A woman has described her dog as a guardian angel after it sniffed out a cancerous lump.
Sharon Rawlinson from Newark only went to the doctor because her King Charles spaniel had been nuzzling the area where the tumour was growing.
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Demonstrators will gather in Lincoln this morning to protest against proposed cuts to the city's local fire service.
Passengers have been warned to expect disruption on East Midlands Trains this weekend because of work on the main line into St Pancras.
A cold and mostly dry day, with wintry showers becoming more confined to coasts. Brisk winds, especially near coasts.