More diplomatic exclusives from our diplomatic correspondent.
Birmingham’s history is being turned into a landscape garden.
Brendon Batson leads 400 cyclists to raise funds for hospice.
Mayor’s Mentors scheme to share in £270,000 grant.
City scissorsman gains top award.
Richard Lutz ponders the last seven days of a mis-spent middle age.
Community music project to be performed next month.
Richard Lutz finds solace from the inchoate wreckage of the last week.
Tributes paid to Birmingham author and community activist.
New festival set for Birmingham.
Dave Woodhall watches Villa’s 1-1 draw at home to Derby.
Richard Lutz ambles through the wreckage of another week.
Former Kinks member John Dalton talks to Dave Woodhall.
You may have heard, it’s election time again, warns Will Mapplebeck. Beware.
A light-hearted look at a serious subject at Warwick Arts Centre.
Richard Lutz scours the wreckage of the past week and blows out the birthday candles with a champ.
Recognition for childrens’ hospice’s work.
From Walsall to Birmingham via Los Angeles.
Amanda Cook updates the Stereophonics ticket story.
Family day in Sutton Park aims to raise record amount.
‘Flawed genius’ best describes the actor whose story has recently been published.
There could finally be light at the end of the tunnel on the Camp Hill line.
Richard Lutz checks his biochemical past and gets lost in a late winter walk.
The huge-mungus questions of the day answered by, The Hon Lord Howard Elston of Strangeways.
Richard Lutz watches a perfect rendition of an absolute tour de farce.
Richard Lutz watches an up to the minute production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. But does it work? he asks.
M. de la Elston says merci.
ByteSnap Design kick-starts two-year Vehicle-to-Grid Intelligent Control scheme.
Comrade Howard Elstonovitch, our espionage reporter, on the searing questions of the day.
Richard Lutz takes his pew for the Canadian dance troupe.