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British violinist Tasmin Little.

Birmingham's Conservatoire welcomes crop of classical superstars

Birmingham Conservatoire's autumn season has just got under way. Christopher Morley takes a look at some of the glittering visitors heading this way.

Gallery: New Nicklin Unseen images as nostalgic exhibition begins

Brumpic founder David Oram calls for greater recognition of Birmingham photographer as exhibition kicks off in business district

The new dental hospital at Pebble Mill

Dental Hospital opening delayed by four months

The new hospital on the former BBC Pebble Mill site in Edgbaston was due to open this month

Birmingham scientist part of Ice Age breakthrough research

University professor discovers how Earth's axis 'wobble' ended 'snowball' era 365 million years ago

Artist's impression of the planned high speed rail train

University of Birmingham in China link for new high speed rail lab

The city is joining forces with Beijing Jiaotong University to run the new research lab that will be based at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education

Graduate employment accolade for the University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham was the UK’s number one university for securing a graduate-level job

First state school based at a university opens in Birmingham

The University of Birmingham School in Selly Oak aims to give pupils from disadvantaged homes the kind of learning experience available at fee-paying institutions

The Close in Selly Oak, Birmingham.

Arts and Crafts home 'must be saved' before it is lost to city

The University of Birmingham has been urged to restore and renovate one of its historic listed buildings before it is lost to the city

Gas Street Wharf and the Worcester Canal looking towards the site now occupied by The Cube and The Mailbox - July 1, 1961

Classic Nicklin Unseen images of Birmingham to go on display in city

Phyllis Nicklin's images will be displayed in the city’s business quarter after a Heritage Lottery Fund Sharing Heritage grant was secured

Rachael Tratt, who has graduated from Exeter University as part of KPMG's school leaver programme

KPMG's audit school leavers programme celebrates fifth year

The scheme sees 120 recruits joining the programme as a whole, 15 of whom will be placed with KPMG’s Birmingham office

Gordon Wadington, who has been appointed chief executive of the Energy Research Accelerator

Former Rolls Royce executive to head Midland-based Energy Research Accelerator

Gordon Waddington’s appointment follows the announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer of an initial £60 million funding for the Midland-based energy research and development hub

Some of Victoria Hall's student flats in Selly Oak - the developer is now eyeing another site in the district

Selly Oak student block planned for Goose pub car park

Victoria Hall brings forward proposals for 63 bedrooms at rear of popular pub as it continues expansion in Birmingham suburb

University of Birmingham has offered some applicants guaranteed places

Universities bid to woo students to Birmingham

Cash bursaries, scholarships and unconditional offers are being dangled in front of students as city's institutions aim to lure in the 2015 intake

The five bedroom house at The Emerson, Lordswood Gardens in Bernard Road, Birmingham.

New development offers homes of substance in Edgbaston

This new development offers homes of substance in Birmingham's most popular suburbs

An Islamic manuscript which has been identified as one of the world's oldest fragments of the Koran on show at the University of Birmingham

Doubt cast on 'oldest Koran' in world claim by University of Birmingham

Middle Eastern historians have raised doubts about claims the University of Birmingham had discovered to oldest known copy of the Koran.

Bournville Village Green as it looks today

Green idylls of Second City get the thumbs-up

14 parks and spaces in Birmingham win praise as part of national Green Flag awards

CGI of plans to convert Beechenhurst House in SellyOak into 55 student flats

Former Selly Oak home of John Nettlefold to become student flats

Plans for high-end accommodation to be built in old home of renowned social reformer who lived there in the late 1800s

Michael Bates pictured with his team from Birmingham Community Law Centre in Sparkbrook, Naomi Lesser, Abu Uddin, Habib Ullah and Tahsin Chowdhury

Birmingham Community Law Centre lands major legal award

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Birmingham Community Law Centre staff say they are “over the moon” after winning the Best Not-for-Profit/Law Firm award at the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards

The Stuart Carlier collection of almost 100 drawers of beetles

Beetle mania... Birmingham's amazing insect collection is latest Museums Trust 'object of the month'

Collection is latest of series of objects of the month the Museums Trust is unveiling through the Birmingham Post

Trade union members have voted in favour of strike action in an indicative ballot over possible job losses at the University of Birmingham

Lecturers at University of Birmingham vote 'yes' in strike ballot

Members of University and College Union return positive results in indicative ballot over potential loss of dozens of jobs


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