Fatboy Slim will tonight become the first DJ ever to perform at the House of Commons.
60 youngsters with big ambitions from North Birmingham Academy have visited the centre of government
People in Nottingham, Coventry and Birmingham will this week get the chance to decide whether they want mayors to lead their cities.
John Stapleton is joined by a panel of Midlands European Election candidates for The Lobby.
The Conservative's Dan Dalton, Linda Woodings for Labour, Liberal Democrat Phil Bennion and UKIP's Margot Parker discuss the 22nd May vote and the forthcoming by election in Newark.
The newly elected MP for Corby has arrived to begin work at Westminster today.
Andy Sawford and two other Labour by-election winners were welcomed by Ed Miliband outside the House of Commons.
Andy Sawford won a 7,000 plus majority to take the seat formerly held by the Conservative Louise Mensch.