The leader of Birmingham City Council has described the latest round of government cuts to its budget as "the end of the local authority as we know it".
Sir Albert Bore today confirmed that hundreds more people are losing their jobs, to help save hundreds of millions of pounds over the next four years. Chris Halpin reports.
More top news
Mostly dry, mild and breezy.
Breezy but mostly dry with some clear spells overnight.
A bright and breezy day for most of the midlands, staying largely dry.