Article image
Nusrat Ghani: a Muslim pioneer who was unexpectedly sacked
She was the first Muslim woman elected as a Tory MP, but her ministerial job was abruptly taken away

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

23, Jan, 2022 @3:09 PM

Article image
‘Go-to place for film lovers’: Birmingham’s Electric cinema reopens
Owners want to bring venue up to date while maintaining heritage of cinema that first opened in 1909

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

22, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

Article image
How a Muslim dating app made UK man’s search for a wife go viral
Mixed responses on social media to revelation Muzmatch was behind poster campaign in Muhammed Malik’s quest for love

David Batty

21, Jan, 2022 @1:20 PM

Article image
Simon Foxley obituary
Other lives: Musician, teacher, composer and conductor

Penny Foxley

20, Jan, 2022 @5:48 PM

Article image
My ancestors, the key workers
Delving into a family history in Birmingham reveals the value of working-class jobs, then and now

16, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

Article image
Liver-branding transplant surgeon struck off medical register
Panel concludes Simon Bramhall undermined public trust in his profession after branding organs during surgery

Léonie Chao-Fong

11, Jan, 2022 @9:11 PM

Article image
Commonwealth Games 2022: how Birmingham’s big event is shaping up
The first major international multisport event with spectators since the start of the pandemic is already causing ripples of excitement

Jessica Murray

02, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

Article image
Lost shots of 90s rave culture by Terence Donovan to go on show
Photographer best known for capturing ‘swinging London’ photographed revellers on a techno music night in Birmingham in never-seen images

Donna Ferguson

01, Jan, 2022 @4:00 PM

Article image
Birmingham to convert ex-university halls in struggle with homelessness
Oscott Gardens will provide temporary accommodation for up to 300 families as council faces soaring demand for housing

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

24, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

Article image
Meet the man who created the ‘Christmas is cancelled’ myth
In 1998, Michael Chubb’s team at Birmingham city council came up with ‘Winterval’ – and the backlash is still being felt today

Jim Waterson

23, Dec, 2021 @2:18 PM

Article image
Unite launches inquiry into building costs of Birmingham project
Following leaked accounts, union’s new general secretary says possible ‘significant loss’ must be investigated

Rachel Hall

20, Dec, 2021 @9:50 PM

Article image
Millions of unjabbed a key concern as England scrambles to vaccinate
Government’s ‘Get boosted now’ slogan means little in areas where up to 30% of people have had no vaccine at all

Robert Booth, Niamh McIntyre and Tobi Thomas

15, Dec, 2021 @6:33 PM

1 / 114 pages