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Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer unveiles the DBX Concept at the Geneva motor show

Aston Martin unveils growth plans at Geneva motor show

Andy Palmer outlined the firm’s plans at the Geneva motor show, and said growth would come from a crossover vehicle, wider availability of its Lagonda Taraf luxury saloon and a new generation of sportscars

Radisson Blu to open hotel at Birmingham Airport

The Radisson Blu in Holloway Circus, Queensway.
The 220-bedroom new-build hotel is scheduled to open in early 2017 a stone’s throw from Birmingham Airport

Jensen marque set to hit the road again with all-new GT

Clay model of the proposed Jensen GT
Jensen International Automotive has unveiled its stunning Jensen GT, designed by Jonathan Gould, which it plans to put into production if it gets enough interest

Poundland founder's home on market for £5.75m

Poundland founder Steve Smith has put his house up for sale.
Steve Smith's home near Kidderminster has seven bedrooms in 28 acres but the asking price has been slashed by £750,000

Birmingham artist Reuben Colley opens Colmore Row gallery

View from The Cube by Reuben Colley
City artist's paintings of Birmingham will sit next to work from the likes of Warhol and Damien Hirst
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
Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer unveiles the DBX Concept at the Geneva motor show

Aston Martin unveils growth plans at Geneva motor show

Andy Palmer outlined the firm’s plans at the Geneva motor show, and said growth would come from a crossover vehicle, wider availability of its Lagonda Taraf luxury saloon and a new generation of sportscars

Jensen marque set to hit the road again with all-new GT

Clay model of the proposed Jensen GT
Jensen International Automotive has unveiled its stunning Jensen GT, designed by Jonathan Gould, which it plans to put into production if it gets enough interest

Aston Martin launches DBX Concept at Geneva Motor Show

Aston Martin has launched its new DBX Concept car
Warwickshire manufacturer says it is aiming to redefine the luxury GT segment with this all-electric car

Poundland founder's home on market for £5.75m

Steve Smith's home near Kidderminster has seven bedrooms in 28 acres but the asking price has been slashed by £750,000

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

Grade II listed Moorgreen Hall in Radford Road, sits in 1.6 acres of land in the pleasant hamlet of Weatheroak near Alvechurch.
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

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Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer unveiles the DBX Concept at the Geneva motor show

Aston Martin unveils growth plans at Geneva motor show

The Radisson Blu in Holloway Circus, Queensway.

Radisson Blu to open hotel at Birmingham Airport

Clay model of the proposed Jensen GT

Jensen marque set to hit the road again with all-new GT

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