Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union which represents civil servants are on strike in a long running dispute. They're protesting against cuts to pensions and a pay freeze which they say has reduced their incomes by 20 per cent. A rally is planned in Plymouth at midday.
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Books of condolence are open and flags are at half-mast as the West Country pays tribute to victims of the Manchester attack.
A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attack at Manchester Arena last night.