Holiday-makers from the Midlands have become among the first to fly in the brand new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, after it took off from a Midlands airport for the first time today.
The Thomson jet left East Midlands Airport on its way to Florida.
The airliner was temporarily grounded earlier this year after a number of safety issues.
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Dry start, with some brighter spells. However turning breezy, with rain spreading east during the morning.
A rather cloudy and wet day with rain, sometimes heavy, spreading northeast through the morning