If you missed any of our Daybreak bulletins this Friday, Amanda Piper has a full round up of the news in the ITV News Meridian region today. While Simon Parkin looks ahead to the weather and what it has in store for us.
Today's Headlines:- We're Sorry - Council chiefs have apologised after an Ofsted report slammed its child protection services. Described as inadequate, a number of failings were identified and a raft of changes at Medway Council demanded. Officials have vowed to make speedy improvements.
Found Alive - A Sussex backpacker who's been missing in the Australian outback since Tuesday has been found safe and well. Former Brighton college student Sam Woodhead was reported missing from a cattle station in Queensland.
Going, Going, Gone - Today marks the end for Bournemouth's controversial Imax building. Demolition work is starting on the outside of the site which will become an outdoor events space due to open in the Summer.
More top news
A study by the University of Oxford forecasts an increase of more than half a million foreign-born people in England between 2011 and 2014.
A teenager who carried out a prolonged, random attack on a man sleeping in bed has been jailed.
Friday morning's forecast for the east of the region