Opposition councillors on Walsall Council will attempt to unseat the ruling coalition next week following, what they call, ‘a year of incompetence, inaction and increasing indifference.’
British exports best served by a network of airports, not a London hub, says aviation chief
The number of foreign investments into Birmingham has risen by more than half in the last 12 months as a result of the city’s continued drive to attract more inward investment
Walsall’s Labour group claim that after, what they describe as, three years of failed promises and unsuccessful negotiations, Walsall Council has committed £8 million to a flagship retail project with less than 24 hours notice.
Is news about something that has happened, asks Richard Lutz
Steve Beauchampé on Britain's fractured political machinery....
Sir Howard Elston is shouting at you about UKIP's success in the UK's latest round of voting
Senior Tory bosses have revealed that no news is breaking on the political front, our Westminster reporter Sir Howard Elston reveals
Students at Coventry University received a unique insight into the ongoing peace process in the Middle East on Tuesday evening
Companies in Walsall owe over £2 million in unpaid business rates while the council makes cuts in public services and care for vulnerable people, claim Walsall's Labour Group.
Walsall people needing to contact the council’s housing benefit helpline for advice on the so-called bedroom tax can now do so without worrying about excessive phone bills
Maggie jokes? There're a weird joke in themselves, says writer Sheilagh Matheson
Our house historian HOWARD ELSTON (OBE) explains why Baroness Thatcher will always really be remembered in Uk-land
Britain steels itself for Mrs Thatcher's funeral. But her son is there as chief mourner, warns Richard Lutz
Our medical correspondent Dr HOWARD ELSTON reports on the latest events in the epoch-crunching Margaret Thatcher story
Laurence Inman’s acerbic commentary on the late Baroness Thatcher
Steve Beauchampé doesn’t like what he’s hearing on the airwaves.
With that Margaret Thatcher movie now on our screens, Richard Lutz remembers an interview when Maggie's spin doctor lost his spin
Labour party councillors and supporters dressed in pyjamas braved the freezing cold and snow to protest against the 'bedroom tax' which comes into affect this week.
Alan Clawley on the impending closure of Birmingham Central Library in June - but ideas are still being proposed for its future