The Library of Birmingham has received 100,000 visitors since it opened last week.
The building, which cost £189 million to build, is the biggest library in Europe.
Bosses originally predicted that 10,000 people would visit each day.
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A senior court prosecutor from Worcester stabbed his wife in the head as she slept after a bout of depression brought on by work pressures.
A man has appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court charged with the murder of another man who was found dead in Coventry on Monday night.
"This was an incident of domestic violence of the highest severity which sadly had tragic consequences."