Specialist restructuring firm Hilco has confirmed it has struck an agreement with HMV administrators Deloitte to buy the company, in a deal that should secure 2,500 jobs.
The deal will keep 141 shops open, including nine in the East Midlands and 12 in the West Midlands.
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An investigation was launched after 19-year-old Kaydel Williams was found dead in Hunton Road, Erdington on Friday 9 October.
The Government has previously described the new coin - which enters circulation tomorrow - as "harder to counterfeit than ever before".
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