Former soldiers from Salford and Liverpool, who've worked to defuse home- made bombs in Afghanistan, have been speaking of the dangers that British troops face in the field. It comes at the launch of a major exhibition at the National Army museum .
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Although high to very high counts are expected in the driest, warmest weather, counts will generally be tailing off this coming week
A collection of dramatic pictures sent in by our viewers of the storms that crossed our region last night.
Fine evening on Saturday. Wet again for all parts at some point on Sunday. Cooler and more changeable for the new week