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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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.
A mostly dry day with sunny spells. Wintry showers from late afternoon in the west and north, perhaps falling as snow to lower levels.