Tough new Covid-19 lockdown measures banning people from mixing in homes and gardens will be imposed on Birmingham in response to a rocketing infection rate.
Tough new Covid-19 restrictions are being imposed across Birmingham after infections rocketed.
A McDonald’s restaurant has shut its doors after five staff tested positive for Covid-19 in an area of the West Midlands where there has been a surge in infections.
Police are “praying for rain” on Saturday as pubs and clubs stage a cautious reopening after almost four months of lockdown.
The West Midlands is asking the Government for a £3.2 billion economic stimulus package to help stave off the worst of an “unprecedented” downturn, becoming the first region to do so.
The Department for Education is to launch a competition to find the best apps to help disadvantaged families to boost their children’s education.