Construction work officially began on the Port of Felixstowe's third rail terminal with the press of a button by Mike Penning MP, the Under Secretary of State for Transport.
More top news
Police have named a teenage boy who died after a stabbing in Northampton.
A few heavy, thundery showers may continue to affect the west, but mainly dry and fine in the east with some late sunshine before dusk.
Carnival goers shrugged off the the threat of thunderstorms as they took to the streets for Luton’s annual festival.