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Rosie Kirk

Birmingham City University clock-making degree believed to be only one in world

Birmingham City University students are keeping the ancient art of clockmaking alive thanks to a degree course believed to be the only one of its kind in the world. Education Correspondent Emma McKinney reports.

Midland MP believes immigration is an issue Labour could win

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Liam Byrne (Lab Hodge Hill) has urged Labour to back stricter controls on immigration - and insisted a tough approach would have the backing of ethnic minority voters.

Officer who led his sailors to their death 'was hero'

Rear Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock who met with his death on 1 November 1914 at Coronel
Author hopes to restore reputation of outgunned Rear Admiral who died in First World War battle.

Former MG Rover bosses to share £6m payout

MG Rover workers at Longbridge in 2005
Phoenix Four and ex-chief executive in line for bumper pay day following deal with liquidator

Cadbury Bournville can't return to 'days of women in hair nets'

Women working on a production line at Cadbury's in 1966.
Cadbury workers must accept owner Mondelez International's modern practices 'ultimatum' to survive, claims MP Steve McCabe.

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Midland MP believes immigration is an issue Labour could win

Liam Byrne (Lab Hodge Hill) has urged Labour to back stricter controls on immigration - and insisted a tough approach would have the backing of ethnic minority voters.

Rosie Kirk

Birmingham City University clock-making degree believed to be only one in world

Birmingham City University students are keeping the ancient art of clockmaking alive thanks to a degree course believed to be the only one of its kind in the world. Education Correspondent Emma McKinney reports.

Historic Red Lion pub fails to sell at auction

Owner Raj Lal remains upbeat despite lack of buyers saying viewings are still taking pace

Randy Lerner

Peter Sharkey: Bid to give football fans a greater say in how clubs are run

Politicians want supporters involved in ownership and decision-making

Joe Holyoak: Ordinary architecture can be out of the ordinary

Shop units converted from an old factory in Fargo Village
Big, expensive architecture was in the news as the Library of Birmingham lost out in the Stirling Prize.

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Historic Red Lion pub fails to sell at auction

Dave Quinney, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking; Nathan Gilbert, Siobhan Gilbert G E Gilbert and Son; Mark Ellis, Head of Property, SME Banking at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking; Clifford Gilbert, G E Gilbert and Son, attend Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking's Midlands property team event at Primitivo Bar.

Lloyds Bank hosts property team event in Birmingham

Phil Ewing, HB&O; Martin Taylor, Wyndon Motors; Mike Durkin, Santander; Mike Wakeling, Lodders, attend Harrison Beale & Owen's annual charity golf day at Kenilworth Golf Club.

Charity golf day in Warwickshire raises over £3,000

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