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 lack of political will is holding back schools in the Midlands, which has some of the worst in the UK, the head of Ofsted will say.
After a wet and windy start, rain will clear to the north to leave it dry, with easing winds but largely cloudy skies.
Early rain will clear northwards during the morning, allowing drier conditions behind.