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.
The first Jaguar F-Type cars will leave the Jaguar Land Rover's Castle Bromwich plant today, to showrooms around the world.
The F-Type was one of four new cars being built at the site, which has helped to secure hundreds of jobs at the plant and in the supply chain.
116 firms in the UK, of which half are based in the Midlands, were awarded contracts as part of the car's production.
Plans to develop Nottingham Castle as a world class heritage attraction are being stepped up.
The Castle Working Group says it is disappointed the castle was not selected for this year's Heritage Lottery funding but it is planning to resubmit for the next round.
The grant of £15 million would be part of an overall cost of £26 million to develop the Castle.
Plans include a new "Robin and the Rebels" discovery centre, telling the story of the legend of Robin Hood.
Parcel firm DPD has announced plans to build a new £100m hub at Hinckley Commercial Park, close to J1 of the M69.
The company won a record £70m of new business from online retailers in 2012 off the back of Predict.
This is now the firm's fourth hub in the Midlands. It has three sites in the West Midlands, around Smethwick. The new hub is expected to help the firm create another 1,500 jobs as part of its overall investment across the UK.
– Dwain McDonald, DPD CEO
“It is very exciting to be able to announce our plans for the East Midland hub today.
"We are investing significantly in the brand and delivering the network capacity we are going to need in the future for our customers. By continuing to invest in infrastructure and technology we will secure not only the 6,700 jobs we already provide in the UK, but also create another 1,500 new jobs across the UK in the next two years."
Two thousand jobs are being created at a new retail park in West Bromwich. The one hundred and forty million pound New Square development opens in July.
A third of the positions at the park's supermarket will go to those who have been out of work for more than six months. ITV News Central has been give exclusive access to the site. Kate Fisher reports.
Plans for a high speed rail link between London and the Midlands have taken a major step forward today. Two Parliamentary bills to press ahead with the controversial project were included in the Queen's Speech.
Business leaders have welcomed the move - saying it should now go ahead as quickly as possible. But opponents along the route say they will not give up their fight to stop it. Keith Wilkinson reports.
A new on-demand car-share scheme has launched in Birmingham that will see 250 branded cars in the city.
Anyone who has signed up can find the nearest available car on a mobile phone app and use it to drive anywhere within the city for 35 pence per minute. The year-long pilot scheme aims to reduce traffic congestion and carbon emissions.
The company behind the modern tyre is celebrating 125 years in business.
Birmingham-based Dunlop has taken its exhibition to the Donington Historic Festival in Leicestershire.
Two of the regions biggest businesses have been celebrating important milestones. JCB, the digger maker, has produced its one millionth machine since it started 67 years ago.
And 65 years ago, Land Rover produced its first car. The company threw a party, with that very first model as the guest of honour.
Our Business Correspondent Mark Gough reports on two very special celebrations.
234 jobs are to go at luxury boat builder, Sealine in Kidderminster, after the firm fell into administration.
Baker Tilly Restructuring and Recovery LLP have been appointed administrators to the company which employs 300 people in Kidderminster.
JCB are celebrating their millionth digger by encasing the glass front of their headquarters at Rocester, Staffordshire, in a graphic wrap to mark the event.
The picture covers more than 900m² with 207 windows covered.
Behind the glass in the reception is the millionth machine.