Successful bid will generate over £390 million for local economy and provide lasting legacy.
Howard Elston, our political editor, reports from the trenches of Britain’s second biggest city.
Birmingham welcomes fifth Conservative Party Conference and 13th political event since 2008.
Birmingham’s educational links with China continue to grow with new launch.
Terry Wills on Albion.
Successful pay as you weigh concept returns.
Villa a goal up with seconds remaining. Dave Woodhall fills in the blanks.
Stereolab’s Tim Gane is now fully-throbbing inside his Anti-Matter Cavern. Martin Longley lowers himself into the pulse-field.
Praise for Stafforshire company’s commitment.
Security high on list of priorities for airport improvements.
Richard Lutz somehow stayed awake through the wee hours in England for the Trump/Clinton bunfight.
Region’s business leaders highlight plans for strengthening Greater Birmingham‘s global standing.
Martin Longley quaffs a pint of laced maple syrup in Kings Heath.
Boost for community healthy eating programme.
Richard Lutz takes a pew at the Birmingham Rep to watch Maggie savaged by a dead sheep.
Villa draw again, but Dave Woodhall is happy to watch it for a change.
Thoughts on the great events of the day.
Richard Lutz takes his pew for a legendary Stateside dance troupe
Five female playwrights tackle the world of work for young women.
Community show to mark celebration.
Dance company collaboration with comedy venue.
Cube hosts new corporate entertainment venue.
Iconic name to offer traditional fare.
Birmingham group mobilises in support.
Wedding shoe designer on firm footing for export growth with New York show.
Advice show gives young people chance to get employment advice.
London Midland continues to improve access for disabled people.
West Midlands firms urged to embrace young talent to avoid millions of unfilled vacancies.
John Carpenter set for Warwick Arts Centre gig.
Laura Payne talks about an upcoming vintage event.