The body of Sapper Richard Walker will be repatriated to Brize Norton later today. The twenty-three year old from Leeds was shot dead by a member of the Afghan National Army last week. Lieutenant Colonel Chas Story RE, described him as a 'true sapper' who had a promising future.
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Longest cold spell of winter so far. Bitterly cold with further wintry showers, significant snowfall likely over hills
Demonstrators will gather in Lincoln this morning to protest against proposed cuts to the city's local fire service.
Jon Mitchell with tonight's weather