The most seriously injured British soldier to come from home Afghanistan is defying the odds with the help of a physiotherapist from Leicestershire.
Paratrooper Ben Parkinson has been fitted with £60,000 computer-assisted artificial legs at Rehab Prosthetics in Coalville.
Doctors said Ben would never walk unaided. He is determined to prove them wrong as this video shows.
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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.