As heavy rain and wind left a trail of destruction across Britain, Government and insurers clashed about how future flooding bills would be covered.
The Queen met servicemen and women training for deployment today as she on a visit to Combermere Barracks in Windsor.
Ras al-Ain, Syria
Turkish concerns deepened after an air assault last week by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad on the rebel-held frontier town of Ras al-Ain, which triggered some of the biggest refugee movements since the 20-month-old conflict began.
Dairy farmers sprayed thousands of litres of fresh milk at the European Parliament in Brussels in protest at what they say are excessive milk quotas and prices below the cost of production.
International Space Station, Space
Russia and the United States have chosen two International Space Station (ISS) veterans for the first year-long mission to the orbiting laboratory, a test of endurance that will help prepare for missions deeper into space.
A 72-year-old former farmer has become one of China's most recognised models after modelling women's clothes for his granddaughter (full story).