Twycross Zoo said in a statement today that everyone at the zoo is extremely upset by the alleged beating of an elephant by keepers:
"Tywcross Zoo has a zero tolerance towards such behaviour. This case involved rogue individuals, acting in complete disregard to their moral, contractual and legal requirements. Everyone at the zoo is extremely upset at their actions."
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Cloudy and breezy through the night with increasing amounts of low cloud and some outbreaks of rain.
The rain will ease for a time across most parts, but further locally heavy rain will spread in from the west.
It really does seem like it mainly rains on the weekend. This week it's been quite fresh with sunny days, the weekend will be wetter.