The Met Office issued an amber warning of rain for the Somerset Levels, where villages have now been dubbed ‘islands’
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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
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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