Birmingham, UK

At last! Building work on Midland Metropolitan Hospital can begin again

Construction of the state-of-the-art Midland Metropolitan Hospital is to resume at last, after the Government agreed to bail out the project at an …

Radiation Therapy

Best places to live if you're a student in Birmingham

The A Level results are out and that means we’re just weeks away from the annual influx of new students descending on Birmingham.<p>And they will all …

Students

Diogo Jota: Keep calm and carry on Wolves

Nuno Espirito Santo’s team opened their campaign with a 2-2 draw at home to 10-man Everton last weekend.<p>Like Everton, Leicester finished in the top …

Soccer

Designs unveiled for 2022 Commonwealth Games athletes' village

Designs for the Commonwealth Games athletes' village in Birmingham can now be revealed.<p>Birmingham City Council has unveiled its masterplan for the …

Birmingham City FC

Here's why Jeremy Corbyn is still popular despite all the criticism

A new opinion poll puts Labour two points ahead of the Conservatives.<p>The poll by BMGResearch found 39 per cent of voters said they’d back Jeremy …

Great Britain

Indian-origin cancer expert elected to top UK post

Sudha Sundar, a women’s cancer expert based at the University of Birmingham, has been elected president of the British Gynaecological Cancer Society …

Cancer

Transfer Deadline Day could MOVE again if Premier League clubs vote for August 31 return

Premier League clubs could abandon the new-look transfer window after just one summer.<p><i>Mirror Sport</i> is aware of at least two clubs who voted for the …

Soccer

Giant 29-storey tower block set for green light as part of 1,000 home development

Two giant tower blocks have been earmarked for approval as part of a major 1,000 home development on the edge of Birmingham city centre.<p>The …

Skyscrapers

Major breakthrough on plans to reinstate Willenhall and Darlaston railway stations on Wolverhampton to Walsall line

Regional transport chiefs have made a major breakthrough on plans to bring back two Black Country rail stations after more than 50 years.<p>The purchase …

Trains

5 Ancient Alien planets—almost as old as our universe discovered by scientists

<b>Alien life may have existed in our galaxy for more than 10 billion years according to new research.</b><p>Astronomers from the University of Birmingham have …

Paranormal

Train halted after 'passenger disturbance' on London to Birmingham service

Hundreds of train passengers were delayed after a ‘disturbance’ broke out on a busy service from London to Birmingham.<p>The 6.34am London Euston …

Milton Keynes

George Kyris

George Kyris is lecturer in European and international politics at the University of Birmingham. He was previously a research fellow at the London School of Economics and has taught at the universities of Manchester and Warwick. He is the author of The Europeanisation of Contested Statehood: The EU …

London School of Economics

Environment Agency agrees Jewellery Quarter office deal

A Birmingham office building is fully let after a new deal was agreed with the Environment Agency.<p>The Government agency is letting 27,000 sq ft at …

Jewelry

Wolves stars Conor Coady and Ruben Neves surprise young fan after missing Premier League opener

Ahead of Wolves' Premier League opener against Everton, young Wolves fan Lara was forced to miss the game after breaking her shoulder, but Coady and …

Soccer

Birmingham digital agencies in merger deal

Two creative agencies in Birmingham have undergone a merger deal.<p>Digital agency Lightbox has teamed up with social media specialist Blake7 in …

Lightbox

Plans lodged for i54 expansion

Plans for a major business park expansion which could attract £600 million of private investment and create 2,700 jobs have been lodged.<p>The i54 …

Staffordshire

Historic Birmingham pub set to become new KFC drive through restaurant

A historic landmark former pub could be getting a new lease of life as a drive through KFC restaurant.<p>The King George V pub has stood at the junction …

City Politics

Birmingham Road closed in Kidderminster as car overturns in crash

A busy stretch of road in Kidderminster has been closed after a one-vehicle crash.<p>Birmingham Road has been closed after a collision which has seen …

West Midlands

BT Sport defends Steve McManaman over Wolves comment saying it was 'taken out of context'

McManaman was heard making the comment during a BT Sport broadcast of Wolves' and Everton's game at Molineux on Saturday, which ended 2-2.<p>However …

Social Media

This is where the next fixed traveller site is planned for Birmingham

Plans to create Birmingham's second official traveller camp are set to be approved by councillors this week.<p>The city council wants to turn a car park …

Travelers

UK Universities Attack The ‘Olds’

This item from the UK is a shocking example of leftist identity politics in power:Male, pale and stale university professors are to be given “reverse …

Conservative View

Wolves winger Ivan Cavaleiro struggling with injury

The winger missed Saturday's opening-day 2-2 draw with Everton at Molineux, with Wolves twice coming from behind thanks to goals from Ruben Neves and …

Soccer

Wolves 2 Everton 2: Tim Spiers and Nathan Judah analysis

Richarlison gave Everton an early lead when stabbing home from a free kick.<p>The game changed five minutes before the break when Phil Jagielka was sent …

Soccer

Richarlison + Marco Silva = Goals: Five things learned from Wolves 2-2 Everton

<b>Wolverhampton Wanderers and Everton recorded the first draw of the new Premier League season, as their match finished 2-2 at Molineux.</b><p>Richarlison …

Soccer

Comment: Post-war buildings are gems but under threat

Post-war public buildings are under threat.<p>One reason they are endangered is that they often stand on prime sites as they were built for the …

Birmingham, UK

New £50m hospital to create 250 jobs

A £50 million private hospital set to open in Birmingham next year will create 250 new jobs.<p>Circle Health is currently building the new hospital at …

Employment

Wolves to make Molineux flag fortress for Premier League opener

Thousands of black and gold flags have been planted in supporters seats by volunteers over the last 48 hours.<p>Each flag will contain the phrase 'One …

Soccer

African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: No West Ham move for Yaya Toure

Djidji set for Torino loan<p>Koffi Djidji has left Nantes to complete his loan deal with Torino, according to <i>Gianluca Di Marzio</i>.<p>It is not known if the …

Soccer

Ladder for Greater Birmingham - Meet the Partners

Ladder for Greater Birmingham is an ambitious project which aims to create 1,000 new apprentice roles across both Birmingham and Solihull.<p>The project …

Social Media

Watch brazen thieves drive off after ripping cash machines from wall at Birmingham University

This is the moment police believe thieves make their getaway after ripping two cash machines out of the wall at University of Birmingham.<p>CCTV footage …

Crime