The Met Office issued an amber warning of rain for the Somerset Levels, where villages have now been dubbed ‘islands’
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Saturday 25 January 2014
Boy and girl were 'known to each other', say police
Tuesday 21 January 2014
You may also worry you're not conversant enough in current design lingo to get much out of new BBC2 series The Great Interior Design Challenge. Fear not. The only vocab you needed to enjoy last night's episode was "upcycle". It's a verb meaning "to take a perfectly decent piece of furniture and ruin it by the addition of some old tat you bought at a car boot sale".
Wednesday 15 January 2014
The only person arrested in the 13-month investigation into the murder of the al-Hilli family in France has been released from bail
Saturday 11 January 2014
River levels continue to rise despite dry weather
Saturday 11 January 2014
Kevin Pietersen’s future took a surprising turn yesterday when Delhi Daredevils decided not to retain the England batsman – or indeed any of their players – for this year’s Indian Premier League.
Thursday 09 January 2014
First-time buyers can enjoy village life as commuters, says Ruth Bloomfield
UK weather: David Cameron blames Britain’s 'abnormal' winter storms on climate change as Met Office warns of more rain to come
Wednesday 08 January 2014
Comments came as Environment Agency warned of flood risks continuing into Friday
Tuesday 07 January 2014
Jack Hammersley and Jorge Gill were criticised for using a pulley system to wakeboard in an underground carpark
Friday 03 January 2014
One of the Conservatives’ few female MPs in the North of England is facing a damaging second reselection battle amid an outbreak of infighting.
Thursday 26 December 2013
13,000 properties are still cut off from power
Friday 06 December 2013
Sean Emmett had been unable to leave the United Arab Emirates for 10 months as police had confiscated his passport following the death of his wife, who fell several floors from a hotel
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Forget tatty angels or ropey fairies, these top of the tree decs will finish off your festive foliage in style this Christmas
Saturday 30 November 2013
Police have named a murder victim who was tied up and dumped down a well about two years ago.
Warlingham body in well: Police promise to track down unidentified man’s killers as it is revealed body may have been in well for over two years
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Police have vowed to track down the killers of a man who was assaulted, tied up and thrown down a well.
Andy McSmith's Diary: Is the revolt against Crispin Blunt by his local party because he's gay? Yes and no
Monday 18 November 2013
Some local ladies were offended by the way that Blunt’s marriage ended
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more