In 2005 Rohit Kachroo reported on Birmingham's ferris wheel being turned into the world's first moving hotel. The gondolas offered room service and guests did not have to worry about privacy as the toilet carriage offered blacked-out windows.
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A memorial service being held in remembrance of former Coventry City manager Jimmy Hill, will take place later today at Coventry Cathedral.
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