice-mayor of Ningbo, Wang Jianhou, at the China-Britain Business Council's SME China Forum at Villa Park

China trade links not just vital for 'big boys' businesses told

Delegation from nation's 33rd largest city Ningbo headed to Birmingham to boost trade with the city.

Prime Minister David Cameron during his keynote speech at the conference at the ICC in 2012

Party conferences might come back to Birmingham after all

Fear of losing out on lucrative conferences allayed as rival cities also axe subsidies

Calder Green pub in Walmley, Sutton Coldfield - could this be the new centre of the UK?

Scottish 'Yes' vote could put Walmley at the centre of country

Sutton Coldfield village could be new centre of the country if Scotland decides to the leave the United Kingdom

Broad Street in Birmingham which will be the focal point of the 2014 Tory Party Conference

Tory Party Conference road restrictions announced

Security operation ahead of and during the Conservation Conference at the ICC revealed

Job Centre

West Midlands unemployment at lowest level since 2008

Joblessness in the region now stands at the lowest figure since 2008, with 7.1 per cent of people out of work, down from 7.4 per cent the quarter before

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Andy Warhol and William Morris artworks to go on display in Birmingham

Brum From Above: How well do you know Birmingham's landmarks?

Fan Zhiyi, International footballer; Birmingham Lord Mayor, Councillor Shafique Shah James Ng, James Wong, Chung Ying Central.

Birmingham restaurant Chung Ying Central welcomes investors and footballers to the city

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