90 curries are being sent from The Bombay King at Camerton in Somerset for Heathrow and then on to Darfur after a request from UN peacekeeping troops based in Sudan.
The curries have been produced at cost price by the restaurant's six chefs. They started work at dawn to prepare the food.
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Rain will turn heavy and persistent at times this afternoon.
Youth work charity Kids Company is to stop running services from Wednesday evening, it has been reported.
Lingering rain and showers this morning.