Birmingham City Football Club have announced plans for a state-of-the-art stadium complex in the shadow of their current ground.
The new facility, which will include a super-casino, would be capable of hosting other sports in addition to soccer and would boost the city's sporting profile.
Wednesday's Birmingham Post has a first look at pictures and plans of the stadium, plus the views of all the key figures involved in the project.
A countryside housing crisis is forcing young families out of the towns and villages they grew up in, an MP has warned Ministers.
Property prices in parts of Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire have shot up, said David Kidney (Lab Stafford).
As a result, residents hoping to buy their own home were forced to move away from the country life that they had always known, he said.
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Special constables will be handing out chocolate and balloons to motorists in an anti-speeding blitz.
Officers will fan out across rural Worcestershire on Saturday as part of a campaign designed to encourage drivers to motor safely and to consider joining the volunteer force.
North Worcestershire Specials Commandant Chris Cookson said: "The event is about working with the community to educate drivers about speed and road safety. We want to avoid giving out tickets if possible."
Birmingham MPs have demanded the resignation of a council cabinet member, as they launched an unprecedented attack on the local authority in the House of Commons.
Coun John Lines, the cabinet member for housing, was accused of "hiding" the problem of homelessness in the city.
Northfield MP Richard Burden (Lab Northfield) challenged him to prove claims he was simply complying with Government policy - or stand down from his #42,247 cabinet job.
Read more on these stories in Wednesday's Birmingham Post