Military personnel from the Midlands fighting out in Afghanistan have sent festive messages back to their loved ones at home.
Lance Corporal Adam Knight from the West Midlands of 2 Mercian Regiment sent this Christmas message from Kandahar Air Base.
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Snow flakes were reported in Nottingham this afternoon with several social media updates from around the area.
A woman arrested by detectives investigating the murder of businessman Akhtar Javeed has been released on police bail pending inquiries.
A few wintry showers by the end of the day. Temperatures really struggling and feeling especially cold in the wind.