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Your photos: Another beautiful spring day

BBC Weather Watchers

We've had blue skies and sunshine across the West Midlands again today.

These photos were taken by BBC Weather Watchers in Severn Stoke and Stratford-upon-Avon.

Sunshine at Severn Stoke
J at Severn Ridge
Stratford upon Avon
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Around 70 rough sleepers in city to be taken off streets

Local Democracy Reporting Service

Around 70 rough sleepers in Coventry will be taken off the streets over the weekend to help protect them from the coronavirus, the city council has said.

The authority said it had already found homes for half of them and was trying to move as many as possible today.

Homeless man
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All rough sleepers in the city centre have also been provided with mobile phones and hand sanitiser.

Local councils across the country have been told they need to clear all rough sleepers off the streets and get them into shelters by the weekend.

Coronavirus: Moving house during a pandemic
David and Ruth Arnold say they had no choice to move as they had signed a new rental contract.

Thank you signs appear to support emergency services

As well as clapping in support of the NHS, people have been putting up signs to show their appreciation.

Thank you sign
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This sign thanking all emergency workers was found near the gingerbread man roundabout at Market Drayton.

Thank you sign
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service

HS2 protesters evicted amid coronavirus pandemic

People camped in ancient woodland have been evicted after a long-running dispute with high-speed rail project, HS2.

The protesters, who fear the scheme will have a catastrophic effect on the environment, filmed the moment bailiffs arrived at the Warwickshire site, where they've been camped for almost six months.

Police in mask
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Workers wore masks during the process, with HS2 saying protesters had put them at risk.

It was granted a court order to remove campaigners.