Plans to contract some police work in the West Midlands to private companies will be discussed today. Chief Constable Chris Sims insists the force is not being sold off. West Midlands Police is also looking at sharing some units like firearms teams with the neighbouring Staffordshire forces.
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A dry, fine day with sunny spells. Temperatures will not be quite as high as the last few days.
A dry, but fresh feeling day is forecast with sunny spells and variable cloud cover.
A minibus with 16 people on board has crashed into a garden in Lincolnshire, leaving several people injured.