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Weather: Most dry in the south, some rain in the north

Today: Dry and mild across southern parts of the UK with sunny spells. It will be cloudier further north with patchy rain or drizzle, heavy at times across the northeast, and later the northwest.

Tonight: Rain will fragment and move southeastwards towards northern England with clearer spells following by dawn. It will stay dry further south with mist and fog forming.

Sunday: Mostly dry with fog clearing slowly across parts of southern Britain. Some sunshine across the north and west, although patchy rain is possible in southeastern England later. Colder than Saturday.


In pictures: Shoppers 'started queuing at 4am'

Photos of shoppers queuing for 'Black Saturday' bargains have been posted on social media, with stores set to open their doors within minutes.

Shoppers begin queuing for 'Black Saturday' bargains

Shoppers have already begun queuing outside Asda stores with the supermarket's 'Black Friday' deals set to launch at 8am, according to social media.

Brown: Time to go 'beyond constitutional change'

In a speech later Gordon Brown is expected to say it is time to 'reset politics' beyond the 'old issues of constitutional change'.-

It is time to move beyond two years of constant talk of constitutional change to a new focus in the next two years on the social and economic change that Scottish people have said they want.

I am pressing the reset button because it is time to move beyond the old issue of bigger powers for the Scottish Parliament, as we now have more powers than at any time, to the issue that really concerns Scotland - better lives for the Scottish people.

– Gordon Brown

The Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath MP is to address the annual meeting of Scottish Labour councillors in Glasgow this morning.


Gordon Brown hopes to 'reset' Scottish politics

Gordon Brown hopes to "reset" Scottish politics in a bid to shift the focus from the constitutional debate to how to improve the lives of ordinary people.

Independence has dominated politics north of the border for the last two years ahead of September's historic referendum.

Gordon Brown hopes to 'reset' Scottish politics. Credit: PA

Former prime minister Mr Brown played a pivotal role in the campaign to keep Scotland in the UK and was also a key player in the pledge by the Westminster parties to deliver more powers for Holyrood.

Builder charged with double murder of couple in Surrey

A man in his 30s has been charged with two counts of murder after a man and a woman died at a property in Fetcham earlier this week.

Viktoras Bruzas, 38, from Walton-on-Thames. Credit: Police handout

Although formal identification has not yet taken place, the victims are believed to be Patrick and Gillian Kettyle, a married couple who lived at the property.

Viktoras Bruzas, 38, from Walton-on-Thames has been charged with murder. He is due to appear at South East Surrey Magistrates Court in Redhill tomorrow.

Another man in his 30s who was arrested on Thursday morning at a property in Walton-on-Thames on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder has now been released with no further action taken against him.

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