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14:42, 26 NOV 2015
Pilot paddy still flying high at 90
Sprightly nonagenarian recently celebrated landmark birthday and is still taking to the air having only learnt to fly at the age of 64
Think Tank Birmingham
RAF pilot Sid Cleaver: I saw the Spitfires and thought 'wow'
As Thinktank opens its doors to a new Spitfire Gallery Justine Halifax speaks to a former pilot
Veterans recall huge Allied air drop to cross the Rhine
A band of brothers reunited in the Midlands to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the turning points of the Second World War.
Tributes after Top Gear pioneer Derek Smith passes away
Mr Smith hit on the idea for the programme as he looked out over the car park at the Corporation’s old Pebble Mill building, in Edgbaton
Jaguar Land Rover
Pictures: Sir Paul Smith's unique Land Rover Defender
World-famous designer worked with Midland specialists at JLR to design a one-of-a-kind Defender
Returning soldiers 'could boost Midland economy by £90m'
A £150 million construction project is currently taking place to create homes, technical and recreational facilities for the regiments
Jaguar Land Rover
Land Rover donates Defender to Troop Aid charity
The Defender, which is now in its final year of production, will help transport equipment and basic necessities for soldiers arriving at UK MOD hospital units, including the Queen Elizabeth in Birmingham
Birmingham to create 'Walk of Heroes' to honour Great War VC winners
Birmingham's 10 Great War Victoria Cross recipients are to be honoured with the creation of a Walk of Heroes.
Call to protect Midland veterans' payouts from means test
Midland veterans fear their war pensions could be swallowed up by care costs because they are "unfairly" singled out.
Sacrifice of First World War miners to be marked
Up to 160 servicemen from Staffordshire village to be honoured a century after their deaths during the Great War
General Election 2015: Labour tipped to hold Dudley North despite UKIP gains
Ian Austin is used to fighting for his seat in General Elections and this time it looks like UKIP will be the main competitor, according to bookies
Gunmaker W Horton & Sons returns after 90-year absence
Historic Birmingham firm which dates back to the 1850s has been relaunched in famous quarter by descendants of founder
King Kong author Edgar Wallace's links to the Birmingham Post
But the story of author – and former Birmingham Post writer – Edgar Wallace has been lost to history with most of his novels now out of print
Tributes paid after ex-Wolves chairman Sir Jack Hayward passes away
Sir Jack, who lived in the Bahamas and transformed the fortunes of the Molineux club when he bought it in 1990, passed away today (January 13)
Jaguar Land Rover
Land Rover announces final year of celebration for long-serving Defender
The Midland car-maker is to launch three special editions of the legendary 4x4 as it nears the end of production
Birmingham firm is leading supplier of ceremonial equipment to the armed forces
The All Arms Marketing and Manufacturing Organisation is one of the UK's leading suppliers of ceremonial equipment to the armed forces from its low-profile premises in Lombard Street, Digbeth, on the edge of the city centre.
The cost of 100 years of war
As Birmingham marks 100 years since the start of the First World War, MP Jack Dromey looks at the price the city has paid in the conflicts over the past
Tax consultant joins mfg Solicitors
Stephen Meredith, an inheritance tax, capital gains and succession planning expert, has joined the firm as a tax consultant
University of Birmingham
Barber Institute hosts work by 'remarkable' Richard Nevinson
An exhibition of work by British war artist Richard Nevinson is on show at Barber Institute of Fine Arts. Terry Grimley reviews it
Officer who led his sailors to their death 'was hero'
Author hopes to restore reputation of outgunned Rear Admiral who died in First World War battle.
Crash site of stricken Erdington bomber is found 73 years later
Grandson tracks down remains of plane that hero gunner bailed out of over Germany.
£700k boost for military spouse business course
The Dependants Business Start-Up Programme was launched by the University of Wolverhampton in June last year after clinching a £200,000 grant from the LIBOR Fund.
Russia honours heroic Midland Arctic convoy sailors after 70 years
Midland survivors of the Arctic convoy missions from hell presented with medal by Russian embassy.
Birmingham defence firm McGeoch Technology still fighting fit after nearly 200 years' service
Birmingham defence company McGeoch Technology, which can trace its history back almost 200 years, has won a string of lucrative deals.