Volunteer part-time soldiers from across the Midlands begin their final preparation for work as UN peacekeepers in Cyprus. ITV News Central has spent today with them, here is the full report.
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A dry, bright and sunny start to the Bank Holiday weekend for most.
A dry bright and sunny start for most on Saturday. Some scattered showers will develop inland through the late morning.
A cold and frosty start to Saturday, though with some sunny spells. Showers then breaking out by afternoon.