Seen more than 180,000 times on YouTube as far away as India & Japan, this video of four Black Country 'grannies' isn't all that it seems.
It's Black Country day. We take a look at some of the well known people who grew up here.
Midlands businesses in the manufacturing sector have lots to celebrate, according to one expert.
A video of four 'grannies' from the Black country dirty dancing, which became a world-wide internet hit, has now had a million Facebook shares.
It was filmed at Stourbridge Carnival and the 'elderly' dance troupe left visitors in stitches by defying their apparent age to bust some raunchy moves to music hits, including ‘twerking’ to Beyonce’s Single Ladies and Gangnam Style by Psy.
But they are actually friend Sue Hawkins, Jackie Fellows, Deb Nicholls and Emma Rollason who perform together for the Dudley-based Fizzog Productions.
The professional group have been together for 14 years after meeting at Dudley College where they studied Community Theatre.
Two men from Oldbury have been charged with drugs offences after £50,000 worth of crack-cocaine was discovered in the Black Country.
The drugs and almost £10,000 in cash were found at two addresses in Henley Close and Moat Road on Saturday.
34-year-old Shezad Hussain is due before magistrates later this month.
35-year-old Fazal Rehman is due in court next month.
Jodie Stimpson from Oldbury has won the gold medal in the women's individual triathlon at the Commonwealth games.
More to follow....
Today marks the first ever Black Country Day, celebrating Wolverhampton, Dudley, Walsall and Sandwell boroughs.
Credited as the home of heavy metal music and the birthplace of the industrial revolution, today people across the region are celebrating its achievements for the first time.
The Black Country has a population of more than one million people.
Organisers of the Black Country Day say life would not be as we know it without the Black Country.
To celebrate the day a special flag has been designed and a song has been written.
Celebrations ahead of the first ever Black Country Day are well underway this weekend.
Thousands are expected to attend the annual Wolverhampton and Black Country show organised by the council at West Park, ahead of the Black Country Day on Monday.
Homeless teenagers in the Black Country are being offered a place to stay with families who have a spare room.
The project organised by the charity Open Door has 70 host families but a campaign's starting today to recruit 25 more before the end of the year.
A charity single called The Black Country Anthem goes on sale today, celebrating the region and raising money for Compton Hospice.
The friends of a man from Wolverhampton who died of cancer earlier this year, are trying to get the song into the charts to raise the profile of the charity in his memory.