The long-running dispute that saw rubbish piled high on the streets of Birmingham over the summer is on the brink of being settled. The City Council cabinet met earlier to ratify a new deal with workers, which would see them keep their jobs and stay on the same pay.
Tomorrow the bin workers will vote on whether to accept it, effectively ending the dispute which has been on and off since June.
Gareth Owen reports.
Controversial plans to expand Europe's largest distribution park in Leicestershire have been approved.
The expansion of Magna Park in Lutterworth had faced strong opposition from locals who said the plans would see 600 acres of farmland disappear as well as increased traffic.