Work on the new runway at Birmingham International Airport begins today. Bosses say the extended runway will unlock the Far East and the rest of the world for the airport as it means long haul flights can go direct to and from there.
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A woman who was abused in foster care has won a Supreme Court fight against Nottinghamshire County Council.
Nearly £10 million worth of cuts to public services in Northamptonshire are due to move a step closer today (Thursday 19 October).
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