Rail and Tube workers will stage strikes over the Bank Holiday weekend in separate disputes over pay, jobs and conditions.
RMT members at Heathrow Express will walk out for 24 hours from 3am on Friday, and again from the same time on Bank Holiday Monday. Unite union power control staff on London Underground will also strike for three days from Saturday in a dispute over pay and conditions.
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A cloudy start to the short Christmas week. It's gong to be a mild one though with temperatures already above the double figure mark.
As we move into a shorter working week for most people, we are looking at a generally cloudy one.
Lots of cloud around today feeling relatively mild although it probably felt a bit cooler because of the breeze.