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Little Aston Golf Club

Huge bill as storm floods bunkers at Little Aston Golf Club

Six-figure clean-up cost as downpour ruins sand at one of city's best clubs

Birmingham could be first public sector hub outside London

Sir Albert Bore
City set to be centre of government outside of the capital as it pushes for major relocations away from South East

Infrastructure chief to join HS2's Birmingham team

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line
Hunts is now on for executives to lead the £50bn high-speed rail project in the city

Ex-MEP Nikki Sinclaire charged with money laundering

Nikki Sinclaire updated
Ms Sinclaire faces allegations that she made false and dishonest submissions for travelling expenses

Extra £147m from enterprise zone to boost Birmingham regeneration

Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone
An agreement has been struck to expand the City Centre Enterprise Zone Investment Plan from £128 million to £275 million on the back of rising demand and confidence in the city

Business In Pictures

Barry Henley

Labour councillors push through controversial Conservative club scheme

Watford-based Gracewell care homes plans to demolish a building in Jockey Road for a new home

An artist’s impression of the new 670-bed Midland Metropolitan Hospital

New £353m hospital will mean boost for economy

George Osborne has announced approval for the 670-bed Midland Metropolitan Hospital to be built on vacant industrial land in Smethwick.

Actors Claire-Louise Cordwell (Alice), Alun Raglan (Ivor) and Ben Crowe (Bill) record an episode of Home Front at the Mailbox.

Fascinating tales from the Home Front being told in real time over four years

A major radio drama about the First World War is being made in Birmingham. Roz Laws sat in on a recording.

Birmingham City Council

Planners back Sutton Conservative Club demolition

Gracewell Healthcare to build its second care home in Birmingham with 65-bedroom unit and pavilion

Tour de France

Firms ride on upward cycle of demand for nutrition

The rising popularity of competitive and leisure cycling has seen doors open for the sports nutrition market.

Architecture prize misses the point...

The Library of Birmingham
The new Library of Birmingham has been shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize.

Videos & Photos

Scaffolding around the new Adagio Hotel in the Beorma Quarter, Digbeth

Stalled Beorma Quarter starts to take shape

Two Snowhill

Two Snowhill will house new HS2 team in Birmingham

New Street's atrium as seen from the Rotunda

Video: New Street milestone reached as atrium roof takes shape

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