Tag "Birmingham"

Life: It’s enough to drive you to madness – working (part one)

alasdair 1

Every day I wake from my slumber in the penthouse suite of MacKenzie towers. Without doubt, the moment you wake is the most relaxed and comfortable you will be all day. You are at the perfect temperature, your mind is calm, all your muscles are relaxed. It’s just bliss.

£8m scheme to save Dudley Hippodrome

The former Dudley Hippodrome building in Castle Hill, Dudley, which campaigners would like to see restored

A businessman has unveiled his £8 million plan to reopen Dudley Hippodrome, claiming he would create an entertainment complex better than rival venues in Birmingham and Manchester.

The kidnap that shocked Britain

Stephanie Slater

Kidnapped by a one-legged tool repairer while she was showing him around a house, the story of Stephanie Slater shocked the entire country.

The city never sleeps


Inspired by this great shot of Birmingham at night, we want to see your nocturnal snaps from around the region.

MP: I am British first and foremost

Paul Uppal, Conservative MP for Wolverhampton South West

What is Britishness? Whatever it is – a sense of fair play, queuing up politely, jam and Jerusalem, the Queen and so on – Paul Uppal wants everyone to discuss, define and celebrate it, wherever their parents or grandparents may have come from.