The Business Secretary Vince Cable has opened the first stage of a technology park which is expected to create 2,000 jobs in the next ten years.
Dr Cable flew in a helicopter around the site at MIRA near Nuneaton. He opened it by activating an army robot - which cut the ribbon. The vehicle - developed there - is normally used in warzones to find roadside bombs.
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A largely mild, cloudy night with outbreaks of rain becoming more persistent from the northwest, perhaps turning heavy in places too.
It will be a largely mild, cloudy night with outbreaks of rain becoming more persistent from the northwest.
Birmingham City's parent company has appointed Carson Yeung's brother-in-law as its new chief executive and managing director.