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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

John Sheppard, who has died at the age of 93, helped design the Mini

Tributes as last member of iconic Mini's design team dies

John Sheppard was key member of group who created car

CGI of new residential facility in Longbridge for staff working at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine

St Modwen's plans for defence staff facility in Longbridge

New proposals brought forward for six-storey block to house 180 staff working for the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine

MG's new SUV, which is set to make its debut in China as the GTS this spring

No MG sports car in the pipeline as firm instead focuses on SUV arrival

MG Motor UK's marketing chief says a sports car is still some way off but did not rule out future development

Aston Martin urged to choose Longbridge for new factory

Business and civic leaders say the former MG Rover base would be idea with the luxury marque said to be looking for a new production plant

Deloitte advised MG Rover's owners and auditors during the sale of the car maker to Phoenix

Deloitte sees fine over MG Rover dealings slashed

Finance giant sees penalty reduced from £14 million to £3 million after succeeding in an appeal

Getting an inside track with Chinese investment

Chinese investment and its support for UK manufacturing is as important now as ever, says Mike Loftus

Mini Metros roll out of the assembly line at Longbridge in 1980 - thousands could have been sold to Indonesia under a project which eventually collapsed

Secret Far East plan which could have saved Rover

Discussions were held in the mid-90s about selling thousands of Metros to Indonesia under 'Project Maleo' but collapsed when Suharto regime fell in 1998

MG Rover workers at a protest rally outside the Longbridge factory in April 2005

MG Rover crisis ten years on still leaves unanswered questions

As the landmark anniversary passed this week, the Post recalls the desperate attempts to save the Longbridge carmaker in 2005 and how the bitter fallout from its collapse is still being felt to this day

The new MG6

MG hopes new MG6 will fuel further growth

Launch of the latest MG6 comes on the back of a successful 2014 for Longbridge manufacturer which saw it claim to be the fastest-growing automotive brand in Britain.

Longbridge Technology Park is one of several developments in the decade since MG Rover closed

Longbridge's reinvention is a lesson to us all

The passing of MG Rover in 2005 was both a sad and landmark event, but mourning the firm's demise isn't necessarily the right path to follow, says Jon Griffin

Staff outside the old MG Rover factory in Longbridge in April 2005 at the time of its collapse

Lasting legacy of MG Rover's demise

Questions still need to be answered and lessons learned ten years after the collapse of MG Rover, argues Professor David Bailey

MG Rover workers leaving Longbridge in 2005 after learning of the collapse of the carmaker

MG Rover creditors could receive another £56m

Liquidator PwC says further payouts could be in line as original administrators continue to pursue claims against manufacturer

Work in progress - significant development has already taken place in Longbridge but there's work still to be done

Whole new 'suburban community' has risen from Longbridge ashes

£1bn rebirth of south Birmingham town could take another two decades to complete as tenth anniversary passes following collapse of MG Rover

MG's new multi-million pound flagship dealership in the heart of London's Piccadilly

MG opens four more dealerships including flagship central London outlet

Other dealerships have also opened for business in Guildford, Exeter and Maidstone

MG Rover workers leaving Longbridge in 2005 after learning of the collapse of the carmaker

Deloitte fine over Rover 'should go to workers'

Government backs calls for donation as accountants appeal pay-out.

CGI of St Modwen's One Park Square office development in Longbridge

Green light for One Park Square office scheme in Longbridge

Latest phase of the £70 million town centre regeneration could see hundreds of new job created with developer eyeing major corporate occupier

White boys in Birmingham are lagging behind at every level of school, report reveals

White Birmingham boys still lowest achievers at city schools

City council vows to give more help to schools after report reveals white British boys are lagging behind their peers.

Guy Jones, who has taken up a new business development role to drive growth at Bridgestone

Guy Jones joins Bridgestone's senior management team to drive European growth

Guy Jones has joined Leamington-based Bridgestone in a new business development role from MG in Longbridge, where he played a key part in the revival of the 91-year old marque under its Chinese owners SAIC

Fighting a losing battle for Birmingham's tech sector

Despite Birmingham's prominence as a thriving tech and digital city, there's still a job to do convincing those in the capital, argues David Hardman

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