Exports from the East Midlands have reached their highest level in the first quarter for 6 years.
They hit £4.6 billion in the first three months of 2012 up from £3.5 billion in 2010. It means the region’s businesses are back in the black, exporting more goods than they imported for the first time since 2006.
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A couple in Northamptonshire who stole a 71-year-old woman's purse from her wheelchair were caught in the act on CCTV.
The 18-year-old went missing in 1991, and her body has never been found.
Patchy light rain or drizzle for most, with snow on the way for parts of the region as temperatures drop tomorrow.