Union leaders say news that Tesco is to close its distribution centre in Harlow is devastating for staff and their families. Around 800 people are currently employed at the site. The Shopworkers union, UZ-DAW says it will be holding talks with managers to try and reduce job losses.
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Becoming cloudier and breezier into the evening, with a little light rain at times. It will be much milder than of late. Lows of 7 deg C.
A row of listed cottages on Norfolk's Blickling Estate have been destroyed by fire which spread through its thatched roof.
Staying mainly dry this afternoon and feeling relatively warm. Highs today of 16 deg C.