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Automotive Business: Fears for 180 Dunlop tyre jobs as factory is sold to Jaguar Land Rover 30 May 2013 | 12:11 pm
The future of a Birmingham tyre factory employing 180 people has been put under threat after its landlord sold the site to Jaguar Land Rover.
West Midlands News: 2 Sisters workers reject management plans for seven-day working 30 May 2013 | 12:02 pm
Hundreds of Black Country workers have rejected plans to introduce seven-day working – despite a clear ultimatum that factories could close.
West Midlands News: £50m facelift planned for Mailbox in Birmingham 30 May 2013 | 11:10 am
The owners of the Mailbox are set to invest heavily in a major redevelopment to capitalise on the renaissance of Birmingham city centre.
West Midlands News: Rare Chinese pottery fetches £1m at Bonhams auction 30 May 2013 | 10:26 am
Two examples of fine oriental art donated by a Midlands family fetched a total of more than £1 million when they went under the hammer at a London auction.
Politics News: Top Jamaican honour for former Birmingham council leader Mike Whitby 30 May 2013 | 10:20 am
Former Birmingham City Council leader Mike Whitby has been given a top honour from the Jamaican government for forging close links which led to Olympic track success for Usain Bolt.
Music: Jazz Diary 30 May 2013 | 10:00 am
When it comes to unsung heroes, jazz, being itself rather an unsung art form, is likely to have a good few. One of this illustrious group’s UK contingent is undoubtedly the pianist Nikki Iles.
West Midlands News: Moseley Arts Market to return to Birmingham Cathedral 30 May 2013 | 09:51 am
Birmingham’s business district will play host to the popular Moseley Arts Market again after a successful programme last year.
Automotive Business: Aston Martin to build 205mph V12 Vantage S sports car 30 May 2013 | 09:41 am
Supercar firm Aston Martin has revealed it is making the fastest mainstream car in its history in the Midlands – boasting speeds of up to 205 mph.
Automotive Business: Jaguar Land Rover reveals record £1.67bn profits 29 May 2013 | 05:46 pm
The rise and rise of Jaguar Land Rover has continued with the car giant revealing mammoth profits of £1.67 billion.
Other UK business news: Funding boost for Birmingham University spin-out Irresistible Materials 29 May 2013 | 11:15 am
A materials technology company spun-out from the University of Birmingham has secured a major financial boost.