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A judge has ruled that the anonymity of the Royal Marine convicted of murdering a seriously injured Afghan insurgent can be lifted.
The commando, known as Marine A during the court martial, has been named as Sergeant Alexander Blackman.
Two other servicemen who were acquitted, known as Marines B and C, can also be named, the judges ruled.
Electricity Northwest have confirmed that there are around 1000 houses and properties around the Carlisle area which are currently without power.
There are no major disruptions elsewhere around Cumbria at this time.
There are huge swells at Whitehaven Harbour in Cumbria.
High tide is not until after 12 noon.
There are several flood warning across Cumbria and the south of Scotland.
Responding to the Government’s admission that Universal Credit behind schedule, Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Rachel Reeves MP labelled the Coalition as "out-of-touch".
– Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Rachel Reeves MP
Iain Duncan Smith has today admitted what everyone has known for months – that Universal Credit is massively behind schedule. But just a couple of weeks ago he was telling Parliament the Government would 'roll out Universal Credit on the plan and programme already set out'.
It’s clear that David Cameron and Iain Duncan Smith have completely failed to get to grips with their flagship welfare reform and millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money have been written off as a result. Families facing a cost-of-living crisis deserve better than this.
Network Rail Scotland has said that high winds have caused damage and left large amounts of debris across the rail network.
The question of whether two Royal Marines, against whom charges were discontinued, should be named will be the subject of a further hearing, judges have said.
Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas, sitting with Mr Justice Tugendhat and Mr Justice Holroyde in London, said Marine A, who was convicted of murdering an Afghan insurgent, should be publicly named along with two servicemen who were acquitted by a court martial.
Norfolk Police have warned the public to expect 36 hours of disruption.
The force said "well-rehearsed" contingency plans had been put in place to protect the communities affected.
– Deputy Chief Constable Charlie Hall
Norfolk has tried and tested flood response plans which are currently in the process of being activated, in line with Environment Agency advice.
A multi-agency co-ordinating group has been convened twice to ensure appropriate plans and resources are in place.
The group is planning for potential disruption for a prolonged period of up to 36 hours and households in those affected areas should be mindful of this.
The Environment Agency are evacuating 8,000 homes in Great Yarmouth as severe flood warnings have been issued for large areas of East Anglia.
Wind gusts of more than 140mph were recorded overnight in mountainous northern areas, but high wind speeds have also been seen all the way along the east coast of England:
- Boulmer, Northumberland - 75mph
- Loftus, North Yorkshire - 73mph
- Inverbervie, Aberdeenshire - 68mph
- Weybourne, Norfolk - 58mph