Jaguar Land Rover began building a new factory in China today with a Chinese car maker.
The Midlands-based car car company has sold almost sixty thousand cars in China - its biggest market.
The new factory will be able to produce a hundred and thirty thousand cars a year.
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A band of persistent, occasionally heavy rain moves eastwards over the region.
Winds increasing further on Monday morning with a persistent band of rain sinking south across the area by midday.
Thousands of runners took part in the Great Birmingham 10K. The 6.2mile event went around the city, ending on Broad Street.