Today 650 apprentices start work at Toyota's plant in Derbyshire.
Recruits are being trained to help staff meet production demands on the next generation of the Auris model at the firm's site in Burnaston.
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This summer Birmingham is playing host to 100 giant, colourful owl sculptures which are dotted around the city.
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It has been fairly cool over the past few days, today the temperatures have lifted slightly and the sunshine has returned, will it stay?