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Health Correspondent for the Birmingham Post, Birmingham Mail and Sunday Mercury
Handsworth Riots: 25 years on from a night of hell
25 years ago Handsworth and Lozells erupted in death, destruction, fire and looting.
Handsworth Riots 25 years on: The aftermath and decades of rebuilding
Anuji Varma investigates the aftermath of the riots and the legacy it left for the community.
Handsworth Riots 25 years on: The brothers who died protecting their Post Office
Kassamali, 38, and Amirali Moledina, 44, desperately tried to protect their Post Office in Lozells Road, but their pleas for help were never acted upon.
Handsworth Riots 25 years on: How regeneration helped to heal the wounds
A quarter of a century after the riots, the suburb has undergone extensive regeneration, with community groups and organisations working together to make it a pleasant place to live.
Prince Charles calls for more sustainable living during visit to Birmingham
Prince Charles has called on Birmingham residents to transform the way they live and become more eco-friendly during a visit to the city today.
CBSO pays tribute to former leader Felix Kok
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has paid tribute to one of its most successful leaders Felix Kok, who has died aged 86.
Quinton man loses legal battle over father's will
A Birmingham man has lost a bitter legal row over a disputed will with the partner of his dead father.
Turning back time at the Antiques For Everyone show
Anuji Varma looks at the highlights of this weekend’s Antiques For Everyone show.
Fond farewells as Selly Oak Hospital A&E closes
Anuji Varma sees the final day of Selly Oak Hospital's A&E department.
Jobs fears at University of Warwick as science departments merge
Staff at two top research facilities at the University of Warwick were being told this week whether their jobs were under threat following a controversial plan to merge the two departments.
New code for teachers 'could cause more stress'
A teacher who was off work for five months over an allegation he used physical force against a pupil said new Government guidelines which encourage teachers to use more force could lead to an increase in stress within the profession.
A capital break north of the border
Anuji Varma returns to Edinburgh and finds it to be a city that can still spring a surprise.
A lifetime of care for hospital nurses Jennifer and Barbara
As the NHS recognises two nurses for nearly a century of service between them, Anuji Varma discovers how the profession has changed.
Emma Wellings' style swapshop
The credit crunch need not mean a dowdy wardrobe. Anuji Varma speaks to a woman with an answer.
Birmingham lawyer finds recipe for success in cakes
Nyree Rahman has swapped a successful law career for cake-making. Anuji Varma reports.
Lucy Shropshall back on modelling scene after finishing degree
Lucy Shropshall tells Anuji Varma how she is rebuilding her modelling career after going back to university
White's all right for summer style
Ditch the little black dress and follow the celebrities in lightening up for summer, says Anuji Varma
A real passion for fashion
Want to dress to kill but not shop until you drop?
Kids clothing website is child's play for WAG
Frustrated by a lack of choice, one footballer’s girlfriend has started her own internet business selling children’s clothing, as Anuji Varma finds out
Free Art Bus to three Birmingham galleries
Three of Birmingham’s leading art galleries are offering a free Art Bus to entice people to visit the venues after work.
Tickets for last ever Royal Show increased by 55 per cent
Ticket sales for the Royal Show in Warwickshire are up 55 per cent after it was announced that it would be the last in its 46-year history at the site.
Zandra creations on sale at M&S
She’s the flamboyant designer known for her pink hair and elaborate creations for a string of celebrities.
Arthritis hasn’t held me back
Arthritis is a disease often associated with old age. Anuji Varma meets a young woman who proves that it can afflict children, too.
Brains behind the beauty at Pin-Up Dolls
Amii Grove and Danni Wells live glamorous lives, but Anuji Varma hears that business comes first from now on.