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New plans drawn up for V Building site at Arena Central

An artist's impression of the type of building now being planned at the V Building site

Less extravagant plans are being drawn up for on the site of the proposed V Building

Extraenergy to create 1,000 city jobs to take on 'big six'

Geoff Childs, managing director of Extraenergy which is now looking to hire 1,000 staff for a new base in Birmingham
Company which has signed up two million German customers since 2010 now eyeing UK market and a new large base in Birmingham

Major coup for Birmingham as Picasso painting to on display at Barber Institute

Picasso's Woman Sleeping in a Chair
Painted in 1927, the picture has come from Japan and is believed to be the first major painting by the controversial Cubist ever to have gone on public exhibition in the city

Legal action halts final repayments from Cobbetts

One Colmore Square, the former home of law firm Cobbetts
Lloyds Bank waiting on final payment of almost £337,000 following collapse of law firm last summer

Birmingham to become City of Colours

City of Colours Wall by N4T4, Philth, Mila K and AsOne
Digbeth to welcome more than 140 artists as it plays host to city's first large-scale festival of street art next weekend

Wakemans wins brief to lead Midshire Business Systems redevelopment

Adrian Cartwright, Wakemans
Property and construction consultancy will project manage £2.2m revamp of West Bromwich head office
An artist's impression of the type of building now being planned at the V Building site

New plans drawn up for V Building site at Arena Central

Less extravagant proposals are being mooted for the site once expected to house 51-storey mega tower

Extraenergy to create 1,000 city jobs to take on 'big six'

Geoff Childs, managing director of Extraenergy which is now looking to hire 1,000 staff for a new base in Birmingham
Company which has signed up two million German customers since 2010 now eyeing UK market and a new large base in Birmingham
Solihull Hospital where urology and gynaecology services are under threat of closure

MP's fears over planned service closures at Solihull Hospital

Lorely Burt has met with NHS boss Mark Newbold to discuss threatened services at West Midlands hospital

Andrew Whitehead: Scottish independence debate is an education

Scottish students currently get free university tuition
A major concern of the Scottish universities will be the preservation of their non-EU student fee income, which in 2011/2012 brought in £337m from non-EU course fees.
Deliver Us From Evil.

Movie Review: Deliver Us From Evil (15)

Jerry Bruckheimer has changed track to produce a contemporary supernatural horror thriller supposedly based on the life of a New York police officer.

Movie Review: Blood Ties (15)

Blood Ties
This is Coventry-born Clive Owen's most ambitious role to date at the heart of a crime thriller set in Brooklyn, 1974.

Movie Review: What If (15)

What If
Daniel Radcliffe now steps up to the plate in a heartwarming story about a young man trying to be just good friends with a girl.
Paul Fielding, Mike Mounfield, both CBD; Rafael Cuesta, Centro; Sir Albert Bore, Rob Valentine, CBD; Alan Bain, JMP.

Birmingham's business community gathered for launch of the Snow Hill Interchange Plan

Birmingham's business community gathered at Two Snowhill for the launch of the Snow Hill Interchange Plan (SHIP), organised by Colmore Business District (CBD).

Cundall open new offices on Colmore Row​ in Birmingham

Riccardo Bragoli hands over a cheque from the charity bike ride to Hayley Miller from Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Cundall recently held a party to​ officially open its new offices on Colmore Row​.​

Higgs & Sons host champagne and canapes night at Birmingham's Bun & Bowl

Alastair Dolman, Higgs and Sons; Charlotte Jackson, Higgs and Sons; Adam Thompson, Higgs and Sons; Daniel Wilson, Edward Cumming, XXIV Old Buildings.
Higgs & Sons' Dispute Resolution team hosted a champagne and canapés evening for their contacts at Bun & Bowl, Birmingham.
Sir Peter Rigby whose company has made it second aviation acquisition of the summer

Latest deal for Rigby Group as it buys Capital Air Charter

Coventry Airport owner continues acquisition trail with deal for air ambulance and private flight operator

Santander backs Atwell International with £600,000 funding deal

Russell Walker, managing director of Atwell International which has secured a new £600,000 funding package from Santander
Worcestershire manufacturing group will use new capital to expand in Asia, Europe and North American markets

The Birmingham Post Growth Fund returns

AceOn Group managing director Mark Thompson, left, with some of the firm's products
Businesses from across the region now able to bid for grants to help create jobs after the Post secured Regional Growth Fund cash

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An artist's impression of the type of building now being planned at the V Building site

New plans drawn up for V Building site at Arena Central

City of Colours Wall by N4T4, Philth, Mila K and AsOne

Birmingham to become City of Colours

The Filthy Luker paintbrush on the top of the Selfridges building

City of Colours Festival: Our five favourite art installations in Birmingham

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