With fuel tankers voting overwhelmingly in favour of strike action, the Defence Secretary Phiiip Hammond says "if there is industrial action my colleagues in government would be looking to the military for some support."
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Much cooler after the recent warm weather but there will be sunshine - best in the north. Watch out for heavy outbreaks of rain this evening
It will be chilly today - breezy but with plenty of sunny spells. Highs of 15 C in Somerset. Expect some heavy rain later and a mild night