Repairing or improving flood defences is so expensive that areas of countryside which are still under water could be deserted, says Environment Agency
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Ellen Macarthur, back on track after a worrying and physically bruising 24 hours, was locked in combat again yesterday with the ever-present enemy of ocean racers, uncooperative weather. She was also recovering from the double ascent of the mast to repair damage which could have scuppered her attempt, in the 75ft trimaran B&Q, to set a new record for sailing solo round the world.
Saturday 08 January 2005
After a traumatic three days, Ellen MacArthur's race around the world calmed down somewhat yesterday morning.
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