The 4th Batallion, Mercian Regiment were taking part in a riot training exercise today, dealing with crowds wielding weapons and petrol bombs and it is all in preparation ahead of a UN peace-keeping mission to Cyprus.
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Breezy and rather cloudy this evening and overnight.
Mainly dry to start with some clear spells but remaining windy and mild.