Nottingham-born Ralph Tarrant is now Britain's oldest man, after celebrating his 110th birthday.
Speaking to Daybreak about the secret to his longevity he said: "Good health, and keeping fit.
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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.