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CGI of the new Foyles store which will open in Grand Central next month

Cressida Cowell to open children's department at Foyles' Grand Central store

London-based bookstore chain will open its sixth venture next month and has also released a new CGI of how it will look

Birmingham named fourth most prosperous city

Birmingham is the UK's fourth most prosperous city according to new research
And the number of millionaires living here is on the rise according to new research published by Barclays

Resorts World ready to set sail

The new Resorts World at the NEC, Birmingham.
We take a tour of the new casino, hotel and leisure complex next to the NEC ahead of its opening later this year

Lower House in Hopton Castle brings peace and serenity in face of battle

Grade II listed Lower House at Hopton Castle, Craven Arms, Shropshire.
Lower House is the perfect property for Civil War history buffs.

Test Drive: Land Rover Discovery Sport makes your decision tough

Land Rover Discovery Sport
The chunky and spacious Discovery Sport is a very good-looking and capable car, Evoke fans may want to consider this model.
The new Resorts World complex

Resorts World ready to set sail

We take a tour of the new casino, hotel and leisure complex next to the NEC ahead of its opening later this year

Restaurant plans for old Jewellery Quarter press factory

The former Taylor & Challen building at 48 Constitution Hill could house a new bar and restaurant
Following plans earlier this year to open a boxing gym, another Taylor & Challen building could find a new purpose in historic quarter

Expansion for Harborne pub as traditional local takes on new form

The Plough in Harborne
Extra space brings different offerings and more jobs to The Plough in Harborne
Historian/archivist Dave Reeve

Black Country's links to the Wild West revealed

Midland historian Dave Reeves has highlighted a host of unlikely links between the Black Country and America's cowboy heritage

Images of Birmingham in days gone by get blended treatment

An image taken in Ladypool Road, Sparkbrook, in 1959 gets the blended treatment
Images from Chamberlain Square, Five Ways and Sparkbrook are also among our latest batch to be blended with those taken decades apart

When Birmingham went all out for Olympic glory

Birmingham’s audacious - and ultimately doomed - attempt to host the 1992 Summer Olympics has mostly faded from memory - but it is 30 years since it was announced in 1985.

First look at the new 2016 Mercedes S-Class Cabriolet

Mercedes-Benz previews £100,000-plus four-seat drop-top prior to Frankfurt launch.

First drive: 2016 Jaguar XF 2.0 i4D 180 R-Sport auto

The second-generation XF is all new. And first impressions are that its arrival could be a watershed moment in the executive car market
Grade II listed Lower House at Hopton Castle, Craven Arms, Shropshire.

Lower House in Hopton Castle brings peace and serenity in face of battle

Lower House is the perfect property for Civil War history buffs.

Gentleman's residence in Tanworth-in-Arden has plenty of room for the family

Barncluith in Rams Hill Lane, Tanworth-in-Arden, Solihull.
This gentleman's residence in Tanworth-in-Arden has plenty of room for the family too

Selly Oak detached has views of Manor Park

Detached home in Eymore Close, Selly Oak, has views of Manor Park.
Enjoy park life with this detached house in Eymore Close, Selly Oak,  which is handily placed next door to one

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CGI of the new Foyles store which will open in Grand Central next month

Cressida Cowell to open children's department at Foyles' Grand Central store

Grade II listed Lower House at Hopton Castle, Craven Arms, Shropshire.

Lower House in Hopton Castle brings peace and serenity in face of battle

The new Resorts World complex

Resorts World ready to set sail

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Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
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Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor