George Osborne says ceramics industry in the Potteries to be exempted from climate change levy, in response to lobbying by local Labour MP.
More top news
Today is set to be the warmest day of the year so far.
There will be reduced speed limits on parts of the M1 in the East Midlands as work gets underway to create a smart motorway.
Breezy and rather cloudy at times with some showery rain, this mainly in the west. The best of dry, bright and warm spells to the east.