Sex Attacker on Birmingham Train

A woman has been exposed to an upsetting sex attack by a fellow passenger as she travelled through Birmingham on a train. The 21-year-old, from Worcester, boarded on Shirley railway station in Solihull when a man, who was described as...

HS2: The Future is Now

High Speed 2’s imminent release of £7 Billion represents the biggest tender for procurement in the history of the UK. £3 Billion is ring fenced for Greater Birmingham.  The coming of HS2 places Greater Birmingham in Zone 5 on the London Underground Map....

Where next for Midland metro trams in Birmingham?

People are questioning why the Midland Metro 1,300-yard extension to New Street is so important and many are asking what will come next. Despite the fact that the newest £128 million extension covers a journey that can be walked in...

New Law to Stop Taxis Discriminating Against Wheelchair Passengers

New laws coming into effect on the 6th April will see it become illegal for wheelchair-accessible private hire taxis and black cabs to refuse entry to wheelchair passengers. Taxi drivers found breaking this law will be hit with a fine...

Airbus A380 Arrives

"We are very excited to be the first airline to introduce the iconic A380 into the region.” The aircraft, weighing in at staggering 560 tons, landed on Birmingham soil in preparation for the airline’s inaugural Dubai service on Easter Sunday. The...

Birmingham Uber Drivers Strike

The Midland Uber Driver Forum claim that the app-booking taxi firm has been reducing passenger fares without referring to them which has triggered their profits to decrease. They also made claims that self-employed members have encountered suspensions and are penalised...

Black Lives Matter Closes London Airport Runway

The Met Police were called to the London City Airport at around 5.40am after nine protestors belonging to the Black Lives Matter movement blocked the runway. Inbound flights have been forced to divert. Seven people have been arrested and two...

Travelling to the US without a visa

Submitted by Josh Hobson Travelling to the US isn't as difficult as one might think. Citizens from 38 countries are able to effortlessly enter the US without a visa, but instead, travel with an ESTA. ESTA or Electronic System for Travel...

Damaged Luggage

A huge number of irate travellers have complained about damaged luggage in Birmingham Airport, bringing the Airport’s complaint levels sky high. A total of 96 complaints have been made to the Civil Aviation Authority about the airport over the past...

West Coast Main Line Cuts Dispute

The Government has promised to listen to apprehensive West Coast Main Line commuters after it announced controversial plans to cut services to Coventry, Rugby, the Black Country and Birmingham International. Rail Minister Claire Perry said: “The Department for Transport have...