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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (May 1, 2014)

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A question of judgment; Letters. Letter to the editor 111
A wealth of windows lets the light shine in; Some creative glazing adds a finishing flourish to this architect-designed home, reports Alison Jones. 509
Alcohol shortens men's lives by over 12 months; New figures reveal drink-related health crisis across the Midlands. 724
also showing ... 551
An estate of work, rest and Players up for sale; EDNASTON - PS8,800,000 Land that was home for generations of the famous tobacco family is now on the market. Alison Jones reports. 843
Aston Martin sales surge despite rating downgrade. 695
ASTONMartin has just celebrated both[...]. Editorial 746
Author makes the Midlands centre of attention; BOOKS Author Robert Shore has written a new travel book called Bang in the Middle, but what - and where - is it all about? Graham Young reports. 1018
Barbecue battle is a rib-tickling night; FOOD Dozens of hungry Brummies have been taking on a meat feast of Man vs Food proportions. Mary Griffin goes carnivore at the city's latest food phenomenon, Rib Nights. 1073
Belshazzar's Feast CBSO at Symphony [...]; REVIEWS. 282
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group CBSO [...]; REVIEWS. 367
Bluebell grove is a real beauty; This country house in Worcestershire comes with acres of woodland which can be seen at its best in the spring, writes Alison Jones. 481
Blues and Villa facing catch-22 on wage bills; Crisis at Birmingham's big teams after run of losses threatens drop. 663
BOOK REVIEW. 394
Boost for break-away campaign. 334
Break in the HS2 line on the way to Europe; Letters. Letter to the editor 208
Brothers bring taste of luxury as The Edgbaston opens doors. 312
Business artcle are too optimistic; Letters. Letter to the editor 340
By recognising talent, we hope that others will be inspired to get involved. 616
Call for more choice over state pension for individuals; FINANCE. 704
Caribbean vibe at restaurant launch; POST PEOPLE COVERAGE: CALL GRACE FRANKLIN ON 0121 234 5955 OR EMAIL POST.PEOPLE@BIRMINGHAMPOST.NET. 241
Celebrate sports stars of today and tomorrow - nominate now. 469
Cemtrcik is No.1 choice. 283
Changes to taxi laws could see increase in assaults - MP. 587
Chinese carmaker eyes new city base. 445
City 'garden tax' could lay waste to Labour as voters go to the polls. Editorial 918
City mutual bids farewell to stalwart. 181
City set to oppose HS2 train depot on jobs site; Formal objection to be made as MPs back high speed rail line bill. 703
City to host one-day bloggers' conference. Conference news 228
City: No U-turn on garden tax; Labour refuses to budge on green waste charge despite fears of drubbing at election. 619
CLARICE CALLS IN THE CLOWNS. 360
Classical; RELEASES. Concert review 158
Conductor's final season set to be crammed with riches; MUSIC. 849
CONFUSED ABOUT YOUR OPTIONS AT RETIREMENT? Advertisement feature Annuities - Phased retirement - Unsecured pensions - Alternatively secured pensions SIPPs - Final salary - Draw down - Money purchase... 817
Contactless spencing breaks PS100m barrier. 281
Costs force cafe to the wall. 160
Council is 'stalling' on equal pay settlements. 519
Council right to subsidise Tory conference, says former leader. Conference news 345
Counting sheep and kids; PROFILE Amanda Owen left city life behind to become a shepherdess on a remote farm in the wilds of Yorkshire. Hannah Stephenson finds out about the triumphs and torments of becoming a modern day James Herriot. 1302
Creative quarter's feelgood Fridays. 467
DAVID MYERS' BETTING. 450
Deals boost slow burning M&A. 400
Demands on modern police; Letters. Letter to the editor 209
Diana's last letter sold for PS2,400. 313
Digging up the truth about gardening myths; Fact or fiction? The RHS kicks some old wives' tales into touch. 637
DLA advises on first of franchises; LEGAL. 259
Drunken thugs must be tackled; VIEWPOINT. Editorial 262
Duo tasked with selling Paradise to the world; COMMERCIAL PROPERTY. 396
DVDs. 324
Edgbaston T20 finals day target for Bears; Club chiefs want a successful campaign as tickets sell well. 953
Estate agent in business district move. 158
Event to unveil Bears T20 team; POST PEOPLE COVERAGE: CALL GRACE FRANKLIN ON 0121 234 5955 OR EMAIL POST.PEOPLE@BIRMINGHAMPOST.NET. 301
Exodus leaves Maggs at square one once again; RUGBY TALK. 874
Explorer shares his survival stories; TALKS Bushcraft expert Ray Mears surprises Roz Laws by revealing the part of the world he won't explore. 982
Expresso way to fun in a trendy Fiat 500; Italian car maker gives drivers a quirky caffeine kick. Edward Stephens reports. 604
Flagship park's magnet' for vandals amd druks; EXCLUSIVE. 637
FLORAL BORDER. 226
Further growth for BRI WITHWALTER acquisition. 248
GAGETS. 320
GOLF WEEK. 465
Graduation day for Efron; INTERVIEW SCREEN BIG It's a good job Zac Efron's fans have grown up, as his new comedy Bad Neighbours is not for kids. The former Disney darling tells Jeananne Craig about pushing boundaries and living his life under the microscope. 1031
Great deal for Trump - but many golf club futures are less certain; Memberships are falling while Donald dreams of hosting Open. 1095
Growth fund cash is struggling to get down to business. 802
Hark back to the old county; Letters. Letter to the editor 108
Home is where Whaite's heart is; Former Great British Bake Off champion John Whaite loves testing out his sweet creations on family and friends. But they don't sugar-coat their feedback, he tells Jeananne Craig. 1580
Hotel sold for PS4m after collapse. 248
House prices still on the march, but is the tide turning? FINANCE. 823
How the fans can hit clubs where it hurts; Foreign ownership and soaring broadcast income have all served to negate the value of fan power in football. John Samuels investigates why. 1784
How will we fare if white collar jobs disappear as well? Editorial 1094
ICC to pop cork for new Champagne bar. 200
If it weren't for Sue, I'd have thrown in the towel; SCREEN SMALL. 866
Industrial estate changes hands. 232
JAZZ DIARY. 571
Jazz; RELEASES. 144
Keeping our neighbours on side for greater good. 357
Khovanskygate Birmingham Opera Company at [...]; REVIEWS. 239
Lakeland leisure Center; AMANDA CROOK enjoyed the creature comforts - literally - of a midweek break at Center Parcs' Lake District retreat. 823
LATE BREAKS. 224
Latest threat to science in schools could harm the region's economy. Editorial 577
Law Society appoints new president. 177
Lord Whitby: My dream for New Street is ruined. 770
M&A expert Cutler joins Higgs' team. 199
Mailbox creates largest single office space in city. Letter to the editor 494
Memories of the four-minute mile; Roger Bannister's world record 60 years ago remains an iconic moment in British sport. Marion McMullen looks back on it. 796
MFG Solicitors host joint celebration; POST PEOPLE COVERAGE: CALL GRACE FRANKLIN ON 0121 234 5955 OR EMAIL POST.PEOPLE@BIRMINGHAMPOST.NET. 198
MG in eco drive as new electric concept unveiled. 578
Midland MPs among those to object to PS50bn project. 396
Mobile games app hits 1m global downloads; CREATIVE. 252
Mortgage firm triples its office on business park; COMMERCIAL PROPERTY. 396
MP slams Ofsted OVERTROJAN Horse. 522
MPs call to speed up fairer funding plan for schools. 703
NEED TO KNOW. 128
Neighbours face six years of work to build estate. 342
New book goes behind the bars of Britain's prisons; INTERVIEW Birmingham criminologist and former prison governor Professor DavidWilson tells Graham Young why he thinks prison doesn't work. 1925
New joint head of city private equity firm LDC; FINANCE. 442
New PS300k workshop helps tackle skills crisis. 318
No disguising stunning detailing in historic hall; Knowle Hall may be in need of restoration but it is easy to imagine how glorious it could be, says Alison Jones. 795
Now chat's what I call an art form; EXHIBITIONS Artist and musician Bill Drummond has confused a group of mums by putting up flags across Birmingham. Here he writes about a new part of his exhibition at Eastside projects, where he plans to capitalise on a city of chatty people. 831
Open house at farm. 151
Partner hire boosts SGH Martineau. 179
Penny pinching over New Street reddesign; Letters. Letter to the editor 166
Pensions minister at Squire Sanders dinner; POST PEOPLE COVERAGE: CALL GRACE FRANKLIN ON 0121 234 5955 OR EMAIL POST.PEOPLE@BIRMINGHAMPOST.NET. 156
Photographer recognised by top institute. 175
Pick your moment to see if a home is ideal for you; PROPERTYEXPERT Spring is often a busy period for house buying and selling. Derek Abbott of Hollier Browne Estate Agents looks at whether there is a prime time for viewing. 369
Police officer in abuse of position probe over licence. 169
Postflickr. 225
Promotions reward staff. 146
PS87.5m deal for business district sites. 190
Pygmalion Malvern Festival Theatres GEORGE [...]; REVIEWS. 329
Quality wine for just a fiver. 702
Quiz of the Day. 174
Record numbers at Lodders seminar; POST PEOPLE COVERAGE: CALL GRACE FRANKLIN ON 0121 234 5955 OR EMAIL POST.PEOPLE@BIRMINGHAMPOST.NET. 158
REVIEW. 321
REVIEWS. 813
Rock & Pop. 166
Selfridges in PS20m overhaul of iconic city centre store; Retailer set for major refit as John Lewis and new Mailbox take shape. Letter to the editor 1562
Selfridges to get PS20m overhaul; Store refit is latest boost for city's growing retail sector EXCLUSIVE. 180
Sharp fall in profit warnings 'down to rising confidence'. 493
Shine a light on sickies in summertime; column. Editorial 280
Sick as a parrot; VIEWPOINT. Editorial 109
Somme battlefields inspired new album; MUSIC Former Marillion frontman Fish has recorded a 100th anniversary musical tribute to his two grandfathers who fought in the First World War. He talks to Mike Wood about his latest work as he heads out on tour. 1076
Specialist appointments for mfg commercial. 183
style files. 215
STYLIST. 426
Superfeed your skin; Don't just eat your greens, give your skincare a nutritious makeover too. Lisa Haynes reveals the products that pack a fruity punch. 605
Tackling the female financial paradox in retirement. 574
TENNIS WEEK. 413
The industry is so male dominated I couldn't rest; COMEDY Comedian Shappi Khorsandi tells Roz Laws about life as a single mum and being the token female on TV shows. 1068
The perfect role for a lover of language; THEATRE Impressionist Alistair McGowan talks to Catherine Vonledebur about sharing a love of language with his character as he takes to the stage in Pygmalion. 880
The quieter side of Corfu; A little corner of the holiday island of Corfu is the perfect place to escape the crowds and enjoy spectacular scenery, as Graham Bright discovers. 1092
The shape of things to come; Forget crash diets! Drop a dress size instantly with these flattering buys, says Dinah Turner. 338
TOP TEN. 186
Treats on city streets. 274
Tributes to renowned classical music writer; Journalist played key role in creating city's global reputation. 478
TRIED& TESTED. 243
Tunnels to close again as original fans are replaced. 267
Unprententious mansion a showcase for local stone; LEDBURY - PS5,700,000 A quarry on the doorstep proved invaulable when the heart of The Haffield Estate was built, says Alison Jones. 1058
Views vary on ACAS role in settlements. 397
Visionary made town a tree-lined paradise; Chris Upton looks at how TWOVICTORIAN philanthropists helped to make their Shropshire towns green. 979
Visitor centres to be axed as focus switched to web. 537
Volcano movie is total disaster; FILM REVIEW. 1111
Vulnerable patients tranquilised. 174
Walcote has a sense of history. 307
We can't afford to lose political conferences; Letters. Conference news 160
Wesleyan expands into new office. 188
WHAT TO DO THIS WEEK. 135
Why every company needs its own Digby. Editorial 366
Work of city architect John Madin celebrated. 232

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