Chris Edger, Professor of Multi-Unit Leader, Birmingham City University, has told ITV News Central the reopening of Jessops in Birmingham is 'great for customers and employees'.
Dragons' Den star Peter Jones has chosen Birmingham as one of the first cities to relaunch the camera retailer company.
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Police have released CCTV in a bid to catch the thieves who raided a children's play centre, taking money from collection boxes and a till.
A 26-year-old man was stabbed to death in Aldridge overnight.
Large quantities of Class A drugs, including heroin and crack cocaine, were seized during raids.