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Why mayors are demanding a better housing deal from Prime Minister
Housing development subsidies pouring into South-East England while cities like Birmingham are missing out
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Campaigners demanding toilets for disabled people win the support of MPs
Why Birmingham's Commonwealth Games stadium must have facilities for people with disabilities
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Universities to start weeks of strike action
Staff at Aston and Warwick universities are among thousands across the UK who are staging a walkout in a row of future pensions
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Labour would block hostile takeovers of firms such as GKN and Cadbury, says Jeremy Corbyn
Jeremy Corbyn says a Labour government would give itself the power to block hostile takeovers, and highlights GKN and Cadbury as examples
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Mayor: We're ready to get Birmingham building and need the Government to back us
West Midlands Mayor Andy Street explains why the Government should take another look at housing funding
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Universities warn government not to cut their funding as Theresa May announces tuition fee review
Theresa May has announced a review of university funding and student fees but universities warn that less money could mean less teaching and research
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West Midlands MEP Bill Etheridge says he'll probably stand to become UKIP leader as he defends Enoch Powell
Enoch Powell's 'rivers of blood' prediction came true in terror attack on Westminster Bridge, says West Midlands MEP Bill Etheridge
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Works starts on new HMRC building in Birmingham
More than 3,600 tax and pensions workers will be relocated to new city centre home in 2020
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Why are we letting rough sleepers die in the streets?
The nation was shocked when a rough sleeper died near an entrance to Parliament. It was just one of a number of shocking deaths.
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Young adults are finding it harder to buy their own home in the West Midlands
Home ownership is down in the West Midlands, and while the problem is worse in London a new study shows our region is not immune
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Police station sell-off: 24 buildings to be axed to save force £5 million a year
Police commissioner says force will retain ten public stations
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Landmark 21-storey tower which will 'overshadow St Chad's Cathedral'
New tower will transform the city's historic Gun Quarter area say planners
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