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Guitarist Tony Iommi

Tony Iommi: Ozzy helped me through my darkest cancer days

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

West Midlands' foreign-born residents rise by two thirds

Birmingham, like the rest of the West Midlands, has seen a rise in foreign-born residents
Number of people born outside the UK living in the area climbs by 180,000 as net migration nationally hits 330,00 over the past year

'Summer no time' for Sutton Coldfield green belt consultation

Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell addresses Project Fields campaign group in Walmley
Birmingham City Council under fire over timing of consultation launch as it moves forward with project to build 6,000 homes and a factory on rural land in Sutton

Business In Pictures

Midlands 'should be like Scotland or Wales' for BBC

MPs have urged the BBC to make the Midlands its principal focus after ministers from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland teamed up to negotiate the new charter

Guitarist Tony Iommi

Tony Iommi: Ozzy helped me through my darkest cancer days

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

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

Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn

Why the Labour left is blind to what public really wants

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

Poor A-level results don't have to mean a poor future

Solihull School students and headmaster David Lloyd celebrate a record high in A-level results
Education correspondent Emma McKinney asesses the future for those teenager today which didn't get quite what they hoped for in the A-levels

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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Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
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Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor