Willenhall school 'riot' saw teacher injured by pupils
A former teacher reveals what it was like to work at a school given Ofsted's lowest rating.
HMP Birmingham: Violence on rise, say inspectors
The stability of HMP Birmingham is under threat because of rising illegal drug use, inspectors say.
Man held in Birmingham in Europe-wide terror probe
Five others are arrested in Majorca and Germany by police investigating terrorism material online.
School's police firing range trip 'eased pupil terror fears'
Pupils were pictured aiming at targets with toy guns during the trip hosted by West Midlands Police.
Arts Council invests £215m in 76 West Midlands groups
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Lapworth Museum and Culture Coventry are among those benefitting.
Four indoor arenas in Birmingham Commonwealth Games bid
Weightlifting, gymnastics and judo all earmarked for the arenas if Birmingham's bid is successful.