A service was held today at the National Memorial Arboretum to commemorate Victory over Japan Day. Its 67 years since Japan surrendered to the allies after almost six years of war.
Today survivors of the conflict and members of the Midlands Japanese Association came together in a service of reconciliation.
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Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.
Snow showers to continue with bitterly cold conditions across the region.
Bitterly cold and windy with snow showers, sometimes heavy.