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People enjoying the motoring treasures at The Classic Motor Show, held at the NEC in Birmingham.

£4.5m car auction proves classic stuff

The Lancaster Insurance Classic Car Show saw 65,000 car-lovers head to Birmingham's NEC in an event hailed by organisers as "the best ever".

Spitfire exhibition to open at Birmingham's Thinktank

The Spitfire hanging at Thinktank in Birmingham
A new Spitfire exhibition is to open at Thinktank in Birmingham in April 2015 to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

Whoever bombed Birmingham wouldn't stand a chance today

Firemen search through the wreckage after a bomb exploded in the Tavern in the Town pub in New Street.
The detectives of the 70s were forced to investigate crimes using rudimentary methods. On the 40th anniversary of the Birmingham pub bombings Andy Richards looks at that awful night and how police today would have fared

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People enjoying the motoring treasures at The Classic Motor Show, held at the NEC in Birmingham.

£4.5m car auction proves classic stuff

The Lancaster Insurance Classic Car Show saw 65,000 car-lovers head to Birmingham's NEC in an event hailed by organisers as "the best ever".

The Spitfire hanging at Thinktank in Birmingham

Spitfire exhibition to open at Birmingham's Thinktank

A new Spitfire exhibition is to open at Thinktank in Birmingham in April 2015 to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

Firemen search through the wreckage after a bomb exploded in the Tavern in the Town pub in New Street.

Whoever bombed Birmingham wouldn't stand a chance today

The detectives of the 70s were forced to investigate crimes using rudimentary methods. On the 40th anniversary of the Birmingham pub bombings Andy Richards looks at that awful night and how police today would have fared

Selim Ozturk and Emine Ahmetoglu, Turkish Airlines, Nigel Waldron, Power Minerals Ltd, Stacey Barnfield, Birmingham Post, Stephen Hynes, Ultraseal International, Thomas West, Bareface Media, Craig Cooksley, Chairman, Birmingham Post Growth Fund and Kenneth Alfred, Ash UK Power Reserve Ltd.

Five Midland businesses explored new trade avenues in Istanbul

The Birmingham Post linked up with Turkish Airlines to take five of the region’s businesses to Istanbul to explore new trade avenues.

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

MP Steve McCabe who has branded an award for the city council a 'complete joke'

City's planning award branded 'complete joke' by Steve McCabe

Birmingham City Council wins Smarter Planning Champion award for swift and efficient handling of applications

Birmingham City Council

National Audit Office confirms Sir Albert's 'jaws of dooms' narrative over council cuts

New report into local government finance says funding cuts of 37 per cent over past four years have left more than half of councils at risk of failing to meet budget plans

Extension behind 223 Tiverton Road, Selly Oak - projects such as these are blighting the suburb, say residents

Rush to extend Selly Oak student homes before deadline

Life becoming misery for residents of Birmingham suburb as developers strive to finish projects and extend properties before new planning restrictions come into force at the end of November

The historic referendum is currently on a knife-edge, with the Yes campaign to keep the Union together only narrowly ahead of the No voters

English MPs rebel over Cameron and Miliband's "vow" to keep funding system which benefits Scotland

Midland MPs have backed a Commons motion calling for an end to an unfair funding system which gives more money to Scotland than England - despite pledge by party leaders to keep it

George Osborne says Treasury officials are now in talks over major funding for the Birmingham region exclusive

Osborne in talks to give West Midlands billions

Treasury officials launch discussions with Birmingham and the wider region over major funding package similar to that promised to Greater Manchester a few weeks ago

Rhonda Wilson, the pioneering founder of Birmingham photographic agency Rhubarb-Rhubarb, has died aged 61 after a long illness

Photographic artist Rhonda Wilson dies at 61

Pioneering founder of Birmingham photographic agency Rhubarb-Rhubarb saw the potential for new technology to change the world of images

Rectory Park, in Erdington, where ash dieback has been discovered in recently plated trees there exclusive

Fears as first case of 'ash dieback' found in Birmingham

Deadly tree disease which could devastate Britain's ash population has been found in the city for the first time in a number of recently planted ash trees in Sutton Coldfield

Bishop Latimer Memorial Church in Winson Green

Hunt is on to recruit second Birmingham conservation officer

Move welcomed by Victoria Society after report said more buildings in Birmingham had been added to 'at risk' register by English Heritage

An acting principal is filling in for Bournville College principal Norman Cave (above)

Staff axed as Bournville College faces cash crisis

Three years after moving from Selly Oak to purpose-built campus in Longbridge, the college has an acting principal and redundancies are afoot

(From left) Chefs Chris Bratt-Rose, Luke Tipping, Andy Waters and Adam Stokes whose restaurants are taking part in Streetsmart 2014

Lack of support by Birmingham restaurants 'embarrassing' says St Basils

Streetsmart scheme allows restaurants to add a voluntary £1 to each table's bill but Birmingham is failing to match other cities with levels of support

Gill Hamer, new board director with Marches Local Enterprise Partnership

Marches LEP appoints former Business Link chief as new director

Gill Hamer joins body to help spearhead its mission to boost economic growth across two counties

The redevelopment of Curzon Street Station is one of the key projects for HS2

Qatari cash linked to HS2 scheme

Oli-rich state has Birmingham in its sights with Royal Family of Qatar said to be planning a massive investment in city Curzon Street HS2 station

Villa Park which plays host to two matches during the 2015 Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup 2015 to boost Birmingham by £56m

New report from tournament organisers put figure on economic benefit to city as Villa Park plays host to brace of matches

Birmingham public art quiz: Who do these gilded legs belong to on Broad Street?

Public art in Birmingham: Round two of our quiz about paintings and sculptures in the city

Answer the ten questions to share your results with friends and show how cultured you are

Jodi Larkin, William Sherlock, CBRE; Kelvin Craddock, Jones Lang LaSalle; Ed Purcell, Cushman & Wakefield; Dominique Roberts.

Property professionals race to secure space at Birmingham's Eleven Brindleyplace

Property professionals from across the West Midlands moved into top gear when they joined the race to secure space at Birmingham's Eleven Brindleyplace.

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People enjoying the motoring treasures at The Classic Motor Show, held at the NEC in Birmingham.

£4.5m car auction proves classic stuff

The Nightingales rehearsing at the Rich Bitch Studios in Selly Oak

Selly Oak music studios could move base after 30 years

Firemen search through the wreckage after a bomb exploded in the Tavern in the Town pub in New Street.

Whoever bombed Birmingham wouldn't stand a chance today

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