Benedict XVI has now ceased his reign as Pope.
The Swiss Guards who stand watch at the pontiff's residence have marched off in a sign the papacy is now vacant.
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Atlantic frontal systems will spread rain across the UK overnight, turning to showers as the night goes on.
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