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BUSINESS NEWS 4-11 Amey moves in On the eve of the announcement of which firm will win Birmingham's pounds 2.2billion highways contract, one of the two bidders has unveiled a giant new international design hub in the city. Page 4 Bribery fine A US subsidiary of Birmingham engineering giant IMI has been placed on "organisational probation" and ordered to pay a pounds 10 million fine after admitting it bribed overseas customers. Page 5 Bullring is best Birmingham's Bullring retail centre remains the best performing asset in co-owner Hammerson's property portfolio. Page 6

NEWS 13-20 Website costs soar The cost of building a new Birmingham City Council website shot up by 383 per cent in just four years, it emerged last night. Page 13

Bank plan shelved The much heralded revival of Birmingham Municipal Bank has been quietly shelved after city leaders found it would be legally difficult, too expensive and fail to help the city through the recession . Page 14

BUSINESS SECTORS 26-32 MANUFACTURING 26-27 ENTERPRISE 28-29 SHARES 30-31 DNA 32 DIRECTORY 39 Early warning West Midlands Business Council says the engineering sector needs to gear up to take advantage of the Government's nuclear power expansion. Page 26

CULTURE 21-25; 33-38 AGENDA 21 LETTERS 22 LIFESTYLE 23 CULTURE 24-25 PUZZLES 33 TV & RADIO 34-35 LISTINGS 36 POST PEOPLE 37-38

SPORT 40-48 RESULTS 40 RUGBY 41 CRICKET 45-48

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