This weekend, Derby City Council have been holding a temporary 'litter stop' in the city centre to 'highlight the consequences of government cuts.'
There were mixed reactions to the 'protest' today as people walked through streets strewn with litter.
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Designers from around the world will gather in Birmingham today for the second and final day of Birmingham International Fashion Week.
It will be a mild weekend with sunny spells.
The rain will clear leaving it a brighter and largely dry Saturday.