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Regional Affairs

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls and Lord Mayor of Birmingham Coun Shafique Shah

Ed Balls calls for "Midland Powerhouse" as he pledges to devolve cash and power to region

The Government's plans for a "Northern Powerhouse" are excluding the rest of the country, Labour's Shadow Chancellor has warned

Former M&B Pump House to go under hammer

Former M&B Pump House at Cape Hill
Victorian brewery pump house and part of an 18th century country residence are among the lots at an auction next month

Business and community leaders join up for St Basils Big SleepOut

Fundraisers brave the winter weather for St Basils Big SleepOut last year
Team from Birmingham Post publisher BPM Media and city councillors among those sleeping in a Digbeth car park to raise funds for chairty

University of Birmingham awarded £80 million for quantum physics project

University of Birmingham
Funding will go towards work on quantum sensors which could be used for a plethora of tasks from mapping underground pipework to helping research into dementia

Photo archive of inner-city Birmingham revealed 50 years on

Swedish photographer visited the city as a 22-year-old student and volunteer but says he does not recognise Birmingham as the place he once knew
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls and Lord Mayor of Birmingham Coun Shafique Shah

Ed Balls calls for "Midland Powerhouse" as he pledges to devolve cash and power to region

The Government's plans for a "Northern Powerhouse" are excluding the rest of the country, Labour's Shadow Chancellor has warned

A long life ahead: But lifespans differ significantly in different parts of the region

Life expectancy rises - but children born in richer parts of the West Midlands live three years longer

It matters where you live: new official figures people in wealthier areas of the West Midlands can expect to live up to three years longer

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham awarded £80 million for quantum physics project

Funding will go towards work on quantum sensors which could be used for a plethora of tasks from mapping underground pipework to helping research into dementia

Former M&B Pump House at Cape Hill

Former M&B Pump House to go under hammer

Victorian brewery pump house and part of an 18th century country residence are among the lots at an auction next month

West Ham United v Aston Villa

Fair game to probe Premier League's TV deals

Bid to get more football on the box at lower cost to supporters.

Radicalisation at home is battle we all need to fight

The video footage allegedly showing Steven Sotkoff’s beheading
Midland MP Khalid Mahmood has warned that increased terrorist activity abroad makes it easier for extremists to recruit young people to their cause here.

Videos & Photos

Photo archive of inner-city Birmingham revealed 50 years on

Kimberley Wapplington, Smith Cooper; Nick Lee, Smith Cooper; Sarah Jennings, DWF, attend a drinks reception at Birmingham Metro Bar & Grill for new Smith Cooper partner Nick Lee.

Smith Cooper celebrate Birmingham expansion

CGI of University of Birmingham's new student halls and sports complex by Grange Road entrance

Next phase of £300m University of Birmingham regen set for green light

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Graeme Brown
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Business Reporter
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