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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (March 21, 2013)

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'No chance of a conurbation mayor' Council leader Sir Albert Bore explains why the type of all-powerful regional chief proposed would not work in the region. Post Editor Stacey Barnfield reports. 891
...but our imports are up, too. 418
15 years of being Ikon of new Birmingham; One of Birmingham's most important galleries continues to look to the future. Graham Young reports. 1030
A chance to create the home of your dreams; ANDREWGRANT. 796
A flexible workplace fit for the future. 398
A history of failures and triumphs. 405
A little help for low-income families as PS10,000 tax allowance brought forward; INCOME TAX. 393
A local revolution hoping to reboot UK growth; Michael Heseltine and George Osborne are transforming local government, reports Political Editor Jonathan Walker, but who will be in charge and how much money will they have to spend? 1035
A round-up of news from the region's commercial property sector in the past week. 1324
A round-up of news from the region's manufacturing sector in the past week. Company overview 1442
A round-up of news in the region's legal sector over the past week. 987
A round-up of the region's finance news over the past week. Company overview 1680
Abberley Cats are all set to steal the show. 210
Acrobat with plenty of tricks up his sleeve; After years of working in circuses, acrobat Joe Fearn is bringing his techniques to the masses. Graham Young reports. 1069
Albion bring forward plan to build new training pitch. 454
All-round quality education for girls. 311
Backing little acorns to grow into big oak trees; COMMENT. 173
Beleaguered housing sector offered lifeline; HOUSING. 1036
Benefit changes will put me out of home and job; viewpoint. 318
Benjamin Grosvenor; REVIEWS Birmingham Town Hall. 259
Bidding for public sector deals: Guidelines on tax avoidance. 551
Big tax breaks aim to woo business to UK; TAX. 656
Blues are on an upward curve now, says Elliott. 607
Blues day out. 154
Bradley may spice up his brand with new agency. 1087
Business backs Osborne; NI allowance welcomed Growth forecast slashed. 868
Business champions of the arts recognised. 540
Cannock suffer Cup woe in semi-final penalty shoot-out. 309
Cash crisis at legal firm costs 250 jobs. 616
Centenary celebration of school's tribute to Bard. 541
Chandos Symphony Orchestra; REVIEWS Forum Theatre Malvern. 256
Change at heart of 3D spectacular; Graham Young reviews this week's films. 1520
Charity chosen. 161
Cheers for abolition of the duty escalator on a pint; ALCOHOL. 463
City team to design PS100m auto centre. 364
Clarifications and Corrections. Correction notice 150
Classical; CD releases. 166
Coming up. 311
Comments from. 406
Commission's report on FTSE 350 audit market is welcomed. 413
contents. 137
Council bosses'fear racism claims'. 767
Council's equal pay claims bill rockets to PS890m. 660
Cracking Gizmos; Gadgets. 232
Creating apprenticeships in midst of crisis for the young; viewpoint. 242
Dame goes back to school to engineer opportunities for women. 318
Danish business mission hopes for a happy ending. 668
Dean's boys punching their weight at long last. 511
Developing the law regarding liability in the online world. 425
Do buyouts work in a low-growth environment? 681
Do the world a favour by eating some insects; Nature Notes. 482
Double win for Sydney Mitchell at Legal Awards. 331
Dougie wants the same again to start his reign. 631
Essential last-minute financial planning for retirement. 863
Ex Assay Master made his mark. 556
Ex vicar quizzed over missing charity millions. 198
Experience brings Nick back to the Midlands; As a man who has participated in trade delegations to Libya, Mexico and India and held a seat on the executive committee of a FTSE 100 company, how does Nick Brown, the recently appointed managing director of Shakespeares, feel about getting his feet under the table of a fastgrowing Midlands law firm? He tells the Birmingham Post. 647
Falling for the Wayside would be so easy to do; WAYSIDEHOUSE Situated conveniently close to Solihull town centre is this attractive family home, writes Alison Jones. 437
Famous faces strutt their stuff. 144
Funding takes off with PS2bn high-tech institute; AEROSPACE. 655
Funding that works toward a more favourable exit; Claire Madden, co-founder at private investment firm Connection Capital, explains how replacement capital can help owner-managers capture value while working towards an exit. 469
Going in search of egg-cellence. 637
Good returns for landlords; 138HIGHSTREET. 245
Goodyear Dunlop launch new 'super tyre'. 362
Gorgeous home with a royal seal of approval; BASSWING A visit from a king is just one of the talking points of this Grade II listed mansion, writes Alison Jones. 1075
Grade A office space in centre hits five-year low. 486
Growth forecast slashed in half. 260
Health students tested in road crash mock-up. 537
Healthy start for housing market. 191
Hereford Choral Society; REVIEWS Hereford Cathedral. 291
Heseltine project is welcomed by business. 291
Hill lines up top prop to replace Mullan. 363
HMRC to take sparkle away from tax-dodging jewellers. 338
Hospital needs a new prescription; COMMENT. 475
How a city reinvented itself. 294
I was always given to making up bizarre things - I was better with lies than I was with facts; Jim Crace tells Richard McComb about his latest novel Harvest and the discipline of writing. 1816
Indian tie-ups 'could boost UK manufacturing'. 438
Inquiry needed into the cost to society of school academy policy; viewpoint. 345
Inspiring a love of learning. 478
International journey to find reflections of life in the city; A major new exhibition in Birmingham is set to give a snapshot into city life. Graham Young reports. 844
Is it time to trade in the Renminbi? 507
Jazz Diary. 519
Jazz; CD releases. 158
Jewellery Quarter to seize own planning powers. 817
JLR helps region top exports table - with potential for more. 558
JLR may not be a friend of electriic cars - but UK policy needs a fresh charge. 1040
Jobless numbers rise - but more are in work; UNEMPLOYMENT. 554
KFC quick out of the box at mixed-use site. 175
Lambert pleased with Bannan's reponse. 302
Landmark hotels snapped up by US investor. 348
Law firm wins High Court battle after computers were hacked. 381
Lawyers' fundraiser. 160
Legal tragedy a Bard would be proud of. 383
Library move puts film society future in doubt; Focus: Independent cinema. 822
Light relief. 165
Limp Lions are failing to roar; RUGBY NOTES. 463
Local reaction. 349
Loco heads to city that saved it. 631
Love is in the air again. 284
Major deals for app that is 'the future of money'. 558
Make a wish day. 171
Manor house is a piece of Welsh heaven; Need to de-stress? Edward Stephens knows just the place for a taste of serenity. 1128
Meeting challenges on parental leave; Following the recent publication of the two new consultation papers on shared parental leave and pay and flexible working, Jonathan Exten-Wright, partner at DLA Piper, gives his opinion the plans. 303
Midland company on track for the 'Coldest Journey'. 708
Millennium Point gets the... point. 593
Minimise impact of your IHT bill. 557
Moseley's power pack finds spark. 1195
Movies on release. 1260
Moving away from a target setting culture. 433
Nathan: We're taking it one game at a time. 301
National music success for Winterfold student. 228
Networking event offers advice on market entry in India. 362
New policy doesn't recognise children suffering sight loss; viewpoint. 203
No business rates reprieve to help flagging retail sector. 293
Old QE reopened in beds crisis; EXCLUSIVE. 966
Orchestra of the Swan; REVIEWS Birmingham Town Hall. 377
Osborne introduces flexibility into Bank of England's remit. 386
Phantom gets a killer makeover. 324
Placing Staffordshire Hoard in museum is wasted opportunity; viewpoint. 179
Positive with focus on jobs and innovation. 382
Potteries'relief over climate change levy. 272
Privacy is at a premium for impressive detached; EASBYHOUSE This spacious home is perfect for a family, writes Alison Jones. 572
Private equity - striking a deal that helps the business flourish. 944
Property sales boost. 267
PS1,500 raised. 188
PS2,000 national insurance move 'good for business' NATIONAL INSURANCE. 872
PS3bn extra income by targeting tax avoiders. 421
Quaint cottages at the heart of popular Henley; 231HIGHSTREET These beautiful cottages on High Street, Henley in Arden, could make attractive investment purchases for buyers who want a property for relatives or maybe to rent out, writes Alison Jones. 578
Quiz of the Day. 156
Residents claim victory in gypsy land row. 370
Resigned Osborne is government's fiscal whipping boy; REACTION SKETCH. 370
Robbo: Young guns are firing on all cylinders. 426
Rock & Pop; CD releases. 166
Self-build challenge that was a real family affair; SELFBUILD Spacious family home is the product of one couple's second self-build project, writes Alison Jones. 1229
Sellers urged to come clean on unpaid taxes; PROPERTYEXPERT Second home sellers who haven't paid the right tax should say so now, says Simon Merton of Strutt and Parker, otherwise they face being tracked down by HM Revenue and Customs. 345
Spending on major projects welcomed; INFRASTRUCTURE. 1173
St Patrick's Day ball raises PS110,000. 230
Stephen Kovacevich; REVIEWS Birmingham Town Hall. 245
Stockbroker goes bust after 120 years. 522
Stour nearing the end of the arduous road to promotion. 504
Suffering was part of a Quaker's badge of honour; Chris Upton on the colourful life of George Fox, who was jailed for his religious beliefs. 952
Switching calls saves city PS2m. 210
Take a chance on Theo goal. 406
Taking journalistic license with the name, taking the mickey with the bill; DINING OUT Fleet Street Kitchen Fleet Street, Islington Gates, Summer Row, B3 1JH, Tel: 0121 236 01004 VERDICT: 4/10 WITH RICHARD MCCOMB Richard McComb heads down to Fleet Street for a tasty treat, but leaves feeling rather hacked off. 1322
Tasty toppings cannot disguise bland base... 1012
Tennis star launches ladies-only event. 128
The Flying Dutchman; REVIEWS CBSO at Symphony Hall. 307
The legacy of a master of Gothic Revival. 1285
The perfect family home. 334
The perils of separation being divorced from the truth. 455
The rubbish on council TV... 965
The WEEK AHEAD; What's happening near you during the next seven days. Calendar 425
There's no accounting for economics. 400
This new generation will be all the RAVE; Toyota's latest SUV has grown up - and it's cheap. Edward Stephens reports. 822
Triple dip? Reasons to be cheerful. 415
Tweeted page reveals speech details early. 248
Violin virtuoso Thom going underground; Versatile violinist Thomas Gould talks to Christopher Morley about jazz, busking and performing in Birmingham. 845
Vlaar salutes impact of 'inspirational' Weimann. 608
War on veggie bores; Forget carrots and potatoes - gardeners could sample more exotic plants, says celebrity botanist James Wong. He talks to Mary Griffin. 730
Watson's tale a double delight; BOOKREVIEW. 342
Whispered talk of a second airport runway. 339
Why coriander is food manna; Garden Watch. 358
Why Easter is a time for giving; When is PS100 worth PS125? When it's a charitable donation. In the spirit of Easter, are you making the most of your gifts to charity? Kathryn Gaw reports. 599
Worldwide vision. 203
Worries over extended sentence for legal sector. 1065
Ziggy played guitar and the blands played on... 1096

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