Birmingham

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Birmingham broods over Tory treachery as Conservative party conference looms
Tax cuts for the rich have not gone down well in Ladywood, the city constituency due to host the Conservatives’ annual gathering

Mark Townsend

24, Sep, 2022 @8:40 PM

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Bulldozers and wrecking balls in Birmingham | Letters
Letters: Graham Downie on the city’s penchant for tearing down old buildings, and Angus Wood on Birmingham’s former brutalist library he once studied in

Letters

16, Sep, 2022 @4:28 PM

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‘If the Ringway goes, I’m leaving’ – the fight to save Birmingham’s brutiful masterpieces
When Clint Eastwood posed by the glorious Ringway in the 1960s, the city boasted superb buildings aplenty. As yet more face the wrecking ball, we meet the people hitting back

Oliver Wainwright

12, Sep, 2022 @1:54 PM

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‘There will be a lot of grief in Jamaica’: Birmingham mourners on Queen and Commonwealth
At an interfaith event in the city, the emotional and political significance of the moment was on people’s minds

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

09, Sep, 2022 @2:38 PM

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We are planning ‘warm banks’ in Birmingham to try to save people abandoned by government | John Cotton
Without national action, fuel poverty will be life-threatening, says the Labour councillor John Cotton

John Cotton

07, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Child protection agencies failed son of drug addict, review finds
Hakeem Hussain, seven, died alone in Birmingham garden having asthma attack after his mother smoked heroin

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

01, Sep, 2022 @3:07 PM

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Tea with Ozzy Osbourne: ‘I’ve sung that song for 55 years. I’m not going to forget the words’
When he stole the show at the Commonwealth Games, fans were delighted to see the Prince of Darkness back. Here, Ozzy Osbourne pours out his soul about overcoming illness, coming home – and why he owes it all to Sharon

Craig McLean

28, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Four lads in jeans’ meme made into statue in Birmingham
Artist was inspired by ‘them Greek statues of old’ and much-ridiculed Cristiano Ronaldo bust

Hayden Vernon

27, Aug, 2022 @4:12 PM

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‘We were ready’: Birmingham academy celebrates GCSE results in difficult year
Pupils tell of struggle to study in lockdown as top grades fall in England following period of grade inflation

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

25, Aug, 2022 @12:03 PM

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Second City by Richard Vinen review – modern Britain’s debt to Birmingham
An absorbing history of Birmingham argues that from music to multiculturalism, the much-mocked ‘void at the heart of the country’ has been quietly revolutionary

Lynsey Hanley

22, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Study finds ‘hotspots’ in England and Wales at greatest risk from rising energy bills
Areas where energy use is high but average income low include Birmingham and Cornwall, says Friends of the Earth

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

21, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Birmingham to bloom into ‘magical’ garden with 11-metre trees
PoliNations urban oasis will focus on city’s stories of migration using vibrancy of plants as a metaphor

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

16, Aug, 2022 @2:20 PM

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