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Coffee shop couple face deportation back to Australia

The couple have fallen foul of Home Office immigration rules Credit: ITV News

A Swindon couple who opened their own coffee shop could be forced to close the business as one of them faces deportation.

Jackie Collyer from Australia met her husband Andy at a coffee shop. But despite opening their own version eight months ago, they've fallen foul of Home Office immigration rules.

Jackie Collyer from Australia met her husband Andy at a coffee shop Credit: ITV News

The whole process has just been horrible. it's so slow. You can't contact anyone, they contact you. So you're just left in the dark, and unless you can afford an expensive immigration lawyer you're alone.

– Jackie Collyer, Cafe Owner

The Conservative's manifesto - the key points for the West.

Our political correspondent Bob Constantine was there to hear David Cameron launch his manifesto. Here's some of the key points for our area.

Our presenter Ian Axton also looked at the manifesto.


David Cameron back in the West to launch the Conservative Party Manifesto

David Cameron will be launching his manifesto later today Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA

David Cameron will be back in the West today to launch the Conservative Party Manifesto.

He's due at venue in Wiltshire - his second visit to the county since the start of the campaign, when he addressed a rally in Corsham.


Bristol City beat Swindon to go 8 points clear

Joe Bryan scored Bristol City's second goal. Credit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

Bristol City have taken a giant step towards the League One title. They've beaten West Country rivals Swindon 3-0 at Ashton Gate this evening. It puts them 8 points clear of second placed Preston with just 5 games to go.

This was always going to be a tasty local derby after a highly charged affair at the County Ground in November.

Swindon had three chances to take the lead in a minute, but City keeper Frank Fielding was equal to each one.

It was the hosts who broke the deadlock. Ten minutes before half time, Kieran Agard was put through and didn't waste his chance.

Town almost went into the break level, but Ben Gladwin's shot took a deflection and hit the bar.

In the second half, Swindon's top scorer Andy Williams fired over from a good position.

Then with 10 minutes left on the clock, a killer blow for Mark Cooper's men - Joe Bryan curled a superb left footed effort into the top corner.

And with Town pushing for an equaliser, there was still time for Aaron Wilbraham to add a third.

New Honda car made in Swindon will be exported to North America

New Honda car made in Swindon will be exported to North America Credit: Honda

Honda Civics made at the Swindon Honda Plant will be exported to the USA.

It comes just a day after the announcement Honda UK said it will secure thousands of jobs at the Wiltshire site by investing £200million in car production.

This significant announcement demonstrates the opportunity available to the Swindon operation and reinforces the quality and reliability of the product coming from our UK facility.

– Philip Crossman, managing director of Honda UK

Honda investment secures thousands of jobs in Swindon

Honda employs over 3,000 people in Swindon. Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Honda is investing over £200 million in a new Civic model - which will be made at the car manufacturer's plant in Swindon.

Over 3,000 people are employed at the factory, which will produce an estimated 120,000 cars a year.

The investment will secure thousands of jobs at the Swindon plant, which saw hundreds of job losses last year.

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