Birmingham & Black Country
A Midlands Powerhouse: But who wants a 'metro mayor'?
All this talk about the "Northern Powerhouse" seems to be concentrating minds wonderfully here in the West Midlands.
Political editor, Midlands
Ellesmere herons race for survival
Growing from helpless chick to one of our biggest birds is a race against time for the heron.
Science, Environment & Rural Affairs Correspondent