The number of people caring unpaid for friends or family members has now reached 6.5million across the country.
Monday will be the start of Carers Week, aiming to raise awareness about those who spend much of their lives caring for someone else, and the problems they face.
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A woman in Coventry has been beaten with a baseball bat in an attempted car-jacking.
Chilly, bright start. Rain later.
Bright at first, but turning wet and windy later.