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.
26 June 2012
Birmingham university strikes over pay
Support staff at Birmingham University struck over low pay last Thursday and Friday.
07 June 2012
NHS workers in the Unite and Unison unions at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust struck today, Wednesday.
05 June 2012
NHS workers in the Unite and Unison unions were set to strike on Wednesday of this week at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust against plans to slash pay.
03 June 2012
Photos from an angry Birmingham Pride yesterday (Saturday) by Geoff Dexter
22 May 2012
Bosses at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust are getting "unpaid jobseekers" to provide patient care on wards.
22 May 2012
Over 60 people braved hail to protest against health secretary Andrew Lansley when he spoke at the Nice health organisation’s conference in Birmingham last week.
28 February 2012
Student activist Edd Bauer has been found not guilty of intentionally causing danger to the public and conspiring with others to do so.
21 February 2012
Birmingham-based Banner Theatre has put together a hard-hitting music and multimedia show called Fighting the Cuts.
04 February 2012
Around 100 people joined a picket line at Montgomery Primary School in Birmingham on Wednesday of last week.
25 January 2012
Around 100 people joined a picket line at Montgomery Primary School in Birmingham today, Wednesday.
24 January 2012
Around 100 angry BBC workers at Mailbox Birmingham began a 24-hour strike on Wednesday of last week.
24 January 2012
Three unions were set to strike together on Wednesday of this week at Birmingham’s Montgomery primary school.
10 January 2012
BBC workers in Birmingham have voted by 87 percent for strikes.