The driver who broke the World Land Speed Record will be reunited with his car - Thrust Two - at the Coventry Transport Museum today.
Richard Noble is in the Midlands to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 633mph record, set in Nevada.
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Events are taking place across the Midlands today to mark 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Soldiers from the Mercian Regiment will parade in Nottingham later.
A good deal of cloud but for many a dry day.