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Queen Elizabeth Hospital is facing demands to make £60m in savings

£60m cuts at Queen Elizabeth Hospital to be piled on 'untenable' financial pressures

QE's finance chief warns that frontline healthcare will suffer as city's flagship hospital faces demands to make massive savings

Gone to pot? City council in dispute with street repairs contractor Amey over quality of roads

Officials considering enforcing penalty clauses in 25-year long contract

£45m boost to region in latest Growth Deals

Birmingham, Black Country and Solihull all benefit in latest round of funding from government scheme to boost infrastructure, education and housing

Pictures: Work starts on Harrison Drape regeneration

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Former curtain factory in Digbeth is being brought back to life as an apartment complex which is due to finished by the end of 2016

Greater Birmingham boost as Legal & General launches £15bn regen vehicle

Birmingham is set to benefit from a new regeneration pot backed by Legal & General
Region is poised to tap into new cash pot which will benefit projects such as housing and infrastructure
Queen Elizabeth Hospital is facing demands to make £60m in savings

£60m cuts at Queen Elizabeth Hospital to be piled on 'untenable' financial pressures

QE's finance chief warns that frontline healthcare will suffer as city's flagship hospital faces demands to make massive savings

Harrison Drape in Digbeth is being regenerated as an apartment complex updated

Pictures: Work starts on Harrison Drape regeneration

Former curtain factory in Digbeth is being brought back to life as an apartment complex which is due to finished by the end of 2016

Four Dwellings Academy, Lea Forest Primary Academy and Montgomery Primary Academy swapped the books for the brawn as they competed in the UKs very first 31-legged race at the Birmingham NEC all in the name of Sport Relief

Accepting childhood inactivity comes at a great cost

Action needed as report highlights too many kids not fit for purpose.

Taking stock of a wealth of statistics and perspectives

Bill Gates
Oxfam warns the richest one per cent of people in the world now own 48 per cent of all global wealth – up from just over 44 per cent in 2010.

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Harrison Drape in Digbeth is being regenerated as an apartment complex updated

Pictures: Work starts on Harrison Drape regeneration

Pictures: Jaguars and Range Rovers driven off stricken Hoegh Osaka

Birmingham is set to benefit from a new regeneration pot backed by Legal & General

Greater Birmingham boost as Legal & General launches £15bn regen vehicle

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