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David Cameron refuses to rule out recommending EU exit

The Prime Minister has refused to rule out recommending a British exit from the European Union at the upcoming referendum, describing negotiations with Brussels as "bloody hard work".

As Tories gathered for a conference set to be dominated by Europe and the crisis in Syria, Mr Cameron said he was "calmly and rationally" attempting to persuade European counterparts to back his drive for reform ahead of an in/out referendum on the UK's EU membership.

Flooding kills 'at least 12' in France's southeast

At least 12 people have been killed in flooding in France's southeast, according to the French president's office.

The deaths follow torrential rain in the Alpes-Maritimes region, which lies on the Mediterranean coast and borders Italy.

Local authorities said the flooding led to the closure of the A8 motorway and the train station in the resort town of Cannes.

Freelance journalist Stuart Dredge posted these images to Twitter of a main street in Cannes shortly after the torrential rain.


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