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

Stalled Beorma Quarter starts to take shape

Work well underway on delayed hotel and office scheme with historic storage building to be revitalised as commercial complex

Public asked to vote in City Council's 2014 Chamberlain Awards

Annual event celebrates achievements of city council employees and teams

Funding boost to improve child literacy in Birmingham

Amaan, Aaliyah and Asad Hussain in one of the reading pods at the Library of Birmingham
Birmingham City Council secured the cash from independent charity the Wolfson Foundation and will use it to attract more youngsters in libraries

Trojan Horse inquiry uncovers campaign of 'aggressive Islamic ethos'

Trojan Horse
Pupils branded "kaffir" if they did not attend prayers and non-Muslim children excluded from school trips designed to teach languages but which were really religious pilgrimages

Tributes paid after long-serving doctor Peter Pollitt passes away

Former Walsall doctor Peter Pollitt
Peter Pollitt ran his own surgery as well as working in casualty at the old Walsall General Hospital

Business In Pictures

Labour leader Ed Miliband.

Unpopular he may be - but he is likely to be PM

Labour leader Ed Miliband has faced criticism from within his own ranks yet looks set to lead polls next year.

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.

Trojan Horse

Trojan Horse inquiry uncovers campaign of 'aggressive Islamic ethos'

Pupils branded "kaffir" if they did not attend prayers and non-Muslim children excluded from school trips designed to teach languages but which were really religious pilgrimages

Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone

Extra £147m from enterprise zone to boost Birmingham regeneration

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

The Library of Birmingham

Architecture prize misses the point...

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

Unpopular he may be - but he is likely to be PM

Labour leader Ed Miliband.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has faced criticism from within his own ranks yet looks set to lead polls next year.

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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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