Bus drivers across the West Midlands have been equipped with 'mini DNA kits' to help police track anyone who spits at bus drivers or fellow passengers.
One worker explains how he was spat at by a passenger after issuing a fine.
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Thousands of patients have had their operations and appointments cancelled despite a strike by junior doctors being called off.
After a wet and windy start to Tuesday, rain will clear to the north to leave it dry, with easing winds but largely cloudy skies.
Early rain will clear northwards during Tuesday morning, allowing drier conditions behind.