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Flooding leaves 6ft hole in Teignmouth railway track

Image copyright Network Rail Image caption Repair teams would be working “flat-out” in “horrendous conditions” to fix the damage, Network Rail said Flood damage has caused a huge hole to open up in a railway track, causing disruption for passengers. The pit, which is 6ft (1.8m) deep and 6.5ft (2m) wide, appeared under the tracks […]

Brexit: David Davis calls for cabinet rebellion over PM’s plan

Image copyright Getty Images Cabinet ministers should “exert their collective authority” and rebel against Theresa May’s proposed Brexit deal, ex-Brexit Secretary David Davis has said. The PM has suggested a temporary customs arrangement for the whole UK to remain in the customs union while the Irish border issue is resolved. Brexiteers fear this may be […]

Jamal Khashoggi: UK and US ‘could boycott’ Saudi conference

Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist’s disappearance Britain and the US are considering boycotting a major international conference in Saudi Arabia after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the BBC has learned. Mr Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi government, vanished on 2 October after visiting its consulate in Istanbul. The […]

Brexit: David Davis calls for cabinet rebellion over PM’s plan

Image copyright Getty Images Cabinet ministers should “exert their collective authority” and rebel against Theresa May’s proposed Brexit deal, ex-Brexit Secretary David Davis has said. The PM has suggested a “temporary customs arrangement” for the whole UK to remain in the customs union while the Irish border issue is resolved. Brexiteers suspect this could turn […]

Brexit: David Davis calls for cabinet rebellion over PM’s plan

Image copyright Getty Images Cabinet ministers should “exert their collective authority” and rebel against Theresa May’s proposed Brexit deal, ex-Brexit Secretary David Davis has said. The PM has suggested a “temporary customs arrangement” for the whole UK to remain in the customs union while the Irish border issue is resolved. Brexiteers suspect this could turn […]

Royal Wedding: Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank release official photos

Image copyright Alex Bramall / PA Image caption The newlyweds returned to Windsor Castle in the Scottish State Coach Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank have released four official photographs from their wedding day. The pictures, taken by photographer Alex Bramall, include a black and white image of the couple sharing a kiss during the carriage […]

Strictly Come Dancing: Seann and Katya return to dancefloor

Image caption Walsh and Jones danced the Charleston It was “all about the dancing” as Seann Walsh and Katya Jones returned to Strictly Come Dancing for their first time since they were pictured kissing. The pair were photographed on the birthday of Walsh’s now ex-girlfriend. But there was no direct reference to the controversy on […]

New checks to crack down on free prescription fraud

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption England is the only part of the UK which charges for prescriptions Patients claiming free prescriptions face checks before medicine is issued in an effort to stamp out fraud. Prescription fraud currently costs the NHS an estimated £256m a year in England. A new digitised system to be piloted […]

Storm Callum: One killed as Wales suffers ‘worst flooding for 30 years’

Media captionLocals say ‘it has never been as bad as this’ as Storm Callum batters Wales A person has died in a landslide after Storm Callum hit as parts of Wales saw its “worst flooding for 30 years”. Rivers burst their banks, homes were flooded, some were without power while travel was affected as Wales […]

Storm Callum: Parts of Wales see ‘worst flooding in 30 years’

Media captionStorm Callum has caused chaos in Wales on Friday and Saturday Rivers have burst their banks, homes have been flooded and some were without power as Wales suffered travel chaos as Storm Callum hit. Parts of Wales saw their worst flooding for 30 years with Carmarthenshire, Powys and Ceredigion the worst affected and flood […]