West Mercia Police explain what lead to the discovery of suspected explosives in a property in Telford which lead to 100 homes being evacuated and the military and bomb specialists called in.
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Further snow showers are expected to continue through the morning, easing somewhat during the afternoon.
Strong, bitterly cold winds, with sunny intervals and scattered snow showers.
Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.