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    Rightmove Embroiled in ‘Sex for Rent’ Phenomenon

    On 25th July, students discovered an advert on Rightmove for a two-bedroom house in Selly Oak for female students 'with reduced rent' for 'special favours'.

    Written by Sophie Woodley on 7th August 2018

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    Councillors Claim Creative Subjects Are Sidelined

    Birmingham Councillors have recently called for creative subjects to be added to the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) certificate.

    Written by Sophie Woodley on 9th July 2018

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    Selly Oak and UoB Campus hit by Flash Flooding

    Outgoing Deputy Editor Kirstie Sutherland reports on the flash flooding that hit Selly Oak at the end of May.

    Written by Kirstie Sutherland on 18th June 2018

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    Plans for New Engineering Building Given the Green Light

    Plans for the new School of Engineering building have been given the green light by Birmingham City Council.

    Written by John Wimperis on 17th June 2018

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    Birmingham Council’s Windrush Garden Wins Chelsea Gold

    A garden designed by Birmingham City Council (BCC) celebrating the legacy of the Windrush Generation has won gold at the Chelsea Flower Show. It is the seventh gold for the BCC in as many years.

    Written by Erin Santillo on 17th June 2018

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    Birmingham Tourism Thrives in 2017

    New research findings show that Birmingham’s tourism industry enjoyed its most successful year on record in 2017 with visitor spending reaching £7.1 billion.

    Written by Emily Roberts on 15th June 2018

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    Birmingham Shortlisted for New C4 HQ

    The new national headquarters of Channel 4 could be built in Birmingham, its latest shortlist has revealed

    Written by Erin Santillo on 14th June 2018

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    Campus and Selly Floods: Live

    Written by John Wimperis, Phoebe Radford, Grace Duncan, Erin Santillo & Emily Roberts on 27th May 2018

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    300 Die Without Organs in Birmingham

    Recent figures show that more than 300 people have died in the West Midlands in the past 10 years, after not receiving the vital organs for an organ transplant, which could have potentially saved their lives.

    Written by Sophie Woodley on 21st March 2018

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    Harry and Meghan To Visit Birmingham for International Women’s Day

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are traveling to Birmingham on the 8th March as part of their celebrations for International Women’s Day.

    Written by Emillie Gallagher on 7th March 2018

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    News Analysis: Grid Girls Protest

    The announcement in the last fortnight that Formula 1 will be following the example of darts in removing scantily-clad women from purely ceremonial jobs has been met with backlash from both fans of the sport and the wider modelling community.

    Written by Tom Leaman on 27th February 2018

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    Birmingham Faces Jaguar Land Rover Cuts

    Having already cut production in its plant on Merseyside, the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) plant in Birmingham is having its production lines reduced, in part over fears of uncertainty regarding Brexit.

    Written by Tom Leaman on 21st February 2018
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