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Food artist creates welcome home Tim Peake portrait

Gloucestershire food artist creates welcome home Tim Peake cake Credit: Hungry Horse

A Gloucestershire food artist has created a welcome home portrait of British astronaut Tim Peake.

Prudence Staite made it entirely from roast dinner ingredients, which is one of the foods he said he wouldn't have been able to eat on his six month expedition.

It took 20 hours to build and contains 2.5 kg of roast potatoes, 500g carrots, 400g garden peas, 3kg cauliflower, 46 Yorkshire puddings, 2.5kg of meat and 1 litre of gravy.



M5 reopens after fatal crash

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The M5 near Tewkesbury has re-opened fully after a crash that killed two people.

It has been shut since just after 1 am following a multiple pile-up on the southbound carriageway between Junction 8 for the M50 and 9 for Tewkesbury.

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M5 crash at Tewkesbury - vehicle recovery has begun

Two killed in multi-vehicle crash on the M5

The M5 is closed southbound between junctions 8 and 9 Credit: PA

A fatal collision has closed the M5 southbound between junction 8 for the M50 and junction 9 for the A46.

Two people have died and a third is in a serious condition after the crash involving four vehicles.

The fatal collision happened at just after 1am on Thursday. Police are advising motorists to avoid the area.

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