Howard Elston reports on a politico-shocker that will rock the world of diplomacy as we know it .
Debutants and regulars are in town this week.
Mountain climbers help aid research into killer disease.
Birmingham householders must pay for green recycling from February.
Sports personalities and Michelin-starred chefs amongst those backing campaign.
Activist film being shown locally.
Dave Woodhall speaks to Big Country guitarist Bruce Watson.
Coventry University and its successful spin-off firm Microcab are set to show off their zero-emission vehicle expertise at the 2013 Automotive Engineering Show at the NEC in Birmingham next week.
Dave Woodhall manages to find something to discuss about Villa’s trip to Upton Park.