Somerset

Total flood protection is a myth: we must learn to live with it

Mon 10 Feb, AT 09:41
The Conversation

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

UK floods: ministers to quiz insurers over claims

One-Minute Read
Tue 18 Feb, AT 09:12

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

John Lewis loses Peter Ruis, man who made it fashionable

Brief
Tue 2 Jul, AT 11:58

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

UKIP 'clowns' enjoy last laugh as voters show their support

First Reaction
Fri 3 May, AT 08:51

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

West country floods

Videos: canal bank collapses and hospice is flooded as gales lash UK

Video
Fri 23 Nov, AT 14:33

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

UK weather: floods expected following sudden snow falls

One-Minute Read
Mon 5 Nov, AT 14:27

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

Policeman fires gun outside Kate Middleton's Welsh home

The Tabloids
Fri 2 Nov, AT 13:05

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

Worst floods in 50 years in Britain

UK weather misery continues as 'once-in-50-year' flooding hits

One-Minute Read
Fri 15 Jun, AT 09:10

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

Peter Roebuck joins long list of cricket suicides

One-Minute Read
Mon 14 Nov, AT 10:30

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