It's been confirmed this evening that a disease which can cause sheep and cattle to give birth to their young still-born has now spread into our region for the first time.
The Schmallenberg virus has been confirmed at a farm in Lincolnshire - although animal health experts aren't confirming exactly where until more tests are done. It's thought animals are infected by bites from midges which have been blown across the North Sea.
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Ed Miliband has just announced Labour's 'plans for young people', while David Cameron has pledged to protect pensioners.
Ukip remains the party most trusted to control immigration despite more people seeing them as racist, a ComRes/ITV News poll has found.
Hang on to your hat - it's a windy weekend. The wind's set to blow this weekend with some rain too but it's not all bad news.