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Brum From Above: How well do you know Birmingham's landmarks?

Here's the second instalment of famous Birmingham buildings and sites

Central Fire Station developer praised for response to 'tombstone' criticism

Plans for the redevelopment of Birmingham's former Central Fire Station
Watkins Jones is converting the 1930s former fire station at Lancaster Circus into student accommodation and initially wanted to put a 26-storey tower block in the listed building’s internal courtyard

Birmingham restaurant Chung Ying Central welcomes investors and footballers to the city

Fan Zhiyi, International footballer; Birmingham Lord Mayor, Councillor Shafique Shah James Ng, James Wong, Chung Ying Central.
Shanghai investors and footballers were welcomed to Birmingham during an evening reception hosted by top city Chinese and dim sum restaurant, Chung Ying Central.

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Brum From Above: How well do you know Birmingham's landmarks?

Here's the second instalment of famous Birmingham buildings and sites

Plans for the redevelopment of Birmingham's former Central Fire Station

Central Fire Station developer praised for response to 'tombstone' criticism

Watkins Jones is converting the 1930s former fire station at Lancaster Circus into student accommodation and initially wanted to put a 26-storey tower block in the listed building’s internal courtyard

Fan Zhiyi, International footballer; Birmingham Lord Mayor, Councillor Shafique Shah James Ng, James Wong, Chung Ying Central.

Birmingham restaurant Chung Ying Central welcomes investors and footballers to the city

Shanghai investors and footballers were welcomed to Birmingham during an evening reception hosted by top city Chinese and dim sum restaurant, Chung Ying Central.

Lotus Dome artwork by Studio Roosegaarde

European artists and regeneration experts to light up Longbridge

For nearly a century the area was dominated by one of the largest car factories in the world until the devastating collapse of MG Rover in 2005

Prof Dame Julia King, vice chancellor, Aston University

Low carbon award for Aston University professor Dame Julia King

Professor Dame Julia King, vice chancellor at Aston University, received the special award of ‘outstanding individual’ at the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership Awards

Blue plaque in honour of Victorian Birmingham builder John Bowen

First Birmingham Civic Society blue plaque to be erected in Balsall Heath

Crowds of shoppers in Birmingham City Centre

Birmingham faces changes with more Muslim children than Christian

The figures show the number of Muslim children in Birmingham is greater than the number who are Christian for the first time, showing the city's demographic shift.

Andrew Mitchell, right in blue shirt, visiting flood-affected areas in Nowshera, Pakistan, in 2010 while serving as International Development Secretary.

Sutton Coldfield Tory MP under fire from his own party in overseas aid fight

Sutton Coldfield Tory MP Andrew Mitchell faced opponents from his own party as he won a battle to enshrine Britain's commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of national income on overseas aid.

Paul Belfield, Handelsbanken; Tina Costello, Heart of England Community Foundation; David Hall, Toastmaster; Dawn Mobbs, Band Hatton Button; Phil Costigan, Band Hatton Button.

Coventry law firm Band Hatton Button hosted a charity ball at the Hilton Hotel

Coventry and Warwickshire's business community attended a glittering charity ball staged by Coventry-based law firm Band Hatton Button at the Coventry Hilton Hotel in Walsgrave.

George Osborne

Chancellor's vision for West Midlands economy

George Osborne's balancing act to revive West Midlands' economic fortunes.

Gisela Stuart MP, Sir Albert Bore, Gaynor Cheshire.

Birmingham Ormiston Academy re-launches Birmingham's Old Rep Theatre

Students perform at Birmingham Ormiston Academy's re-launch of Birmingham's Old Rep Theatre.

Steve Hollis, GBSLEP; Suzie Branch, BMET; Alex Bishop, Shoosmiths; Derrick McEvoy, Aspect Consultants.

BPS Birmingham welcomed Steve Hollis to speak at GBSLEP: A Year in Review event

Steve Hollis of The Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership spoke at BPS Birmingham's GBSLEP: A Year in Review event.

Margaret Hodge

Backlash over £90m for Midland incinerator - which hasn't been built yet

The enormous waste of money has been condemned by a Commons inquiry which described the arrangements as “appalling”

Coun Deirdre Alden

Birmingham councillor Deirdre Alden hits back at critics over cycle storm

Edgbaston Tory Coun Deirdre Alden said the plan to create a ‘Cycle City’ was discriminatory, provoking a storm of protest

Plasterer Paschal Morrissey from Solihull with the new wall of faces, a well known feature of the old Snobs

Snobs: An exclusive look at the new home of Birmingham's oldest nightclub

Forget Paradise Circus or Arena Central - Snobs moving a matter of a few hundred yards away is the move that has really captured the attention of the Birmingham public.

Jack Dromey

MP backs breast cancer sufferers taking on Big Fun Run Birmingham

Rebecca Swift and Sarah Perry are taking on the 5,000km run through Cannon Hill Park in aid of Breast Cancer Care and Cancer Research UK

MP Liam Byrne

Government is trying to destroy Birmingham with cuts, MP claims

Liam Byrne, Labour's MP for Hodge Hill, said the Government was not giving Birmingham a fair deal.

Vice-mayor of Ningbo, Wang Jianhou, at the China-Britain Business Council's SME China Forum at Villa Park

China trade links not just vital for 'big boys' businesses told

Delegation from nation's 33rd largest city Ningbo headed to Birmingham to boost trade with the city.

Prime Minister David Cameron during his keynote speech at the conference at the ICC in 2012

Party conferences might come back to Birmingham after all

Fear of losing out on lucrative conferences allayed as rival cities also axe subsidies

Broad Street in Birmingham which will be the focal point of the 2014 Tory Party Conference

Tory Party Conference road restrictions announced

Security operation ahead of and during the Conservation Conference at the ICC revealed

Videos & Photos

Brum From Above: How well do you know Birmingham's landmarks?

Fan Zhiyi, International footballer; Birmingham Lord Mayor, Councillor Shafique Shah James Ng, James Wong, Chung Ying Central.

Birmingham restaurant Chung Ying Central welcomes investors and footballers to the city

Paul Belfield, Handelsbanken; Tina Costello, Heart of England Community Foundation; David Hall, Toastmaster; Dawn Mobbs, Band Hatton Button; Phil Costigan, Band Hatton Button.

Coventry law firm Band Hatton Button hosted a charity ball at the Hilton Hotel

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