We are pleased to report that no crimes have been reported in Digbeth so far today. We're patrolling to keep families and revellers safe.
Follow @brumpolice for live updates from the largest St Patrick's day parade outside of New York City. 85k people expected to attend.
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Steve McClaren says he's "very disappointed" by Derby County's decision to terminate his contract.
Chance of an isolated light shower affecting Lincolnshire early evening, though most places will stay dry with some late sunshine.
Derby County fans have been tweeting their reaction to the news that Steve McClaren has been sacked from his position as head coach.