Today, new laws come in banning cash payments for scrap metal.
The aim is to prevent the theft of metal from places like churches, railway lines & war memorials.
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A woman has suffered cuts to her hand while resisting demands from burglars at her home in Nottinghamshire, where she was with her son.
More than 1,000 police are on standby as major events, including the FA Cup Final, draw thousands over the weekend.
Further sunny and warm weather will follow by late afternoon.