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Bernadette McNally OBE, who will be the new executive director of children's services at Birmingham City Council from November

New children's services chief at city council

Bernadette McNally OBE to join troubled local authority department to spearhead 'substantial change programme'

Titanium to breathe new life into Jewellery Quarter property

27 Frederick Street, in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, which is to be renovated into a new office complex
Telecommunications firm joins long list of renovation projects taking place in city's historic hub of manufacturing

Birmingham Royal Ballet takes on new communications director

Birmingham Royal Ballet's Aladdin
Ms Larson started in the role at BRB on August 11, 2014

£8.3m award to build new A45 bridge

Department for Transport backs project aimed at easing congestion NEC and Birmingham Airport

Record July at Birmingham Airport

Passenger numbers surpass the one-million mark for first time since August 2013

Business In Pictures

Midland engineers call for UK infrastructure authority

Manufacturers' organisation the EEF published a paper this week aimed at ending decades of "political wrangling and poor planning"

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.

CGI of new student halls at the University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham launches next phase of £300m regeneration

Hunt is on for contractor to build new student halls and sports complex next to Grange Road Gate

More than 65,000 fans watched Premier League giants Manchester United and Liverpool's clash in Miami earlier this month

Peter Sharkey: The economic benefits of a permanent NFL franchise based in London

The NFL returns to London next month for the first of three regular season autumn duels when Miami face Oakland on September 28.

Neil Elkes: UKIP MEP Bill Etheridge used Hitler as an example of a great orator

Studio portraits taken by Heinrich Hoffman of Hitler rehearsing his hand gestures for public speeches
There are plenty of examples of great political speakers to draw on without needing to pull the abhorrent Nazi leader from the proverbial hat.

Videos & Photos

CGI of new student halls at the University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham launches next phase of £300m regeneration

Gemma Stokes, Narvir Bindra, Laura Clapham, RBS.

Brindleyplace's annual Film Festival hosts VIP screening of 80s movie Top Gun

The Assay Office in Birmingham

Birmingham's Assay Office gets £70,000 grant to create digital archive

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In This Week's Paper


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