Now it has been an exciting few weeks of sporting achievement at London 2012. But the Olympics experience extends beyond sport, to culture.
We have already seen a giant Lady Godiva puppet cycled from Coventry to London.
Tomorrow, Birmingham is hosting a world operatic first, as a string quartet takes to the skies to perform in helicopters.
It is part of the London 2012 Festival, as Mike Dolan reports
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A teenage carjacker who targeted a 90-year-old victim has been jailed for 32 months after pleading guilty to robbery.
Driverless cars are to be tested on 80 kilometres of public roads and specially designed tracks.
Cloudy with outbreaks of rain throughout tonight. Rain to turn more showery during the early hours of the morning. A mild night for most.