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Midland businessman Raymond Liu

Chinese super-rich to visit vast Birmingham regeneration schemes

Delegation has been organised by Midland businessman Raymond Liu

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls pictured with Birmingham Airport's chief executive Paul Kehoe

Ed Balls promises city centre enterprise zone will extend to Curzon HS2 Station

Business leaders welcomed an earlier vow from George Osborne to extend the enterprise zone which would open up the door to borrowing millions needed to regenerate and create thousands of jobs

An 3d aerial view of the areas designated for regeneration immediately surrounding Curzon Street HS2 Station, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan updated

Conservatives vow to extend Birmingham enterprise zone to Curzon Street

George Osborne has announced an expansion of the city centre enterprise zone to take in the regeneration area around Curzon HS2 Station

Chancellor George Osborne

General election: Chancellor George Osborne warns of risk to West Midlands economy of SNP backed Labour Government

Chancellor in Longbridge  unveils new manifesto for the West Midlands with 160,000 jobs pledge and investment in new Enterprise Zones

A slight rebrand for Birmingham Airport could be a way to lure US passengers, according to its chief executive

'Shakespeare's Airport' could help Birmingham crack US market

Rebrand for Birmingham Airport is not such a daft idea says chief executive Paul Kehoe following similar ploy to woo Chinese visitors

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line updated

SNP vows to start HS2 in Scotland, not Birmingham

Scottish nationalists say they plan to use post-Election power for a radical shake-up of high-speed rail plans for the UK

CGI of Fabrick Square in Digbeth

New future of Harrison Drape unveiled

Former factory in Digbeth will be rebranded Fabrick Square and have four individually named buildings following £30m redevelopment

Nigel Farage on the campaign trail at Himley Hall in Dudley

Farage claims business backing for HS2 is 'to gain contracts'

Outspoken UKIP leaders reiterates stance that party would scrap high-speed rail link amid fears it would benefit London more than Birmingham

Ed Balls has 'slapped Midlands in the face' over HS2 - Cameron

Prime Minister accuses opposition of 'immense slap in the face' after Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls says he wants to build a new line running east to west across the country before completing phase two of HS2

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line

Birmingham leader says HS2 rail link on track despite Shadow Chancellor's claim it should be delayed

Birmingham leader Sir Albert Bore insists Birmingham to northern cities HS2 phase 2 link going ahead after Ed Balls said build HS3 first

Prime Minister David Cameron

David Cameron: Labour's high speed rail rethink is a "slap in the face" to Midlands

Prime Minister condemns Labour Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls for saying new east-west rail line should come before completing HS2

Ed Balls speaks at the Labour Party Conference

Labour wants new east-west rail line before completing HS2, says Ed Balls

Plans for a high speed line linking Birmingham with Leeds and Manchester will take a back seat to proposals for a new east-west line under Labour, Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has revealed

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line

Anger as West Midlands MPs reject calls to delay HS2 after damning Lords report

Finance committee questions if £50 billion rail line is needed

'No convincing case' for HS2 says a House of Lords committee

'No convincing case' for HS2 says Lords' report

Cheaper options than HS2 for solving overcrowding on the railways have not been reviewed according to Lords Economic Affairs Committee

Sadie Morgan, chair of the HS2 Design Panel

Sadie Morgan to chair HS2 Design Panel

Ms Morgan, who co-founded London-based dRMM architects in 1995 and is currently president of the Architectural Association, will chair the HS2 Design Panel, a body that will oversee all the design elements of the project

CGI of Three Snowhill

Landmark vision for Three Snowhill unveiled

Long-awaited office scheme will offer 360,000 sq ft of grade A offices over 16 storeys, along with 40,000 sq ft of leisure and retail space and parking spaces

CGI of how the Metro trams would look in High Street Deritend

Midland Metro route through Digbeth chosen

Public picks tramline which will take in High Street Deritend and service Custard Factory and coach station

Liz Peace who is the new chair of The Curzon Urban Regeneration Company

Interview with Liz Peace: from Cadbury, to BPF and back

Liz Peace has been named as the chairman of the Curzon Urban Regeneration Company, overseeing the regeneration around Birmingham's proposed HS2 station

Liz Peace who is the new chair of The Curzon Urban Regeneration Company

Ex-BPF chief Liz Peace named Curzon Urban Regeneration Company chair

One of the best-known faces on the property scene will head up major regeneration plans in Birmingham

Windsor Street Gasworks, in Nechells will be developed

East of Birmingham growth and jobs drive is launched

Birmingham City Council reveals vision to create 9,000 jobs in deprived half of city as HS2 relents over land dispute

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