12 April 2016
Teachers at Small Heath School in Birmingham are preparing to hold an indicative ballot for strikes
08 March 2016
Victimised union rep Simon O'Hara (Pic: Guy Smallman)
16 February 2016
Support is growing for Small Heath strikers and their rep—but not from the local MP, says Sadie Robinson
19 January 2016
Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath school began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, to stop their school becoming an academy.
24 March 2015
A parliamentary report has criticised recent investigations into Birmingham schools.
14 October 2014
Some 300 people joined a demo against the racist EDL in Birmingham called by Unite Against Fascism (UAF).
24 June 2014
Student killed in Colchester, Swansea mine bosses cleared, Governors quit in Birmingham, Mental health cuts slammed
17 June 2014
17 June 2014
Could the ‘Trojan Horse’ witch hunt be just the start of a new period of worsening racism in our schools? Muslim parents, teachers and governors talked to Adam Cochrane and Sadie Robinson about why they are angry—and afraid
10 June 2014
A Tory clampdown on schools in Birmingham has unleashed a torrent of racist filth.
20 May 2014
The anti-Muslim scare stories over Birmingham schools are falling apart, reports Sadie Robinson
28 May 2013
About 1,000 joined Birmingham’s LGBT Pride parade, watched by a crowd of about 70,000.
30 October 2012
Women who used to work for Birmingham City Council last week won a step forward in their claim for equal pay.
09 October 2012
David Cameron wasn’t looking his best as the Tory party conference got underway in Birmingham on Sunday.
18 September 2012
The family of Mikey Powell held a vigil last week outside Thornhill Road police station, Birmingham, where he died in custody in 2003. They were joined by supporters including the families of Anthony Grainger and Kingsley Burrell Brown.
21 August 2012
Angry campaigners against violence in police custody marched through Birmingham on Saturday, almost 18 months after the death of 29 year old Kingsley Burrell in the city.
14 August 2012
Thousands of people are expected to join a march demanding justice for Kingsley Burrell Brown in Birmingham on Saturday.
24 July 2012
The Birmingham riots murder trial almost collapsed after the judge found a senior police officer "invented" evidence.
03 July 2012
At 9.20am last Thursday, a man tied himself to the railings outside Selly Oak job centre in Birmingham, doused himself in flammable liquid—and then lit it.
01 July 2012
Around 50 people came to a protest outside Selly Oak job centre in Birmingham yesterday, Saturday, at just a day’s notice after a desperate man set himself on fire there.