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A fine and dry start with plenty of warm sunshine.
However, it will turn increasingly cloudy from the west during the morning. Showers are then possible at times, mainly in the west, and will perhaps turn heavy in places. A high of 22C (72F).
Last night thousands of people switched their lights out to mark the time Britain joined World War One 100 years ago and remember those who sacrificed their lives.
Landmarks across the UK turned off their lights, including the Houses of Parliament and Blackpool Tower.
Here in Birmingham, the lights in the BBC newsroom were switched off and a single bright light shone into the canal outside.
Former European light-middleweight boxing champion Jamie Moore (pictured) has been shot twice in the legs, according to the fighter he is training.
Birmingham middleweight Matthew Macklin tweeted that his trainer was attacked in the Spanish town of Marbella.
A mother-of-three from Walsall has died two days after being sent home from hospital following a minor operation.
Tracey Bannister, 29, was discharged from Walsall Manor Hospital hours after having a gall stone removed.
The parents of Tracey Bannister were initially told their daughter had died of septicaemia when she was readmitted two days after undergoing the minor operation.
She died 48 hours later.
Walsall Manor Hospital says it cannot respond because it has not yet received a formal complaint.
Birmingham City Council has one of the highest numbers of employees of any local authority earning over £100,000.
The Taxpayers' Alliance says that in 2012-13, the city council paid 20 members of staff above that mark - although it's now down to 18 and that's less than 1% of the workforce. Hear more in the news bulletin at 09:00.
Protesters are on the roof of a factory in Shenstone.
Police have closed Lynn Lane, which is a busy road in the town as it leads to the train station. Only people with train tickets are being allowed through the police cordon.
Staffordshire police say they are in Shenstone to "ensure the protest remains peaceful and safe" as protesters occupy the roof of a factory.
A spokesperson says: "We are working closely with the business and the protesters.
"As a result of this activity we have cordoned off Lynn Lane."
This is the police cordon in place at the moment on Lynn lane in Shenstone which is severely affecting traffic through the town.
I'm reporting live for BBC WM.