Motor industry: Car manufacturer Honda has ploughed £267 million into its Swindon plant, where hundreds of new jobs have been created to boost production.
The Japanese firm said today it was the biggest single investment at the site in over a decade.
Around 500 new workers have been recruited this year as part of the expansion plans.
Guns linked to Northern Irish paras
Weapons find: A cache of firearms and two improvised incendiary explosives discovered hidden deep in a forest on the Isle of Wight may be linked to historic Northern Irish paramilitaries, police said today.
The items include two guns and ammunition and have been there for several years, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said.
They were uncovered by a walker with his dog in Parkhurst Forest near Newport on August 24.
Wardens poised for strike action
Industrial: Talks to end the acrimonious dispute involving up to 160 traffic wardens from Camden over the contractor's refusal to pay the living wage collapsed today.
The talks ended without resolution after contractor NSL refused to improve its offer, which had already been overwhelmingly rejected by workers.
Camden Unison branch secretary George Binette said there was a very real prospect of further strike action within the next month.
Glasgow hosts LGBT rights debate
LGBT Conference: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender trade union members from across Scotland will gather in Glasgow this weekend to debate a wide range of issues affecting LGBT people in the workplace and society.
The inaugural conference marks the creation of a formal LGBT equality structure within the STUC.