A soldier from Wiltshire has been hailed a bionic man after a remarkable return to fitness. Seven years ago, doctors told Jonathan Le Galloudec he'd never walk again after he was shot in Iraq.
Now, the forces charity Help for Heroes are hoping to use his example to get the government to fund similar carbon fibre splints.
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The UK drivers' train union ASLEF has offered to suspend next week's strike action. It comes as fresh talks to end the dispute are agreed.
Tuesday afternoon's weather for the east of the region
Tuesday afternoon's weather for the west of the region