Specialist police cutting teams have been called in to remove four protestors from outside the Sizewell power station in Suffolk.
The women have been chained together since seven this morning, in protest at plans to build a third nuclear plant at the site.
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A cold day with strong, northerly winds continuing to bring rain, sleet or snow showers across many parts, especially eastern counties.
Sleet and snow overnight in some parts of the Anglia region leading to some settled snow. Wintry showers on Saturday.
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