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Selly Oak where developers are hoping to build more than 400 new bedrooms for students

Developers eye Selly Oak for more than 400 student bedrooms

Applications lodged to build flats on two separate plots of land near Battery Retail Park just weeks after councillors warn of overcrowding in south Birmingham suburb

Principal of the University of Birmingham School Michael Roden which opens next year

University of Birmingham school inundated a year before it opens

The unique school could eventually rival fee-paying establishments as 1,600 parents sign up to attend open days

Andy Warhol and William Morris artworks to go on display in Birmingham

‘Love is Enough’ will bring together works from public and private collections across the UK and USA to show in Birmingham

The University of Birmingham

'Key step' in search for leukaemia cure at University of Birmingham

Research investigated acute myeloid leukaemia and looked at the way blood cells behaved in patients

David Austin Grey, leader of Birmingham jazz group Hansu-Tori

Birmingham jazz group Hansu-Tori to play a number of city gigs

Birmingham jazz group Hansu-Tori take its inspiration from the power of water and the flight of birds. Its leader, David Austin Grey, speaks to Peter Bacon

Paediatric haematologist Dr Myles Bradbury

Birmingham Children's Hospital launches helpline after doctor abused boys

Myles Bradbury is facing jail after admitting molesting cancer patients, some as young as eight, at a hospital in Cambridge

Ian Dove QC from No5 Chambers, who is set to become a High Court Judge

No5 Chambers silk set to become High Court Judge

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Described by Legal 500 as "an excellent strategist and advocate", Mr Dove QC was called to the Bar in 1986

Portrait of Sir Benjamin Stone

Sir Benjamin Stone exhibition gives snapshot of Brazil's history

Pioneering photographer's voyage to Brazil more than a century ago is being used as a catalyst to boost trade between the country and  Birmingham

New trainees at law firm Higgs & Sons (from left) Sarah Bryan, Patrick O'Connor, Iyanu Onalaja, Joanna Parker (HR director), Helena Flavell (HR manager), Hannah Bollard, Mike Wong and Natalie Marsden

Higgs & Sons boosts payroll with trainee hires

Six new faces join Black Country law firm which boasts half of its current partners from its in-house training scheme

Some of the Birmingham developments which sparked a reaction from planners

Tombstones, UFOs and turds: the 10 schemes panned by Birmingham planners

A look back at 10 plans for developments in Birmingham which drew acerbic responses from the city's planning committee

Customers with their shopping leaving a Tesco store

Chris Game: Tesco tax? Well every little helps

Councils, like many in Europe, should have control over a range of local taxes, including those on supermarkets.

Robert Wenley (deputy director) and John van Boolen (curatorial technician) manoeuvre the Picasso painting

Pictures: Barber Institute of Fine Arts in Birmingham unpacks a Picasso

Going on display on Friday, August 29, Woman Sleeping in a Chair will be at the gallery until March 2015

Picasso's Woman Sleeping in a Chair updated

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

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

Burrito Kitchen is one of five West Midlands businesses named in the Lloyds Bank Enterprise Awards shortlist

Five Midland businesses make Lloyds Bank Enterprise Awards shortlist

Three categories open to entrepreneurs currently studying or who graduated within the past five years and have been trading for more than one year

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham to host South Africa during 2015 Rugby World Cup

Sutton Coldfield RFC also chosen as a base by tournament organisers and will welcome Romania and Somoa

City Archaeologist Dr Mike Hodder who is retiring.

Birmingham's official archaeologist Dr Mike Hodder rewrote the city's history

As Birmingham's official archaeologist, Dr Mike Hodder made significant discoveries about the city's Stone Age and Roman past. Neil Elkes spoke to him as he left the council after 20 years in his post.

Ian Parkes - Marketing manager for Purity - with their new brew Longhorn IPA on show at the Birmingham Independent Food Fair at Millennium Point.

Food and drink producers gear up for Birmingham's first independent food and drink fair

As dozens of food and drink producers gear up for Birmingham's first independent food and drink fair next month Mary Griffin finds out what's in store and asks what sets the city's food scene apart.

Zena Wooldridge OBE, Director of Sport at the University of Birmingham

Birmingham Sports Awards: Birmingham University sponsors the Professional Sportsman of the Year

With a shortlist of three finalists to be drawn up for every one of 13 different award categories, nominees are itching to find out who is to be honoured.

19th century education reformer and politician George Dixon

Chris Game: George Dixon and Birmingham's first School Board elections in 1870

School boards were empowered to make attendance compulsory for five to 13-year olds, but not until 1880 were they required to.

CGI of new student halls at the University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham launches next phase of £300m regeneration

Hunt is on for contractor to build new student halls and sports complex next to Grange Road Gate

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