The West Midlands saw more than 6,800 cases of animal cruelty during 2016, new RSPCA figures have revealed.
Young people in Birmingham have been urged to make sure they get out and vote in the West Midlands Mayor election.
Sir Lenny Henry is calling on students to get bouncing for Comic Relief.
Free travel for young people is high on the list of priorities for Lib Dem West Midlands Mayor hopeful Beverley Nielsen.
Kasabian will play in Birmingham as part of a tour to promote the release of their new album Crying out Loud.
UKIP's West Midlands mayoral candidate says he will take a "hands-on approach" if he is elected.
A Birmingham woman says she has no regrets about speaking up about her battle with anorexia.
A new exhibition will explore the impact of the Irish community in the city.
Local artists and designers are being encouraged to decorate up to 100 fibreglass bears as part of a project across Birmingham.