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Giant Martineau Galleries site sold to Bullring owner Hammerson

Recession-hit Birmingham city centre regeneration site bought by joint owner, with new proposals expected

Unite's plans for hotel and conference centre unveiled

UK's largest trade union lodges application to build new 170-hotel, offices and conference facilities at Birmingham Science Park Aston

Bruntwood means business for Morrisons Great Birmingham 10k

Members of the Bruntwood 10k team (from left) Philip Stephenson, Adam Soley, Rob Valentine and Steve Brooks
Property company assembles strong line-up to tackle the Business Challenge in May with several runners aiming for sub 40 minutes

Birmingham's needs from government top of event agenda

Professor David Bailey will be the guest speaker at the next BPS Birmingham event
BPS Birmingham's latest event will hear from Professor David Bailey on what the city requires from the next government

Birmingham leader says HS2 rail link on track despite Shadow Chancellor's claim it should be delayed

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line
Birmingham leader Sir Albert Bore insists Birmingham to northern cities HS2 phase 2 link going ahead after Ed Balls said build HS3 first

Business In Pictures

City Hospital, in Birmigham, one of the sites owned by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, which is planning to axe more than 1,400 jobs

Patient safety concerns at Midland hospital trust

Patient safety at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust has been branded 'inadequate' by inspectors.

Barker Brettell patent partner Jenny Atkinson

Barker Brettell secures place on patent panel for University of Oxford's Isis Innovation

The appointment follows a competitive tender process launched late last year by Isis Innovation – the research and technology commercialisation arm of the University of Oxford

CGI of Unite the Union's planned new hotel, offices and conference centre

Unite's plans for hotel and conference centre unveiled

UK's largest trade union lodges application to build new 170-hotel, offices and conference facilities at Birmingham Science Park Aston

Protesters wearing Alex Salmond masks outside the ICC in Birmingham

Tax rows, scare tactics - and the SNP bogeyman

The Tories will try to capitalise on threats by the SNP's Alex Salmond to persuade Labour over policy

Time for Birmingham to put its houses in order over blots on the landscape

Selly Oak has been plagued by student house extensions in recent years
The Selly Oak Community Partnership has made very reasonable objections to the general trend which sees family homes sacrificed and converted into student digs.

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CGI of Unite the Union's planned new hotel, offices and conference centre

Unite's plans for hotel and conference centre unveiled

Martineau Galleries

Giant Martineau Galleries site sold to Bullring owner Hammerson

Former Spitfire pilot Sid Cleaver.

RAF pilot Sid Cleaver: I saw the Spitfires and thought 'wow'

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Graeme Brown
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Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
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Ben Hurst
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