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Range Rover Evoque Convertible to go into production

Land Rover first showed a convertible concept at the 2012 Geneva motor show and speculation has been mounting in recent months that it was set to go into production

Aston Martin to extend availability of Lagonda Taraf beyond Middle East

Aston Martin's Lagonda Taraf
Now named the Lagonda Taraf, the vehicle will also be available in the UK, Europe and South Africa - but in strictly limited numbers

Fiddle & Bone in Birmingham makes long-awaited return

The Fiddle & Bone
One of the most popular bars for live music fans opens again this weekend after a 10-year wait

Holiday Inn Solihull embarks on £1m ground floor refurbishment

The eight-week project is set to be completed by the middle of March

From the archives: How to lead ‘healthier and therefore more cheerful life’ in Bournville

The Suggested Rules of Health
Set of rules state that if followed they could ensure you live ‘ten years longer than those who ignore them’
The Fiddle & Bone

Fiddle & Bone in Birmingham makes long-awaited return

One of the most popular bars for live music fans opens again this weekend after a 10-year wait

Lasan to open 'Nosh and Quaff' lobster and beer bar

130 Colmore Row will open as Nosh and Quaff in May
Award-winning restaurant group reveals details of its latest venture which will open in Colmore Row in May

Next and PizzaExpress sign up to Resorts World Birmingham

CGI of shopping area at Resorts World Birmingham
TGI Friday's also agrees to take space as roster of tenants mounts up at leisure and conference complex
The Suggested Rules of Health

From the archives: How to lead ‘healthier and therefore more cheerful life’ in Bournville

Set of rules state that if followed they could ensure you live ‘ten years longer than those who ignore them’

University of Birmingham's pivotal role in the invention of nuclear weapons

A nuclear bomb
Two Edgbaston-based physicists changed the world with their calculations, writes Peter Douglas Osborn

Hunt for memories of Brindleyplace to mark 20th birthday

Central Square in Brindleyplace which is 20 years old this year
Twenty prizes on offer for the best stories from over the past two decades to celebrate key anniversary of mixed-use estate
The Aston Martin Vulcan

£2m Aston Martin Vulcan becomes brand's most expensive supercar

The Gaydon-based luxury car-maker said the Aston Martin Vulcan – a track-only supercar – is its most intense and exhilarating creation to date

Idris Elba completes 750-mile voyage from London to Berlin in a Jaguar XE

Idris Elba reaches Berlin after his epic road trip in a Jaguar XE
The actor, musician and film-maker travelled 750 miles and covered four countries in three days during the voyage

Trio of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles to star in Bond film Spectre

Jaguar Land Rover has announced its line-up of vehicles set to feature in SPECTRE, the 24th James Bond adventure: the Jaguar C-X75, Range Rover Sport SVR and Defender Big Foot
The Jaguar C-X75 supercar, Range Rover Sport SVR and Defender Big Foot will all play a role in the next instalment of the long-running Bond franchise
Grade II listed Moorgreen Hall in Radford Road, sits in 1.6 acres of land in the pleasant hamlet of Weatheroak near Alvechurch.

£1m Elizabethan Moorgreen Hall with secret preacher hole for sale

This Grade II listed home in Alvechurch still features the secret spot used by a preacher in 1647

A horsey haven with 35 acres for sale in Worcestershire

The Wadhouse in Heightington, Bewdley is a Grade II listed farmhouse dating back to the 17th century.
New improvements add to the changing look of listed building

A fine manor house in one of England's smallest villages is up for sale

Manor Farm House is located in Little Washbourne, Gloucestershire, which is thought to be one of England's smallest villages.
This £1.3m home with four acres is nestled in Cotswold Hills in Little Washbourne, Gloucestershire

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New Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Range Rover Evoque Convertible to go into production

Aston Martin's Lagonda Taraf

Aston Martin to extend availability of Lagonda Taraf beyond Middle East

The Suggested Rules of Health

From the archives: How to lead ‘healthier and therefore more cheerful life’ in Bournville

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