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Lasan group to open in Colmore Row venture

Lasan chef director Aktar Islam and property developer Anthony McCourt outside 130 Colmore Row where Lasan is opening a new venture

Team behind the award-winning restaurant are preparing to launch their latest venture in the heart of the city's business district

Government is trying to destroy Birmingham with cuts, MP claims

MP Liam Byrne
Liam Byrne, Labour's MP for Hodge Hill, said the Government was not giving Birmingham a fair deal.

Party conferences might come back to Birmingham after all

Prime Minister David Cameron during his keynote speech at the conference at the ICC in 2012
Fear of losing out on lucrative conferences allayed as rival cities also axe subsidies

China trade links not just vital for 'big boys' businesses told

Vice-mayor of Ningbo, Wang Jianhou, at the China-Britain Business Council's SME China Forum at Villa Park
Delegation from nation's 33rd largest city Ningbo headed to Birmingham to boost trade with the city.

Mills & Reeve's French connection strengthened

Yves de-Sevin, managing director of FIDAL, with Mark Jeffries, senior partner at Mills & Reeve
The agreement builds on the existing relationship between the firms, who have been working together since 2012 and refer work when clients require advice on cross-jurisdictional matters

Scottish 'Yes' vote could put Walmley at the centre of country

Calder Green pub in Walmley, Sutton Coldfield - could this be the new centre of the UK?
Sutton Coldfield village could be new centre of the country if Scotland decides to the leave the United Kingdom
Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

Lord Bhattacharyya: England needs to regain spirit of enterprise

The outcome of the Scottish referendum will have an effect on industrial policy as it will many other aspects of our national life.

John Clancy: Can Birmingham become the 'city of a 1,000 3D printers'?

Additive Layer Manufacturing (3D Printing) at WMG
By being a city driven simply by finance and commerce, service and public sector bases, Birmingham is much more likely to become a city of extreme haves and have-nots.
The House of Commons in London

Jonathan Walker: Midlands devolution fever could end in tiers

In the wake of the Scottish referendum there are calls to change the way England is governed.

Neil Elkes: Birmingham puts party rivalry aside as it tries to fight back over wounding cuts

Leader of Birmingham City Council Sir Albert Bore
Birmingham Leader Sir Albert Bore told us that the total job losses at the council throughout the period of austerity would be equal to twice those lost during the 2005 Longbridge Rover collapse.
Comedic/classical music duo Igudesman & Joo.

Igudesman & Joo at Birmingham Symphony Hall

Alison Jones reviews Igudesman & Joo at Birmingham Symphony Hall.

Review: Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby at The Studio at Birmingham Rep

Actress Lisa Dwan performs Footfalls in the Samuel Beckett trilogy.
Paul Fulford reviews Not I, Footfalls and Rockaby at The Studio at Birmingham Rep.

City of Colours street art festival set to double next year

The City of Colours festival will make a second outing next year and expand from one day to two
Organiser Becci Wright to host street art festival over two days due to visitor demand for expansion of the event in Digbeth
Helen Platt, Squire Patton Boggs; Martina Navratilova, Nick Green, Squire Patton Boggs; Monique Sutherland, Squire Patton Boggs.

Birmingham Law firm serves up tennis ace Martina Navratilova for hard-hitting talk

Global law firm Squire Patton Boggs recently welcomed tennis legend Martina Navratilova to a client breakfast to discuss diversity.

Exciting finish to the 2014 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship at Nailcote Hall

Clayton and Tracey Blackmore.
Eddie Pepperell secured the 2014 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship title after a tense play-off with TP Tour Qualifier Jak Hamblett.

Le Monde Fish Bar and Grill restaurant opens in Brindleyplace

Simon Howard, Director, Myton Restaurants; Gemma Meah, Front of House Manager, Le Monde.
Le Monde Fish Bar and Grill has opened to the public in Brindleyplace.
Lasan chef director Aktar Islam and property developer Anthony McCourt outside 130 Colmore Row where Lasan is opening a new venture

Lasan Group expands with 130 Colmore Row deal

Team behind the award-winning restaurant are preparing to launch their latest venture in the heart of the city's business district

Birmingham Pride chairman Lawrence Barton, who owns the Nightingale Club, among other Southside venues

Birmingham firm GB Training secures £1.4m apprenticeships deal

GB Training says the one-year contract with the Skills Funding Agency is one of the largest single contracts it has secured in recent years

99p Stores appoints Harris Lamb for Midlands expansion drive

David Walton, Harris Lamb
Birmingham planning consultancy will lead the hunt for new sites across the region and north of England

Clevercherry recruited for Millbank brief

Jewellery Quarter creative agency secures latest tender to help North West recruitment agency increase profile

Videos & Photos

The roof at New Street Station has been completed

New Street Station: new images show completed roof work

The City of Colours festival will make a second outing next year and expand from one day to two

City of Colours street art festival set to double next year

1920s detached home in Arthur Road, Edgbaston.

Home of the day: £1,750,000 1920s detached home in Edgbaston

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