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Shock video shows graffiti damage to one of Birmingham's most beautiful buildings

Grade II listed Digbeth building hit by graffiti after £10 million redevelopment

The proposed new face of the Smallbrook Queensway site.

Smallbrook Queensway demolition set for go ahead

Planning chiefs expected to approve major regeneration of city centre street including one of Birmingham's tallest apartment blocks

The Doha skyline

Oil-rich Qatar next target for Birmingham trade bosses

Council leader John Clancy heading to Gulf state to woo investors ahead of a major trade conference in Birmingham in March

CGI shows a more pedestrian-friendly Colmore Row

New designs unveiled for Colmore Row makeover

More details and imagery have been released about the potential future for historic street in the heart of Birmingham's business district

Nailcote Hall Hotel has been placed on the market

Historic Nailcote Hall Hotel on sale

Owner Rick Cressman is retiring after running country club and golf course for a quarter of a century

These Victorian buildings in Harborne Road will be the new Oka and Neptune stores

Third furniture retailer eyes Calthorpe Estate

Neptune will join two other furniture brands on historic Edgbaston estate as The Village project continues to take shape

Protesters campaign outside Birmingham City Council against the planned closure of Fitness First and a bowling alley in Stirchley

Lidl called on to abandon Stirchley demolition plans

Residents are campaigning for discount supermarket chain to halt its bid to demolish the Fitness First and bowling alley to make way for new store

Work to start on Merry Hill bus station revamp

Start date announced as shopping centre's owner looks to inject new life into Black Country retail hub

Tuckers Fasteners, in Great Barr

New warehouse to create 130 jobs on former Tuckers site

Developer First Industrial has been given permission to build the 120-metre long warehouse on the former Tuckers Fasteners factory site in Perry Barr

CGI of the Beorma Quarter's 30-storey tower

Work on giant tower opposite Birmingham's Selfridges finally set to start

Demolition contractors have been appointed to enter the Beorma Quarter site and kick start the next phases of major regeneration in Digbeth

Former asylum seeker hostel to be transformed into plush hotel

Owners making multi-million investment to transform historic Paragon Hotel  in Highgate

Solihull is the most in demand area for property in the UK

Research suggests that houses in Solihull are in demand more than anywhere else in the country

Watch: Central Library demolition in 90 seconds in new timelapse footage

New video released by Paradise developer also shows piles of first office block One Chamberlain Square being erected

Kensington House has been sold for £13.3m

Birmingham student block sold for £13m

Former home of lapdancing club Medusa which now houses student bedrooms acquired by London-based investor

Black Country Garden City: housing scheme for Wolverhampton's canal side

Why plans for a huge Black Country garden city have been snubbed

Government rejects a bid for funding by councils which are planning to develop the UK's largest garden city

Pop star to open speakeasy gin bar in Sutton Coldfield

The Vamps singer Bradley Simpson and his family plan to open new bar with live music next month

HS2 prompts rugby club to plan new home

Club lodges plans for a new home as it is being forced to leave its current ground to make way for high-speed rail line

CGI of the new iHub base in Colmore Gate

iHub to launch new hot-desk base in Birmingham

Serviced office company is expanding out of Manchester to provide to new office space in Birmingham city centre

Last ditch legal attempt to block green belt housing in Sutton Coldfield

Project Fields group consulting lawyers over a potential judicial review of the decision to release green belt land for development

Plans to make developers protect city's wildlife and green spaces

"I want to ensure that future generations of Brummie kids know what a hedgehog is,” says campaigning councillor

Videos & Photos

Battered fish on a toasted bap with lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce - the FLT

Jewellery Quarter restaurant Fishylicious in shock closure

Big changes are planned at John Lewis

John Lewis places 770 jobs under threat

Major Birmingham housing plan set to be thrown out

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor