The latest stories from the Birmingham & Black Country section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 34 min 29 sec ago
Thu, 01/29/2015 - 01:46
Birmingham's gas holders are being removed
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 16:07
An inquiry into the death of twin baby girls after paramedics struggled to gain access to a Birmingham block of flats, clears the city council of blame.
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 16:00
Walsall assistant boss Richard O'Kelly says reaching Wembley with the Saddlers is his 'best achievement in football'.
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:27
Walsall, already booked for Wembley, await the winners of Thursday's Bristol City-Gillingham JPT southern area semi-final.
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 14:28
Tesco names the 43 stores it is closing across the country, including Bearwood, Smethwick and Birmingham Northfield.
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:56
A lorry driver who swerved across a motorway and hit an RAC man on the hard shoulder breaking his back in two places, is jailed for eight months.
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:59
Schools at the centre of the Trojan Horse allegations in Birmingham are struggling to recruit staff, the Chief Inspector of Schools has told MPs.
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:56
Guidance issued to NHS hospitals in the West Midlands over when they can call "major incidents" sparks a political row between the Conservatives and Labour.
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:32
Walsall boss Dean Smith tells BBC Midlands Today's Ian Winter that he is proud to become the first manager in the club's 127-year history to lead a team to Wembley.
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 09:01
Aston Villa chief executive Tom Fox says manager Paul Lambert has the full support of the club and owner Randy Lerner.
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 06:24
A school at the centre of the so-called "Trojan Horse" affair is to join a different group of academies.
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 04:06
An ancient solar system similar to our own is discovered by scientists at the University of Birmingham studying data from the Kepler telescope.
Wed, 01/28/2015 - 01:36
Alpha Tower is among 14 new listed buildings
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 19:47
A Birmingham construction company goes into administration with the loss of 150 jobs.
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 18:53
Wigan Athletic's Callum McManaman is expected to sign for West Brom in a £4.75m deal on Wednesday, BBC Sport understands.
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 18:46
Two doctors accused of offering abortions based on the sex of the foetus are being privately prosecuted by a pro-life campaigner.
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 17:43
Walsall Council drops plans to charge for garden waste collections after 70% of survey respondents said they would not pay for the service.
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 14:39
Warwickshire record a £230,000 profit for 2014, the season in which the Birmingham Bears won the T20 Blast.
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:25
A Birmingham man is jailed for seven-and-a-half years for killing a 14-year-old girl he hit at more than 60mph in Sheffield and then drove off.
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 07:54
A Birmingham City University student is mapping old slogans which have been painted on to the sides of buildings across the West Midlands in the hope it will help preserve them.
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