Today is Jeans for Genes Day and people across the region have been wearing their denim to raise money for genetic research.
It's those developments that the family of little Florie-Rae from Hertfordshire are hoping will provide a breakthrough. The 3-year-old suffers from Rett Syndrome.
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It will be a largely cloudy but humid day with the risk of hit-and-miss heavy showers and thunderstorms.
It will turn dull and misty again overnight but it will stay mild. Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a risk of localised heavy showers.
Group Lotus has announced plans to shed over 300 jobs in a restructuring and cost-cutting move.