Lancet study predicts 71,000 care home places shortfall

Local Government Association call for urgent reform of adult social care and sustainable solutions to problems....Read more

West Midlands businesses press Minister on Brexit approach as Mayor marks 100 days in office

Business leaders have been joined by one of the key Brexit ministers for a summit organised by Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street....Read more

Austrian capital gets first Bitcoin currency bank

Vienna establishes its first 'Bitcoin bank', in which customers may exchange cash for the digital currency....Read more

Councils fail accessibility tests

A third of councils failed a basic accessibility test for Socitm’s Better Connected research, according to experts from the Digital Accessibility Centre who carried out the work....Read more

New scrutiny powers take effect for the Tees Valley Combined Authority

New statutory scrutiny arrangements have been launched to oversee the new responsibilities of the Tees Valley Combined Authority and Mayor....Read more

Zurich votes to keep bilingual studies in primary schools

Residents of Zurich rejected a teacher-led initiative that will have removed either French of English from primary school curriculums. ...Read more

Devolved funding delivers "real tangible outcomes" Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

West Midlands mayor meets with PM to push the case for greater powers and funding

Fury amongst residents as Staffordshire Moorlands District Council introduces £30 bin charge

The West Midlands Combined Authority has announced the appointment of a director of finance

Driverless cars set for public road debut in Copenhagen within the next year

West Midlands Mayor welcomes confirmation of north of England HS2 routes

Sheffield City Region celebrates 73% increase in foreign investment

Driverless, all electric, shuttle bus starts service in Paris