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Preparations for The 100 Swimmers at Moseley Road Baths

100 swimmers from across UK descend on Moseley Road Baths in Birmingham for photography project

Reaction to the news that Birmingham City Council intends to close the historic building permanently in 2015

Birmingham Airport

First China to Birmingham flights sell out

Hopes of permanent link between city and China raised after high interest in Far East flights

Staff at Jaguar Land Rover's Solihull plant celebrate the 500,000th Range Rover Sport

Jaguar Land Rover raises £150,000 at charity auction

Manufacturer celebrates 500,000th Range Rover Sport rolling off production line

Martin McDonagh of Heritage Collection

Birmingham silver firm Heritage Collection secures £1m deal with Wedgwood

The deal will secure jobs and is expected to be worth at least a seven-figure sum

Faraday bags designed by DiskLabs

Expansion in the bag for DiskLabs

Manufacturer moves into new sectors on the bach of success for its tech bag among law enforcement professionals

Fog lifting over the University of Birmingham, by Tim Cornbill

Birmingham University's Chinese partnership to create new research centre

The Joint Centre for Environmental Omics (JCEO), based at the university's Edgbaston campus, will seek to protect environment, health and global biodiversity

MG Motor UK Ltd in Longbridge, Birmingham

China Syndrome here to stay amid noise of Europe debate

We consider the extraordinary economic and cultural growth of the biggest communist superpower on the planet.

MG's CS concept, on which the firm's first SUV will be based, on show for the first time in Europe at Silverstone

SUV to keep MG on the right road

Birmingham car-maker MG has confirmed it will definitely produce the firm's first SUV when a version of its concept CS vehicle goes into production.

Hill House in Dagger Lane, the home of Trafalgar hero Captain James Eaton

Call to protect Trafalgar hero James Eaton’s Sandwell home

Campaigners want the Government and Sandwell Council to protect naval hero James Eaton’s former home as a building of national importance for generations to come.


Pressings firm in Chinese link-up

Coventry-based Covpress Holdings is creating 5,000 new jobs at a £142 million factory in the Far East thanks to UK knowhow and Chinese resources.

Goods being loaded for export

West Midlands exports more than London for first time on record

Latest figures show the region shipped £7.06 billion worth of goods last quarter, compared to £6.81 billion from the capital.

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Adding fabrication to finance and froth - that will really fascinate China

The zeros in the value of deals announced loop off in the direction of infinity and all concerned congratulate themselves on a hugely successful event.

An artist's impression of proposals for the HS2 Interchange Station near Birmingham Airport

Chinese want to back HS2 project

Memorandum of Understanding between UK and China signed during visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

The International Convention Centre

Hundreds in town as ICC hosts science park summit

Delegates from around the world descend on Birmingham for an international science park summit.

Tricorn Group

Tricorn's Maxpower Automotive facility is key to growth of operations in US and China

The importance of the Malvern-based tube manipulation specialist's West Midlands factory - Maxpower Automotive - was highlighted as the firm announced its annual results

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China pandering to the World Cup mood

China will not have a team in Brazil. The national side competed in the final stages in 2002, losing all three of their games without scoring.

Tricorn Group

Tricorn Group posts pre-tax loss

Engineering group suffers blow amid restructuring and increase of China operations

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Chinese firecrackers highlight the opportunity

Everyone has a view and an urgent need to express it - which all gives an impression of blood boiling somewhere.

Chief executive Mike Reeves (right) and Phil Burns, Birmingham-based UK managing partner, of Clearwater International

Clearwater signals international ambitions with cross-border merger

Financial advisory firm teams up with brace of European firms and agrees China alliance

West Midlands exports nudge closer to £28 billion mark

New HMRC stats show region has highest growth percentage in England as local company wins three-year India deal with JCB


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