VIDEO: It's full speed ahead for the High Speed 2 rail link despite large scale opposition in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The Prime Minister today said the £32 billion scheme is needed to create 100,000 jobs and be a legacy for generations to come.
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Friday's weather for the east of the region
Friday afternoon's weather for the west of the region