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Two Snowhill will house new HS2 team in Birmingham

Colmore business address to accommodate 1,500 staff moving to city to lead construction of high-speed rail link between London and the city

1,500 HS2 jobs for Birmingham in largest-ever public sector move

CGI of the planned HS2 rail line
The new city base will oversee the building of the £50 billion scheme with decision-making powers shifting from London

Birmingham city centre renaissance boosted by new regeneration company

The new company, launched in the city today, will lead the redevelopment around Curzon Street, Birmingham’s HS2 terminus – which is set to deliver 14,000 jobs and up to £1.3 billion boost to the local economy

100 swimmers from across UK descend on Moseley Road Baths in Birmingham for photography project

Preparations for The 100 Swimmers at Moseley Road Baths
Reaction to the news that Birmingham City Council intends to close the historic building permanently in 2015

West Midlands appoints new transport authority

Coun Roger Lawrence
New regional body will strive to ensure area acts in a unified way and seek funding for major transport projects

Business In Pictures

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.

The 10 local students who spent a two-week internship with Grant Thornton in Birmingham are pictured with audit director Becky Eagle (centre front) and colleagues Ria Hitchens (immediate left) and Melissa Hollis (right), who helped organise the programme

Grant Thornton internship programme continues to target tomorrow's talent

Year 12 students came from a range of schools across the West Midlands, including CTC Kingshurst Academy, Solihull, King Edwards VI College, Stourbridge and St Peter’s Collegiate College School, Wolverhampton

Two Snowhill

Two Snowhill will house new HS2 team in Birmingham

Colmore business address to accommodate 1,500 staff moving to city to lead construction of high-speed rail link between London and the city

Formula One championship title rivals, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg

Karting beginning to build up speed in the race to hit on its own winning formula

Small-engine racing where it all began for Hamilton and Rosberg.

Why a big city brings big trouble - but big can be beautiful too

Birmingham is at the top of a national league table of shame, this time over the level of council tax arrears, which stands at £105 million.

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Two Snowhill will house new HS2 team in Birmingham

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Birmingham city centre renaissance boosted by new regeneration company

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