The very first sandwich was simply a piece of meat between two slices of bread - requested by none other than the Earl of Sandwich. But the meal has become so popular that this weekend there will be special celebrations to mark the 250th anniversary of the timeless lunchtime snack.
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Showers this evening then dry overnight.
Showers this evening then becoming dry but cloudy overnight.
The Prime Minister will join hundreds of military personnel in Liverpool on Saturday as the country marks Armed Forces Day.