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Mercury sets up face-to-face Q&A with Tory leader Howard

Tory leader Michael Howard has visited the Birmingham newsroom of the Sunday Mercury for a face-to-face question-and-answer session from readers. The meeting, set up by Mercury head of content Tony Larner, brought readers face-to-face with Mr Howard – and they

Amardeep Bassey to be freed

Sunday Mercury journalist Amardeep Bassey took a step towards freedom today as his deportation was arranged by the Pakistan authorities. He has been held for 28 days after attempting to return to Pakistan from Afghanistan without the required exit stamp

New faces and promotions at Sunday title

Andy Mallabone (39) has been appointed head of design on the Sunday Mercury, the Birmingham-based Trinity Mirror tabloid. He was previously on secondment from the Birmingham Evening Mail and had been heavily involved in the recent relaunch of the title.

Another Big Brother Exclusive for Mercury re-launch

The Sunday Mercury’s new look is a hit with readers across the Midlands. Its main section was an 88-page read with a front page exclusive that Big Brother winner Craig Phillips’ best friend has been inside for drug use. Inside

Sunday Mercury to be "lighter and brighter"

A major re-launch of the Birmingham-based Sunday Mercury this weekend aims to make it “lighter and brighter”. The radical redesign, including a host of new features, comes just 10 weeks after editor David Brookes and deputy editor Paul Cole took

Two "most wanted" are arrested

The Sunday Mercury claimed a major success after two of the 10 most wanted men on Midland streets were arrested just a week after they were exposed by the Birmingham-based newspaper. The Mercury reported exclusively on how West Midlands Police