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The heartbreaking fall in the number of adoptions in Birmingham
New government figures have revealed that only 94 children looked after by Birmingham council found permanent new parents in 2017/18
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Birmingham Cathedral Market - what you can find from food, drink and craft stalls
We went to check out the first Christmas market to be held at St Philip's Cathedral off Colmore Row
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Giant mosaic of famous suffragette unveiled at New Street Station
The floor of Birmingham's New Street station is covered in pictures of 'inspiring women' which form this striking 65ft mosaic
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Theresa May insists she fights on despite resignations and calls for her to go
The Prime Minister compared herself to cricketer Geoff Boycott, saying 'he got the runs in the end'
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This is how many Brits reject Theresa May's Brexit deal - according to YouGov
A YouGov poll conducted on Thursday after the Prime Minister's deal with Brussels was unveiled found twice as many people oppose it as support it, 42% to 19%
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Massive step forward for huge housing estate on 30-acre site
Plans for Bilston Urban Village were this week given a unanimous green light
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Decision to scrap community alarm service 'will cost lives' in Walsall
The council said it can no longer afford to pay for the £1.29 million service
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A Christmas surprise for bin collections is predicted in Birmingham
And it comes despite a rise in missed collections after changes were introduced in September
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Civic honour for Solihull community champion
Dr Chithra Ramakrishnan, the founder and artistic director of the arts group Shruthi UK, was among the community champions
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Birmingham council joins global fight to end poverty and hunger
MP Preet Kaur Gill welcomes city council's commitment to help create a better world by 2030
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I'm a remainer but I fear a People's Vote on Brexit would only make things worse
Support for a second referendum is growing among MPs.
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EU and UK agree Brexit deal at last, but now Theresa May faces huge battle in Parliament
A draft Brexit deal has been agreed, but now Theresa May must win the support of her Cabinet and of Parliament
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