The controversial high speed rail has been severely criticised in a report by the National Audit Office.
Thousands of people from across the Midlands will travel to London for a TUC-backed march against the government's austerity measures.
The total cost of the High Speed 2 rail project, so far, has been released.
The pilot who was killed this morning after his helicopter hit a crane in central London has been named as Pete Barnes.
Mr Barnes worked as a pilot for Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland air ambulance. It is believed he was educated in Oakham, Rutland. More to follow.
The pilot who died today after the helicopter he was flying crashed in London was named by sources as Pete Barnes, reports the Press Association.
A group of men who stole millions of pounds of tax payers' money, have been jailed at Birmingham Crown Court.
The six offenders posed as a charity for asylum seekers.
They pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud and money laundering on 27th July.
The police investigation into the group, who are from Birmingham and London, started five years ago.
The father of Nottinghamshire gymnast Sam Oldham was down in London today to see his son take part in the athletes' parade.
Bob Oldham says he is still coming to terms with his son's success.
Sam Oldham from Keyworth won bronze as part of the gymnastics' team.
Mansfield's Rebecca Adlington has tweeted this picture of herself in London with Walsall's Ellie Simmonds.
And this picture of the crowds gathered outside Buckingham Palace.
All the athletes who took part in the Games are travelling through London today.
Rebecca Adlington's parents say they're proud of their daughter, and all the athletes who took part.