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John Madin's St James's House has been awarded Grade II listed status by English Heritage

John Madin building handed listed status

Office block designed by renowned architect granted Grade II status by English Heritage as other examples of his work in the city perish

Pinsent Masons' partner Ian Hyde to become tribunal judge

Ian Hyde, from Pinsent Masons, who has been appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal
Ian Hyde will be a ‘fee-paid’ judge, meaning he will sit on a part time basis, and will take up the position later this yea

London & Cambridge Properties signs up latest tenant

Andrew Preston, industrial property manager with London & Cambridge Properties
Armorduct Systems consolidates four bases into a single space on Pensnett Estate in Kingswinford

Tories could hit public sector workers with "regional pay" plan, says Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg
Deputy Prime Minister says he blocked controversial plan to pay workers in parts of the Midlands less than those in the south

How Newman Brothers Coffin Works played a key role in Churchill's state funeral

Examples of Gothic brass handles similar to those used on Churchill's coffin at Newman Brothers Coffin Works
The company made the ornate handles and other fittings for the wartime leader’s coffin as part of ‘Operation Hope Not’

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Nick Clegg

Tories could hit public sector workers with "regional pay" plan, says Nick Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister says he blocked controversial plan to pay workers in parts of the Midlands less than those in the south

Andrew Leaver, a Villa fan who was born in Aston, seen here in 2010 after climbing Kilimanjaro for the charity Scope

Rich List 2015: No.22 - Andrew and Linda Leaver & family

In the 12 months to June 30, 2014, profits jumped by 47 per cent. The firm reported a profit of £21.3 million compared to £14.5 million the previous year. Revenue was up three per cent to £126.6 million.

The now-replaced Queensway tunnel sign, recognisable to thousands of drivers

Crumbled Birmingham Queensway tunnels sign could be recreated for university exhibition

Timber Queensway signs were removed from tunnels and replaced with new electronic warning billboards which can instantly alert drivers to a crash or hold up ahead

A dominant feature of Birmingham's skyline, the NatWest Tower looks set to be demolished updated

NatWest Tower set to be demolished for new building

Property deal in November kick-started rebirth of key city centre business address which has lain vacant for over a decade

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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John Madin's St James's House has been awarded Grade II listed status by English Heritage

John Madin building handed listed status

Examples of Gothic brass handles similar to those used on Churchill's coffin at Newman Brothers Coffin Works

How Newman Brothers Coffin Works played a key role in Churchill's state funeral

A dominant feature of Birmingham's skyline, the NatWest Tower looks set to be demolished updated

NatWest Tower set to be demolished for new building

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