Today's top stories

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If you missed any of our Daybreak bulletins this morning, Amanda Piper brings you a round up of what's happening in the region. Simon Parkin has today's weather forecast.

The headlines today:- 'One of the Best' - Tributes are paid to a Royal Marine killed in Afghanistan. Corporal David O'Connor from Havant was killed while on patrol on Wednesday. Fight On - Unions vow to fight Ford over its plans to close its transit van factory in Southampton. 500 people work at the site and face redundancy. Cold Snap - As temperatures tumble the AA says three quarters of motorists aren't prepared for winter driving. But in Brighton and Hove 1,000 tonnes of salt have been delivered ready for gritting the roads.