Load mobile navigation
Leads & Deals
Invest in Birmingham
Latest Regional Affairs
Arts & Culture
Family & Kids
Film & TV
Food & Drink
Music & Nightlife
House and Home
Book an ad
Advertise with Us
How to Complain
Corrections and Clarifications
Terms and Conditions
© 2018 Trinity Mirror Midlands
£4.5m rent fraudster jailed for five years
Former BNP Paribas and GVA Grimley professional syphoned off cash soon after starting work in 2006 with property group
Stark warning as thousands of women die of heart disease
Startling number of women expected to die from disease mostly associated with men
City vows to take on payday lenders
Fair Money Manifesto pledges to improve lives and push banks to lend fairly and promote low-cost lending through credit unions
Birmingham City Council
Birmingham tunnels re-open after summer refurbishment
The route will still have night closures for the next two weeks as workers finish the project
West Mercia Police
Burglar handed job by victim
Boss gives criminal an opportunity to turn his life around after raid
West Midlands Police
Violence erupts during EDL and anti-fascist demos in Birmingham
English Defence League supporters and opponents clash with police during an afternoon of high tension in the city centre
Robber who broke into homes in Barnt Green, Solihull and Lichfield ordered to pay back £9,000
Craig Reginald Clarke, formerly of Fareham Road, Birmingham, was jailed for 17 years in December, 2011, after admitting conspiracy to rob homes in Barnt Green, Solihull and Lichfield.
Final gypsy caravan leaves Meriden after 1,085 days
It’s taken 1,085 days, £90,000 and 20 legal battles – but campaigners who opposed a gypsy camp in Meriden have finally won the day.
Warwickshire Bulldog Bash cancelled for the first time
The Bulldog Bash motorcycle rally held annually in the Midlands has been cancelled for the first time in its 26-year history.
Gym owner murdered outside Northfield Dark Arts Gym
A Birmingham gym owner was murdered by a former boxer who was “enraged” at being banned from the premises, a court heard.
Costa Concordia survivor: I still have panic attacks
Singer Amelia Leon spoke of the night she survived the Costa Concordia disaster and said: “I still have flashbacks and panic attacks.
National Express West Midlands benefits from London Midland train cancellations
A huge increase in bus passengers is down to the turmoil surrounding London Midland trains, a transport insider has claimed.
The big freeze of 1962/63
After a washout Christmas and New Year, Matt Lloyd looks back 50 years to the big freeze of 1962 and 63 which held the nation in its grip for nearly three months.
Poaching turning into a game of life and death on Cannock Chase
The woman trying to battle a huge rise in the numbers of deer being shot by poachers at a Midland beauty spot has revealed she has been targeted by death threats.
Councillor's video to defend £30m wheelie bin scheme for Birmingham
The man behind plans to bring wheelie bins to Birmingham has released a video defending the scheme after a public backlash to the proposals.
MPs call for tougher sentences to deter vandals in Birmingham
A drive to tackle vandalism on Birmingham’s buses has seen all ten city MPs write to magistrates demanding tougher sentences.
Widow living in shadow of new Birmingham school told: 'We're making it bigger'
A Birmingham widow blighted by a massive school development yards from her home has been dealt another blow after the city council gave the go-ahead to an extension to the building.
Families tell of despair at not guilty verdict over Birmingham riots deaths
The devastated families of the three men killed in last year’s riots said they had lost faith in the justice system and revealed lawyers are examining the not guilty verdicts for eight men accused of murder.
Walsall left counting the cost as another piece of the town's heritage goes up in smoke
Historians have spoken of the irreplaceable loss to the region’s heritage after fire destroyed a Grade II listed Edwardian factory.
Investigations continue after fire at former Walsall leather works
Investigations continue after a Grade II listed building was destroyed by fire in the Black Country.
Queen's Diamond Jubilee tour reaches Birmingham
The Queen is to visit Birmingham on Thursday as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Criminal cash funds youth football scheme with Aston Villa
Money taken from convicted criminals has been used to launch a police-based football scheme in Birmingham.
Transport minister launches scheme to extend the Midland Metro to Birmingham New Street
Work has finally started on a multi-million scheme to return trams to the centre of Birmingham.
Blues owner Carson Yeung ordered to leave £12m home
Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung has been given less than two months to quit his £12 million home in an exclusive part of Hong Kong.