Cllr Colin Brotherton, the Mayor of Boston in Lincolnshire, has sent a letter of condolence to. his counterpart in Boston, Massachusetts. The two communities are twinned and share strong bonds.
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Prince Charles, Russell Brand and vlogger Zoella have been named in the annual Debrett's 500 list of the most influential Brits today.
Weather: Afternoon update with Kerrie Gosney
Showers - driven across the UK by very strong winds & very cold air - will produce snow during Wednesday, lasting into Thursday