Birmingham's Ann Jones has been awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours for her service to tennis since winning Wimbledon in 1969.
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The Library of Birmingham will be open for just 40 hours a week from today as a result of budget cuts.
A cloudier day across the Midlands.
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