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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (March 3, 2011)

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'International aid is our moral duty' As he launches a radical review of Britain's aid policy, International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell tells Political Editor Jonathan Walker why too much development spending has gone to waste in the past. 877
'Manufacturing suffered neglect'. 539
A cut above. 403
A lost masterpiece; New Street was once dominated by the Gothic stylings of Barry and Pugin. Chris Upton looks at one of the finest buildings we ever had. 887
A new flood barrier created [...]; IN BRIEF...... 221
A picture is worth a thousand words; Artist Sammie Edgar at first found solace in her unique 'word art' - then she found a new career. By Emma McKinney. 970
A solid base on which to develop our infrastructure. 519
A unique area of the city rich in listed heritage; Nicole Vanacore takes the tour of properties in the highly desirable and sought-after Jewellery Quarter. 762
A West Midland engineering firm [...]; IN BRIEF...... 130
Action, but no cameras. 966
Alstom wins pounds 18m grid deal. 183
Ambitious targets. 225
Ancient sounds from young voices. 134
App could be just the ticket; Roz Laws looks at a scheme which could lure bigger audiences to theatres. 929
Appeal for incentives to get youth into work. 617
AWM pays pounds 3m penalty as pounds 5m project cancelled. 523
Banking on success. 360
Be part of an annual celebration of reading; Children's Book: Jayne Howarth looks at the publications for this year's World Book Day. 317
Bears look forward to Lamb-ing season. 436
Birmingham leads on sustainable future; Mike Whitby, Leader of Birmingham City Council, looks forward to showcasing the city's strengths to potential investors at the world's largest property conference. Conference news 399
Birmingham LEP has more authority as pair sign up. 432
Blues' halo effect could mean city's a winner too. 554
Borough given deadline to justify schools refurbishment. 177
Breaking the mould; Edward Stephens drives the versatile new Toyota Verso S. 755
Building skills for the future. 376
Bullring fundraising exploits raise pounds 60k for hospice. 212
Car initiative boosts charity. 166
Case of disabled woman halts cuts to adult social care. 605
CBI luncheon at Mills & Reeve. 131
Celebrating Dixonians in search for old boys. 374
Challenging agenda for sustainable housing. 572
Changes pay off as Hodgson starts to stamp his authority. 323
Charlotte has an apprenticeship that's a cut above the rest. 358
City bank regains lost ground. 594
City plans boost on international stage at MIPIM. 400
City taxpayers and firms to foot part of pounds 44bn high speed link. Survey 1044
City's finest choir drowned out by cacophonous racket outside; viewpoint. 204
Classical. 1277
Comments from 423
Commons to take new look at 'benefits' of HS2; PostBusiness: The consultation into a proposed high speed rail link between Birmingham and London was launched this week. Political Editor Jonathan Walker looks at the report. 1472
Community retailer The Midcounties Co-operative [...]. 172
Construction firm breathes new life into apprenticeship schemes. 359
contents. 166
Council gambles on crisis budget; COMMENT. 580
Councillor goes after Twitter row. 560
Cube releases next phase of apartments. 346
Cup beckons for Cannock. 290
Did he fall, or was he pushed by Twitter? COMMENT. 219
Disused factory unit proves to be sound investment. 537
Dozens of jobs are being [...]. 200
Dream of high ceilings and marble hearths. 488
Dressing like a winner. 989
Elderly insight at event in city. Conference news 147
Encouraging signs as agents get back to basics; With signs that people are willing to start investing in property again, Justine Borman of John Shepherd says that getting back to basics is the key to keeping the sales ball rolling: PROPERTY EXPERT. 355
Engineers in Birmingham have helped [...]; IN BRIEF...... 118
Ensuring fair's fair in the rush for school places; Education Correspondent Kat Keogh meets the woman facing the unenviable task of finding school places for 13,500 children in Europe's largest education authority. 768
Ex-spin doctor lays out ambitious local TV plan. 389
Final bids in as deal for Mailbox is a step closer. Letter to the editor 284
Firm offers advice as pipe dreams come true. 375
Firm plans to breakfast on beach in Cannes. 130
Firm supporting charitable event. 114
First and last impressions; RUGBY NOTES. 392
Four-fold profits rise at GKN as margins increase. Financial report 565
Gadgets. 380
Gloves on for lawyers for charity event. 191
Goal should be a varied approach to transport. 472
Golden era of cycling sparks chain reaction. 932
Good wishes from diners is icing on the cake for Craig. 454
Government incentive is to good to miss. 304
Growing demographic; Victoria Farncombe looks at a project to create a kitchen garden with the aim of engaging a more culturally diverse interest. 555
Growing mistrust between Whitehall and council; Local Government Correspondent Neil Elkes looks at the increasingly strained relationship between Whitehall and Birmingham. 604
Hammonds reception for new clients. 137
Have hat, can travel (in time); Graham Young and Roz Laws review the latest films. 1258
High speed rail may work abroad - but this country is far too small; viewpoint. 280
Hive delivers green apartment living to Birmingham. 406
HQ relocates to Drakes Broughton Business Park. 194
Huge rise in people renting their homes. 525
If big business wants the link, it can pay; viewpoint. 172
Important criteria when considering retirement. 390
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Indian taste for buyouts offers investment hope. 477
Industrial sector will be king. 531
Innovators tap into customers'emotions. 233
Interest in sale of Investbx. 182
Isla spills Beans on love for off-beat animation; Interview: Isla Fisher. 803
Jazz Diary. 453
Law Society is ranked among major brands. 347
Leisure time at the heart of the home. 316
Library brings a window to classic works. 405
Lift from Lab. 110
Liver charity gets fund-raising boost with big yellow appeal. 246
Lots of interest in two stunning apartments. 483
Low carbon Birmingham. 283
Lowest-paid will be hardest hit as council digs in on cuts. 817
Made-up; Concealers. 185
Making sense of language. 421
Manufacturers demand help as investment lags. 633
Manufacturers have offered fresh hope [...]; IN BRIEF...... 141
Mason's back to ensure the tail of Mose's season Wags. 456
Matt is in it for the Long haul. 1005
Memories will last a lifetime. 1055
Metro drivers agree pay deal. 162
Midland firm buoyed by success in pounds 150bn renewables market. 560
Morale of region's police slumps. 226
Movies on release. 1031
New faces as agency expands. 636
New man at top for EEF. 201
No U-turn - just seeing some sense. 421
Opera season off on the right note; Christopher Morley looks at an exciting spring ahead for opera in Birmingham. Opera review 799
Oscar-winning backing for library's Tolkien tribute. 351
Partnership approach to growth Investing in sustainability; Gary Taylor, director of Argent, believes the city's bold approach to sustainable development will attract interest from investors and competitors alike. 744
Pires eager to extend his stay under Houllier. 350
Playing host to a duck with a difference; Nature Notes. 400
Plenty of food for thought. 366
Pop. 449
PR agency celebrating heritage contract win. 381
Pretty little barn has a story to tell; BARNPOTENTIAL: Alison Jones draws inspiration from a Shropshire lass and her treasured landscape that surrounds a Little Lyth barn. 516
Productive reality behind the drive for apprentices. 222
Property firm King Sturge has [...]. 208
Public asked how to spend heritage cash. 248
Quiz of the Day. 139
Rescue bid for threatened town centre managers. 392
Retirement party for Judge Kirkham. 189
Sale should see spike in supercar production. 516
Serious international credentials. 564
Shropshire firm wraps up sale. 242
Snippets. 310
Social enterprise and 'The Big Society'can't work without investment. 800
Spreading the word; Lorne Jackson talks to author Mike Gayle about a new project to encourage more people to read. 1004
Staff at Aedas in Birmingham [...]. 122
Stately opulence and serene splendour; Alison Jones discovers a Grade I listed lifestyle in the rich parklands settings of glorious Stoneleigh Abbey. 570
Strike now for bigger slice of American pie. 559
Striving for a green credentials. 334
Success at Birmingham Science Park Aston. 604
Taking advantage of tax-free savings available. 657
Tax on the banks would ease pain; viewpoint. 130
The driving force behind a decade of delivery. 263
The heart and soul of Michelin country; Richard McComb enters the culinary firmament with Birmingham's top chefs - somewhere north of Lyon. 1358
The new regulatory environment; Regulation affects every business and the wrong kind can hamstring much-needed growth. But the right regulation can foster it. How can the pressures for change be used to ensure regulation stimulates growth? 912
The secret of beautiful nails; Nail guru Leighton Denny, who has just opened a new counter at the Beauty Hall in Selfridges, shares his top tips for beautiful hands with Diane Parkes. 400
The week ahead; What's happening near you during the next seven days. Calendar 197
Theatre's outsider opens new doors; James Yarker is an artistic director working in a field he thinks is far too safe. Lorne Jackson discovers what drives him to push the boundaries of performance. 1724
This elephant in the room will possibly trample us all. 369
This has to be highlight of my career says Alex. 400
Time for a trim as Irish economy isn't cutting it. 1113
Time to accept new challenge. 393
Time to get the lawn mower out; Garden Watch. 497
Top rung of the property ladder hits pounds 1.3m mark. 572
Town centre redevelopment site. 278
True grit and determination win the day. 656
Twitter makes council debut. 236
Virgin boss: We can hit 140mph to London, we just need the right track; Cutting journey times and running more trains on the West Coast Mainline is a priority, Virgin Train's chief executive tells Transport Correspondent Edward Chadwick. 1118
Warm glow to life in lap of luxury; Brian Dick escapes chilly Britain and warms up in the opulence of Dubai. 808
Warm glow to life in lap of luxury; Brian Dick escapes chilly Britain and warms up in the opulence of Dubai. 1275
Wartime painting could fetch pounds 120,000. 265
Waterside opportunity at Diglis Basin. 171
We all work together - unlike other regions... 389
Welcome, to the leisure home; Rowney Lodge Farm boasts a sauna, gym and games room and is situated in the pleasant village of Rowney Green, writes Alison Jones. 415
When the English weather is at its most spiteful, Dubai offers insulation for the body and soul. 469
Where city's iconic film? 390
Willmott Dixon reception for city businesses. 138
World Cup to boost growing Carillion sales. 229
X marks the dreamers. 396

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