Peter Bearne reports just moments after workers at Royal Crown Derby found out that the company was being taken over by Steelite International.
Some workers are worried about the future of their jobs.
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East Midlands weather: A cloudy and breezy day, with further outbreaks of rain, heavy at times.
West Midlands weather: Bank Holiday Monday is looking largely cloudy and damp, with outbreaks of rain on and off.
Friends and family of a little girl with cancer have been holding a fun day to raise funds to help her.