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CGI of the new medical hub to be built on the Calthorpe Estate

Green light for new Edgbaston medical hub

Calthorpe Estate welcomes another clinical facility to the Edgbaston Medical Quarter

Date for Birmingham International Marathon revealed

Birmingham is to get its first marathon in 2017

Commonwealth Games medal winner Ian Stewart

Former gold medallist: Birmingham Commonwealth Games would be 'world-class'

More high-profile backing amid a rising tide of calls for the city to bid for the Games in 2026

Pure Gym is set to open another site in Birmingham

Pure Gym ties up with Gala to open another Birmingham site

Budget gym chain agrees deal with bingo hall operator to launch fifth leisure hub in the city which will create 35 jobs

Toby Porter will join Acorns later this year

New chief executive at Acorns Children's Hospice

Toby Porter will join the Birmingham charity later this year to replace David Strudley

50 West Midlands scientists warn leaving Europe will stifle innovation and jobs

The esteemed names, from Birmingham, Aston and Warwick universities among others, signed a joint statement warning of the dangers of leaving the EU

Mental health policy a 'moral and economic failure' says MP

West Midlands mental health commissioner Norman Lamb says cost of inadequate mental health services to region is huge

Mary Matthews, founder of Memrica

Birmingham tech entrepreneur wins Uber competition

Founder of memory aid app Memrica is one of four European winners after successfully pitching to investors

Life sciences minister George Freeman

Birmingham will be a global force in life sciences, minister predicts

Life sciences minister George Freeman predicted the sector would double in size in the region – creating thousands of skilled jobs

BHSF group chief executive Peter Maskell

BHSF acquires Newhall Medical Practice

Seventh deal since 2012 for Birmingham-based health and well-being group

University of Birmingham Medical School in 1978

How smallpox re-emerged in unsuspecting Birmingham

Mike Lockley reports on the nightmare from history that returned for one final victim

Research at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) has shown that blue light could combat killer bugs

Birmingham scientists make killer hospital bugs breakthrough

Tests were carried out on 34 different hospital acquired infections by scientists at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in Edgbaston, with astonishing results

HIV-infected organs transplanted at Birmingham hospital

Liver transplants, from two separate donors, were carried out at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in Edgbaston, in the pioneering procedures

From left: Professor Arri Coomarasamy, University of Birmingham, Judith Smith and Harvey Ainley, Care Fertility with Mark Lee, Jayne Herritty and Natasha Walkden, from Calthorpe Estates

New fertility clinic to open on Calthorpe Estate

National group Care Fertility decides to launch main clinic in thriving Edgbaston Medical Quarter

Birmingham fails to provide help for hundreds of special needs children

Parents have been left in the dark after council failed to meet deadline, say experts

The 2014 Commonwealth Games, held in Glasgow

Hosting the Commonwealth Games would 'put Birmingham on the map'

Birmingham is the best place to host the Commonwealth Games and should stop being 'modest' says MP

Great Birmingham Run will be joined by a marathon sister event next year

Birmingham to have its own marathon

City will stage the 26.2-mile Birmingham International Marathon next year with hopes it will be used for 2018 Commonwealth Games trials

An investigation has been launched into the finances of Birmingham Women's Hospital

Watchdog to investigate 'deteriorating' finances at Birmingham Women's Hospital

Inquiry by NHS Improvement will examine hospital trust's 'worse than expected' financial position

Sutton Coldfield care home go ahead at sixth attempt

Narrow vote sees plans passed for new care home despite vehement objections from residents and councillors

Sketch of Birmingham Children's Hospital's new clinical building in Whittall Street

First look at new Birmingham cancer centre

Sketch reveals how Birmingham Children's Hospital's rare diseases centre will look in the city centre as planning chiefs award the project the green light

Videos & Photos

Flooding on Dogpool Lane, Selly Park

Calls for new tax to put a halt to Birmingham floods

Birmingham gridlock confirmed as Aston Expressway closures revealed

Flash Floods in Tipton Walkers Street

Are the drains to blame for the Birmingham floods?

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Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor