During his visit to a homeless shelter in Birmingham, Prince William received his very own custom Aston Villa shirt.
Prince William also joked about the fierce rivalry between Villa and Birmingham City saying: "Half the city love me and the other half are like, what's he doing?"
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Further snow showers are expected to continue through the morning, easing somewhat during the afternoon.
Strong, bitterly cold winds, with sunny intervals and scattered snow showers.
Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.