An investigation by ITV has revealed many women are still taking risks on nights out by getting into unlicensed cabs to get home.
ITV placed hidden cameras in an ordinary car to see whether anyone would choose to travel home in an illegal taxi.
A number of people chose the unlicensed cab option in Birmingham City Centre because of their cheaper prices.
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Demonstrators will gather in Lincoln this morning to protest against proposed cuts to the city's local fire service.
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.