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NHS bungle left trainee West Midland GPs unable to practise

Fourteen trainee GPs in the West Midlands were suspended after an 'unacceptable' admin failure by NHS England, leaving them unable to work for weeks

Litter to be turned into cash in radical clean-up

Councillor Lisa Trickett and waste management boss Brendan Duffy launch the Bin it for Good campaign in Birmingham city centre
A radical plan to combat piles of litter in Birmingham city centre will see cash donations to charity if bins are kept filled

Tony Iommi: Ozzy helped me through my darkest cancer days

Guitarist Tony Iommi
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has told how Ozzy Osbourne and his bandmates helped him through his darkest days when he was diagnosed with cancer two years ago

New Wholesale Markets in Birmingham set for green light

The project to take the Birmingham Wholesale Markets to Witton could be approved next week
City planners back relocation vision by IM Properties which would see city centre markets move to new home in Witton

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

Business In Pictures

Former Liberal Democrat Solihull MP Lorely Burt gives her first interview since losing her seat.

Former Solihull MP bounces back with a peerage

Lorely Burt to become Baroness Burt of Solihull weeks after losing her seat in House of Commons

NHS bungle left trainee West Midland GPs unable to practise

Fourteen trainee GPs in the West Midlands were suspended after an 'unacceptable' admin failure by NHS England, leaving them unable to work for weeks

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

The project to take the Birmingham Wholesale Markets to Witton could be approved next week

New Wholesale Markets in Birmingham set for green light

City planners back relocation vision by IM Properties which would see city centre markets move to new home in Witton

Home Secretary Theresa May meets anti-extremism campaigners in Birmingham

Home Secretary is talking to the right people as she draws up new anti-extremism strategy

Efforts to tackle extremism recognised, the ongoing green belt saga and what will national politicians will make of our combined authority chief.

Why the Labour left is blind to what public really wants

Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn
Political editor Jonathan Walker examines the continuing debate over Jeremy Corbyn and his apparently unstopable march to victory in the Labour leadership contest

Videos & Photos

The project to take the Birmingham Wholesale Markets to Witton could be approved next week

New Wholesale Markets in Birmingham set for green light

CGI of the proposal for the old tram depot which city planners rejected

Vow over Sparkbrook tram depot renovation despite council rejection

The cast of new BBC TV show Danny and the Human Zoo

Lenny Henry's plea for more investment in West Midlands TV production

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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