News: How Birmingham has moved on since the rioting in Lozells last October.
The chairman of the Commission for Racial Equality, Trevor Phillips, gives his views on how Birmingham can avoid any future problems and the head of equalities at Birmingham City Council, Coun Alan Rudge, explains what has already been done.
News: West Midlands Police are investigating allegations of vote rigging in Coventry's local elections, after evidence was discovered suggesting three voters marked down as having voted in the city's poll on May 4 were out of the country at the time.
The Special Crime Division of the Crown Prosecution Service's Serious and Organised Crime Directorate had asked the force to investigate.
Business: Birmingham care company Claimar has begun recruiting staff from Poland as it seeks to tackle "challenging" recruitment problems in the homecare sector.
The revelation came as Claimar reported a 59 per cent leap in its maiden interim results yesterday and announced further expansion in the north west.
Culture: Walsall artist Andrew Tift has been shortlisted for the prestigious BP Portrait Award for his triple portrait of Kitty Godley, the first wife of artist Lucien Freud. Terry Grimley reports.
See Tuesday's Birmingham Post for more on these stories