The Prime Minister has paid tribute to a teenager who died after being stabbed on a bus in Birmingham.
Christina Edkins, who was 16, was stabbed as she made her way to school last Thursday. Police have been given permission to charge a 22-year-old man from Walsall with her murder. David Cameron has said he will look at strengthening laws on knife crime.
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Ahead of the conference, calls are growing for Midlands regions to have their own devolved powers to match those on offer to Scotland.
After a cool start, Sunday looks set to be a dry and bright day, with sunny spells.
Mainly dry with clear spells but possibly one or two light showers near coasts overnight, remaining largely dry on Sunday.