The controversial high speed rail has been severely criticised in a report by the National Audit Office.
Midlands digger manufacturer’s earnings at £365m
A £100m rail upgrade across Nottinghamshire will cause disruption across the East Midlands this summer - to find out how click here.
A vacine to protect sheep and cattle from the Schmallenberg Virus, which is already well established in the UK, could be available by the summer, says Defra Chief Veterinary Officer Alick Simmons.
The virus, which emerged in the Netherlands and Germany in 2011, has affected sheep and cattle across the Midlands – with many farmers losing around 40% of their livestock.
Alick Simmons explains how the vacine will protect livestock.
A farmer from Leicestershire, who lost 40 per cent of his flock to a fatal virus, has welcomed the news that a vaccine is now available.
Charles Sercome lost £10,000 worth of livestock to the Schmallenburg Virus, which spreads when midges bite pregnant ewes, causing lambs to develop severe abnormalities.
Evidence suggests that the disease was brought into the UK from infected midges blown across the Channel.
Small businesses in Birmingham don't back HS2 and believe it won't boost business, a new study reveals.
According to the 2,000 small businesses who took part in the survey conducted by freelance.co.uk, 66% believe the high-speed rail link won't help firms in Birmingham.
Vince Cable told an Anglo-American business conference tonight that for all its problems, Europe is the largest trading market in the world.
He said no friend of British business would advocate breaking from Europe, but said there must be reform.
Prince Charles has been in Burslem in Stoke-on-Trent today touring projects he has helped to set up and here's the moment he got to have a go in a go-kart!
Tour operator, Thomas Cook, has announced a £425 million fundraising with shareholders in a bid to cut debt.
The firm, based in Peterborough, has also revealed details of a £1.6billion refinancing plan. The news comes at a time when trade is "encouraging" and the travel agent say they have seen a 10% reduction in the number of holidays left to sell compared with last year.
Under new chief executive Harriet Green, Thomas Cook also said it cut losses to £275.6 million for the seasonally quieter half year to March 31.
Prince Charles isn't very good at Pac-man, according to nine-year-old schoolboy Elliott Hanks.
The Prince of Wales joined Elliott at The Co-Operative Academy in Tunstall this morning for an IT lesson.
Elliott told ITV New Central that 'he showed him the instructions, but he didn't quite get it'.
Prince Charles has been greeted by pupils at The Co-Operative Academy in Stoke-on-Trent, as part of his visit to the city.
The academy moved to its new £23m building in September 2012.
The Prince of Wales is returning to the city to view the progress which is being made by his charities in their efforts to regenerate Stoke-on-Trent.
The Prince of Wales has returned to Stoke-on-Trent to see the progress being made by his charities, in an effort to regenerate the city.
He began his visit in The Co-Operative Academy in Tunstall, where he met graduates, pupils and youth leaders.