The final printed issue of the comic The Dandy goes on sale today. Its best known cartoon character Desperate Dan was created by an illustrator from the West Midlands.
It will now only be available online, after a recent drop in sales.
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Into the evening it will remain dry with the best of the clear spells in the west.
Some evening sunshine, although low cloud will spread from the coast into many areas early in the night.
Mr Parnell, from Sileby in Leicestershire, was celebrating his first wedding anniversary.