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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.

West Midland properties on the market with green and pleasant plots

Spring Acres in Bournes Green, Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire.
Alison Jones plots a course to some properties currently up for sale which possess sublime gardens.
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 drive: 2015 Vauxhall VXR8 GTS automatic

The Vauxhall VXR8 GTS supercharged saloon gets an auto box, but is that too niche for buyers to get on board?

Why does the UK love the Ford Mustang?

The word iconic barely suffices to describe this muscle motor, spawned in the early 1960s and still setting pulses racing today.

First drive: Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce

Superveloce, super price, super car. We drive Lamborghini's Aventador Superveloce for the first time.
Spring Acres in Bournes Green, Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire.

West Midland properties on the market with green and pleasant plots

Alison Jones plots a course to some properties currently up for sale which possess sublime gardens.

Stately living in Warwickshire at a nice price

Apartment at Grafton Court at Temple Grafton, Warwickshire.
Grand houses can come in smaller sizes when they are converted into apartments.

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.

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Spring Acres in Bournes Green, Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire.

West Midland properties on the market with green and pleasant plots

Apartment at Grafton Court at Temple Grafton, Warwickshire.

Stately living in Warwickshire at a nice price

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

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In This Week's Paper

Journalists

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