The shocking scale of animal cruelty in our region is laid bare today with a new report showing convictions for cruelty and neglect have increased by almost a fifth in just one year.
The RSPCA says there's a growing "animal cruelty crisis." In fact across the country, the national picture is even worse, the number of people being successfully prosecuted has risen by a third. Jon Hill reports.
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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.
Labour leader Ed Miliband will say the Coalition government has betrayed "an entire generation" on tuition fees today.
Labour leader Ed Miliband is due to set out his party's plans on how it would cut tuition fees.