A protest by workers made redundant from the Coventry-based London Taxi Company is taking place in London and Liverpool today.
100 people lost their jobs earlier this month when Manganese Bronze went into administration. UNITE say there's been interest from several parties in buying the company, but they want assurance that jobs will remain in the UK.
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From today it is illegal to take legal highs in Lincoln. Councillors say it will reduce antisocial behaviour but some say it will not work.