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Roller coaster crash changed my priorities forever - Vicky, 20

An inspirational young woman from Leyland says she's determined to help others.

She's Vicky Balch who lost a leg in the roller coaster crash at Alton Towers

She's just taken part in a fashion show organised by Models of Diversity -a group that promotes disabled models and calls for more diversity in the beauty industry.

She told Granada Reports how much her life has changed.

Conference security questioned as Tory delegates complain of abuse and intimidation

When does legitimate political protest become personal intimidation and abuse?

It's a question many in Manchester are asking this week, as day after day party members, activists, charity workers and journalists queuing for the Conservative Party conference have complained of violent threats, and more, from some protesters.

Daniel Hewitt reports.



Woman from Lancashire dies in France floods

A woman from Lancashire has died following flooding in the south of France.

Floods in southern France Credit: Stuart Dredge/Twitter

Linda Martinez, 62, from Ormskirk, drowned when a river flowing past the campsite she was staying at burst its banks. She was travelling with her husband Carlo Martinez, who is understood to be in hospital

President Francois Holland has declared a state of "natural disaster" after violent storms caused flash flooding in the French Riviera leaving 16 dead and three missing.

The floods have been declared a natural disaster Credit: Reuters
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