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Weather: A mixture of sunny spells and some showers

A mixture of sunny spells and some showers. Credit: Met Office

A chilly start for many this morning but a bright day will follow with a mixture of sunny spells and some showers.

The showers will become heavy at times, with hail and thunder possible across eastern parts, whereas southwestern England likely to see the best of the dry conditions.

It will be less windy than of late and feel warmer too. Top temperature 14 Celsius (57F).


Hundreds of protesters disrupt Trump event in California

Demonstrators blocked the front of the hotel forcing Trump to go in a back entrance. Credit: Reuters/Noah Berger

Protests erupted in California for the second day in a row on Friday against US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Protests have become common outside rallies for Trump. Credit: Reuters/Noah Berger

The billionaire businessman was forced to halt his motorcade and go through a back entrance to a hotel to give a speech to the California Republican convention and avoid several hundred loud protesters gathered outside.

Trump told the gathering: "That was not the easiest entrance I've ever made."

Many of the protesters had signs accusing Trump of being a Nazi. Credit: Reuters/Noah Berger


Five people in hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning

The incident took place at a property in Newcastle in County Down. Credit: Google Maps

Five people, including two paramedics, have been taken to hospital suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning.

The emergency service personnel were responding to an incident at the property in County Down on Friday evening, when they developed the symptoms, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) said.

The paramedics, with the help of the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service, treated themselves and three others with oxygen while four additional ambulances were sent to the scene.

All those affected were taken to an emergency department where they were due to be checked for levels of contamination and receive further treatment.

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