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James Wright has the forecast for the weekend.
David Beckham got a drenching today, the latest celebrity to take part in the ALS ice bucket challenge. He was nominated by American TV presenter Ryan Seacrest.
Stripped down to his jeans three men soak him using one of the biggest buckets yet. Beckham went on to nominate Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and Leonardo DiCaprio.
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Celebrities across the board have endured the viral ice bucket challenge, read more about it here.
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A homeless man has been stabbed repeatedly while sleeping on a mattress near a secluded area of grassland in Kent.
The 40-year-old victim was attacked in an area of King's Bastion in Gillingham, often used as a cut through.
He was found by a member of the public just after 8pm last night.
The victim of this crime is homeless and has been sleeping on a mattress, he will likely be known to local people who use the area as a cut through.
The stabbing would have occurred in daylight. The victim was found staggering along the Great Lines by a witness who raised the alarm and called an ambulance.
We are keen to hear from witnesses who may have seen two people, possibly males, in the area at around the time of the incident.
- London and the South East are continuing to record the strongest annual growth
- England remains the only UK country where property prices are higher than their pre-financial crisis peak, now standing at 10% above their previous high seen in 2008
House prices in London have continued to rise around twice as quickly as those across the UK, with the capital seeing a 19.3% jump in prices in the 12 months to June.
Figures from the Office for National Statistics show the average house price in London is now just shy of half a million pounds, at £499,000.
The RMT union, which campaigns for the railways to return to public ownership, has said that next year's fare rise is a "kick in the teeth" for rail passengers.
With the “flex” rule passengers are facing fare increases of up to 5.5% at a time when wages are stagnating. People will simply be priced off the railways while the greedy train operating companies are laughing all the way to the bank. This is a kick in the teeth for the millions of British people who use our trains ... With Northern Rail already axing off-peak tickets, with others set to follow, we are once again ratcheting up the highest rail fares in Europe to travel on some of the most clapped-out and overcrowded services ...
Rail fares could rise by as much as 5.5% next year under the current system, ITV News' Consumer Editor Chris Choi reports:
Train fares - under current formulae some could increase to 5.5%