Somerset

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10 Feb, 2014

The trouble with building flood defences is that it encourages risky development, says Keith Beven

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18 Feb, 2014

Final floods damage bill could cost insurers as much as £1bn, prompting fears of a rise in premiums

John Lewis; retail; British high street; shopping
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02 Jul, 2013

Ruis, who turned 'fusty' store into fashion icon, jumps ship to become chief of Jigsaw

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03 May, 2013

Nigel Farage's party comes second in South Shields by-election and looks set to win 100 council seats

West country floods
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23 Nov, 2012

Videos show chaos across Britain as torrential rain causes flooding (and more is on the way)

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05 Nov, 2012

A rainy summer has left the ground sodden - and it won't take much for flooding to occur

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02 Nov, 2012

Tabloid tales: gun accidentally fired outside royal home; Justin Bieber drops hints that he's single

Worst floods in 50 years in Britain
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15 Jun, 2012

Flood warnings in place across Wales and west of England as Atlantic storm front moves in

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14 Nov, 2011

Former Somerset captain dies after jumping from hotel window in South Africa