Howard Elston, our media analyst, unveils new plans by the BBC to cover news once the magnificent Games end.
The University of Birmingham and BGI, a leading genomics organisation in China, have today announced a major joint initiative in environmental and human health research.
A professor of civil engineering at Coventry University has won an award as part of the 2012 National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS).
A senior Labour councillor is calling for a demonstration In Walsall by the far-right, English Defence League to be banned by the Home Secretary.
The University of Birmingham hosted Choo Kyu-Ho, the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom, this week at its Edgbaston campus.
Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman reveals that a record number of enquiries were received in the last year from people needing help with their complaint.
Howard Elston (OBE, DOA) , our diplomatic editor, sits down with Tony Blair for an exclusive interview at the former PM’s exclusive HQ in someplace hot and sunny and rich
Jessica Bromley, a leading GB table tennis player ranked number two in the UK Special Olympics, was at The Public yesterday to officially launch the Art of Motion
Residents and councillors of Moseley in Birmingham formed a ring of hands to prevent the destruction of a 150 year old tree.
Van broken into in the car park outside the Walsall Holiday Inn Express and a large number of items stolen
Ten British registered 68 foot yachts participating in the world’s longest ocean race formed up into a spectacular ‘Parade of Sail’ in New York this afternoon
A government minister, Thursday, hailed the entrepreneurial spirit shown by the rural economy, urging people to ‘unwrap gold’ and inhale the pleasure of sheer capitalism.
Heart scientists in Birmingham have been awarded prestigious grants of more than £580,000 by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) as part of a multi-million pound boost for research in the UK.
Local promoters Capsule have announced their involvement with the Library of Birmingham.
Birmingham’s growing reputation as a food and drink mecca has received another boost.
The Head of the Foreign office will visit the Midlands this week to talk to people and organisations in the region who work closely with the department and its partners to further UK interests and values overseas.
The British Heart Foundation have launched a new campaign to urge people to take their medicine, ‘just like that’
by Richard Lutz Banished to Scotland for a while, and thoughts turn to tv once I tire of haggis flavoured crisps, ‘interesting’ weather patterns and monomanic Old Firm sport coverage ITV’s local franchise STV, out of Glasgow, is an intriguing offer. Whenever I come north of the border, I notice it…
City TV has attracted several business luminaries to its Interim Development Board in support of its application for Birmingham’s Local-Digital Television Programme Service.
A Walsall man has personally thanked the postal worker who delivered him the gift of life from 3,000 miles away.
Dave Woodhall touches on the biggest footballing topic of the weekend.
With scores of local paper titles disappearing and local radio stations increasingly becoming franchises of super brands, it’s been looking like the end of genuine local journalism for some time.
Labour councillors voted against retaining an inefficient and costly system of paying senior councillors, as Tories u-turned on increasing allowances.
The area’s oldest-established commercial radio stations are to undergo a name change.
This website commissioned Richard Lutz to look over his shoulder at 2011. Here is his shortlist of the men who really should be banished from this planet
Richard Lutz asks his students, “Where do you get the news from?” and notices an interesting trend in the replies.
West Midlands Police will tomorrow pay tribute to those who helped the community during last summer’s riots.
This week’s Coventry Conversations: Jon Snow on journalism after ‘hackgate’
Ros Dodd talked to City TV’s Debra Davis – Birmingham City Council’s former public affairs chief.
West Midlands Police, together with other police forces in the region, launched a new, non-emergency contact number for the public today.