Unemployment fell by 50,000 between June and August to 2.53 million. Official figures show employment has now reached a record high of almost 30 million.
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Lord Geoffrey Howe is known by many for his resignation speech which was seen as the catalyst which destroyed Margaret Thatcher.
This week daytime temperatures reached 19C. Next week we are expecting 13C by day and close to freezing at night.
Mainly dry and bright but a cold easterly wind developing