Construction work started this morning on a £150m casino, hotel, cinema and shopping complex at the NEC.
The 2012 Clothes Show Live opens at the NEC in Birmingham today with a number of stars making appearances.
Thousands of people from around the world are descending on Birmingham this weekend as a cake show opens at the NEC.
Building work started today on a new hotel, cinema and casino which will create around 2000 jobs.
The casino will be one of the biggest in the UK.
The Malaysian firm behind the project says it will ensure that people gamble responsibly.
A computer generated fly through has been released of what the £150m NEC leisure complex will look like.
1100 jobs will be created when it's up and running and will house a casino, cinema and shopping area.
Further information will be revealed today about the £1.5m pound complex which is to be built at the NEC in Birmingham.
The company behind Resorts World Birmingham is expected to reveal details about what will go in the complex and if any more jobs will be created.
The Clothes Show Live has returned to the NEC in Birmingham today.
The event is on between the 7th and 11th of December and is said to be the most fashionable, inspirational and interactive event in the show's 24 year history.
Many top UK designers are to make appearances at the event including Henry Holland and Mark Fast.
Other celebrities including JLS, Peter Andre and Amy Childs from The Only Way is Essex will also be at Clothes Show Live.
A memorabilia show is taking place this weekend at the NEC in Birmingham. Items for sale include wrestling merchandise, Elvis Presley records and classic comics. Celebrities at the event include cast members from Only Fools and Horses, Dr Who and Star Wars.
The Footman James Classic Motor Show comes to the NEC today.
There will be over 1,500 cars and 300 motorbikes on display across 11 halls.
Visitors will get a chance to see James Bond's DB5, alongside Del Boy's Reliant from the TV Show 'Only Fools and Horses', and the Italian Job Minis.
A woman in her 20s has been taken to hospital after falling from a coach which was travelling on the M42.
It's believed the woman fell from the vehicle's emergency exit onto the motorway near the NEC in Birmingham.
West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to junction 6 of the motorway shortly after 11:00pm last night.
An ambulance service spokesman said the woman had suffered a serious head injury.