Former business secretary Lord Mandelson has urged Labour and the Government to think again about the controversial HS2 rail link, intended to speed up journeys between London and the North, saying it could be "an expensive mistake".
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Mainly dry & less cold on Monday. Windy on Tuesday, patchy rain. Wet for a time on Wednesday, then windy. Thu & Fri, colder & more showery
Wintry showers turning back to rain
Warning for snow and ice valid 6am-6pm Sunday for the whole region, except western coastal slice & the Isle of Man