The funeral for the first sikh member of the House of Lords will take place later. Lord Tarsem King was a Sandwell councillor and became a life peer in 1999.
More than a thousand people are expected to attend.
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Police officers are looking to trace two men after an alleged racial incident on board a train between Birmingham and Burton upon Trent.
Ambulance crews say it was a relief there were no serious injuries after a car drove into the window of a hairdressers in Stourbridge.
Further showers or longer spells of rain for many tonight, with it being heavy at times. Strong winds will also continue.