Tag "Halesowen"

Is Labour now party of power or protest?

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Labour party members in the West Midlands differ from their own MPs over their choice of candidates for leader – as the party succumbs to infighting about the rise of left wing contender Jeremy Corbyn.

The HS2 Midlands dream revealed


A £3.3 billion vision for HS2 was today revealed that would create 52,000 jobs, extend the Midland Metro line and bring super-fast electric buses to the Black Country.

Swim duo make a splash in the nationals


Two Black Country swimming stars were among the region’s best performers for the West Midlands at the English Schools Swimming Association National Championships.

Close legal loophole on ‘zombie’ weapons

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An international effort to stop the sale and import of ‘disgusting’ zombie-branded machetes was called for today, as the Express & Star exposes a terrifying legal loophole on knives.