Birmingham City Council will find out today whether it has been successful in appealling a legal bid to have hundreds of equal pay claims 'struck out'.
It follows an ongoing dispute over equal pay by some of its female staff. If it is unsuccessful, thousands of potential claimants, could bring their claims through the civil court.
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Armed police have carried out a raid apparently linked to Wednesday's deadly terror attack in Westminster.
Six addresses have been searched as part of police investigations so far and seven arrests have been made.
A large part of Hagley Road in the south west of the city was cordoned off and later reopened.