The country's largest union, Unite, has blamed the government's defence cuts for the nearly 400 reported job losses announced at Rolls-Royce.
Unite say the scrapping of the Harrier fleet has caused redundancies at the Ansty factory, near Coventry, which it is thought will close.
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Some warm spells of sunshine will develop during the day. However, an isolated heavy shower is possible towards the west.
Sunny spells likely for the afternoon. And feeling pleasantly warm away from the coast. Light easterly winds will keep coasts cooler.
Police are investigating after a man tried to grab hold of a child attending an event at a church in Stoke.