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Black Country MP Sir Richard Shepherd

David Cameron pays tribute to retiring MP Sir Richard Shepherd

Black Country MP Richard Shepherd is to leave the Commons at the next election

Birmingham Royal Ballet's Coppelia

Arts prioritised as Birmingham City Council weighs up major cuts

The council leader said facilities like the Symphony Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and groups like the Birmingham Royal Ballet are crucial

Aston University

New Aston University business school after £35m boost

A £35 million package will provide vital cash support for a range of new developments and facelift work at Aston, including the new £60 million medical school project confirmed earlier this year

Leigh Purnell, founder and inventor of Petalite

Petalite prepares for £30k crowdfunding mission

Birmingham-based inventor of rapid mobile phone charger is hoping to launch production using support from  Indiegogo platform

Unionists gather in George Square, Glasgow, following the Scottish independence referendum.

Chris Game: Will Birmingham find a date for the Big Glam Devolution Ball?

There's no question that it's in and around the big or the eight Core Cities where the devolutionary action is. Which should be good news for Birmingham, were it not for two big buts.

Lord Michael Heseltine

Lord Heseltine launches chamber link with colleges to close skills gap

New Skills Hub founded with local colleges to develop formal integration between employers and training providers

Lotus Dome artwork by Studio Roosegaarde

European artists and regeneration experts to light up Longbridge

For nearly a century the area was dominated by one of the largest car factories in the world until the devastating collapse of MG Rover in 2005

David Bailey

David Bailey: Europe's car market continues to edge upwards as Eurozone stagnates

Europe's auto industry has been badly damaged by the ongoing fallout from the global financial crisis and credit crunch.

Shoppers in Birmingham's Bullring centre

Giant consultation on future of Birmingham retail strategy begins

A six-week consultation has been launched over a new retail strategy to cope with massive change.

Prime Minister David Cameron

Steven McCabe: Scottish referendum's profound implications for the British economy

The issues uppermost in the mind of Prime Minister David Cameron are the consequences of the possibility of a yes vote in the Scottish independence referendum and how to react to the truly shocking events in Iraq.

General business

Andrew Whitehead: Why no one is banking on Scottish independence

The UK, including Scotland, undoubtedly has a large and successful financial service industry, respected across the world.

The referendum vote for Scottish Independence.

Firms set for Scottish independence shake-up - regardless of referendum

The Scotland Act 2012, dubbed the biggest transfer of powers in 300 years, will mean major changes for companies

Andrew Whitehead: Manufacturing an argument for the Scottish independence debate

Would a 'Yes' vote in Scotland enhance or reduce the manufacturing sector in the country and the UK as a whole?  

Overseas trading

Ministers insist West Midlands will benefit from a controversial US trade deal

Ministers have insisted the West Midlands will benefit from a controversial new trade deal with the United States.

David Spears (left) and Rowan Crozier from Brandauer

New man at helm of Brandauer

David Spears brings an end to 13-year tenure but will stay on in non-executive position

Scottish students currently get free university tuition

Andrew Whitehead: Scottish independence debate is an education

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.

The headstones of British and Commonwealth soldiers side by side with German headstones in Mons, France

Gisela Stuart: How decisions made during the First World War still resonate today

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The commemorations of the First World War are also a chance to understand each other as the nations we have become.

Broad Street in Birmingham

Birmingham's most polluted streets unveiled

Prominent city centre streets and Spaghetti Junction named as hotspots where air is polluted with nitrogen dioxide

Judges, staff and Entrepreneurs in Residence at Innovation Birmingham Campus (from left) Paul Adams, Ian French, Stephen Harris, Katharine Fuller, Richard Davies, Glenn Barrowman and Catherine Shelley

Green start-ups to share £100,000 funding

Nine businesses on Low Carbon Accelerator programme share funding pot to aid their research and development

Natalie Bennett leader of the Green Party in England and Wales

Voters want "big changes" - and only the Greens can deliver, says party leader Natalie Bennett

The Green Party want to tax the rich, tax supermarkets and nationalise the railways. As she prepares for their annual conference in Birmingham, party leader Natalie Bennett tells the Birmingham Post why voters are going Green.


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