Black cab taxi drivers in London will join a rally in support of the union who want the jobs to remain in the UK today.
Tony Burke, Deputy General Secretary, UNITE, explains what the workers hope to achieve.
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Further snow showers are expected to continue through the morning, easing somewhat during the afternoon.
Strong, bitterly cold winds, with sunny intervals and scattered snow showers.
Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.