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A computer-generated image from inside Curzon Street HS2 Station facing New Canal Street, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan

Washwood Heath jobs breakthrough as committee calls on HS2 to adjust plans

The massive former Alstom and LDV sites in Washwood Heath are currently being held for a HS2 Rolling Stock Maintenance Depot

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Modern Mailbox hides underground secret

The old Royal Mail tunnel from The Mailbox to New Street station
Original tunnel used for moving mail quickly across Birmingham still sits under former sorting office

Trainee teachers in a class of their own

Tom Surridge, 23, a former forensic scientist at West Midlands Police, is training to be a chemistry teacher at Arthur Terry School in Sutton Coldfield
Education correspondent Emma McKinney meets the trainees who will be educating the next generation of pupils

200-year-old mystery of Shugborough Code 'solved'

Shugborough Hall in Stafford
Linguistic expert believes he has solved mysterious sequence of letters on a stately home's monument in Staffordshire

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Victorian Masonic Hall shines out of Mailbox's shadow

The Masonic hall on Severn Street in Birmingham city centre
The building, constructed in the early 1800s, sits in the shadow of its high-end neighbour but offers its own charm and glint at the past

Business In Pictures

A computer-generated image from inside Curzon Street HS2 Station facing New Canal Street, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan

Washwood Heath jobs breakthrough as committee calls on HS2 to adjust plans

The massive former Alstom and LDV sites in Washwood Heath are currently being held for a HS2 Rolling Stock Maintenance Depot

Tom Surridge, 23, a former forensic scientist at West Midlands Police, is training to be a chemistry teacher at Arthur Terry School in Sutton Coldfield

Trainee teachers in a class of their own

Education correspondent Emma McKinney meets the trainees who will be educating the next generation of pupils

How the Great Charles Street Estate looks today

Great Charles Street Estate sells to open up regeneration opportunity

Dunedin Property Asset Management and Angelo Gordon have bought seven prominent buildings in Birmingham city centre

General business

National Planning Policy Framework School Report: 48% Could do much better

The media is alive with the sound of planning policy again as the Communities and Local Government Select Committee publishes its report looking into the operation and impact of the National Planning Policy Framework.

Fitness gizmos fuelling the technology market

Nike Fuelband
Sales of 'wearable technology' are expected to triple over the next couple of weeks, to £105 million, according to the Centre for Retail Research.

Videos & Photos

The old Royal Mail tunnel from The Mailbox to New Street station

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Modern Mailbox hides underground secret

A computer-generated image from inside Curzon Street HS2 Station facing New Canal Street, from the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan

Washwood Heath jobs breakthrough as committee calls on HS2 to adjust plans

Shugborough Hall in Stafford

200-year-old mystery of Shugborough Code 'solved'

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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