Flooding in Staffordshire has seen the A34 Meaford close in both directions.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue service say vehicles were stranded in the water overnight.
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Police have praised four teenagers who helped a stab victim, as they walked home from their school prom.
The motorway service station, where a D-Day veteran lost four medals, is offering a reward for them to be returned safely.
The funeral of two schoolboy brothers found dead by police after a domestic disturbance is being held today.